Crowdfunding sites raise thousands for Oklahoma victims

oklahoma tornado fundlyCrowdfunding websites are seeing donations pour in following the deadly tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla.

More than a dozen separate campaigns popped up on crowdfunding site, Fundly, less than 24 hours after the tornado swept through the Oklahoma City suburb, killing at least 24 people, injuring more than 200 and destroying hundreds of homes.

The 2013 Midwest Tornado Relief campaign, which was launched on Fundly by nonprofit Mercury One, has brought in more than $600,000 from over 8,000 donors — significantly more than its original goal of $50,000. Another crowdfunding site, HopeMob, has received $33,000 from more than 200 donors.

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