Tagged: ferguson

Gosnell’s Phelim McAleer Returns to Indiegogo With New Project That Reveals the Truth Behind the Ferguson Shooting

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Last month, Gosnell campaign creator, Phelim McAleer, launched a project on Indiegogo to raise nearly $100,000 for their new production, FERGUSON, a play about the infamous shooting of black teenager, Michael Brown.  Sharing details about the project, McAleer wrote: “Thanks for having a look at the FERGUSON play. I think this is one of… Read More

#FergusonRebuild Initiative Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Raise $150,000

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Continuing to do whatever it takes to stop the destruction of Ferguson, Missouri businesses, an initiative known as #FergusonRebuild has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to help save many of the town’s shops after multiple riots, due to the jury’s decision to not indict… Read More

Anonymous Campaign Organizer Reveals Darren Wilson’s Supporters Have Raised Nearly $500,000

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His days as a police officer may be over for good, but it seems Darren Wilson won’t have to worry about creating a new career anytime soon. According to MailOnline, an anonymous woman has gathered nearly 200,000 Facebook supporters for Wilson to help raise more… Read More

More Ferguson Business Owners Turn to GoFundMe As Riots Continue to Destroy Shops

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As the city of Ferguson continues to experience riots and devastation following the jury’s decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of teenager, Michael Brown, more and more business owners are launching crowdfunding campaigns on GoFundMe for receive more help in… Read More

Hands Up United Launches GoFundMe Campaign For New Ferguson Youth Tech Program

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New Ferguson-based organization, Hands Up United, hit GoFundMe last week to raise funds for a new program called Ferguson First Youth Tech Program, which is aiming to help the city’s youth with technological projects. According to the campaign’s description, Hands Up United is a youth led movement… Read More

Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Amy Berg Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Black Male Crisis Documentary

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Amy Berg, the filmmaker behind the 2012 documentary West of Memphis, has teamed up with actor Nate Parker and writer-director Matthew Cooke to create a new documentary called AMERICAN RACE. The film about the “black male crisis,” and  is to focus on the death of Ferguson’s Michael Brown,… Read More

Bakery Damaged in Ferguson Riots Raises Over $200,000 in One Day on GoFundMe

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The events surrounding the shooting death in the small town of  Ferguson, Missouri have certainly been tragic and unfortunate.  But occasionally some events that inspire rise to the surface contrasting despair with hope.  Natalie’s Cakes and More, operated by Natalie Dubose from Ferguson, saw here… Read More

The Huffington Post Reaches $40,000 Crowdfunding Campaign Goal on Beacon Reader For Ferguson, Missouri Reporting

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Recently, The Huffington Post took to crowdfunding for freelance journalism using Beacon Reader.  The project is for the Ferguson Fellowship to ensure Ferguson, Missouri shooting receives constant coverage for the next year. On August 9th, a police officer by the name of Darren Wilson shot and… Read More

GoFundMe Hosts Crowdfunding Campaigns for Both Darren Wilson & Michael Brown

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Ferguson, Missouri Tragedy Has Captured Global Headlines as Both Sides Raise Funds via Crowdfunding. It has become the norm for sympathetic supporters, family members or those who just want to help out to launch crowdfunding campaigns to donate funds to assist those in need.  The… Read More

Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri Turn to GoFundMe & Fundly for Funding Projects

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In the past couple weeks, small town of Ferguson, Missouri has been in the midst of infamous riots over police officer Darren Wilson shooting and killing an 18-year-old, Michael Brown, on August 9th. The town’s officials stated that Brown was a suspect in a robbery… Read More

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