Tisbest Philanthropy

Rating: 4.8 stars   120 reviews

Address:

13751 Lake City Way NE Suite 122 Seattle WA 98125 USA

Mission:

Fueling a movement to replace gifts of stuff with gifts of good that meaningfully connect individuals to important causes. TisBest: a better gift, a better world

Results:

TisBest Philanthropy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging others to give gifts of good, rather than gifts of stuff. We created charity gift cards to do just that. Charity gift cards work like conventional gift cards, but with one meaningful exception: the recipient "spends" the card by choosing which charity to support with the funds. Our charity gift cards are customizable and come in any amount between $10-$5,000. You can choose to send a 100% recycled plastic card by the mail, print a card at home on your own printer, or send an e-card directly to your gift recipient. We're passionate about getting others giving and raising awareness for our 250+ stellar charity partners. Curious who we support? We've carefully selected a broad spectrum of organizations so there's something for everyone. You can view our partners here: https://www.tisbest.org/Charities.aspx

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206-501-3005
http://www.tisbest.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I love giving Tis Best gift cards, and recipients have commented on what a cool idea it is. It's great that you can use your own picture on the cards.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I used these as gifts. I gift my grandchildren the following for Christmas: An item of clothing they need, a small gift that they may want and a charity gift card for them to choose what charity they want to give to. It helps with the lesson of Christmas and allows grandchildren to THINK about all the needs in the world.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The girl I used to babysit for graduated from architecture school and I wanted to give her a special gift. She didn't need anything to help start her new life so I thought about what helped make the transition real for me from student to adult and what came to mind immediately was when I donated to my first nonprofit organization. I did some research and found TisBest and thought it was so cool that I could design my own donation card. I used a photo from her architecture portfolio and everyone at the party thought it was the perfect gift for a young woman who was known throughout her college for her charitable work.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

TisBest is an extraordinary idea -- it allows us to give gifts that are meaningful and unique. My son and I gave TisBest gift cards to all of his teachers, administrators, etc at the end of the school year and they were a huge hit! So many of the recipients told us how much they enjoyed choosing their favorite charity and why they chose them. The gift cards were very well received and seemed to make the recipient feel great, us feel great, AND the money went to a great cause. It's a win-win-win! I have shared this gem with so many people. We will certainly be doing this again!

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I give TisBest gift cards to my niece and nephew for Christmas every year. It's a great way for kids to learn about giving, and allows them to choose the charity they want to support. It sparks great discussions and is fun for them. TisBest has a wide variety of charities and seems to be adding more all the time, so recipients have lots of charity choices in a variety of categories.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This is such an excellent idea. In addition to regular gifts, I always give a charity gift card to all of my family members during Christmas, birthdays, etc. They love the opportunity to give and it's opened their eyes to excellent charities that are doing excellent work. I am a huge fan of TisBest.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

TisBest has a great approach. Their model expands the total pool of charitable giving by converting dollars that would normally be spent on other things (gift money) into charitable donations that can go towards extremely good causes. Since most people have separate mental categories for "gifts" vs. "charitable giving" - I think that TisBest is doing a great job to increase the total amount of funds available to the excellent nonprofits they support.

The site is also a joy to use. I really like the ability to create custom charity cards because that can add a special personalized touch to make the gift much more impactful.

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2012

 
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We're so glad you love creating custom cards, Kyle! That's definitely one of our favorite features, as well.

Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

Im a teacher and I received a gift card to donate to TisBest. I just made my donations and I have to say that this is one of the best gifts I have ever received, the gift to help others ! Thanks to that special family for this amazing present.

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2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

We sent TisBest cards to my parents for Christmas, and they loved them. A simple, meaningful gift that is deeply memorable.

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2013

 
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1 person found this review helpful

This is a great gift to give. We have used them for Christmas gifts (of course) as well as weddings, birthdays, hostess gifts, anniversaries, even bereavements. People are always appreciative. I really like the plastic cards. they are very high quality and I have always received them quickly.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

My go to spot for birthday, anniversary, and holiday gifts! I am able to give to another and that person can do the same. What can be better? The perfect gift for that hard to buy person.

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I have always used TisBest as my go to gift center. TisBest is an easy and safe way to give a great gift to my friends, family, and co-workers who seem to have it all. This way they can decide exactly what charity they would like to give to. Everyone wins!

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

 
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Everybody does win, we agree! Thank you so much for your support!