eGood Joins Forces with Golden Spoon to Combat Muscular Dystrophy
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Social giving platform, frozen yogurt chain, and customers to unite to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the eGood community, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) advocates, and frozen yogurt lovers are coming together on September 14 in San Juan Capistrano to support MDA and celebrate eGood's new partnership with the leading yogurt retail chain Golden Spoon.
Using eGood's social giving platform, Golden Spoon is donating 10 percent of all eGood sales to MDA the day of the event. After the celebration, five percent of all eGood sales will continue to go to MDA.
"We're so excited to be partnering up with eGood," said Golden Spoon Director of Marketing and Communications Chrissy Eblin. "I can't think of a better way to attract new customers than to make it easy for them to find and shop at businesses that give back to causes dear to their hearts. It's a win for business, win for customers, and a win for the cause."
In addition to partnering with eGood to facilitate contributions to MDA, Golden Spoon is giving away free yogurt for a year to six people. Three of the recipients will be announced in the store the day of the event. The other three will receive an e-mail. All customers who sign up to use the eGood platform and make a purchase will be entered in the contest.
Event Details Date: Saturday, September 14
Time: 12:00PM -5:00PM
Location: Golden Spoon 31654 Rancho Viejo Rd., Ste. J, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
About eGood eGood is a global platform and movement cultivated to connect communities, companies, and causes for the benefit of all. Through eGood's social giving technology, consumers and businesses are empowered to contribute to charities, and track the positive impact they're having on the world. Headquartered in Glendora, CA, eGood was founded by Zack Swire and Sven Simon to prove how ordinary actions can create extraordinary change. For more information or to sign up, visit www.egood.com.
About Golden Spoon Golden Spoon, the popular Rancho Santa Margarita, California based frozen yogurt chain, the premier retailer and producer of frozen yogurt in the industry. Founded in 1983, Golden Spoon has spent years earning its reputation as a premium non-fat, low-calorie, frozen treat that tastes like ice cream and promotes a healthy lifestyle. As a result, it is the leading brand of soft-serve frozen yogurt in Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, the Philippines, Japan and Qatar. With more than 80 proprietary recipes that range from Old-Fashioned Vanilla and Just Chocolate to Cake Batter, Iced Cafe de Leche and Simply Tart. Golden Spoon's frozen yogurts bridge the gap between indulgent treats and healthful snacking. For more information, please visit www.goldenspoon.com.
About MDA MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding over $40 million of research grants annually, worldwide. The Association, the first nonprofit organization to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Medical Association ("for significant and lasting contributions to the health and welfare of humanity"), maintains more than 200 hospital-affiliated clinics, including 37 MDA/ALS centers nationwide; and provides support services, advocacy and education for people with neuromuscular diseases.