Hope.ly is a free website to create short URLs for donation. This website is created by the popular Bitly website (URL shortener website) and American Red Cross organization together to raise fund for needy people.
It generates short URL for any web page or website URL. Whenever someone will open that URL to access that particular web page, a donation ribbon at the top of that webpage will be visible. Clicking on that ribbon will direct the user to the donation page from where he/she can donate an amount for a noble cause. More you will share the short URL, higher will be the chances to raise fund.
It’s a good attempt by both of these services and anyone can be a part of it. So whenever you have to shorten a URL, you can use this website and can help American Red Cross to collect fund.
In above screenshot, you can see the donation ribbon that appears on short URL of a web page generated by this website.
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How to Use This Free Website To Create Short URLs for Donation?
It’s a very simple website that fulfills the purpose of generating short URLs as well as raising fund for donation. To use this website, you first need to jump to its homepage.
On its homepage, enter the website or web page URL that you want to shorten. After this, tap on Shorten button. It will immediately generate short URL, known as ‘Hope.ly Bitlink‘, for that webpage.
Now you just need to share this URL with your friend or wherever you want to share.
When someone will open that URL, donation ribbon will be visible at the top of that webpage. It’s completely user’s choice whether he/she want to donate or just want to close the donation ribbon.
Clicking on Donate now, button will open the donation page in a new tab. In that page, user can check how to donate for a noble cause.
Hope.ly comes with a good aim to collect as much fund as possible for needy people. So you can use it when you have to share a short URL on Twitter or on other social platforms.