Tagged: haiti

Supporters Hit GoFundMe to Raise Funds For New Yorker Battling Mysterious Illness

Earlier this month, a friend of Warsaw, New York resident, Holly Todd, launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise $50,000 so she may receive proper treatment against a mysterious illness she acquired on missions trip to Haiti earlier this year. According to the campaign’s creator, Justin Jones,… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Henley Bond Shirts, Trackr Bravo & Stop Cholera!

Before we jump into this week’s crowdfunding campaigns I would like to point out that Kickstarter is on the cusp of hurdling past the $1 billion mark for total funds “successfully” raised. This is a pretty awesome accomplishment.  Think about it – only a few… Read More

The Potential Power of Social Crowdfunding

Social enterprise is an entrepreneurial movement focused on combining good intentions with the business approach. On a warm evening in November, I sat at a outdoor bar near St. Marc sipping a beer, waiting for my dinner and looking out on the ocean. I had… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Rooting for Roona and Fighting Energy Poverty in Haiti

So a bit of a shift today from our regular line up of products and services.  We are sharing two more charitable campaigns both crowdfunding on Indiegogo. The first is from a Haitian based entrepreneur, D&G Green Entreprises, who had his factory destroyed in the… Read More

As Donor Money Dries Up, Aid Organizations Get Creative

Physicians for Haiti crowd-funds its “Education for All” Medical Conference   Physicians for Haiti has just launched a crowd-funding campaign on StartSomeGood, a crowd-funding platform focused on social impact.   This is the second time that the Boston-based not-for-profit has relied on the power of… Read More