August 2021 / 64 posts found

Win ROBERT SMITH’S 2016 Schecter Ultracure Guitar – a Music crowdfunding project in United Kingdom by THE CURE

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Stage Crew Need Our Support THE CURE are raising money for stage crew charity Stagehand’s #ILoveLive campaign, which is providing financial help for all UK stage crew who are in the greatest need. Stage crew seem to be the forgotten ones in the current pandemic. They’re the unsung heroes of the live entertainment world. Without them shows just couldn’t happen. The impact of Covid-19 has been devastating for the whole music industry but particularly for the stage techs, sound engineers, guitar techs, keyboard techs, drum techs, stage managers, production managers, tour managers and other live support personnel who make shows […]

Milo Yiannopoulos banned from crowdfunding site Patreon | Technology | The Guardian

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The far-right activist Milo Yiannopoulos has suffered a setback in his attempts to relaunch his career after being banned by the crowdfunding site Patreon. Yiannopoulos, recently revealed to be more than A$2m (£1.1m) in debt, according to Australian court documents, had been hoping to recruit people to regularly contribute funds to a planned comeback. Milo Yiannopoulos ‘more than $2m in debt’, Australian promoters’ documents show Read more He wrote on his Patreon page: “I’ve had a miserable year or two, banned and de-platformed and censored and blacklisted … and now I need your help. I want to get back on […]

Substantive Hearing, Divisional Court – a Politics crowdfunding project in Hertford by Joanne Welch, Campaign Director

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To raise funds for Substantive Hearing, Divisional Court; Crowdfunder fees&charges; BackTo60’s campaign ongoing operational costs. This content was originally published here.

£3.5m crowdfunding campaign saves Derek Jarman’s Kent home | Film | The Guardian

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A £3.5m fundraising campaign to save for the nation the idyllic home of artist, activist and film maker Derek Jarman has been successful, it has been announced. The Art Fund said the money had been raised after what was the largest ever arts crowdfunding campaign. As well as big offerings from trusts and foundations and a “substantial personal donation” from David Hockney, there were 7,300 donations from the public including nearly 2,000 in the last week. Campaigners argued that Prospect Cottage and its internationally recognised garden combined to make a work of art in its own right. Nestling on a […]

Re-Elect Jackie Baillie for Dumbarton – a Politics crowdfunding project in Dumbarton by Jackie Baillie

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Jackie Baillie may contact you using the information you supply.  Donations to a political party are regulated by the Political Parties Elections and Referendums Act 2000. By making a donation to the Labour Party, you are accepting the following terms and conditions: •            I am donating to the Dumbarton Constituency Labour Party. •            If I donate more than £500 checks will be made to ensure my name is listed on the UK electoral register (excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). •            If I […]

OUR LAST CHANCE TO STOP A NO DEAL BREXIT. – a Politics crowdfunding project in London by European Movement UK

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24 DAYS UNTIL BORIS WALKS AWAY. This is it. This is our last chance to stop a No Deal Brexit.   This government has made it clear that they will do anything to avoid getting the deal that they promised was “oven-ready” – even breaking international law. For the sake of our economy, our NHS, and even our lives we are saying no to a No Deal Brexit. We are ready to fight back.  We have successfully campaigned to stop Boris Johnson’s government from implementing a No Deal Brexit time and again. We will stop No Deal one last time, but […]

A Christian Crowdfunding Site Has Raised Over $300,000 For Alleged Kenosha Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse

by crypto journalist is a Christian crowdfunding site that helps raise money for things like mission trips and medical emergencies for faith-based crowds. But this week, it’s raising eyebrows for a new cause: bailing out alleged gunmen. As of this writing, GiveSendGo has raised over $300,000 for the legal defense of Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with killing two people and wounding a third during the protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The online project framed Rittenhouse’s alleged shootings as self-defense and characterized his charges as unfair and politically motivated. Rittenhouse’s lawyer plans to argue that the young gunmen’s actions were defensible under the […]

Lawmaker Introduces Crowdfunding Bill To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall

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President Donald Trump needs at least $22 billion for the U.S.-Mexico border wall he wants to build, so a Tennessee lawmaker has introduced a bill that would let him crowdfund the money. The Border Wall Trust Fund Act, introduced Friday by Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.), would “allow the secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the border between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.” Under the bill, the treasury secretary would establish an account for the donations and “create a publicly accessible website to receive such gifts.” The bill also calls […]

Self-Proclaimed Virgin Almost Hits Crowdfunding Target For Sex Island

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A man who has never had sex before has nearly hit his crowdfunding target for a ‘sex island’ trip in the Caribbean, with access to up to 60 prostitutes. The man, known only as ‘Brian’, became determined to embark on the trip after being lured in by an advert that promised unlimited sex on an exclusive paradise island. With the help of a friend, Brian set up a crowdfunding page for people to donate to his cause and amazingly, it seems to be working. Credit: Good Girls Company The virgin has already been pledged more than $3,800 (£2,810) of his […]

PayPal Dumps GiveSendGo, Christian Crowdfunding Site Supporting Proud Boys, Other Extremists | Michael Stone

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reports: This morning PayPal confirmed to Gizmodo that it has cut ties with GiveSendGo, the Christian crowdfunding platform which hosts fundraisers for, among other causes, Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse and Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio. As a result of the Capitol riot, PayPal has decided to sever ties with GiveSendGo, leaving an uncertain financial future for , , and other “Christian” fundraising causes. Late last month reported that the Christian site was raising money for the Proud Boys, a far-right, neo-fascist group that plans to “wreak havoc” and .  Previously reported that the Proud Boys were “plotting to disguise themselves […]