MONTREAL, April 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Launching April 3rd, Yingo is a 100% Quebec-run company based on the "group buy" online business model that combines promotion with fundraising for charitable organizations and community service. 10% of Yingo's revenues are donated to socially responsible charities. Each month they promote a multitude of healthy offers from local organizations that have met their corporate responsibility criteria. Yingo is committed to do good for the community, the planet, and organizations bringing positive change to physical, emotional and nutritional health.
Yingo.org, the community service site of Yingo.ca introduces customer support to the group buy model in an innovative and interactive way. Yingo's partners have forum-enabled groups and monthly online events bring clients closer to the organizations they are supporting.
Due to its customized partner services, dedicated community support and healthy offers, Yingo is introducing a new way of doing good, while contributing to the well-being of the population at large.
"We are pleased and honoured to be the first charitable organization supported by Yingo. Thanks to all for your support!" - Mr. Normand Tanguay, Director, Community and Corporate Development, Québec, Heart and Stroke Foundation
Yingo's merchant partners are selected from organizations that are socially responsible and have triple bottom line values (people, planet, profit), with operations in the 4 pillars of health:
- Health of the Planet
- Physical Health
- Emotional Health
- Nutritional Health
For the month of March Yingo is proud to support the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is the only heart health organization involved in both research and prevention throughout Québec. Our mission is to lead in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living, and advocacy.
Yingo has created a social network for customer service including: forum enabled groups for each partner, surveys/chats for deal support and feedback, interactive community events, Q & A sessions and other activities with charities and merchants coordinated, moderated by Yingo.
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