We've worked with over 400 organizations to date. Here is what a few of our past clients have to say about GoGo Photo Contest:
"We came upon GoGo Photo Contest in 2015 when searching for a new platform to run our annual Calendar Contest. What immediately stood out for us was the phenomenal customer service we received from our very first inquiry.
Since then, and several contests later, they remain committed to helping us reach our goals and by year two, we doubled our original fundraising goal!
Want to change something up or try something new? They’re promptly on it and always with cheerful, optimistic dispositions. We love working with this company!
- Danielle Sharp, Officer, Annual Giving, BC SPCA
2015 2016 2017
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"GoGo Photo Contest has given a substantial boost to our national fundraising efforts.
Our annual photo contest has produced new record results each year. I attribute this to GoGo's engaging layout and responsive code, which makes it easy for participants to stay up-to-date on the latest results. We'll definitely be using GoGo again this year, and I highly recommend them to any animal rescue organization contemplating a photo contest fundraiser."
- Thomas Pletcher, IT Director and Co-Founder, National Great Pyrenees Rescue, Inc.
2015 2016 2017
"The AWLA has used GoGoPhotoContest for our annual pet photo contest for four consecutive years.
The platform is attractive, easy to use, and the GoGo team has always been courteous and responsive to any issues that arise. The pet photo contest is one of the AWLA's biggest fundraising events, and thanks to the improvements that GoGo has made with every upgrade, we continue to exceed our fundraising goals every year."
- Megan Webb, Executive Director, Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
2014 2015 2016 2017
"Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA has been using Gogophoto contest for 2 years now, and we love it!
When I originally started our first contest, I set our fundraising goal at $5,000, quickly after we launched the contest our vote donations quickly surpassed this goal and we raised over $10,000 for our shelter animals. The best part is, its super easy to use and if you have any question the Gogo staff are always there to help you! Our donors love it too, because it’s a different and unique way to donate to our shelter and it makes donating fun and easy! PHS/SPCA plans to use Gogo every year to host this contest!"
- Nova Maldonado, Special Events Coordinator, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
"We'd been running our calendar photo contest for a few years with some success, but collecting the photos, setting up local judging panels, staying organized and on top of it all was a growing annual headache.
Once we discovered GoGo Photo Contest's service, it seemed a natural direction to go, and not just for the ease and organization, but for the engagement of the community on a larger scale. It was a great decision! Between entries and votes, our end result is terrific ... Last year we set what we thought was a outrageous, out-of-reach goal, but we made it and then some. (Plus, a big shout out to Jason's customer service – always quick responses, great counseling and problem solving.)"
- Will Spearman, Director of Marketing, Idaho Humane Society
"As a 501c3 100% volunteer rescue, 75% of our funding comes from donations and fundraising. Our annual rescue calendar has evolved into one of our top annual fundraisers.
GOGOPHOTOCONTEST.com contests provide an easy and effective means to have our adopters submit their dog’s pictures and have the public “purchase” votes to vote their favorites into the top calendar spots for larger photos. Every photo that gets submitted is included in our calendar.
In addition to being a lot of fun, it’s heartwarming to see how our past dogs have thrived in their adopters’ care. This is also a great way to stay connected with past adopters and receive continuing donations. They look forward to each year’s calendar contest and having their baby among the many beautiful photos! GOGOphotocontest.com makes running a photo contest easy! They provide detail forms for all information needed to create a professional and appealing contest site. The administrative reports are perfect for tracking activity and for financial reporting. Donations are sent right to our bank account of choice. Plus, GOGOphotocontest.com employees are awesome. They respond quickly to questions and getting a contest up and running is extremely quick!
People love their pets – let’s face it - their family. Our adopters look forward to our photo contest every year! We’ve raised our financial goal each year and have repeatedly exceeded our goal. This “event” gets bigger every year! The 2017 Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue Calendar contest generated over $8,600!
Thank You GOGOPHOTOCONTEST.com!
-Eileen Gibson, Treasurer, Above & Beyond English Setter Rescue
(A GOGOPHOTOCONTEST.com customer for 4 years!)
2014 2015 2016 2017
"GoGo Photo Contest makes setting up a great looking donate-to-vote fundraising page extremely simple.
The GoGo team is very responsive and easy to work with and our supporters absolutely loved the concept. We were able to hit our fundraising goal and even exceeded it the following year. Thanks GoGo!"
