|By PR Newswire||
|February 26, 2014 08:40 AM EST|
VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest social helping crowd-funding network, Hero Network, Inc., has partnered with DC&R, a specialist Marketing Services firm for rewards and data capture, to help raise money for Coaches vs. Cancer through DC&R's Sixth Man Challenge program.
The Sixth Man Challenge Program is a rewards-based incentivized giving fundraising campaign, delivered on the DC&R's platform that encourages students, fans & alumni to make a donation ($5) to Coaches vs. Cancer either at a designated game or website, and in turn receive valuable rewards & sweepstake opportunities.
From February 19th through March 31st over 500,000 students, fans, and alumni from 6 Universities from the Philadelphia region will compete to raise the most money in the fight against cancer and win the Sixth Man Challenge.
The Hero Network's proprietary technology will process all online donations and deliver the rewards to the donors. Hero's technology will allow competing schools to track & compare their school's philanthropic spirit on the Sixth Man Challenge website (www.sixthmanchallenge.com).
"College students, fans, and alumni are passionate about their school, basketball and helping. The Sixth Man Challenge combines those passions to make an impact in the fight against cancer. The Sixth Man Challenge will be one of the largest yearly fundraising programs in America," said Coaches vs. Cancer Director Dave Heck.
"Hero Network is excited to be selected as the official crowd-funding partner for the Sixth Man Challenge and to join with all the participating schools, their fans and alumni in the fight against cancer," said Hero Network CEO Michael Po.
"We are extremely pleased to have the Hero Network partner with us on the Sixth Man Challenge. I am confident our partnership will enhance the Sixth Man Challenge experience for the donors, which will increase donor acquisition and produce a greater commitment in our fight against cancer," said DC&R President & CEO John Zeglinski.
About Hero Network, Inc.
The Hero Network, Inc. is a privately held crowd-funding company that uses technology and social media to connect people and charities in need with those who can help. Hero Network is the future of philanthropy and provides the fastest and most efficient way to help. Since its launch in 2010, the Hero Network has helped make hundreds of thousands of needs come true. For more information about Hero Network or to become a Hero, please visit www.heronetwork.com.
About DC&R Interactive
DC&R Interactive (Data Capture and Rewards) is a specialized digital rewards and data capture marketing company. DC&R provides sponsors access to marketing data from targeted demographic channels that DC&R engages through their various digital rewards programs. Through their technology and a smart premium, we enable a seamless process for both the sponsor and the consumer to meet
. For more information on the DC&R rewards program or the Coaches vs. Cancer Sixth Man Challenge, contact Mike Zeglinski, Email.
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