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Jun 21, 2019, 07:00 ET 'Fight Back: Protect Abortion Access' GoFundMe Launched to Support ACLU, Planned Parenthood, & National Network of Abortion Funds

Today, a new social fundraising movement to protect abortion and reproductive rights was launched to support the National Network of Abortion Funds,...


Jan 30, 2019, 15:42 ET 11 Year Old Launches GoFundMe to Help Chicago's Homeless During Polar Vortex

Khloe Thompson, an 11-year-old from Los Angeles, saw the news about the frigid temperatures blanketing the US and wanted to help. She has launched a...


Jan 23, 2019, 15:40 ET GoFundMe Announces Nonprofit Partners for Government Shutdown Fund; Distributes $200,000

Today, GoFundMe announces that it has issued the first round of grants from its Government Shutdown Direct Impact Fund, partnering with four...


Jan 19, 2019, 16:21 ET GoFundMe Launches Government Shutdown Direct Relief Fund

The following statement is by Rob Solomon, GoFundMe CEO. Today we partnered with Deepak Chopra to launch a GoFundMe providing relief for government...


Aug 16, 2018, 13:37 ET GoFundMe y FWD.us anuncian nueva sociedad para ayudar a los Soñadores a pagar solicitudes de renovación del DACA

Los Soñadores son personas jóvenes, patriotas, que son americanos en todo sentido, menos en lo que se refiere a los papeles. Fortalecen nuestra...


Aug 16, 2018, 09:00 ET GoFundMe and FWD.us Announce New Partnership to Help Dreamers Pay DACA Renewal Applications

Dreamers are young, patriotic people who are American in every sense but on paper. They strengthen our workforce, study in our schools, serve in our...


Jun 05, 2018, 07:21 ET GoFundMe: Miles de personas en todo el mundo se unen en respaldo de Guatemala

En solo 48 horas, miles de personas de todo el mundo se han unido para ayudar de inmediato a los afectados por la erupción del volcán de Fuego en...


Jun 05, 2018, 04:48 ET GoFundMe: Thousands Around the World Are Coming Together to Support Guatemala

In just 48 hours, thousands of people across the world have come together to immediately help those impacted by the eruption of the Fuego volcano in...


Feb 22, 2018, 03:36 ET Broward Education Foundation Partners with National Center for Victims of Crime to Distribute Funds to Victims and Families in Parkland, Florida

Today, Broward Education Foundation, in close coordination with GoFundMe, announced an agreement with the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) ...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:15 ET GoFundMe Releases Annual "Year in Giving" Interactive Report Featuring New Data and Insights

Today, GoFundMe released its third annual Year in Giving report, detailing new data, top campaigns, and inspirational stories from the world's...


Nov 30, 2017, 15:33 ET In Time for Holidays, GoFundMe Introduces a 0% Platform Fee for Personal Campaigns in the U.S.

In time for the holidays, GoFundMe is introducing a 0% platform fee, starting with new personal fundraising campaigns based in the U.S. During this...


Nov 09, 2017, 12:25 ET GoFundMe Launches Holiday Program Celebrating Kid Heroes with New Film, Parents' Guide, and a $100,000 Donation on Giving Tuesday

Today GoFundMe announced a holiday initiative to celebrate "kid heroes" who are making a difference in their communities and turning compassion into...


Oct 31, 2017, 06:00 ET GoFundMe and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Partner To Help HBCU Students Pay For College

Today, GoFundMe announced a partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the...


Oct 10, 2017, 14:13 ET GoFundMe: How to Immediately Help Those Impacted by the California Wildfires

Late Sunday evening, devastating wildfires hit California, and the powerful fires continue to impact those in their paths. In response, GoFundMe...


Sep 26, 2017, 13:34 ET Led by YouTube Stars Juanpa Zurita and Jérôme Jarre, "Love Army" Team Reunites to Launch GoFundMe for Mexico Earthquake Relief

Building on the success of the Love Army for Somalia campaign, YouTube stars Juanpa Zurita and Jérôme Jarre, along with the Love Army team, have...


Sep 20, 2017, 18:39 ET La actriz Salma Hayek pone en marcha una campaña en CrowdRise con un donativo inicial de $100,000 para ayudar a las víctimas del terremoto de México

La actriz, productora y filántropa Salma Hayek ha puesto en marcha una campaña de recaudación de fondos en CrowdRise, plataforma del grupo GoFundMe,...


Sep 20, 2017, 15:33 ET Actress Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign with $100,000 Donation to Help Victims of Mexican Earthquake

Today, actress, producer, and humanitarian Salma Hayek launched a fundraiser on CrowdRise, part of GoFundMe, to help her native country Mexico after...


Sep 08, 2017, 14:00 ET GoFundMe: How to Immediately Help Those Impacted by Irma

Hurricane Irma is already wreaking havoc, devastating Caribbean islands and heading toward Florida. Today, in response to the storm, GoFundMe...


Aug 22, 2017, 06:00 ET As Children Head Back to School, GoFundMe Community Raises More Than $375,000 to Erase School Lunch Debt

Many more children are heading back to school with a clean slate thanks to the more than 100 campaigns on GoFundMe that have raised over $375,000 to...


Jul 12, 2017, 06:00 ET GoFundMe and San Diego Union-Tribune Launch Digital Media Partnership to Enable Readers to Start Fundraisers for People in Need

GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform, and The San Diego Union-Tribune announced a new digital media partnership to enable...


Jun 01, 2017, 12:00 ET Yoobi And GoFundMe Award Winner Of The "We Love Teachers" Fundraising Contest With $1,000 Gift And School Supplies During Donation Event At Arts In Action Elementary School In Los Angeles

Yoobi, an innovative school, home and office supplies company that gives back, joined GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform,...


May 01, 2017, 09:08 ET GoFundMe Launches $100,000 "We Love Teachers" Fundraising Initiative During Teacher Appreciation Week

GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform, today launched a $100,000 "We Love Teachers" fundraising contest, a national initiative to ...


Mar 18, 2017, 13:30 ET Over $1 Million Raised on GoFundMe for Somali Famine Relief in Less Than 24 Hours

Yesterday, Jérôme Jarre along with Ben Stiller, Juanpa Zurita, and Casey Neistat launched a GoFundMe to fill a Turkish Airlines flight to Somalia...


Mar 07, 2017, 08:00 ET YouTube Stars to Fundraise on GoFundMe for Special Olympics and Travel to Austria to Cheer on Athletes in 2017 World Winter Games

GoFundMe announced today that five top YouTube stars will be part of the first-ever social fundraising collaboration with Special Olympics on the...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:00 ET Special Olympics and GoFundMe Announce Global Sponsorship, Creating Hundreds of Fundraising Campaigns for Teams, Delegations and Athletes to Attend the Special Olympics 2017 World Winter Games

Special Olympics announced today their first-ever social fundraising collaboration with GoFundMe. As part of the effort, nearly 500 GoFundMes will be ...