When tragedy struck Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., a group of women rallied together to provide meals for thousands of mourners. Hundreds of volunteers offered to help via online sign ups. "We could not have completed this task with such ease if we didn't use this website. I am so grateful," says Stacie Gregory of Missional Moms.Read the story
I have loved SignUpGenius. It's so easy to reach people, and I love that it's email-based and they don't have to create an account or anything to use it! The admin tools are awesome - I can still make calls to the elderly and add their name in, which is so nice! In the last two and a half years, I have used it to organize four funeral luncheons, five sets of meals for new mothers, 11 sets of meals post-hospital visit and a few other situations like nursing home visits.
The response was overwhelming. By the end of the day we had almost 300 email addresses of people who wanted to help and within 24 hours almost 500. The only way I could even think of orchestrating all this was to use SignUpGenius.
...if you need to coordinate responses as well as volunteers and potluck items this is the thing! What an awesome service you are providing. I'm in the process of planning a potentially large open-house party to celebrate life with a very sick friend in our neighborhood. ... I'm so grateful to find your service. After only a couple hours of the sign up going live, I was already so relieved I used it!
I am in charge of planning meals for our church small group and the annual church picnic. ... Other organizing sites just couldn't cut the mustard, so we were forced to do everything through multiple emails - what a pain. I found you a few months ago and our small group loves the site - and I do too. Thank you for making this incredible tool.
When my neighbor lost her son in a tragic accident, we wanted to provide meals, but did not have a way to contact all their different circles of friends. Your program is amazing. ... Folks could sign up for one item or multiple items. People were able to easily contact me, and I could easily track the sign up traffic. This website handled every aspect of this process beautifully. My work schedule doesn't allow a lot of extra time, so your website was instrumental in making the coordination of meals doable.
Walnut Grove, CA
Our whole church uses your site for various things (meals for the sick, committee sign ups, etc.) and I've used it for many other groups of which I'm a member. Thank you so much for your wonderful site!
Intuitive wizards make it simple to set up and simple to sign up.
Friends and volunteers can see all needs at once and sign up 24-7.
Volunteers can easily switch dates and select the times that work best for them.
Use bulk email invites, automated reminders and data exports to save time.
Collect payments for meal gift cards and quickly send group messages.