Tagged: protest

Supporters Raise $225,000 on GoFundMe For Charlottesville Protest Victim

Following Saturday’s devastating situation in Charlottesville, Virginia, supporters took to crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $225,000 for the victim Heather Heyer. Heyer was the only victim killed when a man drove his car through a crowd of counter-protesters during the Unite the Right” rally near the… Read More

Brief: Sacred Stone Camp’s Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Campaign Secures $1.1M Through GoFundMe

Supporters of Sacred Stone Camp’s Dakota Access Pipeline protest have successfully secured more than $1.1 million on GoFundMe. The campaign, which was launched six months ago, has been dubbed the fourth largest raise on the crowdfunding platform. The Sacred Stone Camp teamed up with Oectc Sakowin- Seven… Read More

Ethiopian Marathon Athlete Feyisa Lelisa Supporters Launch GoFundMe Initiative After Political Protest During 2016 Summer Olympics

Following Feyisa Lilesa brave protest towards the Ethiopian government during the 2016 Rio Olympics, a GoFundMe has been launched dedicated to the marathon runner and his family. Within a matter of days, the initiative has received nearly $130,000 from more than 2,200 supporters.  Upon receiving his… Read More

Turkish Democracy in Action Crowdfunding Campaign Set to Unveil Non Profit October 18th

Back in June of this year, the protests for Turkish Democracy were heating up.  Prime Minister Recep Erdogen had taken a heavy handed, autocratic approach to a small band of protesters who were against a project to change a public park to a shopping development…. Read More

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