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No Good Crowdfunding Deed

Is it “no good deed goes unpunished”? A New Jersey couple who had been helped by a homeless man set up a crowdfunding site for him. After raising more than $400,000, they gave Johnny Bobbitt some of the money. But … Continue reading

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Local Guys Crowdfund For Sleeping Bags For The Homeless

Two local Montgomery County guys have crowdfunded their self designed sleeping bags to give to the homeless. And now they are challenging celebrities to help out with the project. Using the hashtag #100sleepingbags, the clothing line designers posted “Tyler Perry, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Tiny Homes Considered In Chicago

Would you live in a 160 square foot home? If you didn’t have a home and lived on the mean cold streets of Chicago (and had other life factors), you might. Following the lead of Elvis Summers, who crowdfunded the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For a Cause: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

If you remember, 12 year old Tamir Rice was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer in November 2014. An “activist” started a crowdfunded donation campaign on YouCaring.com and raised about $60,000. After being challenged as a scam, attorneys … Continue reading

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