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Kids Crowdfund To Sue European Countries On Climate Change

Look out for the kids! This summer forest fires in the Leiria region of central Portugal killed more than 60 people and left hundreds injured. Now, some children there are crowdfunding £35,000 to pay British barristers to sue 47 European countries in … Continue reading

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Right Wingers Crowdfund To Stop African Migration To Europe

Right wing “patriots” have been crowdfunding to stop the influx of migrants from the African continent. Known in Europe as the “Identitarian Movement” it claims that “Migrants are destroying Europe’s social fabric.” And so they are raising citizen money to … Continue reading

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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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Crowdfund To Help Victims of Human Trafficking

Cosmopolitan Magazine is touting a crowdfunding campaign for women to wear a dress every day in December (not very weather appropriate). But it’s not what you think. The Dressember Challenge is trying to “raise money to fight human trafficking through … Continue reading

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Christmas Elves Crowdfund For Sick Kids

Sounding almost like a Dickens story, a heartless thief stole “presents worth £3,000 which were to be given to desperately ill children in intensive care” at St. Mary’s Hospital, London, over Christmas. Even Santa’s costume was swiped. Now, the charity … Continue reading

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Vets Crowdfunding To Get Trump To Release His Tax Returns

If you would like to raise some money for veterans, a veteran is crowdfunding donations that will go to a number of vet organizations if Donald Trump releases his federal tax returns. Reid Hoffman, the head of LinkedIn, has pledged … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding A Cancer Cure

Because of one of the biggest crowdfunding events in history, scientists have now linked a new gene to Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). Jon Huntsman has called for another crowdfunding challenge to defeat cancer. But because cancer comes in many guises, … Continue reading

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Petition Website Adopting Crowdfunding To Drive Revenues

Change.org, a petition website that hosts sponsored (ie, paid) campaigns for organizations, after testing it out, is now turning to crowdfunding for its customers. It plans to phase out payments for a piece of the fundraising action. Previous crowdfunding tests … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Medicis

You can be like the Medicis and become a patron of the arts by signing up with Patreon, a crowdfunding website that provides artists with a monthly stipend to continue their work. Investors like Thrive Capital, Allen and Company, Charles … Continue reading

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White House Starts Crowdfunding for Syrian Refugees

According to the New York Times, the White House Office of Digital Strategy has asked Kickstarter to open a crowdfunding page to raise funds to aid the refugees from Syria. Donors can to make tax-deductible contributions to the U.S. Association … Continue reading

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