Tagged: boston marathon

BBB Expresses Concern Over Crowdfunding, And Rightly So

Yesterday Erika L. Lehman, Director of The Center For Ethics at the Better Business Bureau, published a blog post on the BBB web site expressing concerns about crowdfunding’s lack of transparency regarding use of funds. She cautioned contributors to be careful when donating to crowdfunding… Read More

Boston Searches for Answers to Bombing, Crowdfunding Comes to Support

As the world watches the events unfolding following the tragic bombing during the Boston Marathon, crowdfunding is kicking in to support, aid or recognize the tragedy created by terrorists. The Boston Marathon is not just a Marathon, it is THE Marathon for many people.  It… Read More

Crowdfunding helps Boston bomb victims pay medical bills

(MoneyWatch) Jeff Bauman was among those standing in the wrong place — near the finish line of the Boston Marathon — when the first bomb went off. Within seconds of the explosion rescue personnel and people who had just come to see the race were… Read More

$200K Raised in 1 Day for Mom, Daughter Hurt at Boston Marathon

That’s Celeste Corcoran and her daughter Sydney in the photo above. They went to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon to watch a relative complete the legendary race. When a bomb went off just after the marathon’s four-hour mark, shrapnel tore through their legs. Both of… Read More

John Hancock Financial Partners with Crowdrise to Increase Donations

John Hancock Financial Leverages Crowdrise crowdfunding platform to increase donations for Boston Marathon fundraising for charity. John Hancock Financial is rallying the runners in its 2013 Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program in their attempt to break last year’s record of raising $6.8 million in charitable donations… Read More

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