Tagged: crisis

Brief: Kickstarter Preps For 2016 Gen Con Appearance & Announces Collaboration With Cards Against Humanity

With the 2016 Gen Con set to kick off in Indianapolis this Thursday, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced its lineup for the board game convention. The funding website revealed that it has teamed up with Cards Against Humanity to host a range of board games for… Read More

Nearly 100 GoFundMe Campaigns Secure Over $300,000 For Flint’s Water Crisis So Far

Seeking to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their water crisis, over 8,000 supporters have taken to crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $300,000 for 92 campaigns that are dedicated to the cause. The GoFundMe team shared: “Over the past several days, we have seen… Read More

Crowdrise Forms Partnership With Craig Newmark to Provide Flint Residents With 25,000 Cases of Water

On Monday, CrowdRise announced its Water for Flint challenge in partnership with Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, to deliver 25,000 cases of water to the residents of Flint, Michigan. The crowdfunding platform stated that for every $20 donation made to any fundraiser through the Water for Flint Challenge, Newmark will match the donation with… Read More

Rock Band Pearl Jam Launches Crowdrise Initiative to Aid Flint Water Crisis

Showing support to those affected by the Flint Water Crisis, rock band Pearl Jam has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise to help get clean water to the Michigan city. Flint’s water system has been containment and research showed that lead poisoning was found and… Read More

Indiegogo Backers Raise Over $1.4M to Help Greece During Financial Crisis (Infographic)

Hoping to gather more backers to the cause, Indiegogo revealed how much a campaign supporting Greece has raised since the country missed its €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) payment due to the International Monetary Fund. The famous crowdfunding platform shared: “The debt crisis in Greece has been all over the news… Read More

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