November 2021 / 50 posts found

Oxford graduate crowdfunding to become barrister pledges free tutoring for underprivileged kids for each donation

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An Oxford graduate hoping to become a barrister has pledged to offer free career and study sessions to underprivileged children for in exchange for donations to his GoFundMe campaign, where he is crowdfunding to pay for his training. Mohamed Hussein Iman, 23, a working-class son of a Somali immigrant became the first person from his school in south Croydon to apply and study at Oxford University when he was offered a place to read History. Now, the 2020 graduate is asking for help to fulfill his dreams to become a barrister, hoping to help other disadvantaged children like him in […]

Crowdfunding campaign launched to pay for Dros rape victim’s therapy

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Anonymous donors have launched a crowdfunding campaign for the seven-year-old girl who was raped at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria and contributions are pouring in. This content was originally published here.

The Future is Europe – EU Supergirl Tour – a Personal Causes crowdfunding project in Sheffield by Madeleina Kay

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#EUsupergirl plans to tour the EU27 countries to encourage young European citizens to vote for pro-EU parties in the May 2019 parliamentary elections #TheFutureisEurope #ThisTimeImVoting I have been campaigning as #EUsupergirl against Brexit since the vote to leave in June 2016; using art, literature and music to communicate a positive narrative about Europe. Now I want to turn my attention to the bigger picture, the thing all Remainers are ultimately fighting for; Europe. Regardless of the UK’s participation, I want to help support the EU’s #ThisTimeImVoting campaign to encourage young people to stand up for Europe and vote for pro EU parties in the […]

Pride Board won’t back down as crowdfunding gathers momentum | RNZ News

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The president of the Auckland Pride Board says it won’t be backing down on its decision to ban police in uniforms from taking part in the parade, despite the massive public backlash and several sponsors pulling out. Photo: Facebook / Pride Festival In an interview with RNZ’s Kim Hill this morning, Cissy Rock said she understood why some individual police officers might feel hurt. “But I’ve got to keep a bigger picture in mind that surrounds the whole community and the police as an institution and who it’s not serving and we can’t leave people behind.” Cissy Rock said next […]

Miku Expo 2021 Online Concert Event Announced, Crowdfunding Begins November 2020 – Mikufan.com

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Crypton Future Media has announced plans via their official Miku Expo Twitter account to launch a crowdfunding campaign to power the next Miku Expo event in 2021, which will be held online. The event will be made free to all viewers, but seeks to use crowdfunding to bring the best online experience possible using the latest technologies. Exhibitions and work shops will also be held online this time around to create a safe but fun environment for participants from all over the world. Crowdfunding for the event is expected to begin Mid-November of 2020. More info on this is expected […]

Alita: Battle Angel Fans Are Crowdfunding To Campaign For A Sequel

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In another display of modern fans showing that they’re always willing to go that extra mile to get their point across, those desperate for a sequel to last year’s have decided to take things into their own hands. The blockbuster sci-fi was a solid-if-unspectacular hit, earning just over $400 million globally against a $170 million budget, but despite the movie proving to be much more popular overseas than it was domestically, the so-called ‘Alita Army’ have mobilized their campaign for a follow-up and directed it towards the biggest awards ceremony in Hollywood. A far cry from the ‘toxic fandom’ movement […]

Dr Sam’s Subsistence Funds – a Charities crowdfunding project in Ryhall by Philip Hyland

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Hello my name is Dr Sam White. I have been suspended from my right to practice as a GP within the NHS because I blew the whistle over concerns about the safety of experimental vaccines and for publicly voicing my concerns that the public have been denied access to safe, proven, and effective medicines such as Ivermectin. These treatments work regardless of the Covid-19 variant.  I want the public to know that Covid- 19 is far more treatable than influenza, but we as doctors are not allowed to prescribe these treatments. There is absolutely no need to live in fear. […]

200-Mile Run In The Dark To Feed Rescued Animals – a Community crowdfunding project in Stratford-upon-Avon by Farm Animal Rescue Sanctuary

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Hi, I am Mitso and I am challenging myself to run 200 miles under 55 hrs in a dark tunnel to raise money for rescued farm animals. Hi, I am Mitso and people usually describe me as a: 1. Mad runner 2. Animal lover Both are true, which is why I am here today, asking for your help and support.  This Friday, 24 September I will attempt to run 200 miles, 200 times non-stop through the darkness of the UK’s longest foot tunnel. The exact description of The Tunnel Ultra race is: ‘A mind-bending test of extreme endurance and sensory deprivation’ […]

Crowdfunding raises millions for unproven and potentially harmful treatments

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Crowdfunding campaigns have raked in millions of dollars for scientifically unproven — and potentially dangerous — medical treatments since 2015, according to a new analysis. The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, turned up 1,059 campaigns that raised money for five unproven or possibly risky treatments: homeopathy or naturopathy for cancer, hyperbaric oxygen for brain injury, experimental stem cell therapy for brain or spinal cord injuries, and long-term antibiotics for chronic Lyme disease. Almost all of the campaigns were on GoFundMe, the largest crowdfunding platform of its kind. All told, the campaigns hoped to collect […]

Startups, Listen Up: SEC Lays Down Rules for Crowdfunding

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Many entrepreneurs have struggled with getting bank loans and traditional funding to get their businesses off the ground, but startups and small and medium enterprises can now look to crowdfunding as a means to fulfill their ventures.  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the Rules and Regulations Governing Crowdfunding (CF Rules) on July 4, which gives startups and SMEs the opportunity to finance their businesses through online crowdfunding platforms.  “Securities-based crowdfunding can offer an alternative source of private financing for startups and SMEs,” said SEC Chairperson Emilio B. Aquino. Should a business’ crowdfunding campaigns succeed, Aquino notes that […]