Tagged: weather

GoFundMe Launches Centralized Hub For Campaigns Dedicated to Hurricane Maria Relief

Following Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has launched a centralized hub for campaigns dedicated to those affected by the massive storm. “Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm and has devastated the island. In response,… Read More

Music Sensation Ricky Martin Launches Hurricane Maria Relief Initiative on YouCaring

Over the weekend, music sensation and Puerto Rican native Ricky Martin has launched a Hurrican Maria Relief campaign on crowdfunding platform YouCaring to help those affected by the devastating storm. While sharing details about the initiative, Martin stated: “Puerto Rico is going through one of the toughest… Read More

Chicago Cubs Catcher Rene Rivera Launches Hurricane Maria Relief Campaign on GoFundMe

Following Hurricane Maria’s devastation on Puerto Rico, Chicago Cubs catcher and Puerto Rico native, Rene Rivera, and his wife have launched a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the relief efforts. The storm, which hit earlier this week, devastated Puerto Rico, with reports that at least six… Read More

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Campaign Raises More Than $16 Million

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on YouCaring has successfully raised more than $16 million! The initiative was launched following the devastating storm’s hit the state of Texas, causing flooding in and around the city of Houston. The Texans football player kicked off the campaign… Read More

Update: JJ Watt’s YouCaring Campaign Secures More Than $9.4 Million For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Just days after Texans football player JJ Watt launched a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring dedicated to Hurricane Harvey victims, the initiative has successfully secured more than $9.4 million from nearly 100,000 supporters. As previously reported, Watt kicked off the campaign on Sunday afternoon with a… Read More

YouCaring Forms Partnership With Houston Texans’ JJ Watt For Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

On Monday, crowdfunding platform for personal, medical, and charitable causes, YouCaring, announced it has teamed up with Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt for Hurricane Harvey Relief effort fundraiser, which has already secured $1.2 million to help those affected by the storm. Speaking about the campaign, Watt… Read More

DonorsChoose Unveils Recovery Fund to Help Texas & Louisiana Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Affected by Hurricane Harvey

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform for classrooms DonorsChoose announced the launch of its Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, which is aiming to help Texas and Louisiana teachers that are affected by the devastating storm. According to DonorsChoose, donations from the recovery fund will be used to help… Read More

Country Singer Chris Young Launches Hurricane Harvey Relief Campaign on GoFundMe

Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, country singer Chris Young has launched the Hurricane Have Relief campaign on GoFundMe. The initiative is currently seeking $500,000. While sharing details about the situation, Young stated: “As you all know… Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey which made landfall… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Reveals More Than 2,000 Campaigns Have Raised Over $1.2M For Louisiana Flood Victims

On Tuesday, GoFundMe announced more than 2,000 campaigns on its crowdfunding platform raised over $1.2 million to support Louisiana cities following a historical flood. The GoFundMe community has previously sprung into action to help those during various disasters. Campaign organizers raised $2.5 million for victims of… Read More

Country Music Star Brad Paisley Launches GoFundMe Campaign For West Virginia Flood Relief

Following the devastating floods in West Virginia that have killed 28 residents and destroyed 1,200 homes, country superstar, Brad Paisley has launched a GoFundMe initiative to raise $1 million for the victims. Paisley, who is originally from the state, revealed on the campaign’s website: “On… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Reports Over 175 Campaigns Donate $150,000 to Support West Virginia Flood Victims

Over the weekend, crowdfunding portal GoFundMe announced that 175 initiatives have successfully raised over $150,000 for the victims of the West Virginia floods. The funding platform shared: ” On June 23, 2016, a historic flood hit West Virginia, leaving 24 individuals dead, destroying homes and… Read More

Holly and Beau Seeks Funds Through Crowdcube Campaign to Expand Color-Changing Children Rainwear Business

Giving kids a reason to love rainy days, Northfolk-based startup Holly and Beau has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £50,000 for its color changing rainwear. The company was founded in 2012 by brother and sister duo Jack and Fleur Passant. They were inspired to create… Read More

Mind Lab Returns to Kickstarter With Temperature Device “Weather Point 2.0”

Ready to bring its latest product to life, New York startup and Kickstarter alum Mind Lab has returned to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for weather station, Weather Point 2.0. Mind Lab’s Weather Point 2.0 is an individual keychain weather station. Measures temperature, humidity,… Read More

French Startup WEZR Launches Kickstarter to Introduce All-Weather Wearable Tracker

The WEZR team, a French innovative weather tracking technology company, today announced it has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its self-titled all weather wearable tracker. Co-founder at WEZR, Stephane Diner, stated: “Today, new technology tools, consumer performance expectations, the immediacy of the connected world we… Read More

ZipGripGo Hits Kickstarter to Make Winter Driving Safer

ZipGripGo, LLC. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $75,000 for its low-cost vehicle traction solution . Effective on snow, ice or mud; ZipGripGo can be added to the wheels of most any passenger car in minutes, without tools, instantly freeing stuck vehicles. Inventor of… Read More

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