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Get More Donations on GoFundMe With These 3 Tips

Published by Salvador Briggman. Find him on Twitter.

I just released a new guide! Check it out here. It’s all about crowdfunding personal expenses. Get Funding for Education,Travel, Volunteering, Emergencies, Bills, and more.

GoFundMe is a crowdfunding website for charity projects and personal causes. People have used the platform to raise money for medical expenses, animal care, college costs, and more. If you are new to GoFundMe, be sure to check out our list of personal cause crowdfunding websites and the GoFundMe reward ideas we’ve put together.

You can use GoFundMe to make a personal donation campaign, a charity fundraising campaign, or an all-or-nothing crowdfunding campaign (similar to Kickstarter).

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In this article, I will be focusing on personal donation and charity fundraising campaigns.

Note: Prosper is also another good option for getting a low interest personal loan for medical, education, or other expenses and it doesn’t require collateral.

First Look at Other Projects and the GoFundMe Resources.

Before starting your own GoFundMe project, it’s important to get a feel for how others in your category have structured their campaigns. How many social shares did their campaign receive? Did they include a video? Pictures in their updates? Over what span of time did they raise the money?

For example, if you are thinking of raising $100,000 on the platform because you’ve heard of some major campaigns in the media, like the homeless man who returned the $40,000 he found in a backpack and ended up getting pledges from around the world ($159,000+), then it might surprise you to learn that the vast majority of campaigns on GoFundMe are for less than $1,000.

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The GoFundMe “How to Fundraise” page and Help Center are great resources to start with to getting your questions answered.

Directly Reach Out to Your Personal Network

personal networkYou might be hoping that strangers will find and donate to your GoFundMe campaign, but the sad truth is that the majority of funding on GoFundMe comes from personal networks.

“Sharing your campaign with friends and family is a part of what makes GoFundMe work so well. Not only will the people in your life support your campaign, but they will also help spread the word to their friends as well. GoFundMe users should not expect to receive support from strangers.”GoFundMe Team.

Therefore, outreach to your personal network is crucial! I’d recommend directly reaching out to each individual in your social network. Explain to them why you are doing the campaign, how their contribution could make a difference, and how much you would appreciate their support.

Your social network could include: Friends, family members, loved ones, coworkers, and classmates.

Try Grassroots Marketing and These Fundraising Ideas

Your local community can be the second powerful force behind your personal fundraising campaign. Contacting your local paper, charitable organizations, non-profits, and setting up a community fundraising event can help you expand the reach of your GoFundMe campaign.

Check out the links below for some fundraising ideas to engage your local community:

50 Fundraising Ideas – Creative and Easy Ways to Raise Money for Your Organization

100 Student Fundraising Ideas.

Best Fundraising Ideas In America – Broken down by Sports, Churches, Non-Profits and School Fundraisers

17 Fundraising Ideas via GiveForward

Pinpoint Why Your Story is Shareworthy

social networkIf you’re expecting your story to spread via social media, I’d recommend examining how social media centric publications like BuzzFeed generate social shares.

In order for your story to appeal to media outlets, it must first be inline with the type of content that the outlet produces. Second, it must resonate emotionally with their readers.

In my article, “Getting media attention for your crowdfunding campaign,” I explain how it’s crucial to identify how your story fits into the overall media discussion and the angle that you will use to persuade journalists that your story will drive traffic or sell copies.

A good place to start when studying how charity/cause campaigns get picked up via social bookmarking sits like Reddit is to examine these inspiring gofundme campaigns, which have raised five to six figures.

Does this make you feel uncomfortable?

I agree – it can be tough to ask your personal network for fundraiser donations. However, if you’re unwilling to do this, it might save you a lot of time and headache to just forego setting up a GoFundMe campaign. The vast majority of campaigns do not go viral. Most pledges come from the user’s social network and their local community.

Be sure to share your feelings about GoFundMe below. I’d love to hear some of your thoughts about the platform and your experience fundraising!

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  • lcalbas

    I think focus indeed should be put more on the smaller campaigns because it’s good to know that, on such scales, good causes can get immediate help.

    • CrowdCrux

      Are you saying that as a backer, you would be more likely to back a smaller campaign because you feel like it would have more impact than if the project had such a large goal?

  • Deana Hensley

    wow, now I am thinking I missed something. I thought my gofundme project would get shared with ALOT of people your article suggests other than that. I am not asking for myself so perhaps I will not be the majority! I was reluctant to start a campaign as I do not like asking for money,however this house of my Mothers is in dire need. any tips you can send me are greatly appreciated!!!!http://www.gofundme.com/6zz5zo

    • CrowdCrux

      Please keep us up to date as your gofundme campaign progresses or any insights you have regarding the donation process.

  • Cameron Leahy

    I am having a hard time affording gas to go to work, food, and rent this month, I have totally changed my career and moved to a different city all on my own, I don’t know anyone down here other than co-workers if you feel in your heart you would like to help me I would love to invite you to Orlando to take you for a lunch once I get back on my feet again. These past few weeks have been very very tough for me, I am living on ramen noodles and water. http://www.gofundme.com/787v1w

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you reached out to your local network? On the gofundme blog it says “GoFundMe users should not expect to receive support from strangers.”

  • charlotte

    I am having such a hard time with anxiety etc so I set up a gofundme account to get some money so I can achieve my dream and buy a horse but so far, I haven’t had any donations and I would just like to receive some to know that people care. http://www.gofundme.com/7abrco

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you reached out to your local network/community yet?

  • Jason Lee Bartlett



    Sharing my story, hope you share too. 🙂
    You get some of my art for donating 5$, which is totally worth it! Whatever you can afford will help me. Thank you very much! I appreciate you even spreading the word too! ? Please show your support in this journey to get my masectomy (chest removal)! Whatever you donate is going to be matched by another donor organization. When I was in school I was bullied. Kids would spit on me, kick me, put my backpack inside out and push me down the stairs. When I told an administrator they told me, “A lady boy half-person like you should expect to be treated that way.” Students and teachers called me an “it” and a “tranny”. So, I withdrew out of high school my first week of junior year and got my GED.
    I’m going to the Community College of Rhode Island and majoring in fine art. I want to be a teacher. I have anxiety, ADHD and depression. I also have dysphoria. Dysphoria is the feeling I get when people use the wrong pronouns/name, looking at myself in the mirror, people calling me names, or looking at me the wrong way for being transgender.
    I have been on Testosterone since January 2013. I also got my name changed this year. However, the one thing that I still desperately need is top-surgery (masectomy) (so I won’t get Cancer and deal with dysphoria). It is all very expensive. $8,305 dollars. I need help to raise this money. I identify as gay. Some people ask me why did I “become” a boy, to like boys. My sexuality has nothing to do with my gender. I always knew I was a boy I just never told anyone. In elementary school I would stand up when they asked the boys to stand. I wanted to play sports and play videogames but I was ostracized.
    I can’t even go on the city bus without cringing at the things people call me and I can’t live without my chest binder. Some my family disowned me. It seems wherever I look I can’t pass as myself. I don’t want to prove my happiness, my gender, my pronouns or my name. I want to help all the transgender kids, even by showing them that it is possible, to dream of a day without dysphoria. Nobody should have to go through what I’ve been through.
    I didn’t choice to be this way. Life is too short to be sad. I really don’t want anymore trans people to die from ignorance or suicide. I tried to commit suicide four times. Insurance won’t pay for my surgery, please help me get one step closer. Donate 1$, even that will help. I appreciate what you can do, spread the word. All I want is equality. And of course, no more moobs. Please help, thank you for your support, I couldn’t accomplish this without you! Thank you.
    My Art: http://www.hitrecord.org/users/babyhuey121795/all_records
    My Poetry: http://www.hitrecord.org/records/1544057
    My Transgender Military Petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/united-states-military-lift-the-ban-on-transgender-people-in-the-military




    Compartir mi historia , espero que comparta también. 🙂
    Usted consigue algo de mi arte para donar $ 5 , lo cual es totalmente la pena! Lo que usted puede permitirse me ayudará. ¡Muchas gracias ! Le agradezco que incluso la difusión de la palabra también! ? Por favor muestre su apoyo en este viaje para llegar a mi mastectomía (extirpación del pecho) ! Lo que usted hace una donación va a ser igualada por otro organismo donante. Cuando estaba en la escuela yo estaba intimidado . Niños escupían sobre mí, darme patadas , poner mi mochila al revés y me empuje hacia abajo las escaleras. Cuando le dije a un administrador que me dijeron , ” Una señora joven medio – persona como usted debe esperar ser tratado de esa manera. ” Los estudiantes y los profesores me llamó un “eso ” y un ” transexual ” . Así , me retiré de la escuela secundaria mi primera semana del tercer año de secundaria y tengo mi GED.
    Me voy a la universidad de comunidad de Rhode Island y especialización en las bellas artes. Quiero ser un maestro. Tengo ansiedad , el TDAH y la depresión. También tengo disforia . Disforia es la sensación que tengo cuando la gente usa el pronombre equivocado / nombre, mirarme en el espejo , la gente me llama nombres, o me mira de manera equivocada por ser transgénero.
    He estado en la testosterona desde enero de 2013. También me cambié mi nombre este año. Sin embargo , la única cosa que todavía necesito desesperadamente es de primera cirugía ( mastectomía ) ( por lo que no va a tener cáncer y tratar con disforia ) . Todo es muy caro. $ 8,305 dólares. Necesito ayuda para recaudar este dinero. Me identifico como gay . Algunas personas me preguntan por qué me ” se convierten en” un muchacho, a gustar los chicos. Mi sexualidad no tiene nada que ver con mi género . Siempre supe que era un niño yo nunca dije a nadie . En la escuela primaria me gustaría ponerse de pie cuando le preguntaron a los niños a ponerse de pie. Quería hacer deporte y jugar a videojuegos pero estaba condenado al ostracismo .
    Ni siquiera puedo ir en el autobús de la ciudad y sin cringing en las cosas que la gente me llama y yo no puedo vivir sin mi carpeta pecho. Algunos de mi familia me repudió . Parece siempre que miro y no puedo pasar como a mí mismo . No quiero demostrar mi felicidad , mi sexo, mis pronombres o mi nombre. Quiero ayudar a todos los niños transexuales , incluso mostrándoles que es posible , a soñar con un día sin la disforia . Nadie debería tener que pasar por lo que yo he pasado.
    Yo no hice la elección que ser así . La vida es demasiado corta para estar triste . Yo realmente no quiero que la gente más trans de morir por la ignorancia o el suicidio . He intentado suicidarse cuatro veces. El seguro no va a pagar por la cirugía , por favor ayúdame a un paso más cerca . Dona $ 1 , aún eso ayudará. Aprecio lo que puede hacer , correr la voz. Todo lo que quiero es la igualdad. Y por supuesto, hay más moobs . Por favor, ayuda , gracias por su apoyo, yo no podía lograr esto sin ti ! Gracias.
    http://www.gofundme.com / nomoobs
    ~ Jason
    Mi arte: http://www.hitrecord.org/users/babyhuey121795/all_records
    Mi Poesía: http://www.hitrecord.org/records/1544057
    Mi Petición Transgénero Militar: http://www.change.org/petitions/united-states-military-lift-the-ban-on-transgender-people-in-the-military

    • CrowdCrux

      Congrats on raising half your goal :).

      • Jason Lee Bartlett

        thank you!!!

      • Jason Lee Bartlett

        now im at 75 percent

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you engaged your local community at all?

  • KAM

    I was very hesitant to put this up. Even though I did I should have went with my instincts. I have received so much negativity from my “friends” that I actually had to take it down off of my Facebook page. Lesson learned. I am a kind and generous person and have gone above and beyond to help those friends in need. I am the type of person that would give you the shirt off my back even if it was the last thing I owned. In return I have gotten slammed. I have shared my link on twitter and Pinterest too. Thankfully there no one has said anything but it hasn’t been shared by anyone either. I guess in all reality if you want to accomplish something you need to do it all on your own.

    • CrowdCrux

      Can you expand on the negativity you experienced?

      • KAM

        Yes. I was told that: “You should be ashamed of yourself for asking people for money.” “You should not have to ask for money from others to get things you need in life.” “You should work harder to earn things so don’t ask for hand-outs.” “Buying a house is a privilege not and expectation people should hold so if you can’t afford it you should not be getting one”. Really the list goes on and on. I was overwhelmed with how much the people I considered friends and have helped out in the past, both financially and with my time, would be so rude to me. It just goes to show that kindness is not always on your side.

        • CrowdCrux

          Sorry to hear that!

    • Tyler Harcus

      Well I for one, as a person who does not know you, think that your campaign is an excellent cause. Everyone deserves to have a place they can call their own and asking for a little help to get that shouldn’t make you feel ashamed for one second. Anyone who puts you down for trying to make your life a little better needs to get a little empathy. I gave you a bit, more of a token saying “I support you” than anything helpful, but it’s all I can manage. Good Luck!

  • Dennis

    http://www.gofundme.com/7hiljc. I just posted today, and for a good cause mind you, and I had some pretty high hopes. But after reading this article, I’m a little discouraged.

  • William Gabe Phillips

    I posted on facebook and people were so mean i had to take
    it down… 🙁
    If anyone would please look at my page, I would be so grateful!


    • CrowdCrux

      Two tips:
      1. Break up the huge paragraph into smaller paragraphs to make the text easier to read.
      2. Use correct punctuation. Capitalize the letter of first words of new sentences.

      • William Gabe Phillips

        I agree 100%. I noticed this after it was posted. I spent a long time capitalizing and spacing just as you suggested, but the finished work wasnt how i wrote it for some reason. Gonna have to fix that later. Pretty disappointed it did that, but thanks anyway for trying to help. 🙂

        • CrowdCrux

          Definitely – Let me know if you have any other questions or if you would like to see any other topics covered related to GoFundMe

  • Tyler Harcus

    I posted my GoFundMe campaign to Facebook and Twitter and got a lot of support from people saying it was a great idea, but only one person donated any money to it. I thought that my page views would increase over the first while but it looks like they’re just dwindling down to 0. I don’t know if there’s any help you can suggest but here is a link to my page, any advice would be appreciated: http://www.gofundme.com/6z3f70

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered following up personally with the people on facebook that liked or commented on the page? Have you reached out to Jade’s friends to make it a joint gift?

      • Tyler Harcus

        She has posted a link to the site on all of her social media sites as well. I also contacted the societies and clubs she belongs to (Eastern Star, Beta Sigma Phi, and Daughters of the Nile) and asked if they would spread the word through their membership. I got a response from Beta Sigma Phi saying that they would send an email to their newsletter subscribers, but no increase in traffic has happened yet. Would it make it more appealing if I worded the site as if the people donating would be a part of the gift-giving, rather than donating for me to give her a gift? Maybe offer to put all of their names on a birthday card and say it’s a gift from all of us?

        • CrowdCrux

          “Maybe offer to put all of their names on a birthday card and say it’s a gift from all of us” – I like that idea.

  • Tyler Harcus

    I visited a site called gigbucks and there are people there advertising that they will share your link/message to 200k or more people on Facebook for $5. Is it worth trying that or are things like this a scam or not worth it?

    • CrowdCrux

      This reminds me of offers on Fiverr.com. I might try it, but wouldn’t expect much. Likely, most of the followers are bots or not engaged. Assuming I was the owner of this page and I knew my audience was interested in Kickstarter – if I could drive 100 unique visitors to a campaign I would charge much more than $5.

      $5 for 100 unique visitors would = $.05 per click. Average cost per click in the advertising world is $1, depending on the keywords or product. So, under that rationale, you could expect maybe 5-10 people to click for the price of $5, or the person is highly underpricing their traffic (or the traffic is from bots).

  • Shanah Deus

    I have only just put my campaign out there and was hoping that it would reach a more public audience. The funds are not for me but actually for a not for profit that I founded. My Facebook “friends” have proven to be very unreceptive of this type of thing so I hope that I don’t have to heavily rely on their support to raise funds.

    Any insight? http://www.gofundme.com/Empower-Our-Youth

    • CrowdCrux

      You mention your broad mission, but not a specific goal or project you will be focusing on initially with these funds. Aim for transparency and accountability with your donor base. Treat them like investors.

      “There is a growing, concerning trend of high unemployment, high incarceration and low college enrollment of the youths in certain areas across the United States.” – Who is concerned? You need to reach these people.

      For more tips on non-profit fundraising see: http://www.crowdcrux.com/top-15-nonprofit-crowdfunding-and-fundraising-tips/

      • Shanah Deus

        Hi! Thanks for your response. I actually agree with you, however I have been working with somebody who is on the board of directors for a couple of very well known non-profit organizations. Originally I was trying to reach out to minority groups (Black, Hispanic etc), but I was advised that this would actually hurt my chances of raising funds and was told to make it more broad/general. I am very torn on this because I had a specific target group in mind.

        I may go with my initial plan because I think that it will draw more donors in.
        Thanks again!

        • CrowdCrux

          “but I was advised that this would actually hurt my chances of raising funds and was told to make it more broad/general.” – Bad advice. The more specific the better. If you were a well-known nonprofit with an established donor base that is comprised of multiple minority groups – then yes, that would be a good approach.

          However, you are trying to acquire a donor base and with the amount you are trying to raise, I would still say to focus on a specific niche and over time you can expand the demographic of your supporters.

  • Jazmin Prattle

    I had started a campaign for my little sister just a while ago and our my mother is already saying it was a stupid idea to begin with. After reading I’m starting to think that myself. But any tips for this particular fundraiser.
    I won’t give up hope until I’m absolutely sure it was a bad idea.

    • CrowdCrux

      I would consider checking out the section of the article above entitled “Try Grassroots Marketing and These Fundraising Ideas” – There are various ways to raise the money.

      The people who are going to care most are those connected to you and your family. This could include friends, professional connections, community groups, etc. I would focus on sharing the story with your local community.

  • Kellie

    Need any suggestions you might have I have a big goal and could use any help 🙂

    here is my link thanks http://www.gofundme.com/7gew9g

    • CrowdCrux

      Correct spacing, formatting, and grammar is a must. The lack of spaces between new paragraphs makes it very difficult to read towards the middle and end.

      • Thanks I will fix it 🙂

        • CrowdCrux

          Definitely 🙂 Let me know how the campaign goes.

  • Aaliyah Evans

    I need any suggestions as well. Please help…


    • CrowdCrux

      How have your family and friends received your fundraiser? Are they willing to support you at all?

  • Silvia F


    I would like any suggestions you may have to help us out on our page.


    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered creating a video for your page? I would space out the paragraphs in your campaign text. They run together.

      • Silvia F

        Thank you for the advice. I have gone back and done some editing 🙂

        • CrowdCrux

          Great. Keep me updated on your progress.

  • Basi Al Rubh

    please supporters care with it that’s really so important I need your help. Look at this page http://www.gofundme.com/7p2ifk and need you publish it to your friends

    • CrowdCrux

      How has your local network responded to the fundraiser?

  • Justin King

    Please read my story and help to spread the word. Breast cancer in men is VERY REAL and affects millions worldwide. I never knew it existed in men until is was inside of me and now I am a #Fighter- Please do what you can. God Bless.- http://www.gofundme.com/JustinsAngels

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you reached out to your local network/community?

      • Justin King

        Yes, thank you for your reply. 🙂

  • Even 1.00 would help us. We want to spread joy and good with our ministry http://www.gofundme.com/7qxahc

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you done any local outreach or explained your story to your local network?

  • Joseph Meldrum
    • CrowdCrux

      Not sure what you are trying to say here with just the link?

  • Leah Winkler

    I don’t suppose you could give me any advice with my campaign. http://www.gofundme.com/teensfirstmertail I’m starting to think that my dream is too selfish to be worth donating to. I am not sure what to do because i don’t really have any friends. I have one friend on facebook and that is my sister. She was a sweetheart and shared my page with her 200 something friends and I’m going to ask my mom to share too. My mom is very well known everywhere because she is an amazing musician. I have no friends on twitter and don’t have an account on pinterest or instagram. I think my hate of social media is finally biting me in the butt.

    • CrowdCrux

      You don’t really state what the funds will go towards specifically (supplies) or how your project will actually be created with the funds. I would also put a space in between each of the paragraphs.

      • Leah Winkler

        I changed the description and I think everything appears more clear now. How does it appear to you now?

        • CrowdCrux

          Looks better!

  • Britney

    I am not sure how to get this out there, or if it is just entirely too selfish for me to do. I don’t have any friends, just my husband. So I’m thinking this may just be a really stupid idea that I did, but I don’t wanna give up. :/

    • CrowdCrux

      Why do you need donations to open up a savings account?

  • Hi could you tell me what is wrong with mine? I seem to not be able to get people to donate but go and just look at my page. I have 537 people visit but not donate.


    • CrowdCrux

      Have you done any outreach via email to your personal network like I discussed in this article? http://www.crowdcrux.com/make-gofundme-campaign-page/

      • I have sent out emails in my yahoo account. That’s the only one I have.

    • Arturo Royal

      I have the same problem. I suffer from so many illnesses that I can’t work (Aspergers, PTSD, irritable bowel syndrome, clinical depression which makes my body ache horribly), plus I have to pay for all the doctor visits and meds. We just want to get out of this terrible apt.

      So if anyone can help..


  • Ashley

    I just atarted mine. I set the amount left of the bills still owed I do not expect to get close to that amount I state. But where do I share? Should I include pics of the bills juat block out the hospital record numbers? How could you share to pint rest saw someone post that.http://www.gofundme.com/7vsb4w

    • CrowdCrux

      I would break up your campaign text into several paragraphs so that it’s easier to read. Have you used the GoFundMe share tools yet (fb/twitter/email)? Have you reached out to people in your social network? Have you considered uploading a video?

  • Rhee Chambers

    Just want your opinion on mine please.. Mine really has a dual purpose.
    Spread awareness as well as seek assistance for ourselves.

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered creating a video for the campaign? Seems like a horrible disease.

  • Jennifer Szerszynski

    Please check out my page and support my charitable project!


    • CrowdCrux

      Have you reached out to your local community with your fundraising idea/project yet?

  • Shelby Bilbruck

    I just made mine. I’m trying to get to NYC for an internship. It’s so expensive and I’m in college and it’s all out of pocket so far:/


    • CrowdCrux

      I live in NYC. You can find housing for $700-800 a month, depending on where you live (Washington heights, brooklyn). Have you asked the program to sponsor your housing or will you receive a stipend? You could also work a part time job if you can’t receive funding from your local network.

  • Jewal Corbett

    Please donate to my nursing school fund!!! http://www.gofundme.com/7x9g7o thank you so much!

    • CrowdCrux

      I feel like this might be a better project for UpStart (where backers would receive a portion of your income until the amount is repaid).

  • The_Banker

    Ive had no luck either, Ive had a few twitter retweets one from Ralphy Mae who has almost 100k followers but still nothing. Ive emailed a few people and it seems there not comfortable soliciting a campaign for a stranger. Please help me out.


    • CrowdCrux

      Yes, usually GoFundMe campaigns will receive funds from the creator’s local network or local community.

  • r gros


    this is my gofund me page…..please help anything would be appreciated

  • Tony Trout

    I’m trying to raise money for a very special guitar.


    • CrowdCrux

      Would recommend breaking up your campaign text into easier-to-read paragraphs.

  • Dee Nastasia Serrano

    help my friend save 2 mini horses

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered creating a video to explain a bit more about why you need the money and where it will go?

  • matty

    I only heard of Crowfunding sites a week ago, My Fiance’s cousin tried it before us, and in that time has raised $600.00 for her trip to spain! So i thought it was definetly worth a try to raise capitol for some very important projects!

    My Fiance’s book RednoraK, and our LIFEPRINTS project under MJT & Assoicates!

    • CrowdCrux

      Interesting. Did your Fiance’s cousin pass on any tips to you for starting yours?

  • We’re on Kickstarter and into our third day. We have 30% funding already. But a lot of that was on our first day in all the excitement. I have been combing over all the funding sites looking for tips to spread the word, and keep the momentum strong. If anyone has any tips, please share. Our project is to commemorate the Terezin prisoners in the death camp that performed 16 cincerts of the Verdi Requiem. Our concert will feature 175 singers and a 100-piece orchestra performing the Verdi. The funding will be to offset orchestra and staging costs. Please check out the project at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1569674648/the-community-chorus-of-detroit-presents-verdis-re

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you shared this on KickstarterForum.org yet?

  • Olivia

    I’d like some feedback on my page as well: http://www.gofundme.com/7z8l28

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered creating a video to explain the campaign?

  • Nancy

    My top surgery funding page… Anything is much appreciated!

  • Rifky Maulana
    • CrowdCrux

      Have you reached out to your local social network?

    • CrowdCrux

      Are you looking for feedback or what?

  • soupy28

    I am assisting my wife Jacki with raising the necessary capital to take her home-based handcrafted jewelry business Peace Love Frog to the next level, from just selling online at Etsy to going out to Arts & Crafts shows. We’ve invested a little over $1500 in startup fees, taxes, beads, charms and other inventory items, but she needs to create a lot more bracelets, earrings and necklaces before we can take the business to the local show scene. Any and all support will be appreciated. http://www.gofundme.com/Peace-Love-Frog

    • CrowdCrux

      To be honest, I feel like this would be a better fit for Kickstarter, because you could include handcrafted jewelry as perks and reward people for pledging money. Have you considered making the handcrafted jewelry part of the rewards you offer on GoFundMe?

