Why did you make this website?
We live in Spain, and it felt like there was an inevitabliity that the country would be going into lockdown. My wife and I started talking about how we could use our position of privilege to help others that could really suffer in such a situation, and this site was born of that. Check out this thread for more info.
What countries are supported? When will you add more?
We’ve started populating London, Barcelona and Portland, as we have people on the ground there. But the site and platform can work worldwide. Get in touch with us if you’re a local expert in your town or city and would like to help out.
Can I add my local business to this site?
Of course! Go here. You’ll have to already sell gift vouchers on your site, but if you don’t, you can easily sign up with a number of gift card providers.
Hey, [this thing] isn’t working properly on the site!
Yup, we expected there will be a few of these. This site was built in 24 hours. It’s a bit rough around the edges, and we’ll be fixing things as we go forward. But if you’d like to let us know, contact us on email or Twitter.
Is anyone making money from this site?
Well, we hope there are some businesses that will be making some more money from it.
But us? Nope. Nada. We’re actually a little in the hole on this, but money isn’t the most important thing at a time like now..
We’re partnering with Gift Up App to allow businesses that don’t sell gift cards to do it easily. They have agreed to waive their fees for the first $5000 in gift cards for each and every business that signs up with this link. After that, they charge a flat fee of 3.49% on gift cards.
Who made this site?
This was built by Quickhatch. We’re a creative consultancy that helps brands build better things faster. We made this with a group of old and new friends, working remotely under quarantine, trying to solve big problems while simultaneously home schooling children.