REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform, today announced that it has reached more than $3 billion raised by its giving community of over 25 million donors. This fundraising milestone comes on the heels of record-breaking campaigns that have touched the hearts of people around the world and have delivered help to educators and their classrooms, families affected by illness or disaster, and community members in need.
GoFundMe's giving community has come together to support those who need help time and again, including raising more than $11 million for those affected by the Louisiana floods and $7.8 million for the victims of the Pulse shooting in Orlando. Viral campaigns like Chicago's Fidencio the Paleta Man and Memphis's Chauncy's Chance drew generosity from donors around the world and inspired dozens of similar campaigns to changes the lives of others.
For more information about the state of giving on GoFundMe from CEO, Rob Solomon, please visit: https://medium.com/@Robsolomon1/how-viral-giving-fueled-3-billion-raised-on-gofundme-d851326e705d#.wtz0ck5yu
Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform, with over $3 billion raised so far. With a community of more than 25 million donors, GoFundMe is changing the way the world gives.