Contribute – Effortlessly!

There are three nearly effortless ways to contrbute to the Starfish Foundation: at Pick ‘n’ Save and by using GoodSearch and GoodShop. All three ways cost you nothing, and earn money for the foundation, just by doing what you do every day!

Pick ‘n’ Save

If you shop at Pick ‘n’ Save and use their Advantage Card, go to to the service desk and ask to have your Advantage Card registered to the “We Care” number of 205800. Every time you shop thereafter, Pick ‘n’ Save will contribute to the Starfish Foundation – and it costs you nothing!

GoodSearch

If you’re reading this page, it’s quite likely you do internet searches–you probably use a search engine like Google, Yahoo!, etc. GoodSearch (www.goodsearch.com) is a search engine that donates half of its income to charity – that’s about a penny on every search. While a penny doesn’t seem like very much, with enough people doing enough searches, the numbers can be significant! Learn more about GoodSearch.

Designate Starfish Foundation as your Charity with GoodSearch:

  1. Go to www.goodsearch.com.
  2. In the “Who do you GoodSearch For?” blank, enter “Starfish Foundation” – as shown below.gs_inst_11.jpg

  3. Click the “Verify” button.
  4. When the page refresshes, you will be shown two (or more) organizations that have “Starfish Foundation” as part of their name. Select “Starfish Foundation (Milwaukee, WI).

Now use GoodSearch to do your searches on the net! There are a couple of ways to do this:

  1. Make www.goodsearch.com your homepage, or save a link to it for searches.
  2. If you use Internet Explorer 7, you can add it to the search providers listed in the Instant Search Box, in the upper right-hand corner of your browser:
    1. Open this page (it opens a new window), and:
    2. In the “Create Your Own” form on the right, enter http://www.goodsearch.com/Search.aspx?Keywords=TEST as the URL in step 3.
    3. Enter “GoodSearch” in step 4.
    4. Click “Install.”
    5. Now go to the Instant Search Bar (upper-right corner of the browser) and click the little triangle next to the magnifying glass.
    6. Select “Change Search Defaults…” (last option).
    7. Select “GoodSearch.”
    8. Click the “Set Default” button.

Other browsers have very similar methods. Please check their help files.

That’s it! Now every time you search with one of these methods, you will be contributing to the Starfish Foundation! Once you have registered Starfish Foundation with GoodSearch, you can see how much money has been├é┬ácontributed – watch the money grow (you can also go to www.goodsearch.com and click the yellow “Amount Raised” button)!

GoodShop

GoodShop (http://www.goodsearch.com/goodshop.aspx) is run by the same folks who do GoodSearch. If you go to the page, you will see all the stores that participate – chances are, if you make ANY purchases online, that vendor will be listed! Simply register the Starfish Foundation using the instructions above, go to the GoodShop page, click on the vendor, and shop! By clicking through the site, that vendor gives a portion of their profits to GoodSearch, who in turn gives a portion to us. Learn more by reading the GoodShop section of their FAQ page.

We hope you will use these cost-free ways to contribute to the Starfish Foundation!

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