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Change Makers Edition, Volume 1

By Julia Baker Hansen | December 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Change Makers Edition, Volume 1

Last month Jeengle received lots of feedback about celebrating noisy change makers. So much feedback, in fact, that we’ve decided to make it a thing – a monthly-newsletter-sort-of-thing. Introducing Change Makers Edition – a newsletter showcasing first-hand impact from the organizations on Jeengle’s platform that your donations directly impact. These makers come …

Change Will Always Make Big Noise!

By Julia Baker Hansen | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Change Will Always Make Big Noise!

Jeengle’s name evolved from envisioning the sound that loose change makes in a pocket. A jingling or clinking noise. We believe that change will always make big noise. At Jeengle, we’re in the business of celebrating noisy change – and the people that are making it happen. We’re here to share some …

Here’s Something To Feel Positive About!

By Julia Baker Hansen | September 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Here’s Something To Feel Positive About!

Happy Positive Thinking Day! (Yeah, that’s a real day – and it’s today!) Jeengle is taking this opportunity to share how your donations are generating some serious positivity. The charities that you’re supporting are having an impact around the world by showing compassion, spreading kindness and creating real, real change. Showing compassion. Human …

Two Change-Makers Jeengle Is Celebrating For Women’s Equality Day

By Julia Baker Hansen | August 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Two Change-Makers Jeengle Is Celebrating For Women’s Equality Day

In honor of Women’s Equality Day on Sunday, August 26, Jeengle is highlighting a couple of women that we’ve been crushing on recently. But first, let’s take a quick deep dive on why this day is so important … August 26 was selected to observe the date in 1920 that …

Happy Amazon Prime Day! Use AmazonSmile To Support The Spectrum Of Causes!

By Julia Baker Hansen | July 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Happy Amazon Prime Day! Use AmazonSmile To Support The Spectrum Of Causes!

A Stanford, MIT and Carnegie Mellon research study from 2007 studied the brains of participants while shopping for clothes. The study ultimately showed that the nucleus ambens, also known as the “rewards circuit” of the brain, benefited from shopping. In fact, the more any given participant wanted the item – …

Do Some Good By Chowing Down This July Fourth!

By Julia Baker Hansen | July 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Do Some Good By Chowing Down This July Fourth!

Potato salad? Check. Watermelon? Also check. Burgers and hotdogs? Check and check! (We’re hungry. Is it just us?) With the Fourth of July looming – most Americans have visions of food on the mind. Sure, sparklers, stars and stripes are running around in there too. But, according to the facts, food ultimately …

The Evolution Of Jeengle: From A Mutual Fund to a Giving Gateway

By Andy Schneider | May 31, 2018 | Comments Off on The Evolution Of Jeengle: From A Mutual Fund to a Giving Gateway

Did you know Jeengle was inspired by the financial industry? Jeengle’s concept was tinkered up at a kitchen table over breakfast in 2007. Two members of Jeengle’s board, Charlie and Grace Willhoit, like to say that their laziness made way for a new idea. After having attended an event the …