Students Crowdfund for Education


GoEnnounce Makes Education a Team Effort, Launch of crowdfunding platform helps students cut costs, get support

New York, NY (I-Newswire) November 15, 2012 - Being a good student is expensive. Between study abroad trips, sports camps, club dues, and textbooks-- all on top of tuition-- it's no wonder the average student graduated in 2011 with $26,600 in student loan debt.

Thanks to GoEnnounce, a new crowdfunding platform, students have a way to cut down on these costs. GoEnnounce launched this month as a place for students to share their latest school-related updates with friends and family, all whilst getting support, rewards, and financial help.

"Students can't always afford to do all of the things that make them a well-rounded student. We created GoEnnounce to give them an outlet to get financial help from their friends and family. The site even encourages random acts of kindness from visitors who want to contribute to students' dreams." said Meghan Davis, Co-Founder of GoEnnounce.

It's free to sign up. Students log on and create 'missions' for their educational hopes and goals. Their friends and family, or 'supporters' can follow their progress and help when they can. The site has teamed up with payment platform WePay to offer an easy donation process. Aside from fundraising, GoEnnounce can also be a place to 'ennounce' achievements and challenges.

"GoEnnounce is not only taking some of the financial stress off of parents allowing students to fundraise on their own, but it also provides an outlet for students to share what's going on in school. Whether it's an accomplishment they deserve to be proud of and receive recognition for or a struggle in school they could use a little advice with, GoEnnounce opens a students world up to their network of supporters. Kids' education can now be a team effort," said Melissa Davis, sister of Meghan and Co-Founder of GoEnnounce.

To learn more about GoEnnounce and sign up, visit the homepage here, and for more about how GoEnnounce began and co-founders Meghan and Melissa Davis, check out their blog.

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For additional questions or interview requests, please contact Caitlin at 603-512-7712 or Caitlin@goennounce.com.






About GoEnnounce

Tuition, textbooks, tests, school trips, report cards, sports... students, we know you're hard to ke   More..ep up with! That's why we created GoEnnounce - a place to share your latest education updates with your friends and family. Maybe you made the honor roll last semester, won an award for your stellar writing skills, need studying tips for your geometry final, or help paying for all of those textbooks. With GoEnnounce, you have an outlet to get the support, encouragement, and fundraising assistance you need to succeed.

Being a student is tough, but with GoEnnounce you don't have to do it on your own. Share what's going on in school and receive support.

Dream it. "Ennounce" it. Live it!Less..

Contact Information

GoEnnounce
Caitlin Heikkila
108 Luquer Street
Apt 1A
11231
Phone : 603-512-7712

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