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HBCU Change Launches New App As A Part of Its $1B Commitment to HBCUs

HBCUs contribute a rich history of collectivism, collaboration, and philanthropy that make them unique educational institutions, but the financial challenges they encounter at large endanger their survival. To combat those challenges, HBCU Change — an interactive philanthropic experience — is on a mission to use innovative ways to raise $1 billion for HBCUs over the next five years, according to a press release . View this post on Instagram A post shared by HBCU Change $$$$ (@hbcuchange) “I created the HBCU Change app to allow Historically Black Colleges and Universities to innovatively engage their alumni and supporters,” said Xavier Peoples — founder and creator of the HBCU Change app — in a press statement . In terms of function, “the app allows alumni and supporters to give back at any time, in any place by allowing their spare change to go towards their selected school,” according to Peoples. The app rounds up credit or debit card purchases to the nearest dollar and then...

Njera Perkins

Aug 24, 2020