99designs to Donate 100% of Profits to Benefit New Zealand Earthquake Relief

San Francisco
2 Mar 2011

BUSINESS WIRE -- 99designs is donating 100% of its profits for Thursday, March 3rd Pacific Time to benefit New Zealand’s Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. The earthquake that struck Christchurch on February 22nd has claimed over 140 lives, injured thousands and caused billions of dollars in damages. To contribute simply launch a design contest on 99designs.com on March 3rd and all profits will automatically be donated directly to the relief efforts. Please visit http://99designs.com/christchurch to get started.

“Our hearts go out to the victims of this horrible tragedy”, said Matt Mickiewicz, Co-founder of 99designs. “We are proud to do our part to help the people of New Zealand in this time of great need.”

99designs is always looking for ways to help Not-for-Profit charitable causes around the globe. Please contact notforprofit@99designs.com for more information.

About 99designs

99designs is the #1 marketplace for small business graphic design. Its Ready-made logo store has over ten thousand high quality logos available for customization and sale right off the shelf for $99, while its Design Contest Marketplace enables businesses to quickly and inexpensively source custom logo design, web design, business cards or any other graphic design work by launching design projects to a global community of over 90,000 designers. 99designs has hosted over 67,000 design contests to date for brands such as TiVo and DISH Network. It sees a new design uploaded every 7 seconds and pays out over $800,000 to its design community every month.

For more information please visit: 99designs.com.

Jason Aiken