  • Angela Braz
    • CrowdCrux

      Are you looking for feedback or what?

  • Samuel

    This page is for the kids at my church who desperatley need a playground, which is what I’m fundraising for. Its for my Eagle Scout project and anything is very much appreciated! Thanks http://funds.gofundme.com/index.php?route=fundmanager

    • CrowdCrux

      Your link doesn’t seem to work?

  • Katie Luciano

    Thank you for this article. I have had such an outpouring of support from family and friends and now I am trying to reach out even further. I’ve donated many times to other peoples pages before I got sick and I know that if I could get my page out there people would be giving and receptive. Thank you again for the tips! It is hard to finally ask for help. But sometimes we need to put pride aside and fight for our life. http://www.gofundme.com/katieluciano

    • CrowdCrux

      That’s great! Glad to hear your family and friends have supported you!

  • Jodi

    Thanks for the help, this was an awesome article! My friend is trying to move and she’s having a lot of trouble, so I suggested GoFundMe. I really hope she does well! I plan on donating as often as I can.

    • CrowdCrux

      You’re welcome :). Hope she meets her goal!

  • ligori

    I’m trying to fundraise to become a customized 3d sculpture artist! If you would like to donate a small amount I would be more than greatfull, 10 euros from 100 people that’s gotta work right!? 😀

  • Jennifer Brueno

    Thanks for the article it answered most of what I was looking for, I’m trying to earn money to make it to my boyfriends Navy Graduation which I may 16th in Great Lakes il, I live about 1000 miles away and adding up everything I would need to go it was about 1200$ because I don’t want to go alone so I’m bring my sister along, I don’t know Chicago and new places make me nervous, I have earned about 500$ so far but I have to many bills pileing up, anything you give I will appreciate and if you share I’ll will so happy, thank you if you read this sorry for the bother.

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the article is helpful!

  • Lexus

    Hello I made a go fund me account, would you tell me if the newspaper would pick up a story like mine. It’s sad that I’ve stooped this low but idk where else to go most of the time when I try to ask strangers for help they report me. So I need some ideas Thank you. Lexus http://www.gofundme.com/76fl3c

  • Lauren

    Thanks for the help! I just started a campaign today. I have two weeks to finance a college education, due to circumstances I could not ever have anticipated. With a 4.0 GPA and National Honor Society membership, college is the next obvious step, adn one which is important to me. Read about my story here:


    • CrowdCrux

      Having a lot of friends who attended college and friends who haven’t, I would definitely recommend going, even if you will be in debt, as long as your speciality is in a professional field with good longterm income prospects.

  • Alejandro O. Regalado Talavera

    This is a great article, I had not thought about outreaching to media. However, after reading your article “Getting media attention for your crowdfunding campaign” do you think my GoFundMe has potential of being recognized?


    • CrowdCrux

      Possibly. You could reach out to your hometown newspaper or your school paper and pitch it as a member of the community helping in a foreign country. You may want to come up with more compelling rewards tho or consider writing a blog during your travels.

      • Alejandro O. Regalado Talavera

        Forsure, thank you!

  • 1337xtcy

    I’ve tried everything, I have had this page since this time last year. No donations. I get tired and embarrased by posting it to my friends. >.> I wish it was easy. I just need to pay off my college. http://www.gofundme.com/timeforcollege

    • CrowdCrux

      Why don’t you get a part-time job? This is how most people pay off their debts in college.

      • 1337xtcy

        My credit score is too bad because of constant medical issues, and because of the undiagnosed pain, I can’t work.

        • CrowdCrux

          Hmm… may want to consider some work from home jobs that probably have comparable physical stress as studying/writing essays. There is a lot of opportunity out there!

  • Zach Gilbert

    Great information! I absolutely agree with this post, and hopefully it will help others reading it. I’ve attached a link for my GoFundMe fundraiser too, any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks again for the excellent information.


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad it’s useful!

  • Melinda Crockom

    I am starting a campaign to raise funds for an application that teaches kids how and when to use 9-1-1 emergency services. I would love any insight or feedback as I am not sure how much information I should provide. Thanks! http://www.gofundme.com/8cl100

    • CrowdCrux

      Interesting product. Have you studied any other mobile app education campaigns? Most will include rewards (where the download of the app is one). I like the video. Would also recommend doing one to explain the project, who you guys are, and why you are passionate about the project (3-4 min).

      • Melinda Crockom

        Thanks so much! I was actually thinking of making that same type of video so I’m glad to have some reinforcement to go in that direction. 🙂

        • CrowdCrux

          Cool keep me updated.

  • Ashley

    THANK YOU SO MUCH :] I feel this article will really help me progress and achieve my dreams! I am in dire need of financial assistance to help me pay for graduate school. I think that if individuals help me achieve my educational goals, then I can in turn help the community with the skills I am learning to aid individuals who have faced trauma in their lives. If you’re reading this, pretty please, go fund me :]


    • CrowdCrux

      I admire your passion, but I think it would come across better if you included a video in the campaign. Any fun rewards you could include for pledging? See you haven’t shared it on fb yet based on the social share widgets.

  • Tkneyah

    Thanks for the help.im going to try everything…but i stll havent made any money to help me out with my finances. i hope it works soon. anyone willing to help..http://www.gofundme.com/8dsoqg

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered sharing on your FB?

  • Heather

    please help me start my photo business http://www.gofundme.com/88tw60

    • CrowdCrux

      I think you need to put more work into your campaign page. Where will the money go? What rewards will I get for pledging? Would recommend also reading your text out loud as there are grammar errors. Have you considered making a video?

  • olivia

    Hi there!
    I’m doing a charity/volunteer trip around Europe and it needs a kick start in funding. I’m funding this out of my own pocket – which is very little and I’d appreciate any amount you can spare! Even a £1!


    Please help me!

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered making rewards for the campaign? Maybe postcards or photos? What’s the link to your blog?

  • travus

    i am also trying to raise money on go fund me but i don’t really use facebook all that much. do you have any other ideas?


    • CrowdCrux

      You could use the email tools to email it instead of sharing on FB to your friends?

  • Charlotte French

    I just recently started my GoFundMe and i’m hoping karma comes back around and helps me out a little! http://www.gofundme.com/8ha290

    • CrowdCrux

      Good luck! Keep in mind what the GoFundMe website says about fundraising: “Sharing your campaign with friends and family is a part of what makes GoFundMe work so well. Not only will the people in your life support your campaign, but they will also help spread the word to their friends as well. GoFundMe users should not expect to receive support from strangers.”

  • Peter

    Help Christina beat cancer please!
    Donate to her please really i dont wannt to lose her :(:(:(
    this is no joke the page is where the donation is.
    share it on facebook,twiter,blogger … everywhere please.
    please help us 🙁

  • Emma Leinenbach

    I’d really appreciate it if I got some help sharing this. I know it’s not as “desperate” as other people’s, but I’m trying really hard to make this happen. Please and thank you very much.


  • I have found it very difficult. Over the years I have helped so many people and now that I need help , less than ten people are willing to help me. It is discouraging and humbling at the same time. IF anyone would be willing to help me outside of my circle i would be ever grateful .


  • Adrian

    I’m a photographer. My lens broke few weeks ago and I’m desperate for a replacement. I can’t work right now without it. Any donations are greatly appreciated

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered offering any rewards (Ex. Photographs or photo session)?

  • nycgogo

    So glad I found this…..Can anyone recommend a medical fundraising site, in which I do not have to rely on my friends? It seems GFME might not be for me :-/

    • CrowdCrux

      Do you mean fundraising for medical care or a new medical technology? In my experience, unless you are able to get some PR or are a part of an established community where you are valued (local outreach, or on a forum site like Reddit if you are a valued member), it can be difficult to get donations from strangers for medical care, not to say it can’t be done.

    • Abigail Schulz

      https://www.continuetogive.com/content/fundraise.html They give you mobile, kiosk, faebook, online, etc fundraising options for free!

  • Cheyenne

    This is helpful! I’m really trying to get donations for a reliable vehicle, and I fear I won’t reach my goal. :/ Thanks for any help! http://www.gofundme.com/7ptguc

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you shared the campaign on your facebook or considered making a video?

  • Christina King

    I read this article and am going to try the tips you suggest. I’m hoping to raise money for a reach project. I believe this article will help!!


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the tips/article is useful!

  • Gina Millar

    I started one for medical expenses for 2 surgeries that I have to have in order to be put on the list for a new kidney

    Any amount would help! Thank you


  • CK
  • My dog just underwent emergency surgery last night and I am strapped financially as a single homeowner. I had to save her life! She is not just a dog to me – she is my furry daughter! Please share and help if you can. Thanks so much http://www.gofundme.com/8jpobg

  • Brenna Kelly

    I’ve reached out on Facebook, Twitter, and email and have gotten a lot of support! Any other feedback on what I can do in these last few weeks? http://www.gofundme.com/cuba-trip

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad to see you made a video :). Surprised by the number of campaigns on GoFundMe that don’t have a video. Have you considered offering any rewards like photographs, access to your travel blog, postcards, etc to broaden the appeal?

  • Scott Stover

    Finding a lot of great tips here, looking to boost my campaign to help get me and my wife back on our feet.


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the tips are helpful 🙂

  • Noor Zehra

    very nice …its a good platform… but i have done all steps .. my friend and family can’t donate me i have share the link many places and MSG my link many people personally how can i do more ? i need to money for my fees 🙁

    link is


    • CrowdCrux

      I am not very familiar with your country, but are you able to get a part-time job? I think it might be difficult to receive funds from strangers if you haven’t gotten any backing from your local network.

      • Noor Zehra

        i am trying for job but i have no receive any job yet 🙁 yeah its difficult but i am trying for donation God help me… i am facing much hard time now a days even i have no money for food 🙁 May be strangers give me some donation

  • Rob Lee

    Hey, I’ve just set mine up, trying to get an education haha. Shared this as much as possible so I’m just looking for other places to advertise apart from facebook and twitter as I’ve already done that. Thanks 🙂


    • CrowdCrux

      You only have a goal of a dollar?

  • Ashley Bruueno

    This was very helpful thanks i hope my sister meets her goal


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad it was helpful! Let me know if you have any questions related to gofundme.

  • Tieya Gee


    I shared mine on fb and twitter but not in my email within the first few days I received a response and some shares. It takes patience.

    • CrowdCrux

      Thanks for sharing! Yes, patience and planning.

  • Clara Saenz

    Please help me study! 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/8n2uyg

  • Rand0Mone

    An acquaintance who I hired a while back to do various chores for me from time to time due to my own recent health issues, has run into some serious hard luck. The most recent sequence of events is about to “break the bank”, I fear. The husband had his hours cut back, and has been unable to find alternative full-time employment yet. The wife has had unexpected medical bills that escalated far beyond their ability to pay. Their insurance provider has come up with excuses as to why certain things are not being covered. It is shameful. They are good people. When they were able, they often helped others on a regular basis. They have a child who suffers from autism. Though they do not complain about things, at least never that I am aware of, I could sense that something was wrong, beyond the physical recovery from surgery. A neighbor pointed me to a “gofundme” page that has been set up. But I see that thus far, almost no contributions have been made. If ever there were people deserving of help, this family is among them. I am able to help a little, and have been, but not much right now. If anybody here can help, even just a small amount, or can repost the page link to maybe find somebody who is able to help, please do. Thank you in advance, ever so much.

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered making a video for your campaign? Indiegogo recently reported that campaigns with a pitch video raise on average 114% more than campaigns without a pitch video.

      • Rand0Mone

        No, I had not considered a video, but will look into it. Thank you very much for the suggestion!

  • Oscar Sanchez
  • Thanks for your tips, I will use them!

    • CrowdCrux

      You’re welcome 🙂

  • This is such a helpful tool to help Families. My father is 51 and is on Life Support after a Hernia operation, if he does not make it, we do not have life insurance. My mother and I are currently out of work because he is considered “hour by hour”. PLEASE HELP!!! http://www.gofundme.com/the-stewart-family-fund

    • CrowdCrux

      Agreed – especially if you use GoFundMe to rally your local network behind a cause.

  • kallard

    I came here looking for advice on gaining support for my daughter’s college gofundme. http://www.gofundme.com/samanthasart She is a triplet, but the other two kids are staying local. She has received a pretty good scholarship, but doesn’t make up all the expenses of tuition and housing.

    • CrowdCrux

      Hope the advice in the article is helpful.

  • Ryan

    Thank you for this article.It sure helped explain a few things better.
    I am trying to get funding to help with my ongoing medical expenses from multiple surgeries.
    Please help if you can.
    Thank you

    • CrowdCrux

      Awesome to hear the article was helpful! Would recommend spacing out your text, possible creating a video, and maybe incorporating some rewards. Have you reached out to your local network? Reward ideas: http://www.crowdcrux.com/gofundme-reward-ideas/

  • Kyleen

    Can anyone recommend where I can take my cause? I’m trying to get donations to spay/neuter pets. I’ve been having a really hard time with this. http://www.gofundme.com/savethehomelessanimals

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered creating rewards for the campaign for people that pledge money, the way many charities or advocacy groups will offer perks in their brochures? Example rewards: http://www.crowdcrux.com/gofundme-reward-ideas/

  • Melissa Anne

    Wow! Thank you so much for the advice. It is very much appreciated. Im trying to raise money for my grandmother and so far not much luck.


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad it’s helpful!

  • Anthony Seitz

    It’s nice that people are getting help with gofundme. I wish i was one of them. I want to start a detailing shop but need help getting the product to start it. I have yet to get help and the last time I used this site my wife and I was all most homeless and tired to get help I had it up for 2 months and O hits or helps. we are doing better now but I still am trying to get help with my shop. can anyone tell me what I’m doing wrong.http://www.gofundme.com/7b2ufs

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered doing a campaign on Kickstarter or Indiegogo or a p2p lending platform like lendingclub?

  • PLEASE HELP WITH MY FATHER!!!!!!!!!! http://www.gofundme.com/The-Stewart-Family-Fund?pc=fb_cr

  • Rene

    Asking for money, oh how uncomfortable it is! It is hard to do when there is so much need everywhere, friends included. I waited 7 days before the full announcement. During those 7 days, I slowly warmed everyone up to it. Something like a pre-launch.

    In my efforts, I have included my small online business. Thank you notes and a campaign sign included with their order. Part of the plan is to include my business social networks. Not sure how my customers will feel as well. Maybe like I am asking too much? Time will tell. I plan on making a video, still in the process thought.

    My campaign is a personal cause to raise funds for a down payment on a house. With explanation as to why it is so important. One of the reasons being is my autistic son who is a mute with catatonic episodes onset to moving. Being stable is the goal.

    Thank you for this article, it has a lot of useful information that I am applying. Didn’t realize most campaigns on Go Fund Me is less than a $1,000. Will not let that discourage me. At best, I am learning more about marketing. 🙂


    • CrowdCrux

      Happy to see the article was helpful for you :). Have you considered peer-to-peer lending on a platform like LendingClub or Prosper for the downpayment?

      • Rene

        I had no idea! Looking into that now. Thank you again. Love the internet. lol. 🙂

  • Eric Green

    Hi thanks for the article, can you see if anything is wrong with mine. Havent had much luck and our wedding is fast aproaching. http://www.gofundme.com/4g43xg

    • CrowdCrux

      I would recommend reaching out directly to friends and those that will attend if you haven’t already.

  • hmgp

    http://www.gofundme.com/zansvanfirefund what do you think of this one?

    • CrowdCrux

      Would recommend creating a video.

  • April Williams

    My page for my premature miracle baby. Any amount helps. We are having such a hard time right now

  • I can’t seem to link my twitter with my gofundme account — any ideas what I could be doing wrong?

    • CrowdCrux

      Hmm not sure – may want to contact their technical support.

  • Sally Selling Page
  • Kala Morrison

    Please every one please visit my link and help donate to this family in dire need https://fundanything.com/en/campaigns/help-feed-our-family?col=-42998

  • Jamie
    • CrowdCrux

      How’s the campaign going?

  • moe

    http://www.gofundme.com/5qu71g Here’s my GoFundMe link! please give it a look!

  • B. Rensel

    Thank’s for the tips. My family and I are struggling with medical and living expenses. http://www.gofundme.com/8mk8fg

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the tips are useful!

  • Josh Morgan

    Great advice and board, if ya get a second to check out my fundraiser. Thanks Josh http://www.gofundme.com/9bnkk4

  • melike cimsir

    please check mine out i really need the support. it would be great if anyone could thanks!! http://www.gofundme.com/9cdx5c

  • Billie Jo Jack

    Great advice! My 10 year old has her own non-profit organization Maine Books For Maine Kids and has donated over 3000 books! Check out her page at http://www.gofundme.com/mainebooks. She would LOVE your support!! She is a true believer in child literacy!!

    • CrowdCrux

      Happy to see the advice is helpful. Good luck with your campaign.

  • Orchid Winter

    This is so tricky…I have my heart set on this goal, but I still feel guilty for asking…I do not want people to think that my “cause” is more important than others. It’s definitely not, because it’s not life threatening…I haven’t really shared this with all of my friends/family on Facebook because I AM uncomfortable with asking for money…but I want to make this move and accomplish my goals in this new city *so* badly that I’m willing to try almost anything, so long as it is within the boundaries of staying classy and not being petty/selfish, and I feel this was a risk to start this…I’ve had a few people donate, which makes me feel better and that I have not been unreasonable in this request…still, if anyone could take a look, I would appreciate any input!! http://www.gofundme.com/8vis00

    • CrowdCrux

      Well, you could balance some of that guilt by offering interesting rewards so that people aren’t just donating, but will get some kind of perk for supporting.

  • Nolan

    Awesome article. I really hope me and my wife are able to benefit from this. We appreciate any help but also hate relying on friends or family. 🙁


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the article is helpful :). Hope you are successful in meeting your goal.

  • Tanya Graziano-Garner
  • Nicola Warner

    I hope it does work, I’m so desperate I have turned to that site. I’m trying to raise a fair amount of money, but my problems are many and include trying to help my partner as well!! http://www.gofundme.com/9ehlcc

    • CrowdCrux

      I would consider making a video for your campaign.

      • Nicola Warner

        Do you mean a video of me talking? Explaining it etc?

  • brandy

    I can’t even get people to click through to mine but I’m hoping to get some help soon http://www.gofundme.com/9eggi8

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you direct email/fb messaged individuals in your social network?

  • disqus_3vZjdzp3yv

    Hi! I just learned several days ago that I have the opportunity to go to Ghana AFRICA with NGOabroad to do a 3month homestay volunteering for Music Drumming & Dancing Youth Program! However…that program begins THIS August…so approx. 2 months! I put some money down in for it already, and honestly the fees are AMAZING….but still a decent amount…and all within SUCH a short time span to raise it! To make things worse…(or more difficult)..the first 2 or 3 payments ($300 $300 & $100) are due within possibly several days…a week at most apart from each other and cannot procede with the program and all the steps etc until that previous payment is sent in! And the “best” part: half of the people on my facebook are LITERALLY against the idea in general because I am doing this OUTSIDE of the US! (I was in SHOCK!) I mean it’s extreme on how vocal they are about it and it’s almost pointless lol. There are maybe some people that could possibly help–BUT–I literally have 0 views etc! I have no idea what I am doing wrong I thought I explained it great, explained how the fees are paid out separate and what they are paying for (also did the wish list)..kept trying to post on FB and another site and literally NOTHING!! And it really is an amazing cause and it is so soon that I need as much help as I can get! *** PLEASE PLEASE CAN YOU TAKE A LOOK AND TELL ME WHY THIS IS??? OR ANY ADVICE…I’M LITERALLY SO STUCK AND ANYTHING WILL BE HELPFUL!!!! THANK YOU!!!! http://www.gofundme.com/MusicDanceYouthGHANA

  • Suraya Shivji

    Thanks for the article! I am a student and my friend and me are trying to start a website that links charities with personal opinions! Do you have any suggestions? It’s for such a great, unique cause and I just think that once the site is up, everyone will love it! Please consider donating 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/opinionforchange

    • CrowdCrux

      You’re welcome! I would consider making a video for the campaign.

  • gabriel andrade

    http://www.gofundme.com/9imuak plz donate !! thank you and god bless

  • Rachel Martin

    Can anyone please have a look at mine. I am in much need of help and I can’t seem to get any support. Thank you.

    • CrowdCrux

      I would consider making a video or direct messaging/emailing friends.

  • Sonya Grant

    Any assistance you could provide to my daughter would be helpful. As a single parent, I’m trying to do all I can to help my daughter and she’s asked her dad for financial help to pay for college but he said no! 🙁 http://www.gofundme.com/Educating-Gabby

  • http://www.gofundme.com/8y3654

    asianrican cuisine food truck coming to the santurce area of san juan, puerto rico!

    • CrowdCrux

      Congrats on being so close to your goal!

  • Please feel welcome to check out my page! Any help you can share will go a long way. http://www.gofundme.com/9k0hqs

  • Lydia Hopson

    Amazing advice. Check out my fundraiser! Thank you. Maybe give me some more tips and tricks! http://www.gofundme.com/9kcz98

    • CrowdCrux

      You could consider coming up with some reward ideas? Photos? Also check your spelling: ” It is an amazing opporutnity”

  • Bebe Jackson

    Please take a look at my page! I am trying to help raise money for a trip to take my grandmother to Disneyland! Anything would help (:

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered sharing it with other members of your family? I feel like they would be most likely to donate.

  • John
  • Iman LH

    hi everyone , help me continue my studies in france , here is my link , it’s a chance that will never come back, take a look please and share it . thank you very much


  • Kris Kufta

    I’m trying to raise a relatively small amount for medical bills and a trip to CA where I need surgery. I haven’t had any donations besides the first few when I first sent it out. Most friends say they too are struggling and just can’t donate so I’m at a loss! Any help would be appreciated! I’ve tried tweeting it with no luck!

    • CrowdCrux

      You could try something like peer-to-peer lending to get a loan for your bills?

  • Anonymous
    • CrowdCrux

      How’s the campaign going so far?

  • Carisma

    Very nice article! If possible, can you also give me some tips? I just started mine, but it hasn’t gained any traction http://www.gofundme.com/9utblg

  • Chris Lauer
  • Chris Lauer

    I created the biggest online gofundme fundraiser at $20 million to fix USA and make history please let’s make history and fix USA today http://www.gofundme.com/9um6qc

    • CrowdCrux

      Good luck with your campaign!

  • ✶Get_Off_My_Nutts✶™
  • ✶Get_Off_My_Nutts✶™

    Go help my friend please…http://www.gofundme.com/9zadfk

  • Lauren Reilly

    Hey, by any chance could you do me a favour? My sister is fundraising for an operation I will be undergoing soon, and you don’t have to donate, but feel free to, but I would wonder if you could share the page on your Twitter or Facebook – it’s http://www.gofundme.com/samslasereyesurgery

    • CrowdCrux

      I would advise making a video and relying more on your social network for this kind of campaign. “Sharing your campaign with friends and family is a part of what makes GoFundMe work so well. Not only will the people in your life support your campaign, but they will also help spread the word to their friends as well. GoFundMe users should not expect to receive support from strangers.”

  • Danielle

    I just started my page yesterday. I’m going to start sending this link out on my social medias as well as my family members but just thought I would try here also. You never know 🙂

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered adding any rewards like access to a blog that you write when you travel?

  • kat

    It’d be a dream come true if somebody helps me out! I know t’s been not that long that my page has been up, but I’m already getting worried that I won’t reach my goal for my college tuition. Help, anybody? :c

  • Karissa Baca

    Hello, I have posted to all my social networks (FB, Gmail, Twitter, Linkedin, google+) and no responses, and I do not want to keep sending them the same email asking for donations and seem like I am bugging…no one seems interested….what else can I do? http://www.gofundme.com/Disabled-Farmer

    • CrowdCrux

      I would direct fb message/direct email (rather than posting in a general sense). If you still don’t get any interest, then people may not want to support your campaign. You could also consider making a video or including reward tiers.

      • Karissa Baca

        Noted, thank you! I will try that 🙂 TY

  • Adam Hardworking

    Hello. I watched a video on YouTube, Impressed me. I didn’t know such a site. I thought that I should create a page. I’m currently finishing my University final year. I want to finish university. I have the goal of building a company. My student loan, it is blocking. I had to pay my student loans. When I pay the bills, I will be really happy.


    • CrowdCrux

      What kind of company are you looking to start?

    • katielyn

      Is there a reason why you haven’t shared anything about yourself? Why are you in financial need? What are you studying? What do you hope to do with your degree? What are some things you have done to help yourself before asking us? What are the things you have cut out of your budget so you can remain at school? What part time ventures have you been involved with???

      When I set up my GoFundMe Campaign, I explained why we needed the money, why we didn’t have the money to help the kitty, and we appeal to the animal lover. I will agree that I have awesome friends who stepped up in a big way, but there were two very large donations from strangers to me, yet friends of friends who already donated.

      Take pictures, add updates, and tell us more about what you are doing.

      BTW: Here’s my site: http://www.gofundme.com/helpromanseye

  • Chloe Sophia Davis

    I just got a gofundme to help out my mom, who just lost a good deal of weight and wants a little extra help with getting her body to where she’s comfortable! Fingers crossed, wish me luck, and check this out/share if you can !