- Miles Karp, Development - Events Associate at Bread & Roses Presents
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"Before our non-profit animal rescue organization discovered GoGo, our annual Glamour Puss Photo Contest was a massive undertaking that took lots of time and effort to run smoothly. This year's contest marks our third year of using GoGo and we could not be happier with the results!
The set-up process is very simple and GoGo's support is always quick to respond to any questions we have. Each contest has run perfectly from beginning to end with no hiccups. We feel very confident recommending their service. Thanks GoGo!"
- Jan Rich, President and Founder, For the Love of Cats
2015 2016 2017
"I learned of Go Go Photo Contest through our volunteers as they were beginning to plan a calendar fundraiser when I first arrived at MCHS.
Having been part of calendar fundraisers before, I have found that Go Go provides the most user friendly process I have experienced. Just as importantly, their customer service is great! Their staff are helpful, knowledgeable, and get back to me right away whenever I need assistance or advice, and it all resulted in fundraisers that exceeded our expectations. I plan to continue using Go Go Photo Contest for more successful fundraisers in the future.”
- Chuck Tourtillott, Executive Director, Mendocino Coast Humane Society
2015 2016 2017
"I highly recommend Go Go Photo Contest when wanting to use an online photo fundraiser.
They were so easy to work with and the web page they created for us was professional and user-friendly. We will most certainly be using them again!”
- Caitlin Reese, Outreach Manager at Ark-Valley Humane Society
"When we learned about GoGo Photo, we instantly knew that it would be a fun way to engage with past adopters and raise funds to save more cats and dogs.
The set up of the contest was so easy and the GoGo Photo team was there every step of the way. It was awesome how quick their response was and how thorough they were in answering all of our questions. We look forward to our annual calendar fundraiser every year and we know that we can depend on GoGo Photo to help us make it a success.”
- Erika Mullins, Marketing and Events Manager, San Antonio Pets Alive
"Alley Cat Advocates use GoGo Photo Contest last year to select photos for our annual cat calendar. The GoGo team supported us every step of the way.
We love the system and will definitely use this for our fundraiser this year. Thanks GoGo Team!
- Christina Durham, Operations Director, Alley Cat Advocates
"Partnering with GoGo Photo Contest made our calendar photo contest fundraiser seamless, easy, and fun.
We heard nothing but good things about our participants’ experiences, and we definitely plan to use GoGo again in the future! Thank you to the GoGo Photo Contest team for giving us a new way to raise money for the homeless dogs and cats of Indy!”
- Britnee King, Brand & Content Manager, Humane Society of Indianapolis
"New Fairfield Sherman Animal Welfare Society started running the photo contest a few years back.
I was rather apprehensive, as this was my first fundraising event. Jason was wonderful, and walked me through the whole process step by step. This contest has become one of our most popular fundraisers. Easy for us and fun for our participants!”
- Suzanne Glynn, Board of Directors, New Fairfield Sherman Animal Welfare Society
2014 2015 2016
"I have nothing but the highest praise for the support I get through Gogo Photo Contest and the sturdiness of their platform
. We run an annual fundraising photo contest that raises donations directly for our animal welfare partners. We have never had a contest that has had so few issues. During set up, the Gogo team was incredibly responsive to the customizations that we needed in order to make this more successful than it has ever been. In 2014, we raised over $120K for our animal welfare partners and garnered some amazing photos that will be used for our 2015 calendar. When you speak to Jason and Stevie (our account team), you have no doubt that we are all on the same team, working together to save lives. Their enthusiasm is contagious. We would not even consider using another vendor for this contest."
- Kim Smith, Senior Web and Community Manager, Petco Foundation
"WOW! Voices in the Dark Animal Rescue wants to send a HUGE THANK you to GoGo Photo Contest.
Every year, we hold our Pet Pin Up Contest, usually with about 30 entries. For some reason this year it was extremely popular and we had 1K+ submissions. It was unrealistic to vote on all the photos via Facebook, so we came to GoGo for an easier way for our participants to vote and share their pet. We were in a huge time crunch, but Jason was able to get our contest page up and running in just 48 hours. The contest was a HUGE success. Our goal was $3,000, which we MORE than doubled! We raised $7,115, making it our most successful fundraiser to date! From the Admin's side, the website is SO easy to use and you can modify pretty much any aspect that you'd like - from the content, to the timeframe of the contest, to entry/voting fees, just about everything! We will definitely be using GoGo for future fundraisers!"
