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This App Donates To Charity When You Press "Snooze"

Published On 12/10/2014 Published On 12/10/2014

If waking up earlier is on your list of New Year's resolutions this holiday season, look no further than iCukoo, an alarm clock app that lets you donate to a charity of your choosing when you hit the snooze button. You're about to be far less-rested or way more broke, but it's for a good cause, right?!

Right. 

Simply set your alarm—one-off or recurring—and pick a charity. Since the developers are UK-based, there are only five affiliated charities for now: Starlight Children's Foundation, Parkinson's UK, the National Literacy Trust, Prostate Cancer UK, and Maggie's.

Basically, you'll be giving to cancer research or kids, so you're doing a good thing here no matter which you pick.

Then you set a denomination of value for each snooze. Once the snoozes add up to a pound (it's a British app, remember), it'll ask you if you're ready to donate that amount. And it's that simple. Snooze your paycheck away...for charity! 'Tis the season, after all.


Ali Drucker is a staff writer for Supercompressor. She snoozed for 1 hour and 19 minutes this morning. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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