  • Juan Luis Ocasio Rodriguez

    Great article. I started my fundraising yesterday and have been doing some research to boost it. I would like to rely beyond my family and friends. So feel free to take a look, donate and SHARE (the most important thing!!!). Thank You!!!

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the article is useful!

  • Chrissie Hayden

    I am looking to expand my help area and willing to swallow my pride and ask for help from strangers. I am attempting to fix a botched breast augmentation and I have only $1175 to go. Anything helps. Please share! xoxo- mommy in pain


  • Deborah Milotte

    Greetings. I am thrilled that I came across your pages. I am eager to meet (surpass) my goal. I am new to reaching out for help but wow, I am learning that there truly are some amazing people in our world. I am curious and trust your opinion. I have seen some ‘sites’ that for-a-fee can help to promote personal fundraising sites. From your experience – are they worth it? I don’t see how I could afford to pay anyhow, but just wondering if you can share your thoughts on this? I will be reading more of your articles on successful tips. Thank you.

  • Jess Dailey Hammonds

    Excellent information! Feel free to donate to my page as we raise funds for heat for my parents home. http://www.gofundme.com/adaa5k

    • CrowdCrux

      Happy the information was helpful! Good luck with your fundraiser.

  • Silke Meland

    My 19 year old daughter is running a fundraiser for an upcoming Mission Trip to Baja, Mexico in July. She is having a hard time raising the money. It seems that people with sick dogs and vet bills can raise a lot more money on that site than anyone else. http://www.gofundme.com/tanya-mission-trip2014
    It’s been very frustrating! Do you have any tips or suggestions?

    • CrowdCrux

      Have you considered offering rewards possibly? Maybe access to a blog or images she can give backers?

      • We do have one reward set up right now. We give a small book and a hand written thank you note to everyone who donates $25 or more. What do you mean exactly by access to a blog? My husband and I have a small food & travel blog. 😉

        We have also been thinking and talking about creating a book for future young missionaries after Tanya’s return with tips, photos, quotes, etc. I suppose we could add some information about that and add it as a reward?

  • ❤ Jessica ❤

    If you get a chance please check out my GoFundMe and please share it. Thank you.


  • William B

    I am in highschool and started on to help my mom with my tuition. I am not old enough to work. Sharing with my social network is just other teenagers. How can I get mine out there. If I tell my mom, I know she will make me take it down.


  • Veronica Nicole

    I’ve shared on social media and had many views but no donations yet… :/

    • CrowdCrux

      Would recommend directly messaging your friends via fb and email.

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  • Tiến Đạt Văn

    If you get a chance please check out my GoFundMe and please share it. Thank you very much.


  • London

    Every since I read this mom story I have been trying to help her by posting it on my facebook and letting the word out, but it has been a week and no donations, Does anyone have any ideas how to get this homeless moms invention funded? Please share your comments here: http://www.gofundme.com/a8r9v8

    • CrowdCrux

      I would recommend asking them to create a video pitch for the product.

  • Thanks for the helpful tips. I’ve currently trying to fundraise money for a solo cross country photographic road trip. I’m a recent grad, and it’s been my dream to go on an adventure and photograph my journey. The people within it, and the places I go to. I would also like to volunteer along the way. The idea about a video is a great one. Not too sure how I would go about that now, but I figured once I had some money donated I would start my plans, and keep posting along my journey. But the suggestion you gave to someone else about a prize is a great one. I want to make a zine type of book once I get back from my travels. I think that would be a great reward for those who donate to help me out. Here is my page. Please share if any of you read this and would like to help me out. 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/WanderlustPhotoAdventure

  • Bebe

    Hi everyone! It has always been my dream to go to dental school and now I am so grateful to have the opportunity to be one step closer! I was recently accepted to NYU for my Master in Oral Biology which I hope to complete and then apply to NYU’s dental school! NYU has always been my first choice and I AM SO THRILLED that I was accepted into the program. Unfortunately, I am not receiving any federal aid until Spring 2015. I am hoping to fundraise my way through Fall Semester! I hope my friends and family and from people all around help me realize this dream! If you have a chance, please visit my page! Thank you so much!!


  • I’m a dedicated volunteer and student looking to raise money for my final year of tuition at Chico State University. This would mean the difference in me pursuing a career I love and have passion for. My mother is deceased and my father is homeless, so any help from the online community would be appreciated beyond my capacity to explain so. Please take the time to visit my fundraising page.

  • Estherlee and Jesse

    Thank you for the article, it would be a pleasure if we get help for my partner and I, to a trip to Paris as finishing and Graduating with an Associates degree in Criminal Justce. This will be a close up for our graduation trip. donations are a great benefit and are extremely appreciated no matter how small.

    Thank you.

    -Estherlee & Jesse

    • CrowdCrux

      Definitely. Hope it’s helpful for your campaign.


    Thanks for the insights. Iam shy about asking for money, but please check out my cause.


    • CrowdCrux

      You’re welcome!

  • Debbie Dodson

    Hi, I am posting this for my friend Magen H Manning. She found her adopted brother after 24 yrs in less than 48 hours by sharing a ‘Have you seen me’ post on Facebook.
    She lives In Virginia, and Hes in Ohio. and wants more then anything to get home to see him. Here is her Gofundme page. Please share it for her. so she can get home.

  • Sarah Jay

    Hi my name is Sarah.my son just died and I can’t do anything now.I still have a daughter to support and I’m scared how we willll get buy every day. Any help is appreciated!!!!!! http://www.gofundme.com/9ezq3o

    Here is my link

  • Rob Haupt

    I do feel uncomfortable sharing with my personal network, only because of the situation. :


  • Rob Haupt

    This was a great read. Though, I do feel uncomfortable sharing with my personal network, only because of the situation and asking for money. It’s been rough. :


    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the article is helpful. Yea, unfortunately the majority of funds for a gofundme campaigns come from the individual’s social network.

  • Sarah Morgan

    It would mean the world to me if you guys checked mine out. http://www.gofundme.com/scholarshipmoneyforsarah

  • Joshua Hoffmeister

    I have shared mine on all of these sites listed in the article. Here’s hoping it works. http://www.gofundme.com/atpf88

  • Jay Harrison

    http://www.gofundme.com/arkzag sharing via twitter, tumblr, and facebook.

  • Kevin

    I am doing everything I can to provide a better future for
    my daughter,

    Please read and share the following link:


  • Kevin
  • Gregory Desrosiers

    Hello there!

    Could you please help me out?

    I am considering already that I would pay the costs for promotion with CrowdClan to put this on their homepage for one full week, put up a video, and possibly update my campaign to make it stand out already. But as I wait for word from the CEO of CrowdClan, I want to see if I can work around this low social traffic problem.

    It’s been almost two weeks since this campaign has been started, and I’ve gotten over 1,000 visits, yet only $80.00 in the goal for $2,000. I don’t think it’s a good idea for me to promote my campaign through e-mail because it can make some people feel awkward about this, and I don’t want to be stigmatized because of this.

    Here’s my campaign: http://www.gofundme.com/af3kwc

    I haven’t done any sharing on my profiles on social networks, except that I must be careful not to share it too many times, because otherwise it will be considered spamming. In addition, some profiles I got haven’t been worked on a lot for the past several months; this campaign came up too quickly.
    Please let me know at your earliest convenience.

    • CrowdCrux

      I don’t think traffic is your issue. In the article, it states “Sharing your campaign with friends and family is a part of what makes GoFundMe work so well. Not only will the people in your life support your campaign, but they will also help spread the word to their friends as well. GoFundMe users should not expect to receive support from strangers.” – GoFundMe Team.

      • Gregory Desrosiers

        I already shared it with my friends, but they are not donating any money to me at all, and the campaign is made for me and my parents; they are way too busy to share my campaign even. I definitely need to do some promotion, even though it would against what the GoFundMe team says…

  • William Turner

    Been doing a lot of research on gofundme and found a lot of good reviews, here’s one for a little boy named maverick who has been though a lot in his short life. It was started a day ago. Maybe who ever reads this can help me spread the word.. Thank y’all

  • Alecxis

    Thank you for the article. If you’re reading, please help me study abroad by donating or sharing this link. Thank you so much http://www.gofundme.com/avtxz0

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the article was helpful 🙂

  • Larnelle Francois

    hey guys! i’m new

    check my campaign out http://www.gofundme.com/axdfu8

  • Evelyn

    Hi, im trying to help my boyfriend in any way that I can, so I’m sharing his gofundme page and sharing his story in hopes that someone will help and be touched by it.


  • Evelyn
  • Shayla Notice
  • jj


    Were sending her to rehab for 3 months.Which will help. ( She is only 19)She will get the mental help she needs plus the help to get off those nasty drugs, and they will keep a close eye out on her pregnancy. Please anything helps. I would like to see my sister get on the right track with her life, most of us didn’t even know about her drug problem tell 6 months ago, and have been trying to help her and it has not worked. With her being pregnant she is now ready. She is only 6weeks, So there is still hope!

  • Irish Kinsella

    Thank you for the article, great tips. My wife went through surgery on her ankle at a very bad time for us and we are currently trying to dig our way out of very deep hole. While there is no time limit on GoFundMe, there is still a personal time limit to see things get done, in our case, move by the end of our lease this month. I started early and now seem to have hit the 30day wall, where folks are no longer looking or donating. If you have the time, please read our story and help in you can or share if you can’t, thank you!


    • Monica

      Hi, I’m very new to this, but I’m hoping and praying that somehow this will work… I just made a gofundme account asking for rent assistance. My husband lost his job a month ago, and hasn’t been able to find work, leaving me the sole breadwinner. Unfortunately, I’ve been sick and in and out of the hospital with pleurisy or pleurititis. It’s VERY painful, and has kept me from working and taking care of my family. I’m not sure if my campaign will work due to the fact that it’s pointless for me to put it on my facebook, as I’ve already asked everyone I know, and have been turned down, due to lack of funds on their end.. We Have 4 kids, and I’m just so worried. Is there any other way this can work for us? Please help us! We live in Phoenix and it’s so HOT outside. Thank you, and God bless!

  • Kelsey Stacy

    http://www.gofundme.com/ayx4vk please go take a look

  • sabrina

    My dog needs open heart surgery to survive. Shes the love of my life <3 The surgery costs $17,000. Hopefully we'll get something from you.


    • Gail Omini

      Gail Lending Company (GLC) is a leading non-banking financial services company, We offers current commercial real estate loans, and short long-term investment in real estate financing, factoring and SBA 504loans.

      We provide capital up to $500 million to serve our customers’ specific requirements, ranging from commercial real estate and Acquisition of fixed assets, investments in real estate financing, refinancing, partner buyout and working capital.

      Please contact Gail Omini, our foreign account manager via our e-mail address gailomini@gmail.com

  • Joshua Hoffmeister

    http://www.gofundme.com/atpf88. What can I do to improve mine?

    • CrowdCrux

      I would consider creating a video or getting a loan from a peer to peer lending platform.

  • CRhokok

    It is kind of hard asking friends and others for money. It is kind of embarrassing for me because I never done this before I do not like to ask for help really. Now I am learning to get comfortable with this notion.


    • CrowdCrux

      I agree, it’s difficult, but the majority of funds for a gofundme campaign seem to come from friends and family. There is a small minority that receive outstanding support from strangers.

  • Harding James

    Please help my son and I out please. http://www.gofundme.com/a8luq4

  • Tina Krause

    I am a small Business just getting started, and have placed a link on gofundme. Not sure how to help get the word out. Here is mine:


    • CrowdCrux

      Some of the tips in the article can help you get the word out. The majority of pledges to gofundme campaigns come from the individual’s social network.

  • Wow this was so helpful, thank you for taking the time to break this down. I am finding it tough as I do not have a facebook account. Do you think I have a chance of succeeding without one?

    Thank you to anyone who takes the time to check out my fundraiser:

    • CrowdCrux

      You’re welcome :). If you don’t have a FB account, I think you’d have to do direct email to your social network.

  • Chaliyah D

    Very helpful. Could totally use this on mine!

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad it’s helpful!

  • Carrie-Lynn Bigras
  • Adam Raymond Ravenhurst

    I’m not sick, not dying, I have no legal fees, I have no medical issues (well, I do, but nothing life-threatening- bad teeth). I’m just looking for many people to donate a very small amount. I want to travel with my feet and have a safety net for food and be able to care for my cats back home, that is it. I work at a newspaper and it covers my expenses, but I am not able to save up nearly anything, and doing so for this sort of endeavor would take years. So I come to the internet to pass the hat around as I have done for others. http://www.gofundme.com/b8mxro

  • rydan swauger


    Anything will help, THANK YOU! God Bless!

  • heather hoskins

    I originally started my gofundme to help pay for my community college expenses when I got laid off my work and had an injured back. I am now about to attend Texas A&M Commerce and I was supposed to have had enough scholarships to cover everything however that was not the case. I am still applying for scholarships hoping that I will get those, but I am terrified of student loans and I have had so much anxiety about them since I found out my scholarship were not enough. My family wont help me and I already own 9,000 on my car still. Please help me, I cannot work a full time job because of my back still and also I am a full time student…I work on campus at my community college but I am about to be without a job until I find one in Commerce. I dont normally like asking for anything but I have been in tears the past two days trying to figure out what to do. http://www.gofundme.com/1rt5sw?pc=fb_cr

  • WildPone

    I have a question,what if you don’t have a facebook profile or many friends on social media? How could you get something like this to work. I desperately need 4000 for the fall semester and am trying to avoid loans but I’m not sure how to get started on the gofundme site without a large social network.
    Thanks for the tips

  • Please help me! I’m trying to give back to my family for everything they have done for me and so many others. My family has always struggled with money and sometimes they barely have enough food to get by. They have the biggest hearts and would give the clothes off their backs if someone needed it. This is my way of showing appreciation for all that they do for everyone! Thanks!


  • Alexandria Bean

    My friend has shared her GoFundMe multiple times on her Facebook, as well as having other friends share it, but the donations seem to have come to a halt. Any recommendations?


  • Jenna Ashman

    I would truly appreciate anyone willing to look and donate to my gofundme cause 🙂


    Thank you.

  • tripartist1

    Not too sure exactly where my campaign would fall in those categories… I have an office job that barely covers living expenses and I’d like to get into a field that’s fun and can support me a little better. The problem is it takes money to start in this field, and quite a bit of it. I don’t have a large social group and most of the people I know are online. Anyone have any tips on how I would go about raising money for this? Any tips on making my description more enticing to strangers?

    Also if you would like my campaign is gofundme.com/BBGT94

  • Andres

    Please check out my site. Ive always wanted to be a computer engineer and to me the biggest gift or dream that could come true is to build a computer. I can do it i just need the funding. Please help me out

  • Speaks Family

    I love the idea of gofundme. Loving humanity!!! http://www.gofundme.com/bcjiog

  • Katherine Nixon

    My cat is very ill with Cholangiohepatitis.
    Though he is recovering well with veterinary care, the bills are getting very high.

    I’ve set up a gofundme page for him – http://www.gofundme.com/bdbw7

    I don’t have hundreds of friends on facebook(and the majority are students/no money), so I imagine I’ll need more than my ‘personal network’.

    Any advice?

    • Southpaw Twisters Jenni

      Same, I don’t know that many people. But I’ll do my best to help our girl get better. Even if it means posting obsessively EVERYWHERE I can.


      Kane was attacked by hawks when she was very young. She was born feral and we ended up bottle feeding her and her sister when they found their way into our backyard. Her care is exhausting, but she is a very sweet kitty so all of the effort is worth it. Perhaps making video updates on youtube or creating a twitter or facebook page might help get attention for our loved ones.

    • Redsoxfanacit76

      I don’t know what the big deal about having a gofundme account is. My family set one up because we really needed the help.


    • Pamela Kennedy

      It looks like the majority of people are in the same boat. Sorry, no ideas. Win the lottery? (And this comes from someone who has been close to sleeping in my car at times, only to be asked by passers-by if I was sleeping in my car with NO INTENTION WHATSOEVER OF BEING ANY HELP, just harassment. And I’m a WOMAN. You’d think WOMEN could get more sympathy?!?!?) My “personal network” would just LEAVE ME OUT THERE if that were the case!!

      • Nathan Gray

        I’d leave you out there in a car as well if I knew you. You have a horrible attitude and are just a rude person.

        Thinking you’d get more sympathy as a woman? That kind of stupid thinking only puts women behind. How can you call men sexist when you think it’s ok to play the helpless woman and expect more sympathy because you have boobs and a vagina??

      • Bernice Jenkins

        im glad no one helps you. you are lazy and a cunt

  • Jennifer Wilson

    http://www.gofundme.com/a72h80 Helping someone is better than potato salad! 😉

  • Thomas Andrews
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  • Sarah Diel Hughes

    Hello. I would value your incite on our campaign. We are in a desperate situation, but certainly do not want to put people off because of that. I am open to any and all suggestions on how to make my story go viral…This has to work, the alternative is not an option….thank you in advance for your expertise.


  • Joshua Hoffmeister
  • Britt

    I am really trying to get help for my sister in law and her fiance. Please anyone that could help our family in this time of need we would greatly appreciate it. http://www.gofundme.com/bdujzk

  • Aprell Puckett

    Not sure if you’re supposed to share your links for your fundraiser here, but I saw a couple others and figured I’d post mine as well. My husband and I are still taking donations as we are currently looking for work in our new area we just moved to since my previous job fell through on me after telling me I could be transferred. TIA!


  • Richard Bača

    Hey, everyone. Come and read my story. You could help me to get to the University and change my life.

  • Scott Murray

    Ive had chronic pain in my head (not a typical headache in any way,
    shape, or form) since I was 22. Im 32 now, thats a third of my life in
    pain!!! I have yet another specialist appointment this week but fear I
    need to cancel it due to funds. Not fun.

  • Sarah M

    I was in a fairly serious car accident this summer, and my car was totaled (as well as my brain and arm.) I am just trying to raise enough to get a used, working car so I can continue going to college. Please check out my page and consider helping me out; I really could use some help. Thank you! http://www.gofundme.com/bigfro

  • windy kelley

    Help fund Sustainable food fighting mom of 4 through her last year at Smith College #fundafoodiemom http://www.gofundme.com/fundafoodiemom

  • Hannah Casey

    http://www.gofundme.com/bj074s Getting my mom out of her abusive marriage. Anything counts.

  • Orchid Winter


    Please take a look and help me make my dreams come true!!!

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  • Alejandro Barcenas

    things get better.. http://www.gofundme.com/bjwuz0

  • Bryce Whitney

    Excellent tips! Please take a look at my campaign! http://www.gofundme.com/lasik

  • Brian Fritz

    I have same problem I have no donations? whats wrong?


  • ErinBrook
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  • pc

    Please read and share. Any amount helps! Thanks! http://www.gofundme.com/bf13tk

  • Debra Hoffman

    I too am having no luck!:-( I have spent 8 hrs today sharing my link and have not got any response


  • Lenna Alessia

    I kind of can’t rely on my friends nor family, because they think that if I wan’t to get money faster then I should get a loan. I don’t really want to do this. I created gofundme to check it out and just hope that anyone will do some donation as I’m working my ass off to earn money for it, too 🙂


    • CrowdCrux

      To be honest, I think it will be difficult to get donations from strangers if your family is not willing to pledge. As the article shows, most of a person’s gofundme donations comes from the individual’s personal network.

  • It sometimes amazes me to see some fundraisers that amass large amounts of donations for things that, honestly, don’t seem that urgent. Things like people asking for money for college getting tens of thousands of dollars.

    I’m trying to raise money to get myself and my daughter out of a violent and abusive home but I get $25. What’s the trick here?


    • nd

      Joe, I think that your comment above is a good indicator of why donations may be slow. Downgrading someone else’s fundraising isn’t a good look, nor does it incite a desire to help. Someone can argue that trying to save a child from cancer is far more important than you moving out with your daughter, but that’s no reason why you shouldn’t receive funds! Everyone’s situation is different and there are plenty of reasons why people donate to different causes.

      When I was looking at your page one of the things that stood out to me was that you don’t indicate if you have police involvement. In most states it doesn’t matter if your male or female… the one with injuries can press charges against the offender. Showing that the abuse requires police or professional involvement (in the case of sexual or mental abuse) will help show potential donators that the situation is serious.

      It seems that you need the money to cover legal fees because unlike a female victim you can’t just walk away from the home with your daughter. You need a court to order custody or risk leaving her behind with an unstable parent (if that parent is a mom). I feel your pain on this issue and highlighting this problem for potential donators may help. I don’t want to fund your divorce, but I might want to fund a custody hearing if the home is unstable. I was left with a lot of questions about your situation though, like…

      Are you the stay at home parent? Do you have an income? Does your spouse make far more than you? Are you seeking help, and if so from what agencies? Is there a reason you aren’t financial able to leave the home (even if it’s to a downgraded situation/apartment)? Breaking a lease isn’t a big deal compared to the safety of your kids…worse case scenario is they get a judgement against you down the road…it shouldn’t stop you from finding a new place, even if that’s a motel for a while. Where is your family? Do they support you but live far away – or don’t support you at all? Do you have record of abuse; recordings, video, pictures, involvement from outside sources/agencies? (all things you will need in court anyways). Do you have a record yourself, is your past spotted with bad choices that makes it difficult to get people to believe you?

      I agree that abuse of male victims is often overlooked and under believed, but I think it’s less that your male and more that your page holds very little detail and doesn’t show how your trying to help yourself first. Or, what sort of damage has been inflicted on your and your daughter in the first place.

      I’ve booked marked your page and look forward to sharing it with others – good luck!

  • paul caron

    I hope people see my page. http://www.gofundme.com/bryat0

  • Elle LaRou

    Thank you so much for your wonderful advice! I recently started my gofundme campaign for my little Missy, my Cocker Spaniel/Chihauhau. I was a little skeptical in the beginning, but I had to let go of all the pride I was holding on to and ask friends, family, and good people with hearts to help donate money so that we could afford Missy’s surgery and get her off of the Trilostane. I was very open with my story. I know that there are people out there who are able to help. Here is my site: http://www.gofundme.com/bsfes4

    • CrowdCrux

      Glad the advice is helpful 🙂

  • Jenn May

    In 2014, an estimated 46,420 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic
    cancer in the United States, and approximately 35,590 will die from the
    disease. I started a fundraiser for my friend who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Please check it out, and if you could just simply *share* it, it would be greatly appreciated! <3 http://www.gofundme.com/bl09c4

  • Ken Dominguez

    hi guys please help me fund my 20 yr old car. http://www.gofundme.com/bspfg8

  • Brandon McCord

    Prior Military help

  • Jasmine Villa

    Hi, is there anyway that you could check out my campaign? I’ve been sharing on twitter, facebook, and instagram. I haven’t gotten much feedback.


  • Jason Butler

    I’m working on paying off my student loan debt. I am making small strides. I want to raise $1710 to pay off my Wells Fargo loan. Thanks for your help. http://www.gofundme.com/12wvqc

  • Alex

    I just set up a gofundme page to help pay for tuition, would anyone mind checking it out and giving me any advice you might have?


  • Sheri Snyder


    I need help I just need 50 ppl to donate 20.00 I am a single mom can’t afford a car payment but really need my car back from the shop it had a blown head gasket…I need to get to work…thanks God Bless I really appreciate it

  • Syndi Blackmon

    Donations have come to a stand still on my page… where else or what else can i post or do? http://www.gofundme.com/blawg8

  • http://www.gofundme.com/bnmdig

    We lived at the village square apartments in Hot Springs, Arkansas. An officer woke my family and I up at 4 a.m. by banging on the doors yelling the apartment building is on fire. I have a son, 2, with Cystic Fibrosis and I am praying the smoke didn’t damage his lungs at all. I have a 1 year old daughter as well, along with my fiance. We lost everything in the fire that night and the management does not even care. There were 22 families that night, a total of 49 people. I pray that we can have help. I hope that once I am back on my feet, I can help more people. We have had little help, but we’re grateful for any and every offering we’ve been blessed with. Thanks

  • I’m new to gofundme how do I get more views to my campaign? Thanks and God bless 🙂

    My campaign: http://www.gofundme.com/bvqxkg

  • Joseph Hastings

    Hey guys, my dog Bella has a slipped disk in her neck and is yelping a lot as a result. Surgery is inevitable, but my family is in a bad financial situation after buying a house. We know it is hard for people to believe this and we only have a youtube video of her yelping. Even if we make it halfway through our goal, we should be able to pay off the other half. If you are reading this and do not decide to donate (which my family understands), may you at least share her GoFundMe page through your social media account. Under is the youtube video length and the link to her GoFundMe page.


  • Rhonda T

    My daughter and I started a gofundme account (http://www.gofundme.com/bm07y0) she put it under education. She has cystic fibrosis and plans on going to college. The problem is we are ready to leave 2 weeks from today and I messed up on fafsa. I put her down as the borrower instead of me and deadline was July 1. Also, because she was so sick this school year and one teacher was not willing to work with her until the day of graduation she missed all the deadlines to apply for scholarships. All her grades had to be submitted for scholarship applications by June 15 and graduated June 25. She has raised $760.00 so far, should she change the title from “They said it was just a Dream” to maybe something with Cystic Fibrosis in the title?

