Pioneer Courthouse Square Announces Partnership with Give by Cell for Mobile Fundraising

Mobile Give Campaign at 28th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony benefiting the Oregon Food Bank.

San Francisco, CA, November 14, 2012 --( Give by Cell, a San Francisco based company specializing in mobile technology, was selected by Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon, to provide the organization with its mobile fundraising service, Mobile Give, to be used on behalf of the Oregon Food Bank at the 28th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Pioneer Courthouse Square’s goal is to help the Oregon Food Bank raise $10,000 through the text to give campaign. Supporters can donate by texting “OFB” to 20222 for a $10 donation which will be applied to their cell phone bill*, and can also help by bringing canned food to the tree lighting ceremony held Friday, November 23rd. This great community tradition will begin at 5:30PM on one of the busiest and most festive days in Downtown Portland, The Day after Thanksgiving.

Give by Cell works closely with organizations to customize mobile fundraising technology to best meet client needs. Additional services available include live screencasting, text alerts, audio information hotlines, QR codes and custom mobile websites. Give by Cell also offers two additional mobile fundraising platforms, Mobile Donate and Mobile Pledge, both of which can be used in conjunction with Mobile Give. For more information, please visit

About Give by Cell
Launched in 2008 by San Francisco based parent company Guide by Cell, Give by Cell is a trusted mobile fundraising solution provider with four years of experience in providing unique, affordable, and effective mobile technology services. The company provides fundraising technologies to over 1,000 non-profits and charitable organizations, and is the largest provider of Mobile Giving Services under the Mobile Giving Foundation program. Give by Cell’s mobile fundraising solutions are an affordable, engaging way to give, capitalizing on mobile’s reach, user adoption rates, and ability to solicit and collect contributions anywhere at any time. For more information, visit or call 415-615-0150.

About Pioneer Courthouse Square
Pioneer Courthouse Square, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to manage Downtown’s central public space, Pioneer Courthouse Square, to achieve an active and healthy downtown core. Hosting more than 300 programmed events each year, through a variety of public and private partnerships, Pioneer Courthouse Square operates within a budget of $2.2M composed of cash and in-kind donations.

*A one-time donation of $10.00 will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. All donations must be authorized by the account holder. User must be age 18 or older or have parental permission to participate.

By texting YES, the user agrees to the terms and conditions. Service is available on most carriers. Message & Data Rates May Apply. Donations are collected for the benefit of the "PCS4OFB" by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to short code "OFB"; text HELP to "OFB" for help.
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Jessica Dal Porto