How a Community Garden Used FundRazr for Crowdfunding Success!

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When Greenest City, a Toronto environmental nonprofit, decided they wanted to reclaim a vacant lot and turn it into Milky Way Garden, a space for community agriculture, they knew the most effective online fundraising campaign possible would be crucial to their success. With a hefty goal of $25,000, they’d need to make it crystal clear to potential donors the impact …

Logan’s Battle With Lymphoma

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Logan was born premature and has dealt with a host of issues since his debut in 2007. In late 2014, he survived a double-lung transplant — a surgery that yields a 50/50 survival rate. His new lungs are thriving, but the anti-rejecting drugs he takes have given him post transplant lymphoma. Family friend Amy Valm started a crowdfunding campaign to …

Crowdfunding Culture And Education

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Aboriginal HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is a program that introduces learning and education into aboriginal homes early, creating an environment and dialogue that supports First Nations culture and heritage. HIPPY Canada is now raising funds to help sustain and grow their Aboriginal HIPPY program at various locations in Canada, in partnership with Vancouver Native Health. Traditionally …

Erin Will Stop At Nothing To Volunteer In Haiti

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In March 2015, Erin Segall has the opportunity to go to Jacmel, Haiti and be part of the Global Health Perspectives internship through Denver School of Nursing. This service learning internship will allow her to work with LOVE Takes Root, La Concord Orphanage and the new medical clinic to further my nursing school education. The focus of Erin’s school trip …

Community Gives Hope To Toddler Natalie

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Tarryn Rudolph’s close friend and coworker Meredith and her husband, Andrew, recently received devastating news that their 18 month old daughter Natalie has been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, type 2. It’s a progressive neuromuscular disease that will cause her muscles to weaken and waste away. Natalie will never walk and will require a wheelchair among many other devices to …

FundRazr 2014: A Year In Review

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To celebrate the achievements of so many FundRazr campaigns in 2014, we created a video to highlight some of the incredible things accomplished through the power of crowdfunding. These projects and causes brought together large groups of supporters to turn dreams into reality and transform lives. See our list below for more about the featured campaigns of 2014.

Building Solutions To Conflict In The Middle East Through Story Telling

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“I believe that the road to peace and the evolution of humankind towards a positive and just direction begins with the arts and the simple act of telling a story.” Nicholas Turner is on a path towards fulfilling his responsibility to learn and understand cultures and the modes of expression used by people in the difficult struggle of achieving equality, …

8 Causes To Get You Inspired This Christmas

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“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” – Buddy the Elf Buddy’s motto rings true to the many charities and nonprofit organizations that work tirelessly to support people, communities, projects and animals that need it most. Not only are you giving generously when you contribute to a campaign, but you are also singing …

7 Places To Give On #GivingTuesday

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This year FundRazr has joined the #GivingTuesday movement. Unlike Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving to others. On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, charities, families, businesses, communities and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Each and every day FundRazr has the opportunity to …