John F. Kennedy Library Launches GoFundMe to Preserve JFK’s Sailboat, the VicturaToday, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston launched a GoFundMe to preserve President Kennedy’s sailboat, the Victura. Eighty-five years after his family purchased the Victura, the Library Foundation is raising money to help preserve this piece of U.S. history.
YouTube Stars to Fundraise on GoFundMe for Special Olympics and Travel to Austria to Cheer on Athletes in 2017 World Winter GamesYouTube stars Burnie Burns and Gavin Free of Rooster Teeth, Matt Santoro, Meredith Foster, and Teala Dunn created GoFundMes to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes and will attend the Games in Austria to cheer them on.
GoFundMe Hero: 13-Year-Old Girl Starts Trend of Using GoFundMe to Take Young People to See Oscar-Nominated Hidden FiguresPeople across the United States are fundraising on GoFundMe to take young people to see box office sensation Hidden Figures. After going to a screening of the movie at the White House, Taylor Richardson, a 13-year-old from Jacksonville, FL, started one of the first campaigns to take girls in her community to see Hidden Figures in theaters.
Special Olympics and GoFundMe Announce Global Sponsorship, Creating Hundreds of Fundraising Campaigns for Teams, Delegations and Athletes to Attend Special Olympics World Winter GamesOlympians including Hannah Teter and Apolo Ohno join coaches, teams and YouTube stars to create GoFundMes on behalf of Special Olympics athletes
The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund Raises Over $5.7 MillionTo date, The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund has raised over $5.7 million, including $1.26 million from nearly 5,000 online donations. The donations poured in from all 50 states and 16 countries around the world, with an average donation size of $253.88.
Fans Across the US Are Using GoFundMe to Raise Money for Tickets and Gear for Super Bowl 51Fans across the United States are raising money on GoFundMe for Super Bowl 51 in Houston, Texas. Whether it’s people raising money for friends to attend the game, or raising funds to outfit patients at a children’s hospital with the right clothing, dozens of people have raised thousands of dollars for the big game on Sunday.
More than $800,000 Raised for Family of QuadrupletsIn the fastest growing and highest raising GoFundMe so far in 2017, more than $800,000 has donated to the Gaytan family of Oak Grove, Kentucky. Donors across the country rushed to support the Gaytans after hearing their remarkable story on Fox News.
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