  • Emily Faith

    Hi There! I am trying to raise funds to pursue a certificate program to
    become an Addiction Counselor after losing my boyfriend to heroin
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  • Manny Alvarado

    please check out my gofundme page..id really appreciate it http://www.gofundme.com/c3b944

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    I love go fund me and have donated to several causes. I just created one yesterday at http://www.gofundme.com/Ashleighs-Vision please read my story❤️

  • Guest

    i WOULD REALLY LOVE THE CHANCE TO GET INTO PRE-MED! please any donation of any kind is greatly appreciated please please please! share and donate whatever you can. You can read more on the page!


  • KadieKim ♡

    Please Help my dreams of pursuing a Medical Career possible! You can help by doing either or both of these two options. 1. Donate (Any amount, it all adds up!) 2. Share (It may be able to pick up some steam please please please! http://www.gofundme.com/aaxtv8

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    Please Help my dreams of pursuing a Medical Career possible! You can help by doing either or both of these two options. you can donate any amount and share it with friends please! http://www.gofundme.com/aaxtv8







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  • Bruce Pringlemeir

    I too am finding this difficult. I don’t have a vast network of people. I have posted on facebook, email, and Twitter, but it is the shares that is hurting me. Any further advice? Trying to get surgery for my mother’s dog, and also replace a care needed to get mom to vital medical appointments. Please friends, share for Tuffy


  • Matt Steele


    Please help out if you can even a little! If nothing is send some good vibes and prayers my way. Matt

  • Anna Horsee

    I just found out my cat has throat cancer. Please help me pay his vet bills so that he can get better. He really means a lot to me.


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  • crystal

    it would mean so much to me if you took the time to look at my page 😉 http://www.gofundme.com/ca5wdw

  • Hey my family and friends, Yesterday my car was vandalized, I think it was a mistake most likely they were looking for another car just like mine. All the windows were bashed out , all the tires were slashed , side mirrors knocked off and the entire body of the car was scratched or keyed.. I just need to raise $1000 for my deductible. CAN ANYONE HELP ME PLEASE — Getting married in two weeks

  • Lacey

    ive shared my gofundme with everyone and ive shared more times than people have even peeked at our page its pretty sad that not a single person care


  • Harmony Bloodsoe

    HELP A LOW INCOMES STUDENT GET TO COLLEGE! From Miami to one of the Claremont colleges .. please help me out and get us to $1,000. Anything you give counts towards her plane ticket and dorm/school supplies. http://www.gofundme.com/bqg828

  • vangpo

    My very good friend is a disabled 42 yr old man, raising his adult autistic nephew. They barely get by month to month. He can’t afford the partial dentures he needs. http://www.gofundme.com/cegjus

    • Chris Watkin

      Or thousands to make macaroni and cheese while my friend struggles to pay off medical bills (debilitating ankle injury), vet bills, cell phone bill, have money for gas to visit her dying mother. Too many problems all at once and not enough money to be able to provide the basics. I created a GoFundMe for her (she hates asking for help but does know I did this) but haven’t gotten any funds…yet…:/ http://www.gofundme.com/co3m8o I’m posting everywhere i can….

      • Amy

        This organization might be able to at least help her get to visit her mother: http://jamiesdreamteam.myfastsite.net/ Just let them know that her mother is dying and wants to see her daughter. They only assist in things of that nature. Wishes for the terminally ill/veteran/chronically ill children/etc.

      • Janie Sue Guerrero

        I have seen the same sad shit go on over and over again. I have also donated countless dollars and time for others and yet when I am desperate enough to ask for help, no one notices. I feel for you and I will say I have been doing research and I learned a few things: Post a video plea-these pages are over 100% more successful, update daily as discouraging as it gets-EVEN IF ITS BAD NEWS because no one is helping just post daily, add rewards-think of anything at all-a skill/your time/baked goods/art-anything! People are more inclined to donate when they are rewarded with something, research most popular phrases and use that to name your page. First of all I love your name! And secondly, don’t give up-you are a wonderful friend. This is my page
        http://www.gofundme.com/GiveforGrayson-Let‘s help eachother. Good Luck!!!!

        • Morgan O’Brien-Bledsoe

          Your campaign could not be found.

          • Nick Pantone

            please help a new widow in desperate need. in fact her house is so cold right now her drinks on the table are turning to slush and ice. please read her story here http://www.gofundme.com/get-good-karma and see how the government has let her down in such a tragic and needy time. you will not ever help a more deserving person, more details at the link. please help and at least share the link and encourage people who have the means to help a worthy cause. plus you can win alot of money for donating, read more in link about that. THANK YOU SO MUCH! P.S. that is her in the photo below

          • Sarah Nanones

            Please help an aspiring biomed student out. She started college at 14 and has the intelligence and drive to pursue her dreams, but lacks the funds.

            Even sharing the link would be an immense help

          • Nathan Gray

            Haven’t you ever heard of student loans? They give them out to anyone…

          • Pamela Kennedy

            And when you graduate drowning in so many student loans you can never hope to pay them back on entry-level salaries, you are further outsted from the job market by the fact that most jobs are CHECKING CREDIT these days. Good one.

          • Nathan Gray

            In the real world if you want an education and aren’t rich, you get a student loan you crazy person. Student loans don’t hurt your credit if you aren’t a loser and actually pay them. Even at entry level you can afford the min payment… If you can’t then maybe you need to just go work at Mc Donalds.. Asking people you don’t know to pay your way thru college is ridiculous. It isn’t a medical necessity or anything of the sort. If you want an education, get loans and if you REALLY want an education, do good in school and you get more grants based on academic achievements. What makes you think that anyone deserves paid college more than others…

          • P Kennedy

            And when you can’t get a job in this market you can’t pay them. Clueless. What are you, some overentitled rich boy who thinks that everyone else has to suffer, and if you saw someone who couldn’t pay medical bills but had something completely curable you’d just tell them to go die and decrease the surplus population? How Dickensian of you. Wow, what an asshole to tell college graduates to “just go work at McDonald’s.”

          • Nathan Gray

            Hahahahahaha omg I needed that laugh. Entitled rich boy? You have no idea.. My dad worked his ass off to support us kids as a single parent. My clothes were always hand my downs… We didn’t get much new stuff at all. Kids at school laughed at me and called me super marios son….

            I am working my ass off at a crappy quick job and supporting 2 people on this one income. I work full time and go to school full time…

            Entitled? Hardly.

          • Michelle Mauler

            Your father was a PLUMBER? And you’re whining???? Plumbers earn more than psychologists!!! They are RICH. Plumbers can own a HOUSE. You didn’t get “much” new stuff? OMG. You are so privileged you don’t even know what privileged IS. You were able to tinker with cars as a kid??? Gee, how did you have access to cars to become a “self-taught mechanic?” Some people don’t HAVE cars, jackass. But I guess those people are just losers to you. And you DID tell college educated people to work at McDonald’s, and that they were stupid and deserved it for not getting the same degree as your brother or your sister. I’ll bet in your spare time you also enjoy insulting kittens and talking your friends into suicide.

          • Michael Stewart

            It was your choice to get a degree in something that everyone else is getting one in. I think it is funny when you are on a bus and when you ask people what they are going to college for and they all say medical billing. In a few year after they all graduate and cant find jobs because they have all been outsourced to India.

          • Matt Seward

            My dad owns his own small business and I can tell you he is far from rich! He is middle class at best and he does own his home (sort of). He has a modest brick home from 1970 that’s 900 square feet. It’s I’m need of upkeep desperately but due to him being at work non stop he doesn’t have the time or money really me works hard but really doesn’t make what you’d think. I’ve helped do his books.. Believe me he’s not making that much. Maybe in another state he could make more but here in a small town in Oklahoma he’s barely getting by and he has to use my step mother’s health insurance even…

          • Nathan Gray

            You added QUITE a bit in there that I didn’t say at all you fucking moron. I didn’t once tell a college person they had to go work at McDonalds. They can do whatever they want…

            As far as medical bills that people can’t pay, that is me so you are 100 percent off. I have bad credit because of medical bills I can’t pay. I have $17,000 worth of dental work I literally can’t pay for…

            So as far as you calling me rich… You are just about as fucking retarded as they come. I have been on my own since I was 16 and could work. I’ve always paid my own way.

            I didn’t grow up around working on cars but due to finances- I have become a self taught mechanic and can fix quite a bit on the car to avoid sending it to the shop…

            You just don’t have a fucking clue and should stop making accusations you know nothing about.

          • Maggie

            PLZ do not call others retarded…that’s an insult to people with mental issues…thank you!

          • P Kennedy

            Student loan DEFAULTS because you couldn’t get a job in this God-awful job market, right out of college or even after exhausting all the deferrments, DO TOO ruin your credit. Asshole. I should be the better person and be happy for you that you live in your little bubble where nothing bad happens and you can “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” and get good-enough paying jobs with your college degree, in enough time out of college to not wind up in default of your loans. Good for you. Not true for MOST people these days or what rock have you been hiding under for the past decade?

          • Nathan Gray

            AND lastly, if you can’t get a job in the current job market then i’d be quick to tell you- you obviously are a stupid shit and didn’t do your homework. You need to take your time and research jobs that are in demand and will always be in demand… Like healthcare for instance.. That isn’t going anywhere…

            But getting a degree and becoming whatever you want and ignoring the fact that it isn’t a job that is in demand… that’s your own damn fault when you graduate and can’t find a job…

            I live in Oklahoma and my friends who have actually applied themselves and tried… They all graduated and found jobs… I haven’t once seen someone here get out of college and just have to go work at mcdonalds… I have however seen a couple of lazy fucks that make excuses for everything and complain about how hard their life is….

            I truly can understand asking for help if say your house burned down or you need help for medical bills but I certainly can’t see people asking complete strangers to pay their college so they don’t have to when they graduate. That’s fucking stupid.

            If you can’t graduate college and find a job that pays well… Why the hell did you go to college to begin with?? Idiot.

          • Dana Lynn Chauncey

            Well aren’t you living in a fantasyland.
            I work 70+ hours a week in healthcare for below poverty line pay. So commander delusional not true. Healthcare field does not give you a living wage, some areas do but not nursing. I know over 30 friends that graduated with degrees in nursing and only one has a job, all had GPA between 3.8-4.0 and unemployed over two years.
            I support my disabled mother and have for over 25 years. Went back to college to finish degree and kept being told it would mean more income. LOL Now my debt is three times my income, and yes I chose an “in demand” field. But here there are over 12,000 people applying for a single job opening. So graduated three years ago and still no second job. Loan debt grows every month though, and my income from nursing has been flat for five years. I did earn grants which helped but not having a better paying job since graduation has doubled my loan debt.
            I am not lazy or stupid, IQ of 164, worked full time during college. GPA for AAS in technology of 3.5, bachelor GPA 2.938 due to mom getting majorly sick while I was writing final dissertation papers and got Cs on two out of three because worked over 100 hours that last week and just to exhausted to do better.
            I have been half of my family income since I was 9 yrs. old and full support since I was 17 and paid for my own college at 19 but couldn’t finish as mom got sicker. Dropped cause docs said she had life expectancy of 3-5 yrs. and figured I could go back before I was 30. Well she has out lived those docs and I am still sole provider after 25 yrs.
            You also I notice do not have a college education so what would you actually know about what it costs or how hard you have to work. Second hand knowledge is next to useless.

          • Steven777

            Thanks for your insightful post

          • Cherie Senchesen Shulter

            Nursing doesn’t pay a living wage?
            About three years, ago, I invited a recent nursing graduate to come stay with me and my husband because there were no jobs in his area, and San Antonio was hiring in a lot of fields. He took us up on the offer and came here. Within the first month here, he got a job at university hospital. He chose to work nights for the differential, and he worked a lot of hours. By the end of the first year, he made more than I did with a masters degree, and not much less than my husband, a lawyer. After two years in SA, he moved to Miami to work for a different hospital. He makes a lot more now. Medical Assistants struggle, I know. Techs struggle. But nurses? Now, I’ll admit they do work very hard. They may not make what they are worth. But they do make a living wage, at least in hospitals they do. Some job markets are really bad. A lot of them are right now. It depends where you live and if you have the flexibility to move or not. The guy I knew had literally nothing. He moved here when he did because if he waited another month the money he would have used to move would have all been spent on his rent and he would have been homeless and still Baltimore. He really took a huge leap of faith coming here, but it worked out in the end. Sometimes, you’ve just got to go where the jobs are.

          • Cherie Senchesen Shulter

            PS: I recognize that moving is not an option when you have a sick parent to care for. My point is simply that it’s not that NURSING doesn’t pay or that there are no nursing jobs. Rather, that it just so happens there are no nursing jobs in your area at this time. Which is sad. But not quite the same thing.

          • Bernice Jenkins

            I call bullshit on actual RN’s not being able to find jobs. They are in demand everywhere. Even working from fucking home doing telenursing which starts out at 40 grand a year. So unless there is something wrong with these people or they are not actual RN’s and prob some sort of nursing assistant which is not even the same thing then you are full of shit.

          • Bernice Jenkins

            And again i call bullshit because a degree to be a RN is not needed. You just have to be certified through your state licesing board of nursing. Many RN’s dont have bachelors degrees. So you are lying or a retard.

          • Michelle Mauler

            I am astonished that with your attitude you have friends who aren’t dead. give you time.

          • Matt Seward

            Are you threatening his friends? What the hell is wrong with you? Disgusting people.

          • mike

            Coco’s CHARGE Syndrome Fundraiser

            If you ever get the chance to meet Coco, you would immediately feel compelled to help this special girl. Seeing how most of you reading this have not personally met Coco, I will quickly tell you about her. Despite her own daily struggles, Nicole “Coco”, puts the needs of others ahead of her own. If she just walked around the block in 90 degree weather (which is an enormous challenge for her), and there was only 1 bottle of water, she would offer it to everyone else around before taking it for herself. She is constantly worrying about others. Regardless of her condition, Coco always has a smile on her face, and makes the best out of even the worse situations. Just being around Nicole brightens your day. The link below will tell you more about the disabilities she struggles with on a daily basis and explains the importance of this fundraiser.


            Anything you can donate is greatly appreciated, and will certainly go to a great cause. Sharing the gofundme link on Facebook will also help get Coco’s story out there. Thank you for your time.

          • Michelle Mauler

            Well I’ll just pop off and kill myself now. That give you a good warm feeling?

          • Bernice Jenkins

            If you defaulted then you are fuckin stupid. They have payment plans based on income so if your income is 0 then your payment is 0. If you are too stupid to reseach what plans are available then you deserve to be in default. Obviously that was a degree wasted on your dumb ass

          • Dana Lynn Chauncey

            Actually student loans do affect your credit score as of about 2010. If you don’t land a job above min wage out the gate then you can’t make min payments, and private lenders rarely negotiate on that, so default which does hurt your credit score.
            Loans whether fed or private come from others people. So yes, other people are funding your education if you get loans. This means every single person that uses loans is asking people they don’t know to pay their way thru college. Banks don’t have money they use the deposits of customers. I am fairly certain that when you got loans you did not contact each bank customer (source of your loan) to personally ask them for their money. So you took it from strangers. Shame on you.
            Many employers won’t even bring you in for an interview if your credit score is below whatever number their HR department set to weed out applicants. So it does hurt you to have student loan debt.

          • Patricia Van Pelt

            Actually they have a income based repayment plan now so if you do not find a job or you make less than there guidelines you do not pay anything and it reports as paid as agreed on your credit report. I am on this program and I pay nothing and my credit score went up over 100 points since I did the income based plan. Your credit is only affected if you do nothing and go into default.

          • 1bestdog

            You can thank President Obama for that.

          • Alex

            please help me out i am already drowning in student loans and need help paying for college! Please look at my page and share it with anyone you can! It would be amazing!!!!! Thank you so much in advanced!!! https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8qgyk

          • 1bestdog

            Yeah, uh I rather the government help this stupid country get educated than subsidize corporations and other with corporate welfare and entitlements. And the banks clean up on student loans and their prohibitive interest. It’s a racket.

          • Michelle Mauler

            NOT TRUE. You still have to pay rent, which means you have to apply for lots of hardship deferments. There are no grants based on academic achievements in non-math or non-science areas. Obviously in America we believe that accountants and computer programmers deserve paid college more than teachers, nurses, or therapists. You are lucky to live in a family that took care of its own. Student loans hurt your credit rating, cut into your ability to pay your other bills and hurt your credit rating MORE, and most jobs connected with one’s degree require at least one unpaid internship, so only those whose families can support them actually get anywhere. Stop judging everyone else and live your own lucky little life.

          • Matt Seward

            His family doesn’t take care if it’s own. His father and family has disowned him for being gay. They don’t fucking have money to begin with. They are very broke and have all worked their asses off to get even where they are today. Nathan lives in a house he got a loan for and is having to remodel it himself with stuff he’s learned online. It’s barely liveable.. He’s far from rich and he’s worked his butt off for what little he has. He works with a disability and doesn’t complain about it at all. He works overtime every week to try and pay for bills and fixing up his house. He goes to school full time and has student loans for all of it. You people have no clue.. He’s just tired of people asking for a handout.. People always expecting things from people.. Make your own way in this world people…

          • Cherie Senchesen Shulter

            Theoretically, we shouldn’t have to beg to pay our medical expenses, either. Theoretically, we should work hard, save, invest, make good health choices, and have health insurance including a policy that pays a lump sum if we get a diagnosis of something like cancer. But sometimes, before we get enough saved up, something like cancer happens. (It happened to me, anyway.) The same can be said for going to school. No, you shouldn’t have to beg for money to go to school when student loans are out there, but I know a few people who can’t get student loans. One reason why a person might not be able to get them is if they had a student loan, started school, and then couldn’t finish. If they fell behind on the first loan, they can’t get another one to go back and finish school until they are current on payments for the first loan. If the reason they had to leave school was a tragedy in their life, it’s really no fault of their own. Also, anyone should be able to contribute to anything that they want to, and they can. If you don’t want to pay for someone to go to school, don’t. I you do want to pay towards someone who has cancer, please do. (Consider mine, actually! https://www.gofundme.com/zqcj8w) I agree with you that asking strangers to pay your way through school is ridiculous, but I also think that strangers paying someone to get someone to make potato salad is just plain stupid. If someone wants to do something stupid with their money, it’s their right, really. Yes, it makes me sad, because if they gave it to me instead to help pay for cancer treatment, I’d make sure that when I’m recovered I’d go do other things that would help more people, but whatever. They can enjoy their potato salad, I suppose. People do stupid things. In droves. Oh well.

          • KB

            I can’t post this to my social network because most of them don’t know that I’m transsexual. Any idea how I can spread this request? I’d be really appreciative.


          • Maggie

            wow…insensitive much? im SO glad you’re so damn smart that you have the best damn job in the world,apparently! did you ever think about people not being able to get/find full time work because of health reasons,disability….or even the fact that they might have kids and daycare/babysitting costs an arm and a leg these days…..not everyone is as lucky as you claim to be….don’t judge! I’d love to see how you get on one day if ever you become disabled,or have a health issue that prevents you from working full time, or you just simply lose your job because of the economy….give us an update then.

          • Matt Seward

            The best job ever.. I don’t think you paid attention here.. Nathan works at a fucking quick shop. He has a disability he works with and he works 60 plus hours while going to school and never makes excuses..

          • Nathan Gray

            Oh… You are just a fucking moron. My sister in law and brother both graduated college and she got on with the state and he started entry level working internet security for a bank which payed quite well and now he’s working IT for a large company and is making quite a bit of money… It only took him a couple of years at the other job to move on up to a better company….

            3 years after graduating and they bought a house… A new car…

            All proof that if you actually apply yourself and get a job that’s in demand, you can actually succeed. Stop blaming everything on a damn job market. You whine more than a kindergartener.

          • Michelle Mauler

            No, it’s proof that YOUR family are lucky. Get over yourself.

          • Gail Taraschuk

            That is life ! Many other want to go to school also and live their dreams…

          • Joseph Villalobos

            Plus if she was smart enough to start college at 14, then she would have had tons of scholarships thrown at her for being a prodigy child.

          • Kara

            Not sure if this thread is updated anymore, but if anyone has any advice to get my sick special need’s cat’s GoFundMe page out there, please let me know! I’ve started posting to cat communities on Facebook, but haven’t gotten much response yet. I dI’d get one donation, which was so much more than I was expecting and so amazing.

            My name is Kara, btw. I’ve had my special needs rescue cat (she has FIV and Hyperthyroidism), Gracie, for three years now. She’s about six years old.

            Gracie’s health took a turn for the worse in the past few days. She’s having a hard time breathing, is lethargic, her appetite has decreased, and she looks SO tired. I’m not sure how much longer she’ll make it without vet care ASAP, and I don’t have the funds to get her help at the moment.

            I know I’m a total stranger, but I have nowhere else to turn. She is such a good and sweet cat, and she deserves to live. She doesn’t deserve to suffer anymore than she already has. Especially after being abandoned by her previous owners. I just want her to be happy and healthy. I feel so guilty and helpless that I can’t afford to get her help. I’m praying that someone out there might be able to share the GoFundMe page to spread the word about Gracie, or even donate.

            Anything at all helps, and will be greatly appriciated! Also, all receipts for Gracie’s vet care WILL be posted on the page, as well as updates about her condition. Here is the link: gofundme.com/helpsavegraciegirl

          • Patricia Van Pelt

            You can go to carecredit .com and apply for a care credit card to cover vet bills. My credit is really bad and they gave me one. They give you an answer right there and an account number so you can use it right away while you wait on your card. Try that.

          • Michelle Mauler

            that’s not even true. That might have been true in the 1950s, but there are a lot of reasons why she wouldn’t have gotten enough in scholarships to actually go to school. I had three scholarships and couldn’t actually cover books Freshman year. Scholarships that covered everything when they were created, don’t even cover your books nowadays.

          • Nicole Sweet

            Ha ha ha. No they don’t. Not to me. Tried years ago. Ended up not going to college.

          • Michelle Mauler

            and then you pay them back for the rest of your life, and you’re never done. And you never earn enough that taking those payments out every month is painless, especially if you’re just a teacher or something.

          • Gail Taraschuk

            School is a privilege not everyone can have. Many of us cannot live our dreams or go to college either…that is life. Try a student loan like many others do…or get a job to help pay etc… Do you realize how many out there want what you ask for ? Your one of a million…

          • Ilanna

            I want to give my grandparents a vacation for working so hard.


          • telaysiallen

            I would greatly appreciate it if you shared or donatedgofundme.com/oqr7eg.:). Any help I get is amazing,need help paying for school.

            Thank You

          • gogetmarried

            Please help me help my best friends mom. If you can’t donate please share the link

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        • telaysiallen

          I would greatly appreciate it if you shared or donated gofundme.com/oqr7eg.:)

          Thank You

        • Crystal Smith

          I am in the same boat I need help now been sick with cancer for years on and off . if the government would just give me the money I paid into it for disability I wouldnt need help

          • BBFLFan

            Do you have an attorney who knows the Disability rules? You do not have to pay the attorney up front. When you are approved, their fee, which is a set fee, is taken out before you get your money. It is worth it.

          • brasileiro americano

            I am disabled due to complications of type 2 diabetes, which was late in being diagnosed. I have my sugar under reasonable control, though the doctor would like to see my A1c hemoglobin below 7 (it was 7.1 when I went to the doctor 9 days ago), but I was in worse shape about 18 months ago before I was officially diagnosed than I am now. My A1c was over 12 then and my sugar readings were above 250 at the time and I didn’t know and when I found out, at first I was in denial. I also have had 8 brain surgeries. I can go to school and get a second bachelor’s degree, but I can’t stand on my feet to do a manual labor job or something like working as a cashier, or working in a cafeteria, because of the diabetic neuropathy in my toes. I’m not even 100% sure when the neuropathy started, but I know I had it long before the type 2 diabetes was diagnosed in March 2015. And my vision problems started long before that as well.

          • brasileiro americano
          • brasileiro americano

            I applied to UMass Dartmouth in January 2016 to begin study for a second bachelor’s degree (in the Portuguese language this time) and was accepted to start this fall (in less than two weeks) on June 15, 2016. I have only received less than 30% of the cost of me attending school there through federal student loan programs and scholarships. Since I already have a bachelor’s degree and can’t work using that degree at this time, I am ineligible for Pell Grant or state grants given by universities. I have scoured many scholarship websites including the one for UMass Dartmouth, and only received a $1,400 scholarship from the Portuguese department. My loan I requested is for little more than $10,000 because I am not able to borrow the full cost of my education because of loans taken out for other schools I’ve attended in the past. I will undoubtedly be seeking loan forgiveness for the federal loans either upon graduation or entering graduate school, as I intend to stay at UMass Dartmouth and work toward a PhD in Portuguese, which I should have by May 2022. Já falo bastante português que eu poderei começar os meus estudos de português na aula de POR 301, é dizer que eu não preciso POR 101, 102, 201 ou 202, porque essas aulas seriam fácil demais para mim.

