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Helpyness.org is an innovative crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform for social utility projects.

Ours is a non-profit initiative entirely dedicated to activities provided for by the ONLUS law and for this reason we have requested and obtained recognition as a Non-Profit Organization of Social Utility (click here to download the official documentation).

But let’s go step by step…

Crowdfunding is a phenomenon that has recently been seeing a rapid growth on the web, and it consists in the possibility for people to propose projects that are financed by the “crowd”.
Crowdsourcing is connected to this phenomenon, which consists in the collective creation of products, goods and services.

HELPYNESS - help yourself that the web helps you


Helpyness.org is therefore a web platform that, through the social approach and innovative technologies, involves all the actors of the projects, starting from the proponents and beneficiaries of the project itself, up to the contributors (funders, but also providers of other forms of help, in terms of time, working hours, materials provided) to simple supporters.


There is currently the need for a different approach to charity, which would involve all actors (proposers, beneficiaries, contributors, supporters, etc.) in order to make them participate in the first person: a “social” approach that allows to increase the overall impact of the initiative and at the same time facilitate the achievement of the objectives of the proposed projects.


The reference to the words happyness and help recall the intention of our organization to address the issue of volunteering in an innovative way, and in line with nowadays society.


We are a team of people passionate for technology, charity, music, web design, but also simply friends, husbands, wives, and parents. We are united by the passion and willingness to create an impactful initiative for social good, that may look at long term solidarity and sustainability in a genuine and pragmatic way. Also for our children!
Dario Sabella
Dario SabellaPresident
Professional since more than 20 years in the field of engineering and telecommunication, for long time being active in the domain of volunteering, by collaborating with several local associations in Italy (he was vice-president of the charity org “Amici nella Gioia ONLUS” and collaborated with Comitato Girotondo on the project “100 PCs for Belarus”). Hobbies and passions: jazz piano, music composition.
Maurizio Bugarini
Maurizio BugariniVice-President
A creative man at the service of communication and marketing. He’s tools are new technologies. His languages are the Web, Arts and Music. Hobbies and passions: guitar, basketball and cooking.
Katia Croveri
Katia CroveriTresurer
Teacher at the primary school, with a degree in “Scienze della Formazione Primaria”, with specialization to assist disadvantaged students. In the past, she was involved for several years in volunteering activities with disabled youth, and currently she collaborates in the project “The school of Parents 2.0”. Hobbies and passions: reading, cinema and yoga.
Silvia Pogliano
Silvia PoglianoAdvisory Board Member
Psychologist psychotherapist, she has been working for years in the mental health sector and has long been involved in training and management of human resources, both in the university and in initiatives as non-profit organizations and social cooperatives. Hobbies and passions: reading, cooking, mindfulness.
Antonio Alvarez Araya
Antonio Alvarez ArayaAdvisory Board Member
Entrepreneur and executive from Costa Rica with great experience in Europe and Asia. He currently lives in Singapore where he works as a Management Consul for nonprofit organizations. He has extensive experience in the social sector in Latin America and Asia. Hobbies and passions: traveling, reading and playing the ukulele.
Jordie Reynolds
Jordie ReynoldsAdvisory Board Member
Communication professional in the creative sector with extensive experience in the fields of real estate development, local administration, not-for-profit organizations (NFPs) and professional services. She academic qualifications in Creative Industries & Interactive Media, International Business, Marketing Communication and Tourism & Leisure Management. Hobbies and passions: the beach, digital art, food and culture.
Francesco Rampone
Francesco RamponeAdvisory Board Member
Expert lawyer with a passion for new information and communication technologies. He believes in people and in the possibility that the web offers us to create a more just and equitable society. Hobbies and passions: Sunday family outings with dog in tow.