Tagged: refugees

CanDo Launches New Crowdfunding Platform to Support Humanitarians in War Zones (Video)

Nonprofit organization CanDo has recently announced the launch of its new crowdfunding platform, which is dedicated to supporting humanitarians in war zones. The organization shared earlier this week: “Dear CanDoers. We have some BIG NEWS to share. Today we are launching the first crowdfunding platform supporting… Read More

OpenInvest Launches Refugee Impact Investing Initiative

Investment platform OpenInvest announced on Tuesday it is launching a refugee rights investment screen as part of the United Nation’s World Refugee Day. While sharing details about the initiative, OpenInvest explained: “Standing with the United Nation’s World Refugee Day, OpenInvest’s #WithRefugees Impact Investment Screen is… Read More

Kickstarter On President Trump’s Immigration & Refugee Order: We Stand With Those Harmed By This Order

Less than a week after President Trump signed an immigration and refugee executive order on seven countries in the middle east (Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen), crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced it is going against the new President’s decision and siding with those… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Responds to President Trump’s Immigration Restrictions & Announces Refugee Crowdfunding Campaign

Following President Trump’s now infamous immigration and refugee restrictions going into effect for seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya, Somalia and Yemen), Indiegogo CEO, Dave Mandelbrot, announced he and his team have launched a crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the refugees that are currently in the… Read More

Actor Kal Penn Launches Crowdrise Campaign for Syrian Refugees & Quickly Raises More Than $500,000

Following a confrontation on Instagram, actor Kal Penn has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise dedicated to the Syrian refugees. Within a matter of days, the initiative has successfully secured over $500,000. According to Vulture, Penn sought to help the refugees after an Instragram commented… Read More

Crowdrise Launches 24-Hour Flash Fundraiser: Seeks to Help 1,200 Displaced Syrian Refugees in Greece

On Tuesday morning, crowdfunding platform Crowdrise announced the launch of a new 24-hour flash fundraiser. This new raise is seeking funds for 1,200 displaced Syrian refugees that are currently in Greece. TV personality, former pro soccer player, and two-time cancer survivor Ethan Zohn and his new… Read More

Edward Norton’s CrowdRise Initiative for Syrian Refugee Surpasses $350,000 In Less Than 24-Hours

On Saturday, actor and CrowdRise co-founder Edward Norton launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for a Syrian refugee whose story had gone viral thanks to Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York (HONY) and President Obama. Within an hour, the initiative secured raised over $100,000 for… Read More

Update: UN Refugee Kickstarter Campaign to Aid Syrian Refugees Exceeds $1.1M. Yes, You Can Do Something to Help.

The crowd has made and is making the difference.  Over 18,655 Kickstarter backers have responded to the UN’s call for funding to aid refugee Syrians in crisis. As reported by Crowdfund Insider‘s JD Alois, the White House has reached out to Kickstarter to help raise funding to… Read More

At Behest of White House, Kickstarter Raises Funds for UN Refugee Agency. Now Over $440,000

Kickstarter is working with the White House once again. This time the project is a bit different though. Two weeks ago, the White House reached out to Kickstarter and asked if their platform could be utilized to aid in the refugee crisis that is besetting… Read More

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