          • brasileiro americano

            I also applied for disability in July 2015 and was turned down in May 2016, and do have a disability attorney working on the case, so I had them file a request for reconsideration. I spoke with the woman in the Disability Determination office in Columbus, OH who is handling my case there, and she said they are still trying to find an eye doctor who will do an examination for them. I explained that I need to be able to move to Massachusetts by the beginning of next month, but she just said that if I move to Massachusetts before my reconsideration case is decided, that they will transfer my case to the Disability Determination office in Massachusetts. So I have no idea whatsoever if they may be able to schedule something before I move and make a decision. I have been told that reconsideration cases usually do not take as long as initial decision cases, and that less of the reconsideration cases are denied than the initial ones are.

          • Laura R Gullett

            This is the BS I’m talking about that makes me so mad at politicians. They expect us to handle a 30-day cycle or else be punished with bad credit for the rest of our life, but at the same time, they flat out steal our tax money to pay their 30-day due dates to keep their credit rating good, while they take forever to provide what we need when we ask for it. Our political system is so inhumane as far as I’m concerned.

          • VieteranGunsmith

            The problem with a meal prepared by hundreds of passers by is that it may look good – every administrator and politician that ever occupied a seat in government tinkers with these programs – but the resulting Franken-food is unfit for human consumption.
            I am generally in favor of simplifying every aspect of government and not allowing people to make a career of being in office. The big trouble is the people in charge don’t want to return to being one of us once they get a taste of the government power we afford them by electing them or by the elected people who appoint them. It is these administrators that screw it all up.
            The ones who get elected all have big promises they make around election time to get your vote, but some of these promises are really bad investments for us as a whole, and in the case of social welfare programs they create dependency instead of promoting individual freedom and responsibility. The SSD program is chock full of fraudulent recipients and the reason it is so tough to get into the program. There simply is no real effective way to sift out the con artists from people who legitimately need help.

          • Ellie bee

            You aren’t punished for bad credit for the rest of your life. Isn’t it easy to fix if you just commit? Sorry but please don’t cause more panic. There are people on here who are already in a bad place because of small loans and thinking that nothing they do will fix it is too much.

          • Laura R Gullett

            People who are in college do many outside jobs like retail, various ones at bars, entertainment, and now more online. You should not be allowed to ask for forgiveness of your federal loans in this circumstance. Our universities are totally worthless if you can’t get one single job, even part-time, with a bachelor’s degree while you are still attending. I’ve heard of many simply as lots of professors for work or sponsorship grants as well. If they can write it off in their expenses within the tax code, then they will give it to you. That is how our government helps foreign students.

          • Laura R Gullett

            These would be medical conditions that social security disability should approve for benefits. Once you are approved they have to pay for all the months you waited as well.

          • VieteranGunsmith

            Good points, but these benefits are not given to non US citizens. You should have pointed that out.

          • Laura R Gullett

            Why would non U.S. citizens expect to receive government benefits that are setup for U.S. citizens? Why would I have to point out that obvious fact? Yes I know they actually do but that is a different conversation. There isn’t any reason to point out the obvious. I’m an American citizen who would be obviously talking about benefits for American citizens.

          • Mom To One

            That is not true — there is a limit on how far back they will go to issue back pay. For example if you applied in Jan 2013 and it took until Jan 2017 to get approved, all they legally have to pay you for back pay is 2 years.

          • Laura R Gullett

            Sounds like you need a better attorney. I would never give up that fight when they made you wait that long. What really sucks is how they go to work and sit for 8 hours then get to go back home, while you are suffering and waiting forever. They go home and pay their bills within 30 days, but people who need that money can’t. It’s just terrible.

          • VieteranGunsmith

            brasileiro americano – You may apply for SSD, but these benefits are for American citizens. You have to be a citizen before you are eligible for SSD. You did not mention your citizenship status. Please be sure and seek the advice of an attorney on this, the consultation should be no charge, and you don’t pay unless you are granted benefits, and if you are you get a lump sum payment that dates back to your claim filing date. The attorney gets paid by Social Security – a percentage of your first payment, and if anyone tries to charge you to handle a claim for SSD they are taking advantage of you and violating federal law.
            SSD also limits the amount of income you can make in a calendar year, which means if you work and go over that specified amount of money, your SSD will be cut or eliminated. In such cases it is not uncommon for you to discover that you exceeded the amount you are allowed to make and they will send you an overpayment statement which you will be responsible for paying the government back for the amount overpayed to you.
            The amount you are granted and paid monthly is calculated from your past earnings history, so the more you made when you were working, the higher your payments will be. For instance, if you made $30,000 a year for a period of years and then you were disabled, your disability will be a percentage of that amount of annualized income. A person who made less than you gets paid less. So SSD is a great benefit if you can’t work, but you will not become wealthy and will probably be living on a subsistence basis on what the government pays you.
            You can find out more at the Social Security Administration office near you, or from an attorney who specializes in Social Security Disability claim filings. Check their website, but for the best understanding you need to go talk to either the SSA or an attorney.
            These are things to consider regarding Social Security Disability.

          • Alex

            it would mean the world to me if you would take a look at my page. I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much!

          • Serge Volk

            My girls mother has been found with cancer just few days ago. So sad bro

          • Edward

            Try Colloidal Silver… It may save your life. I’ve seen it work on a vietnam viet with angent orange. 1 cup a day for three months say maassive improvement… Worth a shot

        • Mohammed

          I ask everyone to look at the story and wish to donate

        • Bavie Vasquez

          Please share, would be greatly appreciated! Anything will help, god bless! http://www.gofundme.com/tn3vh2a

        • Alexander Quesada

          This is a great article! If anyone has the time, please check out our gofundme page which raised money for underprivileged students! Please share if you can.


          • Alex

            Please share my link! I will be so grateful I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much!

        • Ryan

          I agree. Completely I am trying to make my dreams come true and keep a promise to my father who passed away just over a year ago and no one cares even after I have helped most of my friends over the years with thousands of dollars when they needed it but yet the one thing that means the world to me they do nothing. I am losing my faith in humanity.


        • Angela

          May God bless you all! It’s not easy being in a health crisis! I have watched my mom suffer for 30 years with Late Stage Chronic Neurological Lyme Disease. I pray God blesses you all with good health,as well as financially! Please take a look at my gofundme that I created for my mom. All I ask you to do is SHARE it for me! I’d be forever grateful! Blessings, Angela

          • QP

            Hey there if it it still up then I’ll pesonally go contribute if you will just spread my cause. Im trying to help troubled and homeless youth


          • Lets Lend A Hand

            I will share yours if you can help do the same with mine! http://www.gofundme.com/Chrissycollege Thanks in Advance!

          • Amber Sears

            I’ll definitely do that. Please share mine as well. We need the funds to get Cannen the care he needs. Thank you in advance.

          • Alex

            i will share your page if you share mine, please! I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much!

          • ryan bourgeois

            I’ll be spreading your cause everywhere I can if you could just help me as well. Many thanks.

          • Alex

            Hello i would greatly appreciate if you took a look at my page! I will do so to your and spread the word about it! I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much!

          • Amanda Taylor

            my campaing gofundme.com/KaylaTaylor

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          • AngelinDisguise

            Check hercstorybout please

          • Deirdrea Verklas

            I will help spread the word
            I really need some donations…
            I don’t think I have much time left before we have to move out…
            times have been unfortunate

          • Amanda Taylor

            spread mine ill spread yours gofundme.com/KaylaTaylor

          • KaeTay

            creepy.. we have the same name: a little help goes a long way https://www.youcaring.com/kaela-taylor-604459

          • Jamrockbadgyal

            i will share yours if u help me

          • Wendylovessomeone WithAutism

            I tried to watch your video
            But I couldnt read what you wrote because the ink was so light. You should use black

          • Laura R Gullett

            Ink? lol

          • Jamrockbadgyal

            i will do the same

          • Alex

            it would mean the world to me if you would take a look at my page. I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much! If i can help you in any way please let me know!

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          • Pandey Kumar

            troubled and homeless youth all over the world??

          • VieteranGunsmith

            Why is it that you want to overstress the person’s ability and desire to affect a positive outcome out of their own generosity by throwing the whole world into the deal?
            Is the whole world incapable of helping themselves where they live?
            Most of the world has their hand out, who do we give the help to from a non-endless supply of help?
            If every nation on Earth did more to help their own needy people questions like yours would never be asked.

          • Laura R Gullett

            As in what are the families doing for their own kids anymore?

          • Sergio Venutolo

            i need help with my grandmother’s funeral…. here’s the link https://www.gofundme.com/2qwdjn2x

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          • Susan Davis

            I’m not being sarcastic but could you help my cause? I’m a CASA advocate trying to raise funds for 2 girls in foster care to go on a school trip. All of the cost is out of either my pocket or foster parents. The girls will detassle this summer and school fund raisers but we will be well short of what is needed.
            Thank you for listening

          • Jordan O’Shea

            I’ll completely share that I’m 16 and we’ve been homeless 3 times since I was 11

          • Alex

            it would mean the world to me if you would take a look at my page. I am begging for help, my grandma is struggling with breast cancer and cannot help me, i am all alone. I need to raise money for my college tuition. the link is https://www.gofundme.com/u7d8q… thank you so so much! Have a blessed day!

        • Kait Reilly

          I feel your pain, you’re always helping others and never get anything in return.. here’s the link to help my friends medical bills that are continuing to rack up after him falling into a coma and waking up with severe brain damage. He’s done so much for everybody and I want him to be repaid his good deeds. https://www.gofundme.com/vinnymutarelli I see gofundme’s going viral for people who don’t deserve or NEED the help. Please help someone who does both deserve and need it.

        • Jennifer Hemmings

          please donate to my east coast trip!! – gofundme.com/gta2vm9g

        • Seth Lippert

          http://www.gofundme.com/carsforall101 Hey guys I recently got in a car accident and totaled my car and since https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/395297e74ba7e7b382cdf0fb96f359131942c18b40a95649a48f49b10f19c041.jpg I only had liability insurance won’t pay for it! So I’m badly in need of some money to pay for a new vehicle to get around! Thanks if you can’t donate please share with everyone you know!!

        • Jordan O’Shea

          Same, I saw someone get over 2,000 dollars to find a unicorn. When our house burnt down and we were in the homeless shelter we could barely raise any money, and now that we’re homeless again cause oppd ripped us off over and over. We can’t raise anything. This world needs to open their eyes over selfish acts like Mac and cheese and simple stuff like that.

      • supercyberfunk

        Hey, start a campaign for a food dish, receive thousands, THEN pay off the medical bills among other things. Apparently people don’t like to help with real problems, just lighthearted food ideas that might wind up burnt with too much salt anyway.

        • Dre Is Ill

          Was thinking the same thing!

        • Joseph

          That isn’t a bad idea…..mind you we all have our priorities and we can all hope that people get the message to share…..anyways I will leave this here.


        • Pamela Kennedy

          Didn’t you read about the homeless girl from Toronto who got gofundme.com to get enough money to put her through Harvard?!

          • Nathan Gray

            Did you tell the homeless girl to go play in traffic too??

          • Michelle Mauler

            No, that’s YOUR job.

      • Hayli Harding

        I was pretty frustrated. I see people getting thousands upon thousands bc they totaled their car (no one hurt, not even some medical bills), while my friend has a very sensitive, high risk surgery that she cant afford on her own. I am posting her link anywhere I can think of, so I am sorry if no one wanted this here but please contribute, even a little, to help her: gofundme.com/kl6ngo

        • Nathan Gray

          Not sure if it’ll help but you might have her check with a medical college. My mom went to Oklahoma University’s Medical center in Okc and got her gallbladder removed for free…

          • P Kennedy

            Of course you’re not trying to help anyone, you asshole. You’ve made that perfectly clear, that people shouldn’t GIVE help to other people. Now kindly go play in traffic.

          • Nathan Gray

            You really think that anyone who doesn’t agree with you needs to die… You told someone else they should die too. You are a very sick individual that needs help.

      • Guest

        Totally agree..

      • Vanessa
      • http://www.gofundme.com/q3jdck

        If you cannot donate, sharing my campaign would be greatly appreciated.

        • Ray

          I will share yours on my facebook and twitter pages is you share mine. lets help eachother!

        • Ty

          I will share with my friends. Mines is http://www.gofundme.com/tiffstartup 🙂

          • Shared on twitter

          • Fats Waller

            I have shared your link with a few of my friends and family, hope it helps :). I too have a campaign to help me start a career in games development, to help me obtain the appropriate equipment and software etc. this isn’t a life or death situation in any way, however I would be extremely grateful for any donation. Thanks. Here is the link gofundme.com/sbfbe9h

        • Lily Garza

          Shared, please share

        • Bavie Vasquez

          http://www.gofundme.com/tn3vh2a Please share! thank you! <3

          • Abdulaziz Muhy’d

            It’s harder fundraising than any other job in the world. I got into college on a sponsorship programme by my mother but eventually she didn’t have the funds to pay for my complete tuition in UK. Well, the cookie crumbles sometimes don’t it. Life goes on…


            You never know who will help you in life. My first and second year grades are good. Someone should invest on me.

            Thank You

      • KaCee

        Hey, I know exactly how you feel. I feel the same way. My 17 year old newphew has been wheelchair bound all his life. We’re raising money for a wheelchair van. Family and friends gave zero. More generosity from strangers. Don’t give up. Keep sharing the story and tell people to donate. Keep asking them for support and then tell them what they can do to suppor. Write TV stations. Start a twitter account for your cause…Don’t give up! I’ll be rooting for you!

        • Pamela Kennedy

          Hear, hear. If I had to depend on ONLY my family and friends I would have starved to death (or gotten beaten to death by my own brother for things I didn’t even DO) a long time ago!!

          Yeah, I, too, started a twitter account primarily so I could post this thing on Twitter. Facebook is almost less than useless these days.

          • Nathan Gray

            How did you get beaten to death if you are here still… I don’t think you understand what beaten to death means…

          • ikeamonkey89

            She says that she would have been beaten to death if she had to depend on her friends and family, not that she did. I think you have a reading comprehension problem.

      • Stella Wicker

        campaign not found…I know this is from a long time ago…I hope help was given.

        • Flor

          Hello all,
          My mom is battling Lupus. The insurance had denied coverage for her infusion treatment (treatment once you get to the bad stage of the illness), we appealed but got covered for 2 units. It’s VERY pricey. Its 6k for deductible and 6 copay. We are doing BBQ fundraisers, garage sales and other things to raise money. We are also contacting different charities but there are not many for Lupus. Please consider donating. Even $5 will help! http://www.gofundme.com/nolupus

        • Ducky

          Yes I took the campaign down a while ago. It wasn’t getting anywhere anyway. Friend does have health insurance now but they stil struggle money wise. They’ve gotten private help from a friend.

      • Gail Taraschuk

        People prefer to donate to foolish things… that is what I am learning ! my dog is having seizures and I need desperate help … and then I see some lady on go fund me raise almost $7000 for a virtual baby shower ? Sick !

      • Geo Mason

        I’m glad I’m not alone here I just need a small amount to get my car back and nothing the past two weeks have been terrible. I just really need my car back and not so much as one dollar. I know no one HAS to help but it would be nice if they could. http://www.gofundme.com/z9d5vfk

      • Geo Mason

        I’m glad I’m not the only one. I know no one HAS to help but considering the amount of money other campaigns ask for I don’t think mine is asking for too much. i’m just looking to get my car back. I’ve missed doctors appointments put my job in jeopardy. These past two weeks have been terrible. Please Share http://www.gofundme.com/z9d5vfk

      • Olivie

        u need people willing to donate too.

      • George Gallagher

        Please help my family. My daughter at age 9 is battling brain cancer.

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      • Kait Reilly

        I feel you. Here’s the link to help my friends medical bills that are continuing to rack up after falling into a coma and waking up with severe brain damage. https://www.gofundme.com/vinnymutarelli I see gofundme account’s in memorial for criminal’s getting more donations then model citizens who got unlucky. Please help.

      • Danny Copeland

        Same thing here. This is for my stepdaughter. She was selected to go to St. Georges Medical School in Grenada. Only 18 were selected from her school. She is a wonderful student. You can even google her and one can see some of her accolades. I’m just saying if people will help fund Kayne West and other outrageous things, why not do it for something positive and that will make a difference. We are half way there. Total is $3200 and we are a little over $1800. Trying to get this out there. Any help getting it out there or any donations are greatly appreciated.

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      • Ducky

        Seems I can’t edit my original. Please note my campaign is no longer active. I wish nothing but the best for everyone here…even the ones who certainly spiced up the thread!

      • Leyla AJ

        I just want to ask this. Has anyone ever asked to get help for them to buy house got help on here. I am mother to six kids and I have one child who is special needs child and I want us to buy house but it is so expensive where I live. Right now I am renting but you never know when I have to move again. Since my family is large it is very hard to get landlords to rent you their house. In 2012 it took me to find a place to rent March to November because I have 6 children. I am not proud to ask this kind of help from anyone because I know we all have our struggles we go through. Please let me know your opinion and be kind. I don’t mean to be selfish if this sounds like it. Thank you

        • tnjman

          Leyla, did you ever get any help with funding a house? I’m sure others have succeeded at it. Are you a widow (your husband died?) – if so, I know an organization dedicated to helping widows and orphans.

          • Leyla

            No I never asked for help with it. I was just asking if people ever did it on gofundme before. I am not a widow I am single mom and my kids Father supportsaid us now. I was asking that if I started gofundme for asking help to purchase a home here in Virginia is that something someone has done before.

      • Michelle Lynn Pradhan

        Exactly the same story here. I’m doing what I can. It’s difficult to get out there and promote myself while I’m here suffering from Lyme disease. https://www.gofundme.com/ChelWantsLymeGone

      • frmrmanyac01

        Your link is not able to be found. Here is mine, https://www.gofundme.com/catholic-dad-trying-2-save-child-3

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    • Amy

      Thank you for saying this. I made a page to try to avoid becoming homeless and get my medications, because I suffered a back injury that lead to me losing my job (and I’ve been denied all aid because I don’t have children), and so far have $0 on my page. I made a comment to my sister last night about the potato salad guy. I was afraid I was being crass, but now I know I’m not the only one who feels this way.

      • Amy

        PS. This is my page, if anyone can help. I need to hit the $100 mark for them to make my page public and come up in the search results. Right now, it can only be seen to whomever has the link. http://www.gofundme.com/bkd2j0

        • I’m in the same boat! Any help is appreciated! I am trying to save up a down payment to buy a house. Iraq war vet with PTSD and I think owning my own place and raising some animals would really help with the PTSD. http://www.gofundme.com/f0voiw

          • Ed Rhyan

            God bless brother, I was there too except the VA continues to deny I have PTSD. Make sure you look into the Home Loan Guarantee. I bought my house well before i went to Iraq. I had no down payment at all with it. Since then I did a re-fi and dropped my interest rate down to 4.2% A inspector also goes through the house cost free before you actually buy it and lets you know whats wrong with it… paid by the VA. Its only now that I am having problems with that much better mortgage. Not sure what your MOS was but if it involved loud noises claim Tinnitus, that will get you started with 10% disability or add on to what you have already..

          • Tamara Miller

            Thank you. The VA has denied my PTSD too. They do give me some disability for my shoulder. It’s primarily the GI Bill that I got a raw deal on though. gofund.me/vastudentloans

        • Pamela Kennedy

          Oh is THAT the problem? I would think that those of us who are looking for college tuition could, then, donate that first $100 ourselves (from another email address, of course) to sort of fool the world into thinking that SOMEONE wanted to donate….

      • Kathy Buck Gain

        My mom has cancer for the third time. We have almost 60k in medical bills. My dad is working two jobs. Our friends and family have donated what they can . I dont feel like I can keep asking.


      • I would have donated to you, but its hard to know who needs help and who doesn’t. Publicity is the most important thing to get the word out.

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    • Coral

      The potato salad thing was on Kick starter, not go fund me. Kick starter asks people to back/fund an idea they want to start.

    • The Legendary Troll

      Its all about advertising. The world isnt going to magically find your gofundmeaccount. You gotta bring it to them


    • The Legendary Troll

      Its all about advertising. The world isnt going to magically find your gofundmeaccount. You gotta bring it to them

      Im trying to open up a hotel and need donations to make this dream come true


      • Abigail Schulz

        The only problem is the high rates you pay out of the donations. You have to work that much harder to fundraise. I would suggest CTG their rates are much lower plus they give you a text to donate number for free with your account. Which is awesome!!! https://www.continuetogive.com/content/fundraise.html

        • Morgan O’Brien-Bledsoe

          5% isn’t that high.

      • Lloyd Nicolaas

        did you unsubscribe or type the wrong url? No such page.

        • http://gofundme.com/loufitness donate to a cause that helps others get in shape and live a healthy lifestyle. Your funds will be used to open a small gym, so that Lou can train clients without the hassle of weather outdoors or finding a gym to take people. Help a man that dedicates his time helping others!!!!

          • WellAdjustedAndroid

            I already wrote a letter to my state AG about private businesses using the language of philanthropy to “accept donations.” Set your gym up as a 501 and make it a true public good (the favorable tax treatment can be used to subsidize memberships, putting fitness within the reach of lower income people who can’t afford neighborhood gyms.)

            But people are going to start a FOR-PROFIT business and ask for a donation? Sell me debt or equity, but don’t ask me for free money to help build your business that you will take profit from. If I were a bank loan officer, I would black list any small business I found on line doing this as it just screams your business plan sucks.

            Recently there was a case of a for profit animal hospital in my area taking gofundme donations to cover damage after their pipes burst. Their insurance company is going to cover those losses (and they freely admitted that!) So they are gong to take $20k from the animal loving public to expand the business, and get made whole for their losses by their insurance carrier.

            This should be illegal under many states consumer protection laws.

    • monica

      I agree I see people getting so many donations yet Im a veteran trying to get help on a dental bill because my VA health insurance doesnt cover dental and have only been able to raise $10 gofund.me/gj78yc

    • CrimeSuxs

      I’ve only raised a little over 200 for medical expenses now about to loose my home ..guess i should have made a stupid egg salad and sold it instead…..well cant do that …cant afford eggs….. http://www.gofundme.com/3n2onc

      • Lloyd Nicolaas

        May I ask: are you a democrat or republican?

        • Guest

          I’m a republican. I’m going to take a guess that you are too?

        • Bethany Vickerman

          I am a republican. I’m guessing you are too?

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            I am not an American – but certainly don’t feel much for such a party because I think all people, not matter what, should get free medical care.
            Can you tell me why you think its good to oppose any plan to make medical care in the U.S. more feasible for all citizens? That seems so very selfish to me. And when republicans get sick, do they switch to the democrats? Or should only the merciful pay for the unfortunate?

          • Morgan O’Brien-Bledsoe

            His disdain for universal health care seems stupid to me since he’s losing his home due to medical bills. If he, and all those stupid republicans, voted anything but republican then maybe we’d have universal health care and his normal taxes would have paid for his health problems and he’d still have his home and be able to afford eggs. But HE can’t be expected to keep OTHER people stay well. That’s communism. It’s better he lose his home and not be able to afford eggs then poor people like himself have taxpayer health care.

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            Maybe we shouldn’t call it stupid but a choice. I am really curious. Couldn’t it be that some people just want society to be ‘ winner takes all’ ? But when not being that winner they continue by finding ways to get their hands on money however they can. I suppose even begging and theft can be considered free market stategies. But I don’t think crime is a very ethical way of doing. And needing to beg is not very civilized. One day in the future we will have civilization. I hope. In Europe at least we are more near to that day.

          • Buckshot67

            Yes and in your European “utopia” you also don’t have the freedoms we do. I seen your European politics at work, your in o way better than us in the US.

          • Nathan Gray

            I completely agree with your ideals. I feel exactly the same way. I hope some day our country wakes up and changes although I don’t feel that this is going to happen anytime soon… It’s why after college we are looking at moving somewhere else.. I’m ashamed of our country.

          • Nathan Gray

            I live in the United States of course… Didn’t know if i’d made that obvious. =)

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            Good Nathan. But no need to be ashamed, there are people with such extremist ideas everywhere. In Europe there is a tendency to chose more strict liberal ways again I am sad to witness.
            Its understandable because free market has been the engine to economic succes. But in its harsher form it has these nasty drawbacks that are even counterproductive (more expenses for crime and greediness and even demotivation it seems from recent research).
            I think its good to explain to as many people as possible to get more awareness on this issue. The politicians will not do it as they are like the driver of the car that just goes where the electorate tells them to go.

          • Buckshot67

            There’s no such thing as “free” medical care. All medical care costs someone money. Nothing is free. First you said free, then you say “more feasible.” Im all for making medical care more affordable, but I’m not for forcing tax payers to pay for anyone else’s medical care. You say it sounds selfish. What gives you the right to demand generosity from others? Id argue its selfish to expect others to pay for your health care. Here’s a clue before you go ballistic on my political affiliation. I am a Republican. I also lost my job and had to take early retirement. I have been on Hospice due to Parkinson’s Disease and a genetic metabolism disorder that caused it. I’ve lost everything and cant afford meds most times, and only survive at all due to my Firefighters pension that I was able to take early because I had enough years of WORK in. No I didn’t change to Democrat, no I didn’t change the opinion I stated above. No I did /do not think someone “owes me help”. No I don’t think I’m entitled to force people to give me all the medical care I need. And yes only those who want to help those in need should have to do so. Its absurd to suggest you’ll force someone to be “merciful”. What you suggest is redistribution-legalized thievery of resources that belong to someone else to give to another. Yes Im sick. No I cant afford treatment. But Id never shame myself expecting someone else should be robbed to give me what I need.

