Tagged: syrian refugees

UN Sends Aid to Thousands of Syrian Refugees Using Ethereum’s Blockchain

  As reported by Coindesk a little over a month ago, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) launched an innovative test program to deliver aid to impoverished areas in the middle east using blockchain technology based on Ethereum. The pilot program was declared a… 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

Brief: Over $1.8 Million Has Been Given to Syrian Refugees Through Generosity Campaigns

Over the past few months, thousands of supporters have taken to Indiegogo’s Generosity platform to help Syrian refugees. The website is now offering a collection of campaigns to support the 12 Million + Syrians who have been affected by the devastation of the war.  … Read More

Humans of New York Hits Indiegogo’s “Generosity” Platform; Captures Over $700,000 in Under 48 Hours For 11 Syrian Families

  On Thursday, Humans of New York (HONY) founder, Brandon Stanton, launched a new crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo’s platform, Generosity, to raise $100,000 for eleven Syrian families looking to create a fresh start. Stanton and his team shared: “Earlier this month we profiled eleven Syrian… Read More

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