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Ronald Pruitt is Founder of 4aGoodCause. His e-commerce fundraising software has helped nonprofits bring in millions of dollars in online donations for the past 17+ years. Last year alone they had 11.6 million raised online by 4aGoodCause nonprofits.

They have worked with the Girl Scouts, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore and many more.

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Ronald has collected over 10,000 comic books!

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Since founding 4aGoodCause in 1998, Ronald has had the joy of doing what he loves – building websites that make a difference in the world. He’s helped build hundreds nonprofits with his ecommerce solutions raise millions of dollars online. He has more than 17 years experience helping commercial and nonprofit organizations create effective and results-driven e-commerce Web sites, sites that raise money for good causes.

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Intro 0:00
Have you ever walked into the game and write down 100 grand? You are listening to Inspired insider with your host, Dr. Jeremy wise.

Jeremy Weisz 0:23
Dr. Jeremy Weiss here and founder of inspired where I talk with inspirational entrepreneurs and leaders like the founders of p90x Baby Einstein, Atari and many more how they overcome big challenges in life and business today, I’m excited. We have Ronald Pruitt, he’s founder of for a good cause. His E commerce fundraising software programs have helped nonprofits, and resulted in millions of dollars raised in online donations across the US and Canada for the past 17 plus years. So we will talk about the early days of the internet. Last year alone, they had $11.6 million raised online by for good cause nonprofits. They’ve created ecommerce solutions for the Girl Scouts, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Ronald McDonald, House Charities of Baltimore, and many, many more. They help nonprofits get paid. And that’s the bottom line. Ronald, thanks for joining me. I appreciate you having me on. I’m excited to chat. And yeah, I always like to include a fun fact. And a really cool fun fact about you is, I mean, you can read it on bow page, obviously, like the Atlanta Hawks and in a bunch of other things, but you have 10,000 comic books. And you’ve been collecting comic books for how long?

Ronald Pruitt 1:42
Probably since I was eight years old. Wow. It’s just something I fell in love with that. You know, I think when I was young, I wasn’t I don’t know that I was a great reader. I didn’t have things that I really fell in love with anything that really inspired me. And we took a little trip to the local stopping shop back in the days when comic books were sold at the local 711. And I picked up I think I picked up an incredible Hulk and something else and just came home and just love with it. And then I begged my parents to get me a monthly subscription so that the books would start coming to the house. And yeah, now I’m up to 10,000 books. It’s just something that

you it’s just inspired me I think one of the things you know, Spider Man’s always been my favorite. He and Daredevil and Spider Man is the great quote. You know, with great power comes great responsibility, right? You’ve probably seen that in the movies. Yes. That’s something that I think it’s inspired me you know that when you’re when you’re out there doing stuff you need to make sure that you’re doing doing not just well for yourself but well for the community as well. It’s something that shaped me it’s an entertaining thing

in my office I have

Jeremy Weisz 3:01
you have any around you now that you

Ronald Pruitt 3:04
well I have some I have a lot of conflict poster art. If you could see their bumpers, Jack Yeah, we got Iron Giant Spider Man, I’ve got the original poster. From the first Spider Man movie. I’ve got the Twin Towers poster.

Jeremy Weisz 3:23
What’s your most prized comic books?

Ronald Pruitt 3:27
Oh I well, I do have a 1934 Bugs Bunny. One,

Jeremy Weisz 3:37
which ones you’re not part with if someone offered you a lot of money

Ronald Pruitt 3:42
probably some of the early SpiderMan ones that I have. Have some in the you know under issue 50 I have an early Daredevil one number four I believe just the ones that I yeah, I wouldn’t I wouldn’t part with them right? I don’t I don’t know that I would be ready to part with most any of them just Yeah. Why is ready for me to shoot, they’re starting to overrun the housing different