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            Buckshot67, thank you for your reply.
            I think I understand your words. Nothing is free for you. It seems you believe your free enterprise market system is the only possible system. Maybe you should try to understand what I was saying means that we all are born with rights. It’s my opinion we born with a right to air, to sun, to space, to safety. I think you will agree with that thus far. I think we also have a right to a part of the natural resources. Perhaps the republicans feel we don’t have that right: there must be a reason to work so we use the resources as all the other products that are made: things to buy.
            Its funny that you don’t know of anything that is free. But the sunshine is free. Walking on the streets is still free. The fresh air in the forests is still free. Some people have decided that riding a car over the roads is not free (I suppose its also like that in the U.S.). Maybe you are beginning to understand what I mean: free or paid is a decision. Of course the hospitals need to have money for their employees. What my suggestion means is that it would be more civilized to have the medical institutes financed with money from non-individual sources. I think its humiliating to have people needing to beg for medical help.
            I think free enterprise has its advantages – but its not to be taken too absolute. Don’t forget that you are imposing your system over others – even the unborn.

          • Tim Cantrell

            Your salary and pension were paid for by taxpayers, you were a firefighter correct? That was paid for by taking peoples money and calling it taxes. Taxes are paid to cover the cost of social services. Why do you think that medical care shouldn’t be classified as a social service? We aren’t talking about you taking my hard working money, so you can go buy a new Camaro. There’s a difference between civil responsibility, and stealing. Just because you WORKED for that paycheck, and saved someone’s life or home putting out a fire, doesn’t change the fact your paycheck was paid for by taxes. Why couldn’t Doctor’s receive their paycheck from taxes as well, working as a civil servant. You know the same way police, jailor’s, firefighters, government officials, and others are paid. Your whole argument contradicts itself.

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            Maybe you could reply Buckshot. Do you really think liberalism is about people getting what they deserve? Is liberalism fair? Is it civilized?

          • Pamela Kennedy

            So you’re willing to lay down and die if you can’t afford to stay alive. Bravo. Hope that happens SOON. People like you should just go do what they want the rest of us to do if we can’t afford medical treatment. Die and decrease the surplus population. And decrease the amount of people who THINK LIKE THAT.

          • Nathan Gray

            You are just a horrible person and have nothing but rude and nasty things to say to people Pamela.

          • Nathan Gray

            YOU are the one talking about people dying and crap you disgusting person… I don’t care who you disagree with- telling someone they need to die makes you a disgusting excuse for a human being.. You are sick and need help. I’m done here too… Seek help soon Pamela before it’s too late.

          • Craig

            Fuck Making Medical For Free. I work very hard for what I earn. I Despise “helping” people who do absolutely nothing everyday yet still get free healthcare and food and housing from the government. If your a human that only wants to do nothing with their life. They shouldn’t get anything. Only the people who actually try. Thanks.

          • Nathan Gray

            You are a disgusting person and should now proceed to go play in traffic. Your lack of humanity has no place in society.

          • Nathan Gray

            THANK YOU! I certainly agree!! =)

          • Pamela Kennedy

            “When Republicans get sick” – they have health care because they have all the good paying jobs that they got through CONNECTIONS with or without their college degrees. Or they “pulled themselves up by their bootstraps” right out of high school. “When Republicans get sick” – they have all the f***ing MONEY.

          • Lloyd Nicolaas

            well thats what I ecpected. But it turns out there are still republicans needing to beg here.

    • Jennifer Richardson

      Yeah I hear that. I am trying to help a friend and his family but it is hard to get people to help. They lost their home in a fire and tried to get on their feet on their own but really need a little help especially with Christmas coming.

    • All this young boy wants is a guitar for Christmas. http://www.gofundme.com/lespauldream

    • Marsha Richardson

      Sad but true,
      I lost my job a year ago. I can’t get help from welfare due to previous years income, but there are many not even trying and who don’t even need it getting help

    • Lea Williams

      Don’t I know it! My husband suffered a cardiac arrest and had to have a defibrillator installed. He can never do his job, welding again, due to the electromagnetic energy it produces. He has also suffered from shortness of breath, weakness, and fainting spells since. I have struggled trying to support us and our daughter on a minimum wage job, and we also have huge medical bills, as we were uninsured at the time. It is very disheartening to see silly causes getting huge funds, while we are having such a terrible time. Below is the link is anyone is interested. Thanks.


    • Pamela Whichard

      I have seen animals get donations and here I am with a real tragedy and I cannot seem to get donations for my daughter can you please help me spread this link :i am trying to find ways to get my go fund me page advertised my daughter lost everything in a fire http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard/jldyso

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    • I agree, screw that potato salad guy! Donate to my fund instead, it will make god happy. http://www.gofundme.com/kqldm0

      • Bernice Jenkins

        God already told me he wanted potato salad

    • Sherry Truck

      If you’re iintersted in helping those with medical care issues, here is one that just started… http://www.gofundme.com/Helpgetdadhismeds

    • s3raph1m

      Jeez. I’m about to be homeless because of my crazy landlord in the middle of a mid-atlantic winter and… potato salad gets all that?


    • CandyApple

      I agree! I know someone that just posted a gofundme account asking for help. He has severe epilepsy, a pacemaker, no job and he’s trying his best to make it. Please help if you can. It’s not potato salad but you’ll be making a world of difference in someone’s life that is already suffering enough. Thank you so much. http://www.gofundme.com/j8l664

    • Mju

      If you’re so willing to help people in need instead, I’m not going to complain, because I really need help right now!
      http://www.youcaring.com/other/please-help-me-pay-not-my-bills-and-get-me-out-of-troubles/316544 THANK YOU

    • NM

      worth a try to put this here. if you cant help can you please read and pass on? canthttp://www.gofundme.com/DebtFreeFreshStart

    • Hassina Bakari

      Everyone please donate and share with your family and friends.


    • Dre Is Ill

      He raised 55k…sickening

    • Absolutely True! I really am in dire need and can’t get $1 donated but someone that wants to go to a concert get a full ride…..SAD!

    • Rique Trudeau

      Or a young dog that needs treatment badly. http://www.gofundme.com/helppickles

    • Karen

      Please help by donate or share this to bring more notice to this campaign for the arts!!! The kids work hard and are trying to be best in state!!!

    • Flor

      Please consider donating to my mom’s fund. Even $5 will help!www.gofundme.com/nolupus

    • Gail Taraschuk

      Agreed ! My dog is having seizures and I need help with tests and treatment and some lady is having a virtual baby shower on go fund me…she got almost $7000 in donations already !! I got $15. and $50 from my son….many shared this for me and still nothing ! Make me wonder about humanity !

    • Madeline

      I know what you mean..I still haven’t gotten even a dollar for my campaign but you just gotta keep on trying no matter how much hope or faith you lost the previous day. There are many people who have struggled but overcome it with confidence and with the help of God. I myself am trying to raise money for my loving mom who I won’t be seeing after a long while when I go to Boot Camp in November. I want to give her the best trip ever, the one she deserves after raising me on her own. https://life.indiegogo.com/fundraisers/a-well-deserving-trip-for-my-mom/x/11049237. Any amount is appreciated, no amount is too small ^^.

      Thank you all! May God Bless You and your family!

    • I completely understand! I love making donations when I know people are in need, but it is so hard to find out where to turn to when you are in need of the help. Please take a moment to look at the campaign we have started for my dad. Best of luck to everyone! You are all in my thoughts and prayers! http://www.gofundme.com/Miracle_for_Stan

    • Nyiebah Hastings

      I understand where everyone is coming from. People need money for medical bills, and other bills that is important to them. Unfortunately we aren’t getting attention from the people we need. Please read my story gofund.me/Japan101 and donate as much as you can. Thank you Very much. It is greatly appreciated.

    • Guest0101

      My friend really needs help paying for college. Hes an amazing guy who plans to use his degree to get a well paying job and give back to students in need. Please support, any donation you can offer he will be thankful for gofundme.com/reggiesfunding

    • Olivie

      yes some stupid people got very high donation. when a friend of mine really needs help that he can’t even get any cash, wonder why world so unfair

    • trekkingbuddha
    • Danienlla Jiménez Sánchez

      This is my story.. please support. Thank you in advance https://www.gofundme.com/xr5hjaxs

    • Boris Lipa Lipovanov

      If someone can share or help it would mean a world to me! <3

    • Alysha Lawson

      I totally agree with you man!! I would love it if you guys could donate to my GoFund Me gofundme.com/zbccpdtw

    • Ryan

      Me and my friends have a longboard business. We have been working on it forever. We currently make boards out of a garage, and we hope to build a storefront one day. And hope to get support for materials and shirts and tools. Hope you get support!

    • Hilary

      Last year my husband and I rescued a puppy, Buddy, and now (at only 14 months old) he has severe painful hip dysplasia and must undergo expensive surgery. As a newlywed couple (married less than a year) my husband and I are struggling to afford this surgery. Please help us to get our sweet Buddy help so he can be pain-free and live life as a young dog should! Thanks! http://www.gofundme.com/buddyhip

    • Albert

      It sucks. I’m trying to get help for some time, but nothing yet .Especially with a little boy who’s alternative to amputation of his left foot is very lengthy and uncertain surgery on a top trying to save a house. https://www.gofundme.com/frjzsjfg

    • James gardner

      I know right

    • Cheyenne Thompson

      https://www.gofundme.com/b7z2gvg4 Brain Tumor Survivor Trying to have my dream wedding Anything Helps

    • Lynn Plaven Hauser

      Please help support my grandson who is currently in NICU and was born 25 weeks weighing just 1lb 4oz. To read more click here: http://www.gofundme.com/ethanm

    • Lesley Mays

      Someone got 750 in two hours to go to Prince’s funeral, while I had brain surgery last Thursday and can’t get help with bills and feeding my kids! I am appalled!

    • Brianna ♥

      Could you guys spread my link? I’d appreciate this more than anything! It’s school related.

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    • Jason Diamond

      I know the feeling. Seeing all the rich people raising more money for their next hair brain scheme while my 12 yr old son, http://www.gofundme.com/christopherdiamond can’t raise so much as a penny when he has two horrific genetic conditions is so sick. We are desperately trying to save our own money quick enough to give him the little bit of his dreams he wants now, while he can still enjoy them.

    • coty

      I know exactly what you mean. I’ve created a gofundme page for my mom who has a lot of medical issues which we are able to pay for however, the only vehicle she has is about to die any day now and without a vehicle she won’t be able to get to the hospaitals and doctor’s offices to continue her care. If anyone sees this, please take a moment to share https://www.gofundme.com/Plz-Help-My-Mom

    • Carolyn Watson-Dubisch

      That was a kickstarter for a chef, and he marketed it amazingly well.

    • Dani Lafever Lafever

      yesterday the poor little puppy was chocking. My daughter tried to save the puppy by doing heimlich maneuver on her. This caused her puppy to caught up the foot but ended up causing internal injuries. Now the puppy has fluid on her lungs and is in intensive care because my daughter not knowing better caused internal bleeding through performing the procedure hard for a little puppy. Now I am down deciding if I need to let the puppy go . This is a very hard decision because it’s my daughters first puppy and the only thing she was trying to do was help her sweet Boxer. The cost for the puppy will be in the thousands And need everyone’s help to help this puppy survive. Anything helps even if it’s a $1. Please and thx. May god bless each and every one of you. The puppy is stable now but she will need to be in a oxygen tank for a coupl

    • Annika

      Please share this, it would mean the world to me 🙂 — https://www.gofundme.com/2q9pc568

    • Sam The Spam

      We’re not asking for much, we just don’t want to be homeless, and we -really- don’t want to have to put the cat down. https://www.gofundme.com/on6of0

  • mav7492

    I have no idea how crowdfunding works, or even if my situation would warrant creating such an account. I’m a single mom raising 4 kids on my own (ages 10-16–we’re almost there!) We are currently living with my parents, which makes things somewhat crowded. Recently, a friend of mine had her infant taken by child services and they’ve given me temporary guardianship (court date on Aug. 19th will hopefully resolve everything). I’m not sure if the baby will stay with me or will be moved elsewhere, but I’m pretty much the only mom she’s ever known. I would love to be able to purchase a home so my kids will all have their own space but even working 2 jobs I can’t seem to gain any traction because something always happens to drain what money I am able to set aside for a down payment.

    I know my situation is probably the furthest away from what GFME was designed for. I’ve read many of the posts below and people have set them up for vet/medical bills for a family member, college costs, charity, etc. Since it seems most people here no much more than I do about these things so any comments (that are not personal attacks) will be welcome.

  • Maurice Philpot Jr.

    It’s official I’m a senior and will be graduating this upcoming school year could you guys do me a favor and share this. http://www.gofundme.com/chq88s

  • Joe Modica

    hey everyone! can you all please help help me out. Anything counts. Thanks

  • someotherblackdude

    http://www.gofundme.com/chhjw4 it would really be a blessing if someone anyone would atleast visit

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  • Arra

    I have the unfortunate luck of none of the people I know either caring or having the money to spare.

  • Susan

    Please… please… help


  • Hello, cat lovers! I was wondering if I could ask for your help. My cat, Sarah, is in need of it. Can you please check her story here ->http://www.gofundme.com/meds-for-Sarah ? Even if you can’t contribute, sharing that page means a lot for her. You are all beautiful, thank you!

  • Tenille Martin

    My friend set up campaign help with medical bills and rehab costs for me have rare neuro disorder and severe aphasia. I reach out my network. Would appreciate you share will share for you too. https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/ss05/tenille-s-rehabilitation-and-medical-expenses-fund

  • Ryan Bernitt

    Please share, ty – http://www.gofundme.com/cjxkx8

  • SDskate

    I’m a disabled veteran attending a great university but the costs exceed the aid I get. Any help is greatly appreciated!


  • R. M

    Hi! We’re from a cycling team, and our goal is to compete in Windham, on the Mountain Bike World Cup, but we don’t have enough funds. Could you help us by donating money ? Here is the link: http://www.gofundme.com/cm3sgc Thanks you so much!!!!!

  • Diana Morris

    I created a gofundme in hopes to help with medical bills and test I have 200 plus friends whom most I actually know personally. I can’t even get a third of them to share much less donate. I frustrated cause I share everything they do. I share the local artist the musicians all of it and bam I am getting nothing. Heck if they would just share I would be happy. This has actually hurt my feelings. I have two wonderful friends who gave me money but beyond that nadda. Could you check it out and see what maybe I xan do to help. http://www.gofundme.com/c571y4

  • Michael Bauer

    My best friend’s mother has been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. The family has been hit with unexpected bills for her treatments. The family has dedicated their lives to helping others, and I feel it is my turn to help them in return. Please read their story and contribute if at all possible. They would never ask for any help. That is why I have started this campaign. Thank you all, and God bless!

  • Tabby King

    My names tabby and I’m just trying to raise $20 so I can buy a pair of nonslip black shoes for my new work. I can’t work without them. WIthout a job I can’t leave my abusive mothers house here in Florida. More info on my page.


  • Cheri Graham

    I am reguestingTo All Our Family, Friends and Associates,

    Help! Please! we’re at wit’s end with nowhere to turn. We’ve been hard workers all of our lives and we have helped many family and friends throughout the years, but right now we’re in a terrible spot and need critical home repairs prior to winter for health reasons. My wife Cheri, is afflicted with COPD on Oxygen and on disability. She cannot work because breathing is too difficult. I am still recovering from injuries and though working,,our financial resources have been used up fighting our way out of mortgage situation, spiraling medical bills and just a lot of life’s adversity. The money we saved for the repairs went to the bills. Prior to winter, our home desperately needs a roof and siding and to ease my wife’s struggle to breathe, our air and heating systems have to be repaired and upgraded. Refinancing, loans and credit cards are not options in this and if we don’t have the repairs done my wife cannot remain here and our family could break up, We have a site that explains the situation in detail at http://www.gofundme.com/ba6360.
    Please email this request to as many of your contacts as you can with your own comments. This would help a lot.

    Thank you and God Bless!

    Craig and Cheri Graham

  • Chris Watkin

    So people are more than happy to donate thousands to a guy to make macaroni and cheese or pay for video games (?!!) while my friend struggles to
    pay off medical bills (debilitating ankle injury), vet bills, cell phone
    bill, have money for gas to visit her dying mother and basically trying to keep her family afloat. Too many problems
    all at once and not enough money to be able to provide the basics. I
    created a GoFundMe for her (she hates asking for help but does know I
    did this) but haven’t gotten any funds…yet…:/
    http://www.gofundme.com/co3m8o I’m posting everywhere i can….

  • Samantha

    We just moved to Sylvania,AL. on Sand Mntn. where all those horrible catagory 5 tornados hit a few years back.
    We live in a mobile home and its getting close to tornado season again!we are in desprate need of a storm shelter to not only protect ourselves but to be able to offer a safe haven to our neighbors who also live in mobile homes.
    Please help us!anything will help and be greatly appriciated!
    thank you & god bless!http://www.gofundme.com/cryeb8

  • Will

    Well, let me start off by saying that I’ve taken a decent look other people’s comments on here and the kind of things they’re trying to get donations for. So with that in mind, when people take a look at my GoFundMe page, I wouldn’t be surprised if some people think certain things of me or something. My page isn’t for something like medical expenses, emergency funds, or anything like that. It’s something that I’m doing for myself.

    Here’s my GoFundMe page if you wish to take a look and if you feel like doing so, make a donation:


    I plan on making a trip to Japan next year. It’s been a place I’ve wanted to see and experience for myself for a long while now. And as some people know, Japan is definitely not a cheap trip. I’m not expecting or asking my whole trip and expenses to be covered by family, friends, or strangers. I would never ask for that. But like I said, it won’t be a cheap trip either. So with that said, any financial support I can get for this would be greatly appreciated and put to good use.

    Thanks for reading and have a nice day. And even if you choose not to donate, I still appreciate you taking the time to at least read my page.

  • martin

    help me raise enough for my special mom please ! every little bit is appreciated http://www.gofundme.com/cwar6w

  • Adam Magnier

    any advice for my surgery campaign ?

  • Alvin Barnes

    I have always had a dream of playing football at the next level. I knew the only way to do that was to have a strong faith in God and to be a good student. Education and hard work can get me where I want to go. Last year, I was attending college at Warner University near Lake Wales, Florida. I was happy to be at a good school and also have the opportunity achieve my dream of playing football at the next level. Unfortunately, my world changed when my momma was diagnosed with cancer and became real sick. My obligation to my faith is very important to me, but my obligation to my family is just as important. I had to make a choice; either leave school and help care for my momma and spend as much time as I could while she was still here


  • Erika Villacampa

    My husband has become very ill. I have created a Gofundme page to help with our family’s expenses. Please check out our page.


    Thank you!

  • Dionne Dawson


    need help getting out of debt after helping my parents keep our house

  • Nati

    Helping spread the word! Thomas doesn’t have a Facebook. He is an honest man who loves to teach & loves helping people. Please help Thomas by donating or spreading the word! EMT’s do not make much money as some people may think. At least not in So Cal. With your donations he will get certified as a CPR instructor get supplies and in turn give back to the community with his knowledge. Thank you for your time! God bless! http://www.gofundme.com/cvku6s

  • Kennedy Wallace

    Hello, Everyone!
    My name is Kennedy Wallace, I’m a flautist at
    Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
    (BTWHSPVA) in Dallas, TX, and I’m seeking your support.

    Over the course of my high-school career, I’ve received recognition and
    numerous awards as both a soloist and an ensemble performer. Now,
    my long-term goal is to combine a career as a music teacher and
    recognized performer — and, to accomplish this, I need the right tools.

    BTWHSPVA is tremendously successful in training beginning flute
    players, and I’m grateful for all they’ve taught me — but I’m ready now
    to attend a school that focuses solely on helping good young musicians
    become great. Attending the Interlochen Arts Academy next year is the
    next toward ensuring that I’m ready to apply to the University of
    Michigan and the Eastman School of Music, where I hope to join Amy
    Porter’s or Bonita Boyd’s flute studio.

    While my experience at Booker T. Washington has been amazing, I know that
    attending Interlochen in the year ahead will better prepare me for the
    rigorous, nerve-wracking auditions I will face as I apply to collegiate
    music programs.

    Read more here:http://www.gofundme.com/9pnf3k

  • Patrick Jay

    Needing help with starting an online store and would love some help. Life trying to find a job here is more or less like… either you get something if you know someone or you get nothing at all, All experience or nothing… So I want to start an online business because I feel as if it will get me away from all this and stop being pulled and pushed around by everyone: http://www.gofundme.com/Freemomsheart

  • Soula Y

    I have 1.5 years left in my ND Doctoral Program. Please share and spread the word! Any amount will make a difference http://www.gofundme.com/d2c1pc

  • Sarah Franklin

    please if it would be possible to just share this post it would mean so much to me for my uncle!


  • lacy hamilton

    Funeral costs are a little outrageous, and I am the only one who is paying for my grandmother’s funeral. I’m in college and have missed a lot of work to try to get things taken care of…it’s hard. Any help is appreciated.

  • Jae Hernandez

    Hi! So, I’ve been struggling in terms of finding a way to kickstart my art endeavors (I’ve set up a shop but find it hard to get all of the materials I need to really get started).

    I left my home without a penny to my name (for abuse/more personal reasons), and I’m trying to pursue my ultimate goal of putting myself on the map as an artist, y’know? While I don’t want it to sound gimmicky, or sob story-ish, would that be a good thing to include on my campaign? I just need the boost, and my goal is relatively small compared to other artists that I’ve seen do this.

    You can check out my campaign here:

  • Kevin


    Hello I was caught in a bank scam and now in debt $2900 I am a college student who also i suffering from a broken wrist, I just had a brunelli procedure on July 29th (4 days after my birthday). A brunelli procedure is when They have to pull ligament from my forearm and elbow and stick a pin through my bone into that pulled ligament to hold it in place. I am in a lot of pain and cannot work for about 2 months so I need help please visit my page and help me out

  • We are trying to help kids get back to school with what they need donate and share please http://www.gofundme.com/d6kx9o

  • NW

    I need help with tuition any help or sharing of link would be much appreciated.. http://www.gofundme.com/d7g2k0

  • Gale Kotch-Delaney

    My husband is going in for his 3rd surgery in 2 months for cancer treatment. Our campaign to raise money for his medical bills started out strong, and now we seem to have hit the wall. I see so many other campaigns raise money so quickly, with so many social media shares-we just don’t have that many contacts. What else can we do?

  • Shannon Hanson

    Thank you for the insightful information. I am not exactly happy about asking anyone for anything, but I had to put that aside and give this a real shot. We are $60 away from the public viewing. I’m not sure how much the public viewing helps, but it can’t hurt, right?

    I’ve shared on social media. One thing that might help also is to ask that everyone share your story just once. Also, encourage your friends to pass your information along to their sources. Where they would go if they needed help. Charities, churches and so on.

    Please, anyone, consider taking a look at our page and sharing some pointers. Have an amazing day.

    We are a family of six with an ailing vehicle that we’d love to donate to a program that works on vehicles. That is if they even want it.


  • GeekieBeth

    I tried when my 69 year old mother was close to losing her home. 3
    people- friends from Facebook, donated. Even those who say they’re
    friends ignored it. I’ve been admitted to college and will begin the
    spring semester, and I desperately need a computer desk, chair and
    printer- 4 people have donated- out of 221 views. I’m asking for $500.
    Some are asking for full tuition and living expenses-with donations in
    the thousands- it hurts- when you truly need help and no one seems to
    want to. http://www.gofundme.com/41-and-college-bound-HELP

  • Starr

    I’m desperately trying to pay my tuition bill to finish my Mater’s of Public Health. I am one semester away from completion, but have depleted any resources to get this far. I am trying to raise money to wrap this up and move on. Post-graduation, I am hoping to be accepted into the Peace Corps to give back and gain hands on experience in my field. I chose public health because it seemed the best way to help the most people short of hoping for “world peace”. Please consider donating to my page.


  • Jessica

    Good tips!

    However, I am just a small-town girl with a Facebook network of <250 friends. Times like this, I wish I were one of those serial adders.

    I am a student nurse unable to afford veterinary care for a life-threatening situation for my kitty, so if anyone out there reads this and wants to help me out on the sharing front, here is my campaign:


  • Tia’e Covington

    Like most students I am always broke. I finally got the chance to come to the UK to study my dream major and after just one due to being in between so many eligibility rules I don’t have the funds to attend. If anybody could possible just look and share I’d be thankful. I’d be positively giddy if you could donate. Thank you.


  • Jordan Thomas Palermo

    http://www.gofundme.com/dazivw im trying to earn money to buy a video game system i am mentally disabled and it helps me cope to play video games

  • Cheyenne Fox

    Hello all. If you could take a minute and look at my gofundme page please. I’m fighting chronic pain due to Fibromyalgia, Chiari Malformation, and a brain cyst. Medications make me feel worse, and the withdrawal from taking so many is terrible. I started this to help raise money to be able to move me and mother (whom I live with since I cannot work) to Hawaii. I am going to seek alternative treatment, and I have many family members there whom i never get to see. I live in Ohio and there’s really nothing I can do here. I have applied for disability. I have plans to go to school to help people with the same problems. Even if you cannot donate, I would greatly appreciate if you could share this. Thank you for taking the time to read this. http://www.gofundme.com/cowlwo

  • I am almost half way done with my goal! Please help me out! I’ve raised $250 so far. I need to raise $350 more! Check out my link! 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/d15las

  • Jae Hernandez

    Hi there, everyone.

