More Than 3,400 GoFundMe Campaigns Raise Nearly $3 Million to Support the Victims of Louisiana Floods

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 -- In less than a week, more than 3,400 GoFundMe campaigns have raised nearly $3 million to support the victims of the devastating floods in Louisiana.

The GoFundMe community has a history of coming together when natural disasters strike. $7 million was raised on GoFundMe in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquakes. Campaign organizers raised $2.5 million for victims of the 2015 California wildfires, and over $1.1 million for survivors of the storms in the Carolinas this past year.

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