Sharing economy

ScrubaDub and the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership (QSCP) Team Up To Support Local Food Pantries

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:57pm

QUINCY, Mass., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of ScrubaDub Auto Wash Center's new Quincy, MA location, the 3rd generation family business has teamed up with the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership (QSCP) to support Quincy food pantries.

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  • QUINCY, Mass., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In honor of ScrubaDub Auto Wash Center's new Quincy, MA location, the 3rd generation family business has teamed up with the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership (QSCP) to support Quincy food pantries.
  • With food pantries in Quincy still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, this community initiative aims to collect food and monetary support for the pantries while rewarding donors with free ScrubaDub car wash services.
  • From July 29 August 9, 2021, visit ScrubaDub Quincy at 147 Coddington St, Quincy, MA to donate non-perishable canned/boxed food items (i.e.
  • "It's an honor to partner with the QSCP to support local food pantries," said Mathew Paisner, ScrubaDub's Director of Business Development.

Vrbo - One Size DOESN’T Fit All: The Traditional Family Holiday Is More unique Than Ever

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:06pm

With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.

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  • With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.
  • But how can a holiday as a single parent be relaxing for all the family?
  • And what are the pain points faced by single parents when looking to take their family away?
  • Although officially on holiday, the only real difference to daily life for a single parent can be the change in scenery.

Home Sharing Platform Dtravel Secures Over 200,000 Property Listings in First 30 Days

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 1:34pm

"The next generation of hosts want a true sharing economy, not a shareholder economy.

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  • "The next generation of hosts want a true sharing economy, not a shareholder economy.
  • Dtravel is the opposite of a centralized company; decision making power and value within the platform are shared by members of the community, meaning hosts and guests" said Luke Kim, Marketing Lead at Dtravel.
  • TRVL can be used for booking stays, qualifying for rewards and loyalty programs, participating in platform governance, and more.
  • Built on decentralized finance (DeFi) blockchain technology and powered by the TRVL token, Dtravel brings more transparency and lower fees to the home rental market.

For families ready to reunite, Vrbo is giving away a vacation a day for a month

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:04pm

After months of missing family, friends and our favorite people, Vrbo is giving away a reunion vacation every day for an entire month.

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  • After months of missing family, friends and our favorite people, Vrbo is giving away a reunion vacation every day for an entire month.
  • Vrbo is giving away a reunion vacation every day for an entire month.
  • Vrbo vacation homes are the perfect spots for families and friends to reunite and reconnect with their loved ones.
  • To inspire families to get back together, Vrbo hand-selected a Trip Board full of family-approved vacation homes across the U.S.

NFI donated $50,000 to Crossroads Community Services in support of their mission to support low-income families and individuals by providing nutritious food and education

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 8:00pm

In light of COVID-19 where many North Texas food banks saw a high increase in demand, NFI's donation aims to help families who may be struggling.

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  • In light of COVID-19 where many North Texas food banks saw a high increase in demand, NFI's donation aims to help families who may be struggling.
  • "We believe in the power of food as medicine, and understand the benefits that nutritious food has on a person's overall health."
  • In line with NFI's value of social responsibility, the Crossroads donation supports NFI's mission to care for our communities.
  • NFI has a significant drayage presence at nearly every major U.S. port, leveraging the services of an additional 1,200 owner operators.

Common Enters National City with New Community-Driven Development, Parco

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

NATIONAL CITY, Calif., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Common , the global residential brand creating a better kind of multifamily property manager, today announced its selection as property manager for the highly anticipated placemaking development Parco in National City.

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  • NATIONAL CITY, Calif., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Common , the global residential brand creating a better kind of multifamily property manager, today announced its selection as property manager for the highly anticipated placemaking development Parco in National City.
  • Parco joins a wave of revitalization in National City and further enriches the greater San Diego area living experience through community-driven apartments.
  • The elevated architecture combined with Common's coliving expertise will create a first-of-its-kind dynamic and desirable residential hub in National City.
  • Through coliving, living with roommates, Parco residents will get access to more affordable apartments and convenient all-inclusive perks that you can't get anywhere else in National City.

Pet Food Express' Fill The Food Bank Campaign To Help Struggling Californians Feed Their Dogs

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 5:00pm

OAKLAND, Calif., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Food Express kicks off its annual Fill the Food Bank campaign to help hundreds of struggling California families to continue to care for their beloved dog(s) with free, nutritious food and avoid surrendering their pet to a shelter.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Food Express kicks off its annual Fill the Food Bank campaign to help hundreds of struggling California families to continue to care for their beloved dog(s) with free, nutritious food and avoid surrendering their pet to a shelter.
  • Pet Food Express has set a 100,000 pound goal for 2021 and will match the first 10,000 pounds of donated dog food.
  • "The food donated through our Fill the Food Bank campaign will help many California families burdened by COVID with financial hardships," said Megan Kniepkamp, Community Outreach Manager at Pet Food Express.
  • "As pet parents ourselves and passionate pet advocates, we understand the bond between a pet and its family.

Last minute beach escapes: Vrbo reveals family friendly beaches on Majorca and Menorca, recommended by locals

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 10:58am

But, where should you go for a safe and enjoyable family trip?

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  • But, where should you go for a safe and enjoyable family trip?
  • Vrbo , a global expert in family holiday rentals, has revealed top family friendly beach destinations for British families to visit and who better to choose the best beach relaxation than local Spanish families themselves!
  • Playa de Alcudia in Majorca and Playa de Tirant in Menorca both made it onto the top list of beaches Spanish locals visit with their families and would recommend to British holidaymakers too.
  • The important criteria on "why" Spanish families rate their local beaches as being particularly family friendly are diverse:
    Both, the sandy beaches and the sea, should be clean and well maintained (62% of Spanish families)
    To help British families prepare for their next beach getaway, Vrbo also asked Spanish families to reveal their top 'beach hacks'.

WSGF CEO Discusses Future Functionality And Marketing Plans After Launching V-1 Short-Term Rental Property Alt Finance Purchase App

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 2:38pm

WSGF has recently launched a Peer to Peer (P2P), Fintech, Alternative Short-Term Rental Purchase Finance Application (App), called Vaycaychella.

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  • WSGF has recently launched a Peer to Peer (P2P), Fintech, Alternative Short-Term Rental Purchase Finance Application (App), called Vaycaychella.
  • Vaycaychella allows anyone and everyone access to purchasing a short-term rental vacation property that can be listed on Apps such as Airbnb, VRBO and Booking.com.
  • Registered investors can view details on the prospective short-term vacation rental properties and the individuals behind the vacation rental businesses that will be running the property.
  • We are eager to launch a marketing campaign to drive more users to the App posting their short-term rental projects.

Feeding America® and Anthem Foundation Expand 'Food is Medicine' Program

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 2:15pm

This initiative helps reduce some of the barriers that patients may face in accessing nutritious foods," said Hilary Seligman, M.D., senior medical advisor, Feeding America.

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  • This initiative helps reduce some of the barriers that patients may face in accessing nutritious foods," said Hilary Seligman, M.D., senior medical advisor, Feeding America.
  • "We are grateful to the Anthem Foundation for supporting strategies that help improve food security, diet quality and health outcomes for people in need."
  • The 'Food is Medicine' program funding will support 14 Feeding America member food banks as they collaborate with health care partners to screen patients for food insecurity during outpatient visits.
  • Feeding America member food banks will also leverage funding from the Anthem Foundation to help eligible patients enroll into the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.