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The City of Tempe has partnered with Hownd to bring you revenue and customers at no cost with Buy Now, Save Local Support Vouchers!

We understand that COVID-19 has affected all of us, especially our local businesses.

The City of Tempe, Tempe IDA, Tempe Tourism Office, Tempe Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Tempe Authority have come together to help you generate revenue, enhance your marketing, and encourage the community to get behind Tempe businesses.

The “Buy Now. Save Local.” campaign encourages residents to buy gift cards and support vouchers now, even for businesses that may be closed. 

To view the most updated list of our chamber members who are part of this program, visit our MEMBER SPECIALS page!

Here’s how you can take advantage of this opportunity for increasing your revenue and raising your profile:

Sign up for a free account on Hownd. Hownd is a Tempe-based company that makes it easy for people to buy support vouchers now either through your own website, social media, email or through their MyHownd mobile app. It takes only about 10 minutes to sign up and your support voucher could be active on the app within 24 hours. All the funds from any support vouchers purchased stay with your company until someone redeems them. The City of Tempe is picking up all the costs through Hownd through June. Merchants would only have to pay the fees for the credit card transaction through Stripe.

The City will also be profiling businesses that have an offer on the MyHownd app, which can be downloaded from any app store. Learn more about Hownd and this exciting program:

City of Tempe and Hownd Partner Program from Hownd on Vimeo.

If you would like to get started, please visit where you can learn more and sign up. You can also contact Hownd at 877-777-2715 or

No Monthly Fees, No Contracts, & No Setup Costs!

For a limited time, during the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Tempe is covering these fees for local merchants like you!


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