- Courtney Smith, Co-Founder/Executive Director, Voices in the Dark Animal Rescue
"We are delighted with the results of our first contest.
It was a breeze to setup and manage and a great fun for our community. When a few glitches occurred, the GOGO team was responsive and effective. This will definitely be an annual event for us."
- Michael Ayers, President, Northern California Weimaraner Rescue
"WOW! Thank you so much for helping WRS run our calendar contest this year
. It was a complete and total success. We are so pleased with everything! We raised more money than ever with almost no stress on our part. It was a fantastic experience! I'm sure I'll have some questions for you as we wrap things up, but right now it's way past my bedtime and I'm just over the moon at how successful this was. THANK YOU!!!"
- Betsy Bottomley, Weimaraner Rescue of the South
2015 2016 2017
"For our annual photo contest, we were looking for a contest platform that would be easy for our constituents to use, provided good reporting and didn't take a lot of manual oversight
. The GoGo Photo Contest platform provided all that along with exceptional customer service. We had one of our best contest years yet! The feedback on our contest was all positive, we raised 35% more than our goal and received more entries than the previous year. We are extremely pleased with the platform and service and can't wait to work with GoGo Photo Contest team on next year's contest."
- Stephanie McVicker, Marketing Technology Specialist, Dumb Friends League
2014 2015 2016 2017
"I've really enjoyed everything about running the campaign through you
. It's the simplest online fundraising platform I've used to date!"
- Jan Ditchfield, Fund Development Manager, Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
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"Dachshund Rescue South Florida is thrilled with the GoGo Photo Contest Platform as not only does it reduce the amount of "hands on" management from our team in running and promoting the contest, but allows our entrants to set their own fundraising goals and seamlessly promote their own entries via social networking
. We are just a few weeks into taking entries, but we are already on track to have our biggest year ever!"
-Jennifer Hessley, Dachshund Rescue South Florida
2014 2015 2016 2017
"The Sacramento SPCA used GoGo Photo Contest for our annual calendar contest and it was our most successful contest to date
! We've used other contest sites before and this one was our best yet, helping us to raise $16,500 (surpassing our goal of $10,000). The GoGo team was very responsive when we had questions and were great to work with. Satisfied customers!"
- Julianne Byer, Community Engagement Coordinator, Sacramento SPCA
"Just wanted to thank you for all your great customer service and advice in making our calendar contest a huge success
. We doubled our original fundraising goal and got a lot of positive feedback about the contest. We will definitely be doing this again next year and using GoGo."
- Sandy Silva, Board of Trustees, Humane Society for Greater Nashua
"When we heard about the GoGo Photo Contest we thought "what a great way to raise money, have fun and get pictures for a calendar"
. We were extremely pleased with the results of our GoGo fundraiser and it was great fun for our supporters and our volunteers. The GoGo team was very responsive and easy to work with before, during and after our contest. We plan to make the English Setter Snapshots Contest an annual event for SWESR. Thanks GoGo for supporting rescues!"
- Susan Dunlap, Director, Southwest English Setter Rescue
2014 2015 2016 2017
"We partnered with GoGo Photo Contest earlier this year for the first time
. The process was so simple and the staff was extremely helpful and responsive in getting us up and running. The contest pages are well-displayed as well. It is an overall easy, economical, exciting way to raise funds and get others involved. We look forward to our next contest!"
- Peyton Taylor, G.R.E.A.T. Rescue of NE FL, Inc.
"The GoGo Photo Contest far exceeded our expectations of donations to Taysia Blue Rescue
! With very little up front work on our end, animal lovers did the marketing for us. We were shocked at the last minute bidding wars going on to crown our winner. We offered an amazing custom oil portrait from a regional artist as our grand prize which was very coveted and helped drive the votes / donations. We also offered a 'goodie' package for the top six so people felt like they were winning something.
- Jackie Roach, President - Taysia Blue Rescue, Inc.
"We did pretty well for a first-year event that we put up by the seat of our pants
! Jason and Stevie were very helpful in getting everything set up, and now that it's all been done once, set up will be super easy next time! It was a lot of fun and we'll definitely be doing it again!"
- Monica Gardner, Operations Manager, Humane Society of Waupaca County
"The GoGo Photo Contest software helped us take our fundraising photo competition to a new level from previous years
. We were very pleased with the ease of use, customer support and functionality overall. We received many compliments on the look of our site and look forward to new offerings and features in the future!"
