On September 6, 2010, 585 fans at an an Anaheim Angels game made a charitable donation via text message, instantly raising $2925 for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Each text message made a $5 donation to the charity.
The record was set at Angel Stadium of Anaheim thanks to a
sponsorship from Power Balance. Angels pitcher Scott Kazmir announced the feat in the middle of the game. RecordSetter co-founder Corey Henderson was present to oversee the feat.
At a Kiva event celebrating International Women’s Day, 54 people
lined up and set a new world record for the Longest Charity Waterfall.
Record participants included Kiva CEO Matt Flannery, president Premal
Shah and Director of Development Bennett Grassano, who conceived the
Attendees lined up and donated at least $1 to a pile of money that was
passed along the line in a waterfall manner, raising $175 in less than a
minute. The money was instantly processed as a Kiva microfinancing loan.
At a 100 Beds for Haiti event in New York City, $401.72 was raised
through donations made viaSquare. Credit card donations were
collected on iPhones during the party, with all proceeds going to
help bring hospital beds to Haiti.