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Suspicions Raised Over Charitable Crowdfunding In China

Suspicions are being raised in China after a family crowdfunded over $865,000 to bring their cancer-stricken daughter to the US for treatment. The 4 year old died from her illness and now questions are being raised about how the money … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Generation Gap?

A ┬áNew York Times article suggests that crowdfunding is drawing donors, particularly younger donors, away from legacy charities such as the Red Cross and Save the Children. While charitable crowdfunding is growing, legacy charities revenues have not. Many younger donors … Continue reading

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