Announcing the Coin-Up App

Great River Rescue Uses Innovative Tech Solution to Turn Spare Change into Meaningful Change

Bemidji, MN – May 20, 2019 – Charities have raised millions of dollars collecting spare change. Now, Great River Rescue, a nonprofit dedicated to transitioning dogs and cats to loving homes, serving as a community resource, and advocating for kind, responsible pet care is bringing that fundraising model into the 21st century.

Great River Rescue announces their partnership with Coin Up, a revolutionary mobile donation app that rounds up donor credit/debit card transactions to the nearest dollar, and donates the “spare change” directly to Great River Rescue each month.

As people do more and more with their smartphones – from bank deposits to airline tickets, Great River Rescue is convinced the time has come to offer an easier and more convenient way to give that fits seamlessly into their donors’ lifestyles. Therefore, the organization has been focused on effectively bridging the gap to reach their mobile app users. Coin Up has combined security, trust, and user control into the hands of donors by ensuring donations are sent directly to the nonprofit and providing annual tax donation receipts.

Great River Rescue is inviting current and new donors to download Coin Up App from the App Store and select Great River Rescue as their charity to start making incremental monthly donations. Android users or those without smartphones may also sign up with the Web App

About Great River Rescue: – Great River Rescue, a non-profit organization, was established in 1977 as the Beltrami Humane Society. Thousands of kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs have been adopted from the shelter since that time. A no-kill shelter, it can house up to 45 cats and 25 dogs and maintains a waiting list of animals to be surrendered. Located at 1612 Carr Lake Rd, the shelter is open from 12:30-5:30PM Tuesdays-Fridays, and Saturdays 12:30-4:30PM. Executive Director Mustful can be reached at or 751-7910.

About Coin Up: Coin Up is an innovative mobile donation app that integrates the act of charitable giving into everyday transactions such as buying groceries, filling up the gas tank, or going out to eat. Donors select a charity, register their debit/credit card to virtually round up their transactions, and automatically donate the “spare change” to a cause they are passionate about. Several features that set Coin Up apart from other mobile and online donation platforms include; pre-qualified nonprofits, choice of charity, personal donation limits, monthly snapshots of donor impact, and annual tax donation receipts. For more information about Coin Up visit

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