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Gay Republican who attacked Obamacare nonstop turns to crowdfunding for medical bills

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The Sassy Gay Republican was in a serious car accident, and is now soliciting funds. Twitter A gay Republican with a sizable social media following, who has criticized Obamacare for “forcing” him to purchase insurance he was sure he’d never need, is turning to crowdfunding after a car accident has left him with medical bills he can’t pay. The “Sassy Gay Republican,” as he calls himself, posted to GoFundMe, asking for $15,000, since the hospital he was taken to didn’t accept his insurance. Just letting you guys know I’m in recovery. If you have the time, please read. If you […]

Save Heaven’s Gate Farm! – a Charities crowdfunding project in Henley by National Animal Welfare Trust

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On Monday 2nd September employees, volunteers and supporters at National Animal Welfare Trust’s Heaven’s Gate Farm were made aware that the centre is at risk of closure. As expected, the entire community has been devastated by this news, and the possibility that they could lose this much-loved and well-used facility. Kind messages of support and incredibly generous offers of help soon came flooding in following the announcement, and the team have been completely overwhelmed by the sheer number of people who are desperate to help. With so many people showing such amazing determination to save our centre, we know we […]

Crowdfunding Trump’s Stupid Border Wall Is the Final Stage of MAGA Delusion | GQ

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Photo Illustration by Alicia Tatone With Congress unwilling to appropriate the billions of taxpayer dollars Trump wants, some of his followers are moving on to the world’s most ambitious GoFundMe. At first, you may remember, it was Mexico who was going to pay for the border wall; Donald Trump proclaimed that it would be so, often while jabbing a finger into the air, cajoling his acolytes into chanting it whenever the campaign rally got a little sleepy. Then, he clarified, Mexico was going to pay for the wall, but eventually, and in the meantime, taxpayers would be responsible for covering […]

PLEASE HELP SAVE MY LIFE – a Personal Causes crowdfunding project in London by Helen Munro

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My lucky life My name is Helen Munro. I’m 39 years old and have two beautiful children; Lola who’s 5 and Lupe, who’s 3. I married the love of my life and we celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary this year. All sounds pretty good right? A sudden change in luck Sadly in August 2017, I discovered a lump in my breast. Five days later I was at my GP’s and soon afterwards I had an ultrasound. I was so sure it wasn’t going to be anything serious – but then I was told I needed a Mammogram and biopsy. I […]

STAR TREK: VOYAGER Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign Begins March 1 • TrekCore.com

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the in-production Star Trek: Voyager documentary project from David Zappone and the 455 Films team is about to move into its next stage: a crowdfunding campaign to build funds and complete the project. Over the last several months, Zappone — who produced and co-directed What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — has quietly been tweeting out minor updates on the project: The Star Trek Voyager 25th Anniversary Documentary officially resumes filming tomorrow. @StarTrek @CBSAllAccess — David Zappone (@davidzappone) August 2, 2020 Sorry to have been quiet, but we did another great day of interviews for […]

Kind Malaysian Twitter user designs banner, donates cash to senior citizen selling coconut water using crowdfunding (VIDEO)

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The elderly man broke into tears after receiving the cash that was handed to him. — Screengrab via Twitter/@aidaaidil PETALING JAYA, February 4 — A Twitter user went the extra mile by supporting a senior citizen’s coconut water business through a crowdfunding initiative. The elderly man’s stall is located by the side of the road near Bandar Puteri in Klang. In her Twitter thread, Aida Aidil wrote that although the elderly man is in his 80s, he still had to slog to sell coconut water while his wife was at home looking after their grandchildren. Aku tak boleh kalau bab […]

Crowdfunding Page Raises £100K For Unpaid Caterer In Netflix’s ‘FYRE’ Documentary – Pretty 52

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Concerned viewers of Netflix documentary Fyre – The Greatest Party That Never Happened have clubbed together to raise more than £100,000 for a caterer who was left out of pocket after collapse of the disastrous music festival. The streaming giant’s scandalous documentary dropped on Friday 18th January and viewers were particularly struck by the story of local caterer Maryann Rolle, who owns the Exuma Point restaurant in The Bahamas. Maryann was hired to provide food for the infamous festival – spending around £40,000 on staff and supplies – but she was left unpaid when the luxury music event unravelled in […]

Christian Crowdfunding Site Raises $224,000 (and Counting) for Kenosha Killer – Towleroad Gay News

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A fundraiser on the Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo has raised more than $224,000 for the defense of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse, 17, of Antioch, Illinois, a pro-police activist, was charged with first-degree murder after two people were killed and one wounded amid protests Tuesday night in Kenosha, Wisconsin over the police shooting of unarmed black man Jacob Blake. A paragraph on the Christian fundraiser reads: “Kyle Rittenhouse just defended himself from a brutal attack by multiple members of the far-leftist group ANTIFA – the experience was undoubtedly a brutal one, as he was forced to take two lives to […]

NCAA: Wiseman cannot use crowdfunding for benefit repayment

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Multiple crowdfunding websites have popped up since Memphis Tigers freshman James Wiseman was ordered to pay $11,500 to a charity by the NCAA, but there’s an issue that will likely keep the money from helping Wiseman. At least four GoFundMe pages aim to raise money for Wiseman’s charity donation, and one was promoted by an ESPN basketball personality. But those pages likely will not help Wiseman at all because crowdfunding is not allowed to pay back benefits, according to NCAA rules. For the repayment of an improper benefit, the NCAA mandates the payment must be made by […]

Crowdfunding for Pittsburgh

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After a gunman shot down 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Muslims rallied together to support the victims and their families. This content was originally published here.