The story of how GiveForward got started as a personal fundraising website is kind of long, but the short version is this:
Desiree wanted to create a company that allowed small-scale donors to have a bigger say in where their donations were going. She was disappointed that the only way to raise money online was if you were a non-profit. So, in early 2008 she set out to create a site that would let anyone raise money for anything.
Around the same time, Ethan having raised money for a major non-profit in a marathon, thought there should be an easy way for marathon runners to raise money for any charity—not just the registered partners.
A mutual friend introduced Desiree and Ethan, and within a couple months they had formed GiveForward.
But the story doesn’t end there… next, Desiree and Ethan began growing their all-star team, click here to read more!