SMS for charity and not-for-profit organisations

Topic: Communication, Uses of SMS

Many human hands on top of one anotherOver our ten years in business, nothing has been as rewarding as helping community-focused organisations and charities get their important messages across.Charities can effectively use SMS communication as an affordable and easy method of boosting donations, recruiting volunteers, building attendance for fundraising events and more.Here are a few charities that have successfully used our SMS service to reduce their workloads and get results:

  1. EACH Youth and Family ServicesLogo of EACH Youth and Family Services

EACH Youth and Family Services provide an extra level of care to young Australians in need. In addition to offering counselling for young people in distress, they offer follow-up SMS care, and schedule SMS appointment reminders to ensure youths make it to their counselling sessions. SMS, being popular and accessible to young people, provides the best communication method. To learn more about EACH and how they use our service, read our customer story about them.

  1. Guide Dogs VictoriaA guide dog

Guide Dogs Victoria currently use our SMS to reach out to donors. SMS gives them the power to easily and efficiently reach 16,000 donors simultaneously. They’re also looking for ways to implement the service for gathering volunteers. The donations that are collected as the result of SMS campaigns help fund important operations like breeding and training Guide Dogs to aid visually impaired Australians. To learn more, read our customer story on them!

  1. The FRIENDS program

The FRIENDS program has achieved international success. It is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a system for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety and depression. They provide counselling in several forms, tailored to suit aged groups across early childhood to early adulthood. They also send out SMS reminders using our service to make sure everyone makes it to their appointments, so that no one’s time is wasted. The two-way communication enabled by SMS makes it simple for appointment holders to cancel or confirm. For the FRIENDS program, SMS has been the most widely reaching and accessible medium for this kind of critical communication.If you’d like to learn more about SMS strategies for charities and not-for-profit organisations, we’re the experts! So give us a call today on 1300 764 946, or leave your details in a comment and we’ll call you!

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Prachi Bametha

Marketing Coordinator, Esendex Australia