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  • The world would be a better place if money spent on social gaming went to charity instead of into the pockets of social gaming companies.

    - Steven Levitt, Freakonomics co-author

A new way to give

1. Make a donation

Donate a minimum of $5 and you'll be eligible to play our online slot machine to win big for charity.

2. Pick a charity

Choose to play on behalf of one of our participating charities.

3. Play and win

Play any of our games and win as many chips as you can.

4. Climb the leaderboard

Move up the leaderboard as you win more chips. When the contest is over, the top players get to choose which charity will receive a portion of the prize pool.

There's no risk!

Even if you don't win, your donations are still going to a great cause, and all donations are distributed to our participating charities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spin For Good?

Spin for Good hosts online gaming tournaments with real money at stake. Users pay to play, and 100% of the money goes to charity.

But where does the money go exactly?

100% of the donations go to our partner charities. In each tournament, players with the most chips choose which charity gets the prize pool. Click here for detailed breakdown of how the prize pool is distributed.

Can I choose my own charity?

Yes! Before entering a tournament, you'll have the chance to choose which of our many charity partners you'll be playing for.

What if I don't see my preferred charity?

Our current charity partners represent a wide range of great causes -- take a look at our partners and you'll probably find an organization to love. That said, if there's an organization you're truly passionate about and you don't see it listed, please email us and let us know! We are always looking to form new partnerships.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Spin for Good is a nonprofit organization, and is in the process of applying for 501(c)(3) status. Pending IRS approval, all donations you make on Spin for Good will be tax-deductible -- including donations made prior to the approval -- so please retain the email confirming your donation for tax purposes. If you have any questions, please email us.

How do I know the Spin For Good Charity partners are legitimate?

Spin for Good carefully reviews each charity partner before bringing them onto the site, and we are thrilled about the great work of each and every one. But, don't take our word for it. For full transparency, each of our partners' websites are linked from the "Charities" section of our site. We encourage you to visit them and learn more about the great things they're accomplishing all over the world.

Our Charity Partners

  • PSI

    PSI is a global health organization focused on serious challenges in the developing world including HIV and AIDS, malaria, pneumonia, and malnutrition.
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  • First Step

    First Step provides free treatment for children born with clubfoot who can't afford it. Just $250 is all it costs to save a child from a lifetime of pain and suffering.
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  • Prevent Cancer Foundation

    The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is to save lives through cancer prevention and early detection. Our vision is to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!
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  • MRC

    The mission of the Music Resource Center is to educate and inspire young people through music and equip them with life skills for the future.
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  • IFYC

    Interfaith Youth Core brings together young people of different religious and moral traditions for cooperative service and dialogue around shared values.
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  • Burn Rescue

    Burn Rescue provides free surgeries for severely burned children who can't afford them. These surgeries can save children from a lifetime of pain and suffering.
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  • is the country's largest non-profit for young people and social change, leading national campaigns for 13 - 25 year olds to make an impact.
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  • PEER International

    PEER International partners with educators to increase the academic achievement of learners in disenfranchised environments throughout the world.
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  • Wonderwork

    WonderWork provides free surgeries for poor children in developing countries who would otherwise never receive them.
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  • Su Casa

    Su Casa is a house of hospitality in the Catholic Worker tradition that provides a space of healing and hope to displaced Latino families.
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  • Nyaya Health

    Nyaya Health is working with the Nepalese government to provide rural health care and rebuild the public health system in Nepal.
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  • Together We Rise

    Together We Rise is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the way youth navigate through the foster care system in America.
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  • Barks of Love

    Barks of Love is a non-profit canine rescue program committed to matching dogs with ideal foster families and the best chance at permanent, loving homes.
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  • Seva

    Seva specializes in eye treatment surgeries to restore sight to those suffering from blindness and visual impairment.
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  • 20x20x20

    20x20x20 is on a mission to restore vision for 20 million children and adults with a 15 minute procedure that costs just $300.
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  • Against Malaria

    Against Malaria, founded in 2004, has raised over $20M, enabling them to purchase over six million bed nets to protect people from the spread of Malaria.
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  • Give Directly

    Give Directly focuses exclusively on getting money to the poorest possible households around the world, allowing GiveDirectly to dramatically affect livelihood.
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  • Sustainable South Bronx

    Sustainable South Bronx works to address economic and environmental issues in the Bronx and throughout New York City through green job training and social enterprise.
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  • Poverty Action

    The Proven Impact Fund and Dispensers for Safe Water run programs with proven cost-effectiveness, dedicated to discovering what works to help the world’s poor.
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  • Urban Upbound

    The mission of Urban Upbound is to provide public housing residents with a group of accessible, vital, and impactful services to tackle poverty and change lives.
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  • Oxfam

    Oxfam is a leading organization combating poverty in developing countries - working in campaigning, disaster relief, education, sanitation and women's rights.
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  • Student Veterans of America

    Student Veterans of America's vision is to provide veterans with the resources and support needed to succeed in higher education and post graduation.
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    For over 50 years, The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center has been a leader in cancer research.
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  • Evidence Action

    Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect 2B people worldwide. Evidence Action provides school children with pills that protect against the most prevalent NTDs.
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  • PHC

    Project Healthy Children works with governments to support food fortification programs to improve the health of children, women, and men worldwide.
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  • SCI

    Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect 2B people worldwide. SCI provides school children with pills that protect against the most prevalent NTDs.
    Learn more

Become a Spin For Good Charity Partner

We're always looking to work with new charities. Connecting with games is a great way to get communities to help raise funds and support your cause.

About Us

Spin For Good is dedicated to supporting charities doing great work by providing an unbeatable, real stakes online gaming experience. We give charities a cost effective way to raise money and reward their supporters with a fun way to give.

We're always looking for new charity partners! If there's an organization you're passionate about and it's not listed on our site, tell us! If you're part of an organization and you're looking for new ways to fundraise, please visit our charity sign-up page to find out more about what we do and how we can work together to make good things happen.

Please see our FAQ for more information on what we do, how our tournaments work, or any other questions you might have.

Our Team

  • Amee Kamdar Founder

    Amee Kamdar is an economist with extensive experience in both the commercial and non-profit sectors. She served as the managing partner of the Greatest Good (formerly Freakonomics Consulting Group), a behavioral economics consulting firm that she co-founded with Steven Levitt, author of Freakonomics, and Nobel Laureates Daniel Kahneman and Gary Becker.

    She has consulted for Fortune 500 clients in a range of industries including financial services, consumer goods, and retail. In 2012, she was named one of Crain's "40 under 40", recognized for becoming an influential leader in her field at just 29 years old. She also served as Associate Director of Research at the University of Chicago's Becker Center on Price Theory, a leading institute in the field of empirical microeconomic research.

    Amee received her undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds both an MBA and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Steven Levitt Founder

    Steve Levitt is the William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he directs the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory.

    Levitt received his BA from Harvard University in 1989 and his PhD from MIT in 1994. He has taught at Chicago since 1997.

    In 2004, Levitt was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded to the most influential economist under the age of 40. In 2006, he was named one of Time magazine's "100 People Who Shape Our World."

    Steve co-authored Freakonomics, which spent over 2 years on the New York Times Best Seller list and has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. SuperFreakonomics, released in 2009, includes brand new research on topics from terrorism to prostitution to global warming. Steve is also the co-author of the popular Freakonomics Blog.

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    Partner with us

    We're always looking for new charity partners. For more information on becoming a Spin For Good Charity Partner, please visit our Charities section here.