SAN DIEGO, CA — When you hear the word “birthday,” you typically think of times celebrated with family, friends, and loved ones. From relaxing beach trips, backyard cookouts, or an at-home dinner party, a birthday is a time to celebrate you and reflect on another year. While birthdays have looked different in the era of COVID-19, this year was especially extraordinary for native San Diego resident Kellie Groves Shorter.
“Congrats, you have entered the funding spot for $10,000,” was the email Kellie woke up to on her birthday. Wow, what a birthday gift! “I was so excited to see the email. I’ve lost several loved ones due to COVID-19, and I’ve been financially impacted by it. This was great news to receive during a difficult time.”
So, how was this possible? Through a game called Givling. The idea of Givling is simple: take the crowdfunding power of GoFundMe and turn it into a fun trivia game. And so far, the proof is in the numbers. Over $7,000,000 has been awarded to Givling users across the nation.
With recent data showing the unemployment rate reaching over 20% for some workers, Givling can be an extra lifeline for Americans. “When someone tells you from the bottom of their heart how much getting out of debt changes their life, there’s no better feeling than that,” shared Seth Beard, CMO of Givling. “The Givling platform can help users no matter their financial situation, from eliminating student loans, saving for their first mortgage, or building their retirement nest egg, we cover it all.”
San Diego and SoCal residents are no strangers to the life-changing power of Givling. Over $210,000 has been awarded to various recipients in the area. “We have fantastic local partners like Disney and Your Mechanic who sponsor the crowdfunding through advertising. Companies are realizing the social corporate responsibility they have in communities and are expanding ways to help people on the local level,” stated Beard.
What is Givling?: Givling is the world’s only trivia crowdfunding game, specializing in tackling the ballooning $1.7 trillion student loan industry. Over $7 million in funding has been awarded towards student loans, mortgages, and trivia awards. Givling is free to download on Google Play or the App Store. By watching ads, completing partner offers, and more, users crowdfund loans while competing to have their loan funded. A new user could download Givling today and be the recipient of the Free $10,000 Award or a Trivia Award within seven days or less. So what is Givling? Download and play today to find out!