Tagged: homeless

Funding London, UBS, & CAN Invest in Change Please Fund to Support London’s Homeless

Funding London, the Mayor of London’s SME investment organization, announced on Thursday it has invested in Change Please, which is described as a social enterprise which helps lift people out of homelessness by providing coffee vans, barista training, and accommodation. The investment has been through… Read More

JustPark Advisor & Former CEO Alex Stephany Comments on New Crowdfunding Platform Beam Targeting London Homeless Population

Over 8,000 people are sleeping on UK streets. Over 200,000 “hidden homeless” people live in temporary accommodations such as hostels. New crowdfunding platform Beam founder Alex Stephany is making a difference and addressing London’s growing homeless problem, one person at a time. The result is Beam, a… Read More

Brief: CrowdRise Unveils Next 24-Hour Impact Project For the Homeless Living in Las Vegas Flood Tunnels

On Wednesday,  Matt O’Brien, the author of Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas, announced that he has joined CrowdRise’s 24-Hour Impact Project to crowdfund $10,000 in 24-hours for the homeless population living in the flood tunnels, which have now been… Read More

Campaign Organizers Give Thanks By Launching Indiegogo Initiatives to Give Back

With Thanksgiving less than one week away, Indiegogo shared details about a few campaigns that are showing the real reason for the holiday. The crowdfunding platform announced: “Thanksgiving is a national holiday filled with tradition, joy, food and gratitude. Every year, family members and loved… Read More

Boyz II Men’s Nathan Morris Launches GoFundMe Campaign For Homeless Washington D.C. Man Charles Gladden

Last week, Washington D.C. resident Charles Gladden hit the media spotlight when he revealed the struggles he has faced everyday due to the low income of workers around the city. According to CS Monitor, Gladden stated that he makes $11 an hour sweeping floors and cleaning bathrooms in… Read More

California Resident Raises Nearly $55,000 in Two Days on Indiegogo For Man in “How Does a Homeless Man Spend 100?” Video

Seeking to help a homeless person in need, a California man by the name of Josh Lin has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for Thomas, the man in the new video How Does a Homeless Man Spend $100. The video was created to see what… Read More

Creator of Potato Salad Kickstarter Holds PotatoStock 2014: Check Out Pictures!

Over the past weekend, Ohio resident and creator the famous Potato Salad Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Zach “Danger” Brown, hosted PotatoStock 2014 in the state’s capital to give back to the Central Ohio homeless community. The free event featured performances by five bands, food trucks, and over… Read More

Homeless App “HandUp” Raises $850,000 in Seed Funding

Sharing some news about her successful new smartphone app HandUp, chief executive and co-founder Rose Broome announced to the Wall Street Journal the app has received $850,000 during seed funding round. According to the publication,  the funding came from Version One Ventures, Launch Fund, SV Angel, individual angel investors… Read More

WATCH: Homeless Man Receives $3,000 From Indiegogo Campaign

Back story: A homeless man named Clydesdale has a unique and funny talent involving making his moustache “dance.” The team behind the whatever YouTube channel ran into him, filmed him performing the talent and posted the video on YouTube. They went on to launch an… Read More

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