COVID-19 Crisis

Cities are the epicenter of this pandemic & families in crisis are navigating a new reality of lost wages and school closings. Food banks across the nation have seen a +50% increase in need, and have had to temporarily suspend 41% of their network to mitigate risk. help is needed. through spare we can act together, even while apart, to feed our neighbors.

COVID-19 Crisis

Cities are the epicenter of this pandemic & families in crisis are navigating a new reality of lost wages and school closings. Food banks across the nation have seen a +50% increase in need, and have had to temporarily suspend 41% of their network to mitigate risk. help is needed. through spare we can act together, even while apart, to feed our neighbors.

Our Solution

Round up.

Round up your grocery & food delivery bills to support local food banks

End hunger.

Food insecurity is a reality for more people in our country as businesses close or scale back hours

Connect.

In this time of isolation, spare can connect us to help each other

Our Solution

Round up.

Round up your grocery & food delivery bills to support local food banks

End hunger.

Food insecurity is a reality for more people in our country as businesses close or scale back hours

Connect.

In this time of isolation, spare can connect us to help each other

How it works

1. Connect Your Card

 Link the account you use when dining in.

2. Dine In

spare automatically rounds up your grocery and take out bills to the nearest dollar.

3. Activate Your Change

Watch your impact grow as your change supports local foodbanks, raises awareness & drives advocacy.

How it works

1. Connect Your Card

 Link the account you use when dining in.

2. Dine In

spare automatically rounds up your grocery and take out bills to the nearest dollar.

3. Activate Your Change

Watch your impact grow as your change supports local foodbanks, raises awareness & drives advocacy.

Spare has temporarily disabled social features but we’ll be there with you when the bars reopen!

Spare has temporarily disabled social features but we’ll be there with you when the bars reopen!

Drinks on us!

Celebrate the solution.

3 round ups at partner venues =
1 free cocktail

Donations as small as 3 cents earn
free drinks

Drinks on us!

Celebrate the solution.

3 round ups at partner venues = 1 free cocktail

Donations as small as 3 cents earn free drinks

Partner with us!

Learn more about how you can help end hunger

Partner with us!

Learn more about how you can help end hunger

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Leadership Team

Andra Tomsa

Founder

Dan Simon

PR & Marketing

Edward Sia

NGO Specialist

Leadership Team

Andra Tomsa

Founder

Dan Simon

PR & Marketing

Edward Sia

NGO Specialist

Become a spare Ambassador!

Help us spread the world

Become a spare Ambassador!

Help us spread the world

Contact Us

(201) 916-2215

info@spareusa.org

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Contact Us

(201) 916-2215

info@spareusa.org

contact form

Andra Tomsa

PR & Marketing

Having lived and studied in several countries throughout her life, Andra Tomsa has always regarded herself as a citizen of the world. Armed with first-hand knowledge of the economic inequalities in a diverse array of communities, Tomsa attained a Master’s Degree in Development Economics. She has since dedicated her work to the alleviation of poverty and inequality starting with her immediate community. While at Fordham University she was selected as a St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow for her submission on the equitable distribution of power and resources. Prior to starting Spare Andra worked as a Financial Advisor with National Life Group. Andra currently resides in Brooklyn with her 7 year old son.

Dan Simon

PR & Marketing

Dan Simon is the CEO and co-founder of Vested, an integrated communications firm for the financial industry, Chairman of the Communications Board for the Museum of American Finance, the cohost of the popular Wall & Broad Podcast and the host of Asset.TV’s FinTech channel.

Dan is a senior communications specialist with over 15 years' experience leading campaigns for some of the biggest brands in finance and financial technology, including Bloomberg LP, J.P.Morgan, ABN AMRO and Citigroup.
Dan is also a writer for Forbes and was recently appointed a FinTech Mentor at Barclays TechStars in NYC.

Edward Sia

NGO Specialist

Edward Sia is a financial sector development specialist with over 20 years of experience providing consulting and advisory services for governments, businesses, public and private sector financial institutions in the U.S., Africa, Eurasia, the Middle East, South and South East Asia as both a private consultant and as a U.S. Government contractor. He currently serves as an Director to the Financial Services Volunteer Corps, a private-public partnership 501c(3) that helps build financial systems in developing and emerging market economies. In this role, Edward supports the reform goals of counterpart Ministries of Finance, Central Banks and non-bank regulatory institutions.

Edward specializes in strategic planning, new business development, project implementation and operational efficiency, often tackling the largest organizational threats and weaknesses to implement solutions that are achievable, and setting goals that are obtainable in difficult local conditions. Throughout his experience, he has been successful in approaching systemic problems from a fresh third-party perspective, and provides solutions that are capable of creating sustainable impact.

Andra Tomsa

PR & Marketing

Having lived and studied in several countries throughout her life, Andra Tomsa has always regarded herself as a citizen of the world. Armed with first-hand knowledge of the economic inequalities in a diverse array of communities, Tomsa attained a Master’s Degree in Development Economics. She has since dedicated her work to the alleviation of poverty and inequality starting with her immediate community. While at Fordham University she was selected as a St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow for her submission on the equitable distribution of power and resources. Prior to starting Spare Andra worked as a Financial Advisor with National Life Group. Andra currently resides in Brooklyn with her 7 year old son.

Dan Simon

PR & Marketing

Dan Simon is the CEO and co-founder of Vested, an integrated communications firm for the financial industry, Chairman of the Communications Board for the Museum of American Finance, the cohost of the popular Wall & Broad Podcast and the host of Asset.TV’s FinTech channel.

Dan is a senior communications specialist with over 15 years' experience leading campaigns for some of the biggest brands in finance and financial technology, including Bloomberg LP, J.P.Morgan, ABN AMRO and Citigroup.
Dan is also a writer for Forbes and was recently appointed a FinTech Mentor at Barclays TechStars in NYC.

Edward Sia

NGO Specialist

Edward Sia is a financial sector development specialist with over 20 years of experience providing consulting and advisory services for governments, businesses, public and private sector financial institutions in the U.S., Africa, Eurasia, the Middle East, South and South East Asia as both a private consultant and as a U.S. Government contractor. He currently serves as an Director to the Financial Services Volunteer Corps, a private-public partnership 501c(3) that helps build financial systems in developing and emerging market economies. In this role, Edward supports the reform goals of counterpart Ministries of Finance, Central Banks and non-bank regulatory institutions.

Edward specializes in strategic planning, new business development, project implementation and operational efficiency, often tackling the largest organizational threats and weaknesses to implement solutions that are achievable, and setting goals that are obtainable in difficult local conditions. Throughout his experience, he has been successful in approaching systemic problems from a fresh third-party perspective, and provides solutions that are capable of creating sustainable impact.