Glia connects/disconnects customers with stores in their area that support the same/different issues
Consumers all have causes they care about, whether it be cancer research, supporting marriage equality, or funding local animal shelters. The best way to support these causes is to vote with your wallet, so to speak, but trying to find the best businesses to do so and avoiding the ones that support things you oppose can be time-consuming and confusing. Thankfully, Glia is a free app for iOS that allows buyers to check what stores in their area support your worldview and which ones actively oppose it.
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