- Edwin Rodriguez Jr., Chautauqua County Humane Society
2014 2015 2016 2017
"We have tried a few calendar contest platforms in the past and we always ended up frustrated.
When we found GoGo Photo Contest, we were amazed at how easy the team was to work with, how quickly our site was set up, and the ease of use for our contest supporters. Though the fees were higher than previous contests, we still had our biggest calendar fundraiser to date! We cannot wait to see what our next contest brings in."
- Kelly, Doberman Rescue Minnesota
"We have run a couple calendar photo contests for our cat rescue group through GoGo and have found them to be easy and pleasant to work with.
They have consistently provided support and guidance and answered our questions promptly. Our calendar contests have been a financial success and we hope to continue to partner with GoGo in making this fundraiser an annual event."
- Deborah, Board member, Helen Sanders CatPAWS
"GoGo Photo Contest helped us in raising over $5,000 in our playing card contest
. We highly recommend their software!"
-Kori Baade, Sioux Falls Area Humane Society
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"We are very happy with GoGo Photo Contest
. We have requested a few changes and their response was very fast. This is the first time we have offered online uploading of calendar photos through a 3rd party website and so far we are very pleased! We would highly recommend GoGo Photo Contest to other humane societies."
- Lisa Folger, Development Manager, Suncoast Humane Society, Englewood, FL
2014 2015 20162017
"The team at GoGo Photo Contest created a banner just for our contest and also helped us with our rules and settings to maximize our donations
. The contest was so much fun!"
-Carrie Bermel, Erin's Midwest Animal ResQ
"The contest we ran through GoGo Photo Contest was a fun way to engage our constituents
. We will definitely be using your website again."
-Jodi Polanski, Lost Our Home Pet Foundation
"The team at GoGo Photo Contest were very helpful in setting up our photo contest
. We were very excited to reach our goal!"
-Amy Parish, Chap's Chow Rescue
2013 2014 2015 2016
"Gogo provided us with a wonderful opportunity for a fundraiser and awareness-builder for Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center in California
. Stevie was so helpful with the set-up and made it easy for us to launch our contest and he was always available by e-mail to answer any questions we had."
-Nicky Gore-Jones, Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center
"Where Hope Lives Animal Rescue has just completed our first Go Go photo contest with great success
. The contest was very easy to setup, promote, and updated regularly. They do most of the set up for you with your input and work with you to make your event a success. We would highly recommend using them for your next event and look forward to hosting another Go Go photo contest in the future."
-Nancy Bartow, Where Hope Lives Animal Rescue
"Blind Dog Rescue Alliance used GoGo Photo Contest this year for our annual t-shirt & calendar contest
. The contest ran smoothly and any hiccups we had were handled quickly behind the scenes. Thanks to the team effort with GoGo Photo we were able to raise even more money than last year and everyone had fun!"
-Tara Shepherd, Blind Dog Rescue Alliance
2014 2015 2016
"SSRR had great success with our GoGo Fundraiser
. Participants enjoyed the "competition" for the most liked photo. The top 6 winners were actually used for another fundraising project that we needed design entries for so that added a little incentive! The crew at GoGo made the process super easy. They went above and beyond to make this a successful fundraiser!"
-Terri Coleman, Southern States Rescued Rottweilers
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"We were very happy with the way our contest was run
. Doing business on the internet is always a little bit of an unknown, but the GoGo staff was very prompt and helpful. As far as I could tell, the interface with entrants, donors, and depositing funds was seamless and we did not hear any complaints. Everything worked just the way it was supposed to, the site looked professional, and if we decide to run another photo contest we will definitely use GoGo."
-Gretchen Meyer, Heartland Greyhound Adoption
"I would like to say that using GoGo Photo Contest was one of our more lucrative fundraising efforts
. We are a very small rescue and it is difficult for us to manage larger fundraisers on our own. Your staff was so helpful in setting us up, and the whole process was a lot of fun. We plan to use GoGo Photo Contest again in the near future."
-Lori Harbison, Rescue Ohio English Bulldogs
2013 2015 2016
"We operate a small animal rescue in rural Tennessee
. Finding beneficial fundraisers has always been a difficult and ongoing process for us. Thanks to the GoGo Photo Contest, we were able to raise our goal for heartworm treatments, and a little extra! The support we received in setting up and running the contest was fabulous. It took no time at all for us to be up and running. Thank you so much to all the great people who helped us out!"
- Carol Williams, Black Bear Animal Rescue
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