GoFundMe

government shutdown

We Are Living in the Begging Economy

The government shutdown is highlighting what is already a reality for many of us: Using the internet to beg for money we need to survive.
Emanuel Maiberg
1.16.19
#metoo

Time's Up Broke GoFundMe Record Raising Money for Victims of Harassment

The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund raised $22 million in the last year for victims of sexual assault and workplace harassment who can't afford legal assistance.
Marie Solis
12.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Viral Homeless Vet GoFundMe That Raised $400K Was Allegedly a Scam

This story just keeps getting more messed up.
River Donaghey
11.15.18
transparency

The Internet Is Crowdfunding the Release of 4,358 Secret CIA Mind Control Documents

Twelve years after receiving a cache of CIA documents related to the MKUltra program, John Greenewald of the Black Vault realized that thousands of pages had been omitted. Now, he's asking the internet for help.
Michael Gaynor
8.13.18
Noisey News

Vince Staples Won't Retire or "Shut the Fuck Up Forever"

Vince has decided to shut down the retirement GoFundMe he started, and give the funds to the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library in Long Beach.
Shaad D’Souza
3.15.18
goals and aspirations

Vince Staples, Now With a Song, Asks That You “Get the Fuck Off My Dick”

The track follows his frankly iconic GoFundMe launch earlier this week.
Lauren O'Neill
3.9.18
PROTESTS

California Teachers' Group Raises $20K to Send Pizza to West Virginia Teachers on Strike

There's no better way to express protest solidarity than through pizza.
Mayukh Sen
3.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Raised $175,000 for the Roy Moore Accuser Whose House Burned Down

Tina Johnson and her family are living in a motel room while police investigate the fire as a possible arson.
Drew Schwartz
1.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Raised $60,000 for the Woman Who Gave Trump the Finger

Juli Briskman was fired from her job after a photo of her one-fingered salute went viral.
Drew Schwartz
11.13.17
video

Behold, the College Party by Which All Other College Parties Will Be Judged

The party was lit until a stream of bodies, cheap booze, and splintered wood fell through the floor and into the apartment below.
Drew Schwartz
11.13.17
Internet Exploring

B.o.B Is Still on That Flat Earth Thing

He started a GoFundMe page to launch satellites into orbit. He's clearly not letting this go.
Phil Witmer
9.22.17
Voices

This Site Helps Crowdfund Money to Refugees Living Without Bank Accounts

Kiva's World Refugee Fund rethinks what it means to raise money for those with limited access to technology.
Sean Hutchinson
8.11.17
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