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Sep 22, 2017, 16:29 ET Shawn Mendes Launches Crowdrise Campaign With $100,000 Donation And Partners With Red Cross To Raise Money For Mexico Earthquake Relief

Today, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes announced that he is partnering with Red Cross to raise money and bring awareness to those in need after a...


Apr 20, 2017, 12:00 ET CrowdRise Announces $300,000 Earth Day Roadmap Climate Challenge

Today, CrowdRise launched the $300,000 Earth Day Roadmap Climate Challenge, a new fundraising competition for climate, conservation, energy,...


Dec 01, 2016, 04:27 ET CrowdRise Community Raises $4 Million on #GivingTuesday For Over 1,100 Causes

On Tuesday CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform dedicated exclusively to charitable causes, celebrated #GivingTuesday with its annual Giving...


Mar 29, 2016, 01:08 ET Crowdfunding platform for good, CrowdRise, partners with a Breakdancing Marine Biologist to Help Save Endangered Lemurs in 24 Hours

The CrowdRise 24-Hour Impact Project – an initiative that empowers individuals to impact causes that they're passionate about, from helping an...


Jan 25, 2016, 03:03 ET Detroit-Based CrowdRise Teams Up With Craig Newmark To Provide 25,000 Cases Of Water To Flint Residents

Today CrowdRise, the world's largest online platform dedicated to charitable fundraising, announced a massive Water for Flint challenge at...


Jan 20, 2016, 02:08 ET The CrowdRise 24-Hour Impact Project to Raise $10,000 for Homeless Living in Las Vegas Flood Tunnels

Today Matt O'Brien, author of Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas, joins CrowdRise's 24-Hour Impact Project to crowdfund...


Dec 14, 2015, 08:00 ET Edward Norton's CrowdRise Fundraiser for Syrian Refugee Raises Over $350K In Less Than 24-Hours

Saturday, actor and CrowdRise co-founder Edward Norton launched a fundraiser for a Syrian refugee whose story had gone viral thanks to Brandon...


Dec 02, 2015, 01:27 ET Top Five States for Giving Revealed by CrowdRise

Yesterday, the CrowdRise Giving Tower for #GivingTuesday raised $3.8 million for over 1,000 charities. The virtual reality Giving Tower, which kicks...


Nov 09, 2015, 01:50 ET 22-Year-Old CrowdRise Ambassador Launches 24-Hour Fundraising Campaign to Provide Life-Changing Vision Services for 1,400 students in Cambodia

Today CrowdRise launched the latest installment of its 24-Hour Impact Project by sending 22-year-old, Malu Veltze, to Cambodia to raise $20,000 in...


Sep 25, 2015, 02:03 ET The CrowdRise 24 HOUR IMPACT PROJECT Funds Life-Changing Surgeries to Remove Boys' Breasts and Girl's Facial Tumor in Rural Honduras Village

This week, CrowdRise launched its fourth 24 HOUR IMPACT PROJECT, an initiative that empowers individuals to change lives through crowdfunding in just ...


Jul 30, 2015, 10:06 ET African Wildlife Foundation launches CrowdRise fundraiser to honor Cecil the Lion

Following the tragic death of Cecil the Lion, African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) launched "Justice for Cecil," a CrowdRise fundraiser with the goal of ...


Jul 29, 2015, 11:08 ET Danai Gurira Offers Fans the Ultimate "The Walking Dead" Experience for Charity

Danai Gurira, who plays "Michonne" on "The Walking Dead," has teamed up with CrowdRise to offer fans a chance to attend the exclusive event and win...


Jun 26, 2015, 12:01 ET Amy Schumer Offers Disappointing Lap Dance to Winner of TrainWreck Premiere Contest on CrowdRise

Amy Schumer, writer and star of the upcoming comedy, TrainWreck, has promised a 'disappointing lap dance' for the winner of Universal's TrainWreck...


Nov 25, 2014, 01:48 ET CrowdRise Community To Build World's First Giving Tower Beginning Nov. 25, 2014

CrowdRise, the leading platform for charitable crowdfunding, is partnering with hundreds of charities to build a Giving Tower to show the world's...


Jul 07, 2014, 09:00 ET The Weinstein Company Announces 'The Giver Movie Premiere For Good' in Partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite

The Weinstein Company today announced "The Giver Movie Premiere for Good" in partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite. The event gives movie fans an ...