Even COVID19 Can't Stop Purposity
April 4, 2020

Even COVID19 Can't Stop Purposity

In the face of a historic pandemic, thousands across the country are turning to Purposity. We're still fully operational, getting items to where they're needed most. When it's not safe to leave your home and you still want to help, we'll be here, working with hundreds of staff across the country to bring you the most pressing needs with a safe, secure way to meet them.

Oh, and if you meet a need, we hope you'll tag us on social along with a few of your friends. There's no better way to connect during social distancing than doing good together!

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We Were On The Today Show

Purposity’s founder, Blake Canterbury, tells The TODAY Show’s Sheinelle Jones how our app is connecting communities so neighbors can see needs and fill them.

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Even COVID19 Can't Stop Purposity

Our Purposity Community is Going Strong

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Part Four: Four Ways Technology Strengthens Human Connection

Gaming has been shown to build stronger connections. Now, we’re not giving you an excuse to lock yourself in a dark room for days on end, ignoring the world. But, the Pew Research Center found gaming an integral part of connectivity for teens, especially boys. For online teen gamers, 78% say gaming makes them feel more connected to friends they already have. That number represents 42% of teens between ages 13 and 17. Over half say they feel more connected to gamers who aren’t their offline friends. For 38% of boys who game, their handle is among the first three pieces of information they share with someone they’re hoping to befriend. That’s significant.

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