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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 the beginning of 2020, over $9 billion has been raised on the platform, with contributions from over 120 million donors.


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GoFundMe Confronts Coronavirus Demand

Americans are turning to crowdfunding to cover coronavirus-related costs while the government prepares to deliver on its stimulus plan. But most campaigns aren’t meeting their goals.
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Michael Sheen crowdfunds for Storm Dennis victims, rebuilding

Michael Sheen has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for recovery efforts from Storm Dennis in the UK. The storm brought a month's worth of rain in just 48 hours and South Wales received the..
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'Mighty Ducks' Shaun Weiss: GoFundMe fundraiser page set up to aid troubled star

After "Mighty Ducks" star Shaun Weiss was arrested last week, a GoFundMe page has been set up to help the troubled former child actor.
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Donations surge for college player's GoFundMe after hitting game-winning layup against Duke

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GoFundMe page raises over $150,000 for Fyre Festival caterer

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.
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A girl with a gavel! Barbie debuts judge dolls, partners with GoFundMe to close 'dream gap'

Barbie is partnering with fundraising giant GoFundMe to raise money for its "Barbie Dream Gap Project" in it's ongoing effort to empower girls.
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A GoFundMe has raised over $70k to cover legal fees for anonymous Ukraine whistleblower

The whistleblower who filed a complaint about President Donald Trump's call to the Ukrainian president has so far received over $70k dedicated to legal aid through GoFundMe.
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Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony returns home

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..
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GoFundMe created to ease Valerie Harper's 'unrelenting medical costs' amid cancer fight

Valerie Harper's family is hoping her fans will offer relief when it comes to medical expenses.
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Three charged with hate crime after 'mob' attack on gay couple outside of DC gay bar

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Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate

The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.
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