How to Facilitate In-Kind Donations this Holiday Season

Geenees is a social gifting platform based in Vancouver that connects nonprofits and families in need with in-kind donations.

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A new generation of donors want to contribute, but they won’t donate cash. How can you innovate and engage them in new ways of giving? In this recorded webinar, you will learn how you can attract and engage donors by offering in-kind donations directly to your nonprofit and the people you serve.

About Genees

Geenees is a social gifting platform based in Vancouver that connects nonprofits and families in need with in-kind donations. Nonprofits choose families to create personal wishlists and donors purchase items that are delivered directly to the family or the organization.

How Geenees Facilitates In-Kind Donations


  1. Nonprofits get listed on Geenees
  2. Nonprofits and families invited by nonprofits create wishlists
  3. Donors browse wishlists by location, cause, or nonprofit
  4. Donors purchase items from the wishlist
  5. Items get delivered
  6. Thank yous go out along with tax receipts if applicable

With Geenees, nonprofits can:

  • Organize wishlists
  • List specific products
  • Fundraise for a specific cause
  • Accept second-hand products
  • Accept e-gift cards

Watch the webinar recording below to learn more about Geenees and how they facilitate in-kind donations!

About the Presenter: Libi Berenson

Libi Berenson, Geenees’s co-founder and CEO, an immigrant woman from BC on a mission to impact families in the community, is here to share the best practices of how to prepare for the holiday season in a remote, virtual world. 

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Author: Lauren Bersaglio

Lauren Bersaglio is the blog manager for NetSquared Vancouver. She is also the Founder of Libero Magazine, a nonprofit online mental health magazine. She has a degree in Communications and over ten years of experience with online content writing, nonprofit management, and public speaking. You can learn more about Lauren by visiting her website and by connecting with her on Twitter and Instagram.