    I don’t ever ask for help financially for any reason, but this was something that I simply cannot tackle on my own. I’ve started up this campaign (called Remembering Bella) for my dog, Bella, who was put to sleep on August 18. It wasn’t my decision, but something my parents decided while I was away, and left me with the veterinary expenses. Not only that, but the training school I had her in is making me pay for the remaining classes that Bella will not be able to attend. Her campaign is here:


    All funds raised will be going straight to those expenses, as I barely make enough to pay my basic bills. Any little bit of help counts, and I openly donate to other causes such as this, so I am hoping a bit of support comes my way as well. Thanks for taking the time to read this.

  • John

    I’m selling shirts to send my wife to school


  • Kim
  • Stephanie Jerry

    To be honest I’m not really sure how to go about getting my campaign noticed. I have reached out on all my social networks but I don’t have a lot of people on there. So what would be another way to get it noticed. Here’s my go fundme page if you have any other suggestions. Thanks in advance http://www.gofundme.com/ddywbg

  • Lauren

    http://www.gofundme.com/dfoeu4 My friend Jessica and her family are going
    through a rough time and are in need of financial help towards her
    recent medical situation. Doctors have found issues with her brain
    pertaining to an excess of cerebral fluid. This has caused many
    adverse effects including memory loss, temporary loss of vision,
    disorientation, dizziness and excruciating headaches. In order to
    receive specialized medical treatment she has been instructed to see a
    neurologist. Please share this and if you could be so kind to donate
    anything please do. I would like to thank those who able to donate in
    advance. Your support is graciously appreciated.

  • andy1221

    http://www.gofundme.com/c58bgk just for you to help a kid raise money for a PS4 would make his life if you donate whatever you can

  • NowellR

    Please help with some financial issues for our surprise Micro Preemie baby. Please Help. http://www.gofundme.com/orionmilo

  • Matthew
  • Susan Bradford

    I started a gofundme page for my daughter and we are looking for donations and some attention for her story. She was inspired to go to nursing school after the ordeal our family endured when her oldest daughter, at five years old, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. She was only the fourth case ever at CHMC since the 1980s when this type of tumor was discovered. Destinee is now in remission after four years, but continues testing to make sure the tumor hasn’t grown back. My daughter needs help with her tuition to finish out nursing school. She has exhausted all grants and loan opportunities.

    Please check out the page I made, please make a donation if you can, every little bit helps. In the meantime, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us. Thanks for your time and attention.
    Website: http://www.gofundme.com/c2m2ao

  • megan

    I think gofundme is a great idea.. I wish there were more ways to share our pages.

    I fractured my tibia and can’t go back to work for 4-6 weeks. If you can spare some change great. If you could share my page that’s awesome too!
    I have 2 large dogs to take care of and a cat..
    Thank you. .

  • One thing I get now is that Money goes where there is already Money. I have been trying in every way possible to work and save so I can pay my last college bill and get my damn diploma sent to me but neither my school wants to understand the situation in which I am nor others. Making money to pay my school bill requires me to get a job getting a job requires me to send my diploma so I can prove companies I graduated and getting my diploma requires me to pay that bill off. Vicious circle hahahaha.

    here maybe this can bring some good news http://www.gofundme.com/dksgmg

  • Adam Fundme
  • Grace

    My brand new special education classroom and my 4 amazing students need your help! Thanks for looking! 🙂

  • angela figueroa

    hoping I can get some help with vet bills after my dog had Parvo = http://www.gofundme.com/dn384g

  • Laura Lemons
  • Dee Norman

    I set this acct up for my children and I. I hate being disabled and wish God would take my pain away, I really want to work. Praying for a blessing

  • Oscar Amanda Alvarez

    When we made our gofundme page, we really didn’t think it would be this hard. I remember telling my fiancee when we were running out of ideas, “Hey, this guy just got thousands for potato salad! I’m sure people will help us.” So far we’ve raised $0 and I although we’ve shared our page almost everywhere we could think of, I feel like we’re just spamming the internet now. Are there any other platforms where it would be appropriate to share our page? Most ones I come across are just for kickstarters. We’re a family with triplets that has run into really hard times and are being evicted on September 1st. Here’s the link: http://www.gofundme.com/djdvtg

  • Mb J Mcb

    Help me become a great teacher 🙂

  • Brad Hruza
  • Brad Hruza

    PLEASE we need help. This is the most important event I have ever had in my life. http://www.gofundme.com/dofpho

  • Chris Barnhart
  • Alexandrea Hooks

    Please help by sharing this, any donation is greatly appreciated. Thank You


  • TJ

    Like this? WHO CARES?!? So ridic.

  • Katherine Elizabeth

    Very sick with Lyme disease, please consider helping medication and dr visits are more money than I have so I am not getting better http://www.gofundme.com/d869ug

  • Vero Danao

    My fellow animal lovers I am reaching out to you. I need help bringing my baby home. If anyone knows me they can tell you how I’m obsessed with my baby stanley. His medical need hit me at a horrible time as I was laid off last month and my unemployment benefit is a joke. I’m embarrassed to ask for help but the time is at need as each day he is at the hospital it cost me 200$. I was able to put down the initial down payment to start his recovery treatments, I am not asking for much 5$ 10$ anything to help me bring my baby home and continue his recovery. Please & Thank you.


  • Leanne

    Hi, I recently made an account. If y’all would be willing to look at my page, I’d really appreciate any feedback.

  • anon87

    Hi there,

    My friend has a gofundme page set-up because her and her husband are in need. I don’t know where else to advertise this and she doesn’t have a lot of friends on Facebook or Twitter so I’m just trying to generate her a bit of traffic. Thanks for reading 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/Breaking-Free

  • Stacy

    Hi, I have started a gofundme page for my 8 year old daughter who is suffering from a rare neurological disease called Batten Disease. Please go visit her page and if you are able to donate it will be greatly appreciated. Thanks… http://www.gofundme.com/A-Wish-For-Niki

  • adam smith
  • Jasmine
  • amber
  • Mystery Girl


    I’m getting extremely desperate, and have no idea where to post this. Both of my parents passed away within 6 weeks of each other, and I have been left to find the funeral funds. Considering my family has always been poor, this is beyond difficult. Tried to set up a GoFundMe account as a last resort, but I am getting absolutely no luck.
    I have no family left that I have contact with, and I realistically don’t have any friends. I can’t share this with the people on FB as none of them know my personal circumstances and I don’t wish for any of them to know.

    So, if anyone could help, I’d be extremely grateful… even to spread it around on the internet? Either way, thank you if you took the time to read this. :/

  • Bonnie Potter

    Hey if everyone is doing it.. http://www.gofundme.com/pleasehelpmesmileagain

  • Jay Samuels

    I am trying to help my friend who last his job recently. He is facing eviction, lights will be turned off on in 2 days, has no food… It is just a sad situation. He doesn’t get help because he doesn’t have children and his family has more or less disowned him. If you can help, it would be great.

  • Joseph Gorman

    Due to a number of problems, I am far away from being financially stable, I have created a gofundme as an attempt to gain funds to give my girlfriend of 4 years the 21st birthday she deserves. I am nervous about sharing this with my friends on Facebook as it is such a personal issue as well as the majority of which are students with low funds themselves. I was hoping from the help of strangers, but after reading this article, I feel as if I will not succeed. http://www.gofundme.com/dwm9k0
    please at least read my gofundme page at least and share any tips you may have with me. Thank you!


  • Vero Danao

    Big Thank you to all who have donated to bring Stanley Home. Please every dollar counts to bring him home each day he is there the bill goes up by 200$ this long holiday weekend hurt badly.http://www.gofundme.com/dr2zr0 #gofundme

  • Kevin

    Hi Guys, My reason for setting this up is a little different to everyone else’s I am from Ireland and am raising money to protect

  • Mary Ellen
  • Rita Miller
  • Jennifer Colbert

    http://www.gofundme.com/ctmk78 I hate asking but, I need the help please feel free to spread the word or offer any advice on how to improve my posting. Thanks

  • Kevin Michiels

    I just discovered this fund raising website and it is a great platform for users who want to ask for some help. Please have a look at my goal. Much appreciated ! http://www.gofundme.com/e1rowo

  • Ariadna Crespo León
  • McKenzie
  • Dori Hamilton


    I’m honestly trying to pay off a school debt so I can go into my bachelors degree debt free.

  • amandah
  • Tara-Lynn King

    Hoping for the best here, please share my link and check out my page, thank you

  • Wonetta F Patton

    I’m trying to get to Vegas for my birthday. Any share of my link would be greatly appreciated and donations would be awesome as well 🙂 https://fundly.com/birthday-vacation

  • Lisa

    Please, anything counts http://www.gofundme.com/e64nao

  • Kristy

    I’m Kristy, I’m 15 years old. I have had the dream to go to New Zealand for about 5 years now… and now I finally have the chance. My parents said the only way I’ll be able to go is if I raise the money to go myself. I will be using the money for a plane ticket (about $1,000), a passport (about $105), a student visa, and a couple other things as well.

    Thanks for your support,


  • brandy campbell

    I, like many others find this site while searching for more information on how to be moresuccessful with my gofundme campaign. My beautiful daughter Alexxis passedaway in a terrible car accident this week, and I am trying to raise funds tocover the cost of her memorial as we did not have life insurance. If you feel inclined to share our page or make a donation we would be very grateful. Thank you

  • Sherri B

    I was hit by an uninsured non licenced driver and now losing work days and do not have the cash to replace/repair car iI am saving towards but need help. This is for going to wiork, doctors appointments for disabled wife. If anyone knows how or where I can get help please share my link and give me some insight. http://www.gofundme.com/d3xlg8

  • Josey Landrieu

    If you are reading this and would like to contribute to a worthy cause, Helenita needs you. Please consider donating, no donation is too small!!!


  • Ronald

    I myself have been stricken with bad luck in 2014. From my wife getting hit totaling our family car… getting screwed by the insurance company on a full coverage car. It just put us in a state of depression Married with 3 children to raise on a single income household. I was recommended to try the GoFundme site. I will reach out to everyone here. And hope for the best. Please share if possiable I myself do the same for others in need. http://www.gofundme.com/e3lv4w

  • http://www.gofundme.com/liamjax my son has clubfoot and we’re fighting to get him to a speacalist in St Louis!! Please help!!

  • Katherine Elizabeth

    Please help, I need medical treatment money or even send me supplements, thank you http://www.gofundme.com/d869ug

  • Kimberly
  • Lisa Kirkum

    Im desperate and have tried the gofundme site without success. Im homeless, 28weeks pregnant, stuck in California and trying to get to Texas where I will have a job after the baby is born and be close to my 10year old son. I haven’t even been able to raise the $100 to make my page public. Please read, share. Anything helps. Thank you. http://www.gofundme.com/diw5pk

  • ThemodelTyra

    This article is very helpful, I’m trying to start my own website. Anything helps…


  • Jason Courage

    I seen a dude raise almost a thousand bucks to go eat wings in NYC and put it on youtube. He said the money was to cover production costs, meanwhile he lives off hid YouTube channel but refuses to use that money to pay for any of his stunts. But the sad matter of it al is that people gave him what he wanted! Go check out KBDproductions on youtube the guys a total douchebag.

  • I am in need of a bone marrow/stem cell transplant for multiple sclerosis which is not covered by insurance. I have emailed, shared, contacted the media and done all I can. Please share if you feel compelled. Thanks – http://www.gofundme.com/not-impossible

  • Wayne Sims

    I feel the same way. I am trying to help a small village In the Philippines. it is where my wife and her family are from. a dog gets 40,000 dollars for an operation and starving children from grade K to 12 can’t even get the funds to get a school built. I am willing to go and teach them for free if i can just get the funding that has been requested,

  • Tey Parker
  • B-hyphen


    This is a campaign to help fund the
    purchase of a vehicle and installation of hand controls for Brian
    Hudson. Brian suffered a spinal cord injury in June 2011 leaving him
    paralyzed from the waist down. Since then,he has been working to achieve
    complete independence in everyday living.
    Having access to a
    vehicle will insure Brian is able to make doctor’s appointments,physical
    therapy,and more,such as going to the store and buying groceries.
    Please share and help Brian on his long road to full recovery. Thank you
    for your time and support!!

  • Kimmi


  • jesse

    Can anyone help my mom get a new home? http://www.gofundme.com/newhomejessie

  • Matthew Cullum

    http://www.gofundme.com/eiiva8 Anything helps. I’m desperate

  • Brandon Thomas
  • Music
  • mary

    trying desperately to not graduate college in debt any bit helps! http://www.gofundme.com/859n5o

  • Charlene Brynhurst-Coxon
  • reda


    really need this for my college next year anything will help 🙂

  • Bree Wimberly

    Could you please at least look and share.

  • Michael Balbuena

    My mother is fighting breast cancer and would appreciate any help for out-of-pocket costs. http://www.gofundme.com/ek2ozw

  • Help my mother and her fight against breast cancer. http://www.gofundme.com/ek2ozw

  • JustWantHelp

    Just trying to get help and I’m too embarrassed to post on my facebook. http://www.gofundme.com/etlhe0

  • Pypher

    My gentle girl … An English Bulldog … Please help her if you can.


  • Nikki Rose

    http://www.gofundme.com/emdp84. This is a friend of mine’s page on go fund me. She and her child lost all there belongings in a fire. They were living with her parents. So they are all staying at other houses and need to raise money for supplies to rebuild and also for clothes and things. Thanks for any help

  • Liz

    http://www.gofundme.com/etzndk This is my site. I can’t really rely on just social networking because most of my friends are in college as well. I need to study abroad in order to graduate with my major. If I can’t, I’ll need to switch majors and likely end up going more than 4 years of undergrad (spending more than I need to on tuition). I work and save money, but it’s not going to be enough. Thanks in advance, and anything is appreciated.

  • Delilah NCredible

    yeah our non profit has never even gotten one donation & we service the needy and homeless everyday. If you can please help with any amount. http://www.gofundme.com/evujsg

  • Steven Waddell

    Hopefully someone will read this and help, thank you all.

  • christy

    My page is new. Looking to raise first months rent and sec deposit for house to prevent me and my lo from being homeless. I do need help but I really don’t want all 2000 of my fb friends to know my situation. Any other ideas for me to raise the money without using fb? http://link.email.dynect.net/link.php?H=%2BsiIS2DoQPdXe7MzHa%2B2uSne9q5%2Bnq3APg4SHSK4p7VCQ7oRZi2OoupTVYyGDVJV5azy1LcfwprZhujd2H2Wv%2F3Y9yhu01sT0YcfnKYC6St5ZGGeVyflBA%3D%3D&G=21&R=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gofundme.com%2Feu1xzg&I=20140922234504.086C2F0AD106%40mail6-04-ewr.dyndns.com&X=MHw3NzY2NjI6VEVNUElEXzQyOzF8Nzc2NjYzOlFVRVVFSURfMTYwNjAyMzkxOw%3D%3D

  • rhiane

    I want to surprise my parents to see my baby. We live across the globe from them and it cost to much for us to visit them. They really love to see her and hug her. Seeing her is priceless give that I could ever give to them.http://www.gofundme.com/ev6yn4

  • Wishing Hoping

    Could you please share my link? Thanks http://www.gofundme.com/eqsuhc

  • Right on with the tips! I agree…most people aren’t aware that the majority of their donations will come from within their own community and crowd of people.

  • smetatron

    Note to everyone with a gofundme page, GFY, pay your own damn bills.

  • Eva’s mama

    This is helpful info but SOOOOO OVERWHELMING!! My head is spinning! … my pup is n an uncomfortable situation and in need of surgery it hurts that I cant get her the help she needs now but Im thankful that at least I can try my best hand at this and pray that it works for us!

    Figured I’d post here as I see others have had the same idea but hey anyway I can get the word out….


    I wish the best of luck to everyone with a personal cause, like myself, that they hope to get help with! Stay hopeful my friends 🙂

  • Robyn Cae Fullerton


    Right after my 16th birthday I gave my birth my son Matthew. Being a single parent for the first few years I did my best to juggle a full time job and full time college. I ended up dropping out of college because I found myself never getting to see my son. Student loans came anyway, and being unable to pay them off they went into collections. I am currently consolidating my student loans and making the payments that I can.

    I plan on starting my career as a Nurse, enrolling in University of Arlington. I will be able to complete most of my courses online while still having time with my family and working part time. Once I pay my loans consecutively for one year, I will be able to reapply for another one. For now, I am hoping someone out there can help me get through the first few semesters in any way they can. I have a loving husband who helps the best he can but I know that he will not be able to keep up with all of our bills.

    I want to show my children that everyone gets a second chance and that mommy can do something beautiful for people, helping them throughout their life. I have always wanted to be a Nurse and hope someday I can receive my Doctorate. Thank you for any help, even $10 will make a difference.

  • Alex Rodriguez

    Unexpected Cancer Surgery http://www.gofundme.com/d3s2kg

  • KaylieKay

    http://www.gofundme.com/f3ng9c My name is Kaylie and I am 17 years old and will be helping at an orphanage in south Africa for ten weeks. I’ve always wanted to be able to help sweet kids without homes and now I have the chance! I wanna help expand these kids along with adults education in a fun and memorable way. I will help kids with there school and English and then help raise awareness to the adults about the dangers and risks of HIV virus and how to avoid it. Please help and donate; I would love to take this opportunity but without a little help I may not get to. Every penny counts and is very much needed. Thanks you all for your support!

  • lindsey Wilde

    I dont know where else to put this. I have tried looking into the carefund and other agencies to no avail. I have medical and foodstamps but i am struggling with everything else. Can you please help me out.

    Please click on the link and read my daughters story. We are in need of some assistance. I have been unable to work due to ellie not being able to go to day care because she is still considered medically fragile. She sustained 3 skull fracturs in a car accident on june 8th. As a result she had a stroke and 5 seizures. She is only 2.5 yrs old. http://Www.gofundme.com/a51kgw
    Thank you

  • pam

    I’m trying to raise money to feed and clothe homeless people in areas where there isn’t no assistane or very little assistance. However no donations this way either if you wanna help me help others heres my link Click to Donate: http://www.gofundme.com/f33xxo #gofundme

  • Lauren

    Hi guys, I really need $1000 or I won’t be able to graduate this year 🙁 I had to borrow it to pay bond for moving place (and I had to move because I felt unsafe in my last house!) Please help me- anything would be great and help me towards my goal of graduating this year.

  • i havent had any luck with my go fundme yet . i hope something breaks soon i got about ten days before me and my roommate which is paraplegic are out on the street. if anyone gets a chance check out my page. thanks http://www.gofundme.com/f485ag

  • Dr D

    This guy helps other Vets and their families
    Please help.

  • Joni Websters Monroe
  • Hi, my name is Brandy. I’ve read so many sad pages on here. i am very sorry for each and everyone of you’s struggle. I am here asking that if anyone could… Would they please share my page. i know times are hard and money is tight. So if you can’t donate, maybe you could just share my page and maybe someone you share it with, would donate. My dad died of a heart attack March 14th 2014. He didn’t have any insurance, so we are unable pay. The funeral home cremated my dad but until we pay off the amount owed we wont be able to get his ashes and spread them. I think my family needs this closure.


    I appreciate any and everything that anyone is able to do. Any little thing helps! Thank you so much in advance. May God Bless each and everyone one of you!


  • Christine Ball

    Please help our family raise money to cover expenses incurred due to
    being attacked by two dogs in the Rio Rancho/Albuquerque area on August
    16th. Please spread the word. This is for my 2 year old son and I. http://www.gofundme.com/dz0b78

  • Christine Ball

    Please help our family raise money to cover expenses incurred due to
    being extremely badly attacked by two dogs in the Rio Rancho/Albuquerque – New Mexico area on August
    16th. Please spread the word. This is for my 2 year old son and I. http://www.gofundme.com/dz0b78

  • miki
  • Jay Samuels

    Any little bit will help!


  • MG


    Help this dad get more time with his kids.

  • Help my munchkin Bo with his tumor removal surgery. 🙁

  • JD

    Trying to help my room mate and his grandfather. My room mate Blaine has been diagnosed with a Chronic Liver Disease and while he does have insurance the bills are still going to be rather steep. His grandfather is 80 and the more he is finding about Blaine’s condition the more stress that is falling on him. The two of them are more or less family to me so I want to help alleviate as much stress as I can. I have no clue what I will be able to raise through gofundme but I’ll stay optimistic. http://www.gofundme.com/Blaines-Liver

  • jada tabbs

    my life
    My name is Jada Tabbs and I’ve just graduated highschool on June 5,2014. I was removed from my parents home at 17 and placed to live with my older sister, because my adoptive father was abusive. I found out my financial aid hasn’t been processed .My college advisor told me to see if my parents would do my fasfa because that was the only other way I could get it done in time..I called them and they agreed to do it , then later that evening they called back saying the didn’t want to be identity theft and someone to steal their information. When I asked for them to come to flint with me to do the paperwork there they refused..so for the past few weeks I’ve been running from place to place trying to track down my CPS worker who removed me from my home , so that I could get her statement and send to the college to acess my grants or other money I qualify for to go to school. So far I haven’t gotten anywhere. My college advisor said that If I could get parent refusal forms signed then I’d be able to get a loan. But my parents refused to sign it. Now my classes are terminated and I can’t go to any institution or college to further my education . I really want to get an education because I refuse to be another statistic. I am at loss because the people who took me in to give me a better life,won’t even sign simple forms so that I can get an education. My education is very important to me because all my life I have done very good in school. Most importantly I feel like I have came to far to stop now .

  • please donate guys it’d be really awesome if you could just put in even a dollar or less http://www.gofundme.com/fb3quo

  • David Acosta

    I’m raising money for Joshua Acosta Memorial Fund. Click to Donate: http://t.co/VCFlREeEg9 #gofundme

  • tiffany

    Our Beautiful Bella has been diagnosed with Wobbler’s Syndrome. There is no way we could afford to do her MRI or surgery. She is not just a dog she is a very special member of our family. Without the surgery we fear we will lose her. Please help!

  • RealMommy7

    Me and my baby need a home, please help us http://gofundme.com/MommyBabyNeedHome

  • Steven Roberts

    http://www.gofundme.com/EenyMeenyMinyMo Please help the turtles.

  • John Yankee

    Everyone please share this one, this family has had a terrible tragedy and cant pay for it

  • Jesse Ringness

    This is a very interesting article. I have recently started a gofundme campaign to pay for my mother’s medications. She has had Multiple Sclerosis since 97′ and raised me as a single parent working overtime for years paying my way through college. Since being put on Medicare recently, out of pocket costs are enormously high. I am working 2 jobs and it is now my turn to help her financially so I am asking for any help you can give. There is a video on my gofundme page as well my mom’s story. Please take a moment to read, watch, share, or donate. God Bless! http://www.gofundme.com/gailsstory

  • Nadine

    It’s SO difficult to get donations! Some people strike it lucky and get famous with a potato salad campaign while others struggle to raise a couple of hundreds for charity. It’s a tough world! I just set up a gofundme for my graduation fund and it has not even gotten a single hit. I encourage you to visit my page and find it in your heart to donate if you find my cause worthy(read my about statement).

    Here is the link: gofundme.com/fho6lg

  • Danielle Evelyn King

    I’m trying to raise money to study abroad to go to France! Please help me! I would appreciate it sooooo much! Thanks! Danielle!

  • http://www.gofundme.com/andrea-ivf-praying please help us have our dreams come true

  • Laura
  • Garrett Marchant

    Please check out my GoFundMe campaign and help spread what I’m trying to do… I’m a 17 year old up and coming NASCAR driver with a big dream. I currently am competing for my first EVER championship. http://www.gofundme.com/garrettmarchantracing anyone who donates gets their name on my racecar!

  • Mandy Long Nicholson

    We are trying very desperately to raise money for our beloved son’s memorial. We lost him on Sept. 17th. He was struck by an SUV while riding his bike. If anyone can help us get his information more widespread our entire family would be so greatful. He is on gofundme as Jayme’s Fund.

    Again, thank you!

  • Wilson

    My dog needs serious medical surgery. I am disappointed how many people in my Facebook ignore and did not share my stories. If anyone is able to help. Please go to http://www.gofundme.com/fis164

  • Elisa Marie

    I’m not sure if people are willing to help with bills and rent but I made a page and desperately need help so I don’t get evicted and end up homeless with my children.


  • kimmeh

    My younger sister lost her life to depression at the age of 17 early this year.

    She was a wonderful sister and friend, and her death has affected a countless number of people, myself included.

    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is accepting donations for research, education, and advocacy; I encourage you to consider donating to them:
    Donations in honor of my sister can be found by typing “#LoveJS” into the fundraiser search bar at the top right.

    The money goes directly to the AFSP, so please consider donating to them, regardless of whether or not you choose to donate through #LoveJS.

    There are things more important in life than potato salad, and I am overwhelmingly inspired by the generosity of the people in this comment section. For everyone asking for donations for medical bills, food, shelter, etc… Never give up! There are always people willing to help if you search long enough.

