Tagged: shooting

Indiegogo Quickly Shuts Down Campaign For Oklahoma Deputy Involved in Fatal Shooting (Video)

Making sure to end controversy before it even starts, crowdfunding giant Indiegogo quickly shut down a new campaign that was dedicated to Oklahoma reserve deputy Robert Bates, who is currently being investigated for fatally shooting 44-year-old Eric Harris. Time reports that Bates stated he mistook his hand… Read More

GoFundMe Reportedly Rejects Campaign to Support South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager

On Tuesday, a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina named Michael T. Slager was charged with the murder of an unarmed man, Walter L. Scott, after a video that revealed exactly happened during the situation surfaced. According to New York Times, Slager stated that… Read More

Family of Los Vegas’ Road Rage Victim Returns GoFundMe Funds Midst Fraud Accusations

Last week, tragic struck in Las Vegas when a mother of four was killed after a road rage incident. According to previous reports, Tammy Meyers was giving her daughter a driver’s lesson on February 12th. After wrapping up the lesson, she took control of the vehicle… Read More

Friend of Porte de Vincennes Hostage Crisis Victim Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Widow & Children

Two days after the devastating shooting at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters, a man known as Amedy Coulibaly walked into a Hypercacher Kosher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes (20th arrondissement of Paris) with a Škorpion vz. 61 submachine gun, an AKS-74U assault rifle and two Russian-made Tokarev pistols… Read More

MIT Ph.D Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Show Support For French Newspaper Charlie Hebdo

Seeking to help French newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the families of the victims in the shooting on Wednesday, MIT Ph.D and principal at a consulting firm in the U.S., David Opolon, has launched a campaign on crowdfunding platform, Leetchi. According to BBC, gunmen walked into… Read More

Supporters Seek to Help Raise $100,000 For Florida State University Shooting Victim’s Recovery Through YouCaring

Last Thursday (November 20th), Florida State University alum, Myron May, walked onto the college’s campus and shot 21-year-old student Farhan “Ronny” Ahmed three times outside of Strozier Library. Ahmed became the first victim in the shooting before May headed into the library and shot two… Read More

Slap .45 Card Games Raises Nearly $50,000 Within 48 Hours of Kickstarter Campaign Launch

Ready to bring a highly addictive game to toy stores everywhere, Baltimore, MD-based Gnarwhal Studios has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Slap .45. The new card game is considered a “wild west slap duel” for three to seven players. Slap .45 capture the… Read More

Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri Turn to GoFundMe & Fundly for Funding Projects

In the past couple weeks, small town of Ferguson, Missouri has been in the midst of infamous riots over police officer Darren Wilson shooting and killing an 18-year-old, Michael Brown, on August 9th. The town’s officials stated that Brown was a suspect in a robbery… Read More

Seattle Resident Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for University Shooting Hero

Honoring the man that saved thousands of students from a gunman during the Seattle Pacific University shootings last week, television executive producer Jessamyn McIntyre has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe for 22-year-old Jon Meis. Originally looking for $5,000, the campaign has raised close to… Read More

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