GoFundMe is an American for-profit crowdfunding platform that allows people to raise money for events ranging from life events such as celebrations and graduations to challenging circumstances like accidents and illnesses. From 2010 to 2017, over $5 billion was raised on the platform for over two million individual campaigns and 50 million donors. For personal campaigns in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain, GoFundMe is a free platform. The company is based in Redwood City, California, with offices in San Diego and Dublin, and with operations in France, Spain, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.
A GoFundMe page has raised more than $150,000 for a caterer who was scammed by the creators of the Fyre Festival. Maryann Rolle catered thousands of meals for the festival but was never paid for it. CBS News - Published
The family of the five-year-old boy who was thrown from a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America back in April posted an update on GoFundMe on Tuesday. "We are pleased to share that our son.. CBS News - Published