Play Ball! Over 100 GoFundMe Campaigns Raise $100,000 For Baseball Tickets

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. | October 26, 2016 — Ticket prices have skyrocketed, but that’s not stopping diehard Cubs and Indians fans from doing everything they can to catch a game at Wrigley or Progressive Field. To date, 114 GoFundMe campaigns have raised roughly $100,000 to purchase baseball tickets.

Here are just a few of the GoFundMe campaigns:

Campaign stats:

$28,588 raised by 231 people in 1 day

Rogers, AR

Rooting for: Cubs

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Campaign stats:

$12,620 raised by 496 people in 2 days

Niles, IL

Rooting for: Cubs

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Campaign stats:

$2,560 raised by 101 people in 6 days

Struthers, OH

Rooting for: Indians

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$9,185 raised by 152 people in 2 days

Chippewa Falls, WI

Rooting for: Cubs

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Campaign stats:

$6,734 raised by 119 people in 3 days

San Pedro, CA

Rooting for: Cubs

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Campaign stats:

$2,820 raised by 112 people in 3 days

Eaton Rapids, MI

Rooting for: Cubs

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About GoFundMe

Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world’s largest social fundraising platform, with over $3 billion raised so far. With a community of more than 25 million donors, GoFundMe is changing the way the world gives.

Contact: press@gofundme.com