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Crowdfunding to pressure Collins on Kavanaugh vote likely to face legal challenge

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The campaign started modestly on Aug. 16: Raise $50,000 from 1,000 donors to send a message to Maine Sen. Susan Collins. Maine Sen. Susan Collins has equated the crowdfunding campaign to a bribe or extortion because it uses money to try to compel her to vote a certain way. Associated Press file/Alex Brandon By Aug. 21, the goalpost had moved to $200,000 – then to $500,000 … $1 million … $1.5 million … $2 million and rising. By the time Collins cast her decisive vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Oct. 6, more than 100,000 donors nationwide […]

Mandela MarketPlace receives $422,500 USDA grant to improve healthy eating for SNAP recipients, using apps and services by Credibles. – Credibles: crowdfunding and gift cards for local food businesses. Enjoy a prepaid Credibles tab.

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A fresh food breeze for healthier food stamps. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2015 – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, announced earlier this month a $422,500 USDA grant for Oakland’s Mandela MarketPlace , to support their healthy fresh food initiative in West Oakland, supported by Credibles’ apps and service for “edible credits”. USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) program awarded the grant for residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and living in low food-access neighborhoods to participate in a healthy food incentive program. With extra credits, the participants are rewarded for getting more fresh fruits and vegetables […]

Woman Bullied As Teen For Her Flat Chest Now Crowdfunding To Have Her 40HH Breasts That Grew ‘Overnight’ Surgically Reduced

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A woman who was teased as a youngster for her “pancake” chest is now crowdfunding to have her bosom reduced after developing 40HH breasts “from nowhere” at 16, which were cruelly dubbed “Helen’s melons.” Plagued with health problems, including back pain and a hump on the back of her neck because of their weight, pharmaceutical assistant Helen Christie, 26, also suffers with depression and social anxiety, as her ample chest makes her so self-conscious. Now Helen, of Brighton, East Sussex, England, who has been dating her partner Verity Oxford, 37, who doesn’t work for medical reasons, for two years, says […]

A disturbing new survey says 8 million people have used crowdfunding to cover medical costs

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An estimated eight million people in the U.S. have started a crowdfunding campaign to help pay for their own or a member of their household’s healthcare costs, according to a survey released Wednesday. The poll, which was conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, also found that in addition to the millions who have launched crowdfunding efforts for themselves or a member of their household, at least 12 million more Americans have started crowdfunding efforts for someone else. Fifty million Americans have donated to such fundraising efforts, the survey showed. “As annual out-of-pocket costs […]

Alyssa Milano mocks amputee veteran’s massive border wall crowdfunding, gets Twitter-flogged — RT USA News

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The actress-turned-Democratic firebrand was left red-faced as after she took aim at the crowdfunding campaign to build a border wall between the US and Mexico, now at over $13mn. In a tweet on Thursday, Milano wrote: “Oh, yes! Let’s #GoFundTheWall while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool.” Oh, yes! Let’s #GoFundTheWall while not taking care of our veterans. Cool. Cool. Cool. — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) It was not long before the tweet ignited a firestorm on Twitter, as many noticed Milano hand’t done her homework, as the GoFundMe page was started by Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage, […]

A Guy Called Gerald Legal Fund – a Music crowdfunding project in London by A Guy Called Gerald

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Thank you for joining me here. It’s great to be able to finally talk to you directly, with a clear, straight-up objective : to fight back. With your help, we can officially commence legal proceedings against the people who have profited from my art and exploited what I had to offer to the emerging dance music scene.  It’s long overdue but to be successful I need your help. So what happened? I produced ‘Voodoo Ray’ and the album ‘Hot Lemonade’ way back in 1988. They were released on Rham! Records – a label out of Merseyside, Liverpool. ‘Voodoo Ray’ was […]

Be A Sidmouth Folk Festival Champion! – a Music crowdfunding project in Sidmouth by The Sidmouth Folk Festival

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£100,000 !!!Amazing! Many thanks to everyone who has supported us since thecancellation of this year’s festival. That’s ticket holders who haverolled over their tickets to next year, all those who have donated andthe hundreds who have joined in the Crowdfunding campaign. Sincerethanks to all the artists, businesses and others who have offered ahuge range of Rewards. Thanks too, to everyone involved in the Sidmouth Folk Festival Online-artists, presenters, crew and the thousands who watched. There’s stillplenty to come through the week and you can catch the weekend’s showsif you missed them. It’s all free to access! Crowdfunding Rewards finish tonight […]

Arrests in GoFundMe homeless good Samaritan ‘scam’ show perils of crowdfunding

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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. They’ve been used to help cancer victims, people in danger of losing their homes, businesses trying to stay afloat and communities trying to rebuild. And now internet crowdfunding sites are increasingly being used by scam artists trying to con well-meaning people out of their hard-earned money. Charges Thursday against a New Jersey couple and a homeless man whose ostensibly heartwarming encounter led to a $400,000 haul on GoFundMe show how hard it can be to differentiate real people in need from […]

Documentary Film: Boris Johnson & Political Lying – a Film and Theatre crowdfunding project in London by MJB Individual Ltd.

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What is this crowdfunding project?  A documentary film about lying in politics that has acquired exclusive information about Boris Johnson. This information will be exposed in the film, in partnership with a national newspaper. We predict that Mr Johnson will be called upon to resign after the film comes out. It is highly sensitive information that took 14 months to uncover.  Who’s making it? Marcus J Ball and his team, who prosecuted Boris Johnson for lying in 2019. How can I learn more? Watch the video at the top of this page, and read the information below. How can I […]

Huddersfield Camel Club owner says he needs £50,000 in crowdfunding to survive – YorkshireLive

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