Tagged: hurricane irma

Orchard Platform Initiates Analysis: Severe Weather’s Effect on U.S. Unsecured Consumer Lending Industry

That this past hurricane season wreaked economic havoc on metropolitan Houston, southern Texas, Louisiana, southern Georgia and Florida is not surprising (Hurricane Maria’s effects on Puerto Rico were not covered in this analysis); in a recent blog, Orchard Platform posted initial research how much Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

Update: Tim Duncan’s Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign Raises $2.5 Million on YouCaring

Just one week after launching his Hurricane Irma Relief campaign on YouCaring, NBA legend Tim Duncan has raised over half of his $5 million funding target. The initiative made its debut after the storm created devastation in Florida and the Carribean. As previously reported, the US… Read More

Retired NBA Player Tim Duncan Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign on YouCaring

In an effort to help those who were in the path of Hurricane Irma’s devastating destruction last week, retired NBA player Tim Duncan has launched a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring to raise $5 million. Speaking about the cause, Duncan stated: “I know not everyone can give,… Read More

One Spark Announces Second Creator Application Deadline Extension

One Spark announced on Wednesday it has extended its creator application deadline once again after the devastating Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida and the Carribean last week. The Creator application deadline until midnight, September 16th. Innovators and entrepreneurs may apply for the 2017 Innovation Festival… Read More

DonorsChoose Launches Recovery Fund to Help Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Damaged by Hurricane Irma

Following the devastation that Hurricane Irma in Florida and also the Carribean, DonorsChoose announced it launched a recovery fund dedicated to helping teachers rebuild their classrooms that were damaged by the storm. While sharing details about the recovery fund, Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose, stated: “Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

GoFundMe Ensures Giving Community’s Generosity is Protected During Hurricane Irma Campaign Launches

With Hurricane Irma’s devastation heading towards the U.S. southeastern mainland, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it is taking measures to ensuring that its giving community’s generosity is protected as campaigns dedicated to the relief are starting to launch. The funding portal revealed on Thursday: “Our Trust & Safety… Read More

In Preparation for Hurricane Irma: One Spark Extends Creator Application Deadline

One Spark announced on Thursday it is extending the Creator application deadline until midnight on next Wednesday (September 13), to give potential Creators in high-risk areas time to prepare for the threat posed by Hurricane Irma. Innovators and entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the 2017… Read More