We believe it should be easier to impact the social issues that matter most to you every day, including local causes in your NYC neighborhood. That’s why we created Beam — which lets you donate money that’s ~not~ your money, just by buying things like normal.
HOW IT WORKS:
1. Just buy things like normal (aka with your credit card)
2. You’ll get a notification in a few hours to choose a vetted nonprofit to support.
3. The brand you bought from will donate ~1% of your purchase to the nonprofit you chose. That’s it.
4. Then, grow your impact towards tangible goals — like funding a sustainable urban farm in Brooklyn for a week.
Beam works by having your card linked to the platform, so our system knows when you’ve made a purchase at a partner brand. We’re bank-level encrypted, and no — we do not share or sell personal data.
~100 SPOTS IN NYC INCLUDING:
Dos Toros, IKEA, Dig Inn, Dr Smood, INDAY, The Grey Dog, Seamore’s, &pizza and more.
WHY IT IS FREE:
Many brands are giving back and want a way to connect with customers who believe in the same things that they do. For consumers, it’s hard to feel like you’re making everyday impact from the causes you care about. That’s where Beam comes in.
We made some tutorial tweaks to better welcome new Beamers to the fam. Stay healthy + safe while you're social distancing. (PS — You can still unlock donations when you order pickup or delivery)
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
Impressed by beam
I downloaded beam about 6 months ago and have been extremely impressed. The interface is really easy and intuitive to use (my mom loves it too!). I happen to go to think coffee a lot and it always makes me feel a bit better about the world and my contributions when I can support causes I care about as part of my daily routine... I would recommend to anyone who wants to feel like they are part of a community and making a difference. Additionally I have discovered few brands through the app - I had never been to inday before using beam but now I go all the time (totally delicious!). Love it!
This is so cool
I heard about Beam through a friend and I was skeptical at first because I guess I didnt really understand how it worked and assumed I would need to use the app anytime I paid but I was wrong! I just signed up and linked my card then anytime I normally made a purchase for lunch at dig inn or Inday they sent me a push notification to allow me to pick which non profit I could support. I can’t believe it’s free and these awesome businesses are supporting these causes. I really hope to see even more places I could shop on there!
I love being able to support causes that are important to me (such as women’s empowerment) through my everyday purchases at places like Dig Inn. Beam makes it super easy. It’s also a great way for me to find out which businesses are re-investing their profits toward improving our world, and makes me more likely to buy from there (that’s how I tried Think coffee and Dos Toros for the first time). Everyone should download this app to help support their favorite causes (with minimal effort and investment)
- Beam Impact, LLC
- 278.2 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © 2020 Beam Impact, Inc.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.