Charity Miles Donates Money to Charity Every Time You Run or Bike

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Android/iOS: Fitness trackers are a great way to gamify your fitness goals and compete with others. If you’re motivated by helping others, free app Charity Miles helps you earn money while you run or bike.

The app uses your phone’s GPS to track your exercise. Each time you open it up, you pick a charity. You’ll then earn 10 cents a mile for biking and 25 cents a mile for walking and running. While the app is open, they show you an ad from the sponsor donating the money.

You won’t change the world with the amount you’ll earn, but if you run or bike anyway, you may as well help charities along the way.

Charity Miles | Charity Miles via Cnet

Charity Miles | iTunes App Store

Charity Miles | Google Play

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iCukoo Alarm Clock App Donates Money To Charity If You Snooze Too Much

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Your desire to sleep in might pay off for charities. An iPhone app called “iCuKoo” is an alarm clock app and donation platform all in one. If you hit the snooze button each morning, this app will allow you to donate money to charities to pay off your laziness. It’s a win-win!

According to iCuKoo, “If you snooze the alarm, the app takes note. When your snoozes have added up to £1 we will text you asking if you want to donate that amount or let more snoozes accrue.” Within the app, you can set the snooze time interval, preferred charity partner, alarm sound, and other fun and helpful features.

It will be interesting to see how individuals use the app. Many believe the charity component will not actually enforce less snoozing because we are excited to donate money. Some even say they would prefer to choose organizations they dislike in order to wake up. Either way you look at it, iCuKoo is a fascinating app that just about iPhone owner can use. See some screenshots and charity partners below.

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http://icukoo.com/

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