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GoFundMe Announces CrowdRise Acquisition

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On Tuesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has officially acquired CrowdRise, an online fundraising platform for charities and non-profits. According to GoFundMe, CrowdRise will now focus on fundraising for charity and fundraising for individuals will be directed to GoFundMe. The funding portal also noted that… Read More

CrowdRise Announcement: Community Secures $4M on #GivingTuesday For Over 1,100 Causes

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On Tuesday CrowdRise celebrated the 2016 #GivingTuesday with its annual Giving Tower Campaign. The crowdfunding platform announced $4 million was raised more than 1,100 participating charities competing for a $25,000 prize in the CrowdRise Giving Tower campaign. This year, the CrowdRise Giving Tower reportedly reached over… Read More

CrowdRise Debuts 2016 Giving Tower #GivingTuesday Platform, VR App, & Announces $25,000 Prize

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On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform CrowdRise announced its annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday on November 29th. The Giving Tower is described as an innovative and turnkey fundraising platform organization. The funding portal revealed: “For the last five years, CrowdRise has innovated around traditional holiday giving by… Read More

Craig Newmark & CrowdRise’s Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Secures Over $300,000 For 58 Non-Profits

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On Friday, crowdfunding portal Crowdrise announced the Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge successfully raised over $300,000 for nearly 60 non-profit organizations. The campaign, which is described as a joint effort by Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects and CrowdRise, was held between Memorial Day and July 6… Read More

Nonprofit Organization Easter Seals Forms Partnership With CrowdRise to Participate in 2015’s #GivingTuesday

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Ready to kick off this year’s holiday season, nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs, Easter Seals, announced on Tuesday it is participating in #GivingTuesday. Easter Seals is partnering with CrowdRise for its second annual Giving Tuesday campaign on… Read More

CrowdRise Kicks Off Holiday Season With “World’s Largest” Virtual Reality Tower on #GivingTuesday

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CrowdRise Calls All U.S. Nonprofits to Participate in Holiday Challenge offering $250,000 In Prize Money to Organizations that Fundraise the Most During Holiday Season CrowdRise, the crowdfunding platform for good, announced on Wednesday its second annual Giving Tower campaign for #GivingTuesday, on December 1, 2015. The Giving Tower,… Read More

CrowdRise Launches New Installment of the 24-Hour Impact Project

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On Monday, CrowdRise launched the latest installment of its 24-Hour Impact Project by sending 22-year-old, Malu Veltze, to Cambodia to raise $20,000 in 24-hours to help students get eye care at a school serving 12 villages in Koh Bei Riel near Siem Reap, Cambodia.  Once the money is raised, Malu… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Continue to Raise Millions of Dollars For Nepal Nearly 60 Days After Devastating Earthquake

Back in April, the country of Nepal was devastated by earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000. This caused various organizations to spring into action and launch campaigns on crowdfunding platforms to help those in need. Now, nearly 60 days later, various… Read More

craigsconnect’s Craig Newmark Teams Up With CrowdRise For Third Annual Veterans Charity Challenge

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Craig Newmark and CrowdRise have launched the third annual Veterans Charity Challenge 3 to raise funds for nonprofit organizations benefiting veterans, military families, police and firefighters. The Veterans Charity Challenge 3 is a follow-up campaign to two previous campaigns run between the Memorial Day and Independence Day holiday periods.  Together, the… Read More

CrowdRise Community To Build World’s First Giving Tower For #GivingTuesday

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CrowdRise, a leading platform for charitable crowdfunding, is partnering with hundreds of charities to build a Giving Tower to show the world’s philanthropic impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower will be built using augmented reality, think a really cool hologram. The campaign launched today (November… Read More

John Hancock Financial Partners with Crowdrise to Increase Donations

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John Hancock Financial Leverages Crowdrise crowdfunding platform to increase donations for Boston Marathon fundraising for charity. John Hancock Financial is rallying the runners in its 2013 Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program in their attempt to break last year’s record of raising $6.8 million in charitable donations… Read More

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