|Description||Charitable online shopping mall|
Filanthropists.com is an online shopping mall that offers the socially conscious consumer a one-stop shop for all cause products whose proceeds assist all sorts of causes.
Founded by North Jersey mom Filomena Laforgia after her son was diagnosed with Autism, the site features a variety of products from merchants and local and national organizations that are committed to the sale of these cause products to support fundraising efforts for their specific cause. The siteâ€™s name not only plays on the founderâ€™s first name, Filomena, but also shows how a socially conscious individual can make a difference through the simplest act of shopping. By buying a cause-related product, we can all be Filanthropists.
Consumers have the ability to search by cause, product category and charity / nonprofit. A sampling of Filanthropists.comâ€™s diverse product categories includes apparel, jewelry, fashion accessories, handbags, home accessories, toys, books, music, and wine. The nonprofit organizations hosted by Filanthropists.com represent a diverse range of causes that include: AIDS, Animal Rights, Autism (ASD), Breast Cancer, Education, Environmental Conservation, Human Services, Human Trafficking, Medical Research, Ovarian Cancer, Suicide Prevention, Wildlife Preservation, and many more.
Current merchants and nonprofits include: Alzheimerâ€™s Association NYC Chapter, American Forests, Autism Speaks, Dress for Success, Born Free USA, Broadway Cares, Cancer Schamancer Movement, ChooseHaiti, Coalition for Mercury-Free Drugs (CoMeD), Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, Generation rescue, Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, National Autism Association, PETA, Pets for the Homeless, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), Snow Leopard Trust, Until Thereâ€™s A Cure and more.