GoFundMe Extends $100,000 “We Love Teachers” Fundraising Initiative for Additional Week

Teachers get one more week to enter contest to win $1,000 donation for classrooms

Redwood City, California | May 8, 2017 -- GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform, today announced a one-week extension to its “We Love Teachers” contest. Educators and members of the community now have an additional week to start a GoFundMe for K-12 classrooms and have a chance to win $1,000 donation; 100 campaigns will be selected for donations. To be eligible to win, organizers now have until May 18th to start a campaign and raise over $500.

Through the "We Love Teachers" $100,000 fundraising contest, GoFundMe will boost the efforts of teachers, parents, and community members to address immediate needs inside the classroom. Whether they need art supplies, textbooks, computers, or funding for field trips, teachers can benefit from GoFundMe's online fundraising platform and this special effort to raise additional financial support for classrooms.

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