A Twist on Black Friday 2023

A Twist on Black Friday 2023
Eugène Ernoult
Written by
Eugène Ernoult
Eugène Ernoult
Written by
Eugène Ernoult
Eugène Ernoult
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December 11, 2023

In the last 3 years, we’ve been celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) a little differently. And this year, we plan to continue giving back!

Our Initiative

If you’re new to Weglot’s initiative, we’ll catch you up: in the last 3 BFCM holidays, we donated 50% of our revenue made on those days. And this year will be no exception, so don’t worry about missing out—if you purchase a plan on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you’ll get to join in and donate to several causes!

If you’re an existing Weglot customer, you can participate, too. If you opt to upgrade your plan on either of those days, you’ll also be automatically part of the donation.

In 2022, we were thrilled to have donated €52,000 to Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), Fondation de France, and a number of other smaller charities that Weglot team members hold close to their hearts.

So, it was without hesitation that we decided to continue the initiative this year. Like in previous years, the team was eager to choose the charities that would benefit from this year’s campaign.

Our Beneficiaries

Médecins Sans Frontières

This year, we’ll be donating once more to Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). They are an international humanitarian organization that delivers medical assistance to areas devastated by conflict, epidemics, disasters or exclusion from healthcare with impartiality, independence and neutrality.

Fondation de France

We’ll also be donating to Fondation de France again this year. They are a French charity with initiatives in all non-profit sectors and are active in many projects both within France and internationally. They collaborate with beneficiaries to create truly impactful solutions in the lives of others. As they have many sectors, our donation will go towards their Cancer Research program.

Alongside these charities, the Weglot team handpicked several other charities that contribute towards societal, educational, humanitarian, and public health concerns, both in France and abroad. These include animal welfare and conservation, disaster relief, women’s rights, and more.

“Now on our fourth year running, we’re honored to continue supporting numerous charities that our team members are involved in,” said Augustin Prot, co-founder and CEO of Weglot. “Though this event is typically focused on consumers, we want to again take a different approach and use this opportunity to contribute to causes important to us.”

Summing Up

If you’ve been thinking of trying out Weglot or upgrading your plan, we encourage you to do so on the 24th and 27th of November and join us as we try to make a bigger, more meaningful impact to end 2023 on a great note.

We’ll be talking about our campaign on social media from now until Cyber Monday. We would love it if you could spread the word by sharing our posts, as it means we can donate even more to our beneficiaries this year with the hope of exceeding 2022’s donation.

Stay tuned to hear about how much we’ve raised right after Cyber Monday on the 28th of November, which is also known as Giving Tuesday. We can’t wait for the results!

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected].

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