    And Thank You to every one of the beautiful souls who donate their extra money to those in desperate need of it. You really are saving lives.

  • Please take a minute we are desperately trying to save our home from a fraudulent foreclosure. Any assistance anyone could provide helping us spreading the word would be such a blessing. Thank you all for your time! http://www.gofundme.com/AmazednHisGrace

  • Aaron james

    Im on the verge of losing my home due to a minor set back I have a son coming into this world in 5 months anything you can do to help would be godsent Have a blessed day thank you

  • Sherry Pavlik


    Hello if any one could please share this link for our family it would be greatly appreciated. Unfortunately they won’t show you on their page until the initial 100.00 🙁

  • Matt

    please guys help me buy a car and spread word 🙂

  • Colleen Ranney

    Thanks for the article- I made a page for my son as a suprise and have not been overly successful in finding many donations yet. I learned a few tips in this.

    This is my sons page-

  • Michelle Everhart
  • lifehurts

    http://www.gofundme.com/g094js real life situation here maybe someone will help. Domestic Violence is real and being evicted is harsh during this time. Help single mom.

  • macala

    Please visit to help me. I’m asking that you click the link and read from there. Thank you for taking time 🙂


  • Colleen Ranney

    It seems difficult finding very many donations when it isn’t medical. I have been working away daily on building the page i created for my sons family..and yes it is an emergency..if he cannot get to work his family (2 year old son) will loose his home http://www.gofundme.com/myson

  • Carl D

    I would like to take a post cancer dream trip to prague!


  • Jessica Mattson

    Please share this to help a kid fight brain cancer: http://www.gofundme.com/g1czqw

  • Jharv

    Dreams are supposed to come true, but rarely do.


  • Aykut Kutucu

    hello people . go fund me please http://gofundme.com/qpdatabase

  • pepperann

    I just made a gofundme to help pay for braces for myself. Any little bit helps 🙂 http://www.gofundme.com/g8tbwc

  • Cody

    I would love a chance at my dream of streaming video games for a living. It’s a form of entertainment, and people now make a 6-figure salary doing this. Of course, I have back up plans in case this fails, but I will make it succeed with the more help I get. More information can be found on the page. http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard/g83jkk Thank you.

  • Alan Spicer

    I thought our cause was a good one … but having disappointing results so far. I have only 256 (hey that’s binary :-)) Friends on Facebook … I don’t know how many on Twitter. Share mine if you can … http://www.gofundme.com/d7tnno Thanks.

  • Cass

    I’m trying to get help, but it seems like no one wants to help. I have MS and am disabled, I am trying to go to school despite being told that medically I shouldn’t. But, I want to get off of disability and go back to work while I can before I get worse. http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard/studentonwheels

  • Jennifer

    I need help from a domestic case.. I’m about to lose everything I have, which isn’t much.
    Please help any amount will help. Thank you in advance. http://www.gofundme.com/gbl2dw

  • Robert Whittaker

    I have just launched my Virtual Assistant Business and would appreciated any donations to upgrade my home office. My computer is one step up from being an abacus. 🙂 Here is my link:


  • Princess Mea


  • Okan Bingöl

    http://www.gofundme.com/versust Would you like to change world ?

  • Alex Hancock

    What’s going on everyone! I’m just turning 18 and am trying to make it out to california for skateboarding. If you could take a moment and check out my story that would be awesome!

  • Abigail Schulz

    Go Fund me is way too expensive! The rates are out of line! I have used other fundraising websites that have worked better plus they had more options for fundraising plus they didn’t charge all of those fees! Continue to Give was the best I have found.

  • brundy83

    please share http://www.gofundme.com/coltonisaac

    Help bring back my nephews

  • Lisa

    My son is 12 and started a http://www.gofundme.com/Conor account to help him go to a summer computer camp. A lot of his help came from family and friends however, he got a couple of donations from people we don’t know. I wasn’t sure about letting him do this but, he really has learned a lot from this experience. He wrote his story, does his own thank you cards, and has been recycling different kinds of metal to help himself too. I’m very proud of him! He hasn’t reached his goal yet but he never gets upset and he doing extra work around our neighbor to help support his fund!!

  • well if a patato gets 20k can the paul walker memorial car get 25k ? gofund.me/gfzi2w

  • Adam

    Hey if you guys could check out mission kitty i would appreciate it. 🙂 Gofundme.com/MissonKitty

  • krystal

    I thought my campaign would be s huge success. I was wrong. I cant believe my friends and family are ignoring my posts aftet I’ve helped them with their campaigns. Never again. This is not for me. It’s for my grandmother 🙁


  • steels 4me

    I like to believe funding gives equal if not more joy to the ones helping than the ones being helped, and of course if goal reaches, funders and funded will get a very beautiful lifetime connection. I’m supporting Elisa Jokaisella from Finland, looking for a house. This is her fund raiser short address: http://www.elisajokaisella.com

  • Angie Hristova

    I am currently fighting ovarian cancer and I am raising money to help pay for medical bills as well as for money to go back to school. http://www.gofundme.com/bher4k

  • fiesta

    please help these 2 girls who are in Africa with the technology they need to do Business in order to benefit charity,by either donating computers or sharing our gofundme link http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard

  • Mike Nopes

    Check me out folks!

  • Dale Schmidt

    gofundme.com/gs8df4 Please take a look!!

  • Lourdes Bucio

    please if you guys can donate i dont know to many people on social networks i will appreciated so much my unlce passed away and we need money to burry him his wife also die and his oldest kid is only 7 any amount will help thank you .

  • Jeremy Rawls

    http://gfwd.at/1xkt6ZZ Please Help For the Medical Bills for my unborn baby girl Emilia. Thank you

  • Paul

    http://www.gofundme.com/gulg5g Support an American Hero!!! Purple Heart

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  • Justin Lee Hentz

    My father recently passed away on October 15th due to a blood clot after he’d just had surgery almost a day prior. Myself and his family are left with the great financial burden of paying for his funeral. His insurance only covered for so much and now my family is left with paying the rest of it. My wife, the kind spirited person that she is, set up a GoFundMe account for donations to help cover the costs. My dad was a kind-hearted person who would give the shirt off of his back if someone else needed it more than he did. He was always doing and never expected anything in return. He was truly a selfless person. In the last year he had turned his life over to the Lord and was a humble servant to God. He wanted to spread the word and love of God in any way he could possibly do. My dad was like my best friend, my only regret was that I didn’t get alot of opportunity to see him. I’m not expecting anyone to donate, but even if you can only donate a dollar or not anything at all, even a prayer or sharing this link would help. I felt lead by God to try and reach out to other people other than those on my personal Facebook, just as my dad felt lead by God to spread His word. Thanks for taking the time to read this and God bless you all.


  • Spazz Reid

    Listen, i have a 6 month year old daughter that needs your help. We are homeless. We were even lucky enough for someone to put us in a hotel. We slept outside, in abandoned buildind, inside a mall bathroom overnight. Im trying my best to take care of her. To keep a roof over her head,clothes on her back,and food in her stomach. I can barely get her medical attention. I am 22 years of age with a 19 year old gorlfriend.We have no family or relatives AT ALL. So please if anybody is out there willing to help my little daughter. Please go to my page and donate. It would be a blessing for her.


  • Nick Buzinski

    If anyone wants to actually help someone in desperate need get on track and turn their life around PLEASE read or share this link. God bless http://www.gofundme.com/gz6r1o

  • LustLife

    Hello i’m trying to rise money for my birthday. I haven’t gotten a present in 3 years. And i thought i could raise money to buy me a present of my own. I am trying to rise 400€ for me to buy a computer which i could do my hobby on: Gaming and school things. I hope you could help me out with this please. http://www.gofundme.com/gzm91g

  • gemma

    Can anyone please give me any advice or info on how to make my campaign successful if you dont mind? http://www.gofundme.com/livenotexist

  • josip


    I am trying to find places to put my link on. It is for educational purpose, any help is accepted 🙂 Thank you

  • yvonne

    Need help! Please! http://www.gofundme.com/h0wdm8

  • Larry

    My poor Bella the boston terrier has been through a lot. I really love my dog, and would do anything for her. She has been there for me when I had nobody. I have put myself in the hole a little over $5,000 for her, and I would keep going if I had to. This is a huge weight to have. I have been very stressed out over all of this. This has been a very emotional time, and has been affecting my work, though they have been supportive of my time off. I feel they are pushing their limits with this. I have also gone through some major dental surgery, and this has made this whole situation much more difficult for me. I am looking for a little help. I have set up a go fund me. I have been sharing it every way I can think of, trying to get some kind of help. I haven’t had any luck so far. I am unsure if it is how my article Is written, or if people think I’m just trying to get money.


  • Hannah M

    Please help me pay for college! I’m trying to better myself and be an active member of society, but college tuition is so expensive! http://www.gofundme.com/collegemeplease

  • Momoftwo

    Please share this family’s story! The snow is already here and sadly December 9th isn’t too far away! http://www.gofundme.com/h0vo20

  • Dee1
  • Corey York

    I also have been trying to raise funds for my sons medical care since insurance isn’t covering most of his bills. It’s frustrating as a veteran as well because I can’t get any help from the VA or military. I’m putting my cause out all over and can’t seem to gain any ground. Anyone that will share my story on donate would be a big help. My fiance and I would be truly grateful.


  • Shany Rush

    I’ve been trying to post this everywhere, i’d be really grateful if I get some help. http://www.gofundme.com/gsou0k

  • Katheryn

    Looking for shares/donations to get this poor boy some chemo! http://www.gofundme.com/a3h7fg
    Thank You

  • This article is was really helpful; I just made a page on Go Fund me, and I’m embarrassed to share the link with my social network friends. I guess I shall surpass my fear and get over it if I really want some help. Im struggling through Grad School, (currently getting my masters in teaching), and would really appreciate if anyone would donate or pass my link on! http://www.gofundme.com/ericasgradfund I would appreciate any donation!

  • Kim

    I agree with many of these comments. Pisses me off that there are many people out there that need funds for legitimate causes &/or problems. Many of these campaigns are taking advantage of good site. I have a gofundme for my husband set up for his medical needs. He needs surgery asap or he will be paralyzed. He lost his job while in the hospital for 6 days which is unbelievable to knock a man down when he is already down. This was all out of the blue. He has never been sick or asked for any charity. He has always been a person to volunteer his time and $ for benefits and fundraisers for those in need in the past. We never thought in a million years we would ever have to do a fundraiser for ourselves. You can read his story here. If you can take a second to share or donate (any amount would be helpful, even $1 would help) it would be so greatly appreciated. We are so thankful for any help we can get. May God bless you all! gofundme.com/h6ljpk

  • Dustin Hall

    This is my back. My wife is having to work her self to death on 3 jobs plus going back to school at the same time to make up for what I can’t do any more. She’s already got a certificate in personal training and an associates in Human Services with less than a year on bachelor’s. She is going to get her master’s after that if she’s still alive because she is going to kill her self getting up at 2:30 a.m. working 15 hour days. Might as well put my link on here like everybody else. http://www.gofundme.com/helpmywifefinish Read the rest of my story there. Just look at the differences in my wife below since she started doing this to her self…

  • Coco

    I am heartbroken and trying to raise just 7k to partially pay to be able to properly put my mama to rest, this whole event has been a huge whirlwind for is., on Oct 4th she was diagnosed with stage 3b adneocarcinoma, she immediately stated top of the line Chemotherapy and daily radiation. Within A week our world changed, we were told the chemo did not work as expected and now her days are limited, she is now stage four and noncurable, we have tried so hard To be able to find pece of mind for my mom.
    If you can share our story please do. Her days are limited thank you!!!!!!! And side note:
    I have applied for everything I can with no luck

  • pedro

    please help share my story i have barely have 60 friends on facebook. most of which is my family and would like to see me struggling but not actually help. and i dont have twitter or any other media. http://www.gofundme.com/h6zesc

  • pedro

    lease help share my story i have barely 60 friends on facebook. most of which is my family and would like to see me struggling but not actually help. and i dont have twitter or any other media. http://www.gofundme.com/h6zesc

  • Zack Estrada

    gofund.me/hfp1l8 I found the perfect spot for this thank you to anyone who even views it !

  • Jessikah Rickards

    Please if you can help. They need it…


  • Son_of_Peter

    I recently joined gofundme in hopes of getting donation from family and friends to help aid my dad, who is currently in terminal cancer. This is all new to me and it’s been very difficult having to tell everyone I basically know to help me. I’ve had the unfortunate opportunity to correct 1 of my friends that at times like this, there are people in this world, who I am a completely stranger to, will find it in their heart to contribute. The reason I said this? He claimed, him sharing my gofundme link on his Facebook was a waste of time, as strangers don’t help strangers. I’m here to prove him wrong http://www.gofundme.com/help_peter

  • Billie Jo


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  • Abby Gale McKay

    I haven’t had any help… And the well being of my 3 month old depends on it. Gofundme.com/hovm4s

  • forMom

    In our case, it is not a life or death situation, but a quality of life situation. Our mom is now losing her home for the 2nd time due to medical issues- this time associated with horrible nerve damage from a failed arthroscopic hip surgery, along with torn muscles, SI joint issues, a trimmed labrum and uneven hip bones from bone shaving during the surgery. Her chronic pain, swelling, and uneven bones are affecting every minute of her life. She is now signed up to teach a class for others in pain called, “Writing Away Your Pain” at a local botanical garden. The nerve meds doctors prescribed her gave her a mini-stroke (TIA). She continues to fight for a pain-free life. We (her 3 kids) are trying to do anything we can do to help her pay her medical bills so she can continue to search for help. If anyone has any advice on dealing with Posterior Femoral Cutaneous Nerve damage, please contact me. Her GoFundMe and full story can be found here: http://www.gofundme.com/hipytk

  • forMom

    In our case, it is not a life or death situation, but a quality of life situation. Our mom is now losing her home for the 2nd time due to medical issues- this time associated with horrible nerve damage from a failed arthroscopic hip surgery, along with torn muscles, SI joint issues, a trimmed labrum and uneven hip bones from bone shaving during the surgery. Her chronic pain, swelling, and uneven bones are affecting every minute of her life. She is now signed up to teach a class for others in pain called, “Writing Away Your Pain” at a local botanical garden. The nerve meds doctors prescribed her gave her a mini-stroke (TIA). She continues to fight for a pain-free life. We (her 3 kids) are trying to do anything we can do to help her pay her medical bills so she can continue to search for help. If anyone has any advice on dealing with Posterior Femoral Cutaneous Nerve damage, please contact me. Her GoFundMe and full story can be found here: http://www.gofundme.com/hipytk

  • Katherine Elizabeth
  • shart12283

    http://www.gofundme.com/movingstressfree if anyone can share my gofundme.com that would b great! Thx

  • 485269

    I also give and have done may things for individuals and now I have been diagnosed with a rare brain disorder called Chiari Brain malformation and have had one brain surgery and have reached out to community. http://www.gofundme.com/Chiaribrainsurgery
    I have done everything I can to share and spread this fundraiser but no responses 🙁

  • Marmor

    I see alot of people need help and are posting links in the comments sections. Guess I´ll give it a try to…. http://www.gofundme.com/makemommybetter

  • Ramzi

    I only started mine a few days ago but was hoping I would get a few dollars in by now. I’m trying to raise funds to move to where my kids live now.


  • Alex

    A friend of mine not able to register for the classes because of uncovered tuition… If someone wiling to help please go to http://www.gofundme.com/ikramBelayneh

  • Selina Shutts


    Please if you can help in any way even just to share this and ask your friends and family to help as well in any way possible. I am a mother of 6 and my husband and I got our house foreclosed on because they kept raising our mortgage until it became impossible for us to be able to keep up. Last year a ma bought our house in auction and has allowed us to stay until we can get into a new place. It is so hard for us to save the money to get into a place because its first and last months rent and then deposits on utilities. We have been saving for a little over 6 months in an account now and have 250 dollars 🙁 We are hoping to get into a new place before/by Christmas. We thank any and all who have been kid enough to find it in their hearts to help, Thank you and God Bless!

  • Panda

    I know the feeling too, over 400 friends on my fbook that i know most of personally and only 3 donations, i figured with that many they could probably each spare $5 and it’d be done quick but i guess i was wrong… i wish all of you the very best on your campaigns


  • Gage Dylan

    I have made a gofundme for personal reasons.. hope I can get the word out quicker…

  • Ray Claire
  • Backtobasics

    This person needs a car and so far nothing.


  • fallenangel321
  • Alex

    A friend of mine not able to register for the classes because of uncovered tuition… If someone wiling to help please go to http://www.gofundme.com/ikramBelayneh

  • robert wentworth

    I’m an active duty military combat veteran trying to take my daughter who lives 1200 miles away from me to Disney world and make her dreams of meeting the princesses come true. gofund.me/disney4ally

  • Peter Steadham

    Please check out The Liberty Button http://www.gofundme.com/i1476o

  • Christof

    I just started a new job with AT&T and currently I have to rely on others to take me to and from work, this puts a great strain on myself and the person(s). Getting a vehicle would make a world of difference, it would allow me to get to and from work without hassling others for a ride, it would also allow me to be more independent within my life and open up doors that I greatly need to move forward. Any little bit will due and your contribution will not go to waste. Thank you if you donated, thank you if you helped boost this signal. Love you all.

  • tamara

    I need help. Badly. I’m strugging right now and having a hard time finding faith and believing things will work out. I don’t know what else to do. I always donate $5 or $10 here and there to people in the same situation, or usually even far worse situations so I decided to follow their steps and created a gofundme page. I wouldn’t be asking unless it was necessary. I am willing to do anything it takes (donating when I get back on track, helping others in need, volunteering, etc.) I’m afraid for a lot of things right now and not being able to pay my bills and keep a roof over my head is one of them. I don’t have family to turn to so I’m reaching out online http://t.co/mykklIhg9K even a simple reshare helps so much. Thank you everyone. Tamara

  • jason

    http://www.gofundme.com/i6v070 single dad with deceast parents needs help with home

  • Irma

    Hi ,
    Just started.
    Thank you

  • Amberlynn White

    I’m trying to find my way through college. I am a first generation college student and my parents are no longer in my life, for various reasons, so I am totally funding this all by myself. Every penny helps, and I thank each and everyone of you for your time to read this!

    I’m raising money for Amber's Culinary School Fund!!. Click to Donate: http://www.gofundme.com/hww3oc #gofundme

  • marquita


    Im losing my home, please help me keep a roof over my four children heads please.

  • koshcna

    Single mom trying to get car repairs. Paying towards parts but very slow going. Scared car may break while I drive it to work at the rate I pay. Please read and help if you can. Thank you and merry Christmas! gofund.me/iapczo

  • Ashley Lynch

    It’s ridiculous that someone can raise so much money for a joke to make potato salad. I just started my GoFundMe campaign, and I know that there are so many people out there looking for help on so many different situations. I want to be able to pay tuition for my last semester of college. While those who don’t work and don’t try, get financial aid and everything handed to them, some people are just struggling to pay their bills and be able to live off of what they actually work for. Not everyone who gets financial aid is using the system, a lot of people really do need the help. I do not receive any help for school. It is all out of pocket. So I am trying to be proactive and spread the word. Anything helps, thank you! http://www.gofundme.com/iclat8

  • chloe
  • Noalyah Quis

    with everyone having medical calamities, I feel guilty trying to raise money to move to my future career. 🙁 Well hopefully the community will see validity in my plight.

  • Emily

    gofund.me/inmemoryoflogan please help me reach the goal for her family, Thank you!

  • Malcolm

    I’m just realllly not trying to start off as a shitty dad, man. Real life.


  • Titoria Freeman

    Please help me bury my baby gofundme.com/babygirlmelody

  • Hugh Anderson

    Hi all,

    I smiled when I read about disdain for universal health care. Want to see it in action?

    In the fund link below, you will see a link to a video that featured Christopher having a titanium knee fitted to replace the knee surrounded by cancer.

    WARNING!!! This is a video of the actual procedure – it’s graphic.

    But as you watch the high tech hospital, and the knee part valued at around $20,000, imagine for a second the financial impact that would have had without such health care.

    No contest for me – universal health care all the way. For non essential operations you may well wait a little longer – but at least you wont lose your home.

    Christopher was diagnosed on a Friday, and chemo started the following Tuesday. I know, he’s my son.



  • Mike Crimmings

    <–Trying to raise the money for my BFF, the absolute love of my life… http://www.gofundme.com/rileythedog

  • Jackie Sutherland

    This family could really use the help On 12/6/2014, 3:45 am in South Carolina Beach, my sister in laws house was purposely set on fire, they lost everything that they owned including their vehicles, they almost lost their lives that night because when it started they were sleeping, but they were able to save themselves by jumping out of their balcony, they have 3 children that have nothing left, I want to set this up for them to help with some expenses, please help them out as they have nothing left. Even if you are unable to donate even posting would help


  • Mandi Gmachowski
  • Megan

    Sometimes the most unlikely people ask for help. I never thought I would be at this point in my life. Seems like when it rains it, it pours. Hope to see the light at the end of the tunnel soon. Any help is appreciated, Thank you all and God bless.


  • Melissa

    http://www.gofundme.com/ini424 This is my five year old daughter go fund me. She needs IVIG treatments to cure her autoimmune disorder

  • PhotographyKid

    If you wouldn’t mind helping a highschool student start a business and pursue his passion.


  • Chelsea Gwinn

    It is very hard! I’m raising money for a volunteer trip to africa. It feels strange to ask but I always donate to causes that my friends raise money for so usually I think that somebody else might do the same. So far just one person – tough crowd! 😉

  • Sergio De Luna
  • DeAnna Miller

    my son’s surgery fundraiser isn’t through gofundme, but I notice that alot of people share his fundraiser but don’t donate. I feel that even if it’s a dollar it can help. I just pray that we’ll find a way to get the money together. I’m diabetic and can barely afford my own medications, but I keep trying for my little one. I don’t have anything stupid to post that will raise funds, only serious matters. Here’s my son’s fundraiser link to anyone who wants to help or cares.


  • Danny
  • greg norris

    http://www.gofundme.com/itsegg please support it guys

  • Pam

    Help! It’s the first birthday ive ever been able to celebrate!.
    Want to throw a small party but I need help!

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  • Christina Michelle Matney

    Hello everyone. I’m sorry to impose…I’m just searching for outlets to supplement with Facebook to post my gofundme link. i am desperate to find help….and i’ve never had to ask for anything like this before. if anything, please just read my statement on there, and maybe share? God, i would be forever grateful to reach anyone else that could possibly help. Thank you so much, and God bless.

  • Chirac Ciprian

    My father dies of cancer, i really dont know what to do more, he needs emergency bladder cancer surgery, my dear father has a metastatic cancerous tumor on his bladder, i recently find that the tumor spreads, if anyone can help with shares, likes, just to spread the word i will apreciate this, if somebody can donate at least $1 i will pray to God for him.I have started the fundraiser here: http://www.gofundme.com/ivezas

    Sorry for my english, i’m not native.

  • Jackie Sutherland

    On 12/6/2014, 3:45 am in South Carolina Beach, my sister in laws
    house was purposely set on fire, they lost everything that they owned
    including their vehicles, they almost lost their lives that night
    because when it started they were sleeping, but they were able to save
    themselves by jumping out of their balcony, they have 3 children that
    have nothing left, I want to set this up for them to help with some
    expenses in this time of need, please help them out as they have nothing
    left but the clothes they were sleeping in. i was only able to raise 265 for them, makes no sense http://www.gofundme.com/id38eg

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  • SID

    Hey guys I need help please help me by donating some funds to my cause:


  • Вася Мучичка


    With ukrainian medicine we have no chances, to save my wife… Maybe some one knows some funds where ready to help ukrainian woman, write please

  • Christina Gooch

    I’m trying to raise money to train a medical alert dog to help me with my health issues. I’m trying to get the link out there as much as possible. No donation is too small.


  • Juanita Miletta

    I am in a very hard situation n just asking for a little help please
    take time to watch or read n repost plz n thank u so very much n god

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  • Cierra H.

    Does anyone know where I can garner more attention and donations for my nursing school fund? http://www.gofundme.com/CierrasNursingFund

    Thank you inadvance for any and all help!

  • Renee Perez

    Please help me to go on at least one of these mission trips. I would definitely be more than grateful!


  • Madiha Mirza

    Help a student pay tuition:


  • Hazmat13

    I live in severe pain every day and dental insurance is a joke. Medical insurance companies need to step up and stop calling oral surgery ‘Cosmetic’. I even started a crowd-funding campaign to try and get out of pain. gofund.me/j6vdd4

  • Teresa Aguilar

    I have always tried to help others, but when I need help it seems people disappear. Even when I got ran over with one leg crushed and the other nearly ripped off did I see a helping hand? My aunt asked her church to help and I guess since I didn’t do drugs or was an alcoholic they couldn’t me out. My husband and I raising our three children on one min. wage job and me bedridden was not an ideal situation for our family. If you feel it in your heart to help us,feel free to check out my gofundme page now. I want to give my family a better future. Since the past decade has been pretty crappy. http://www.gofundme.com/greatestwish

  • MzMarvl

    Please support Addison’s education! http://www.gofundme.com/j5uut0

  • Grace Roste

    In need of help for my father’s medical bills. He is In the hospital in
    the Philippines and we are trying to raise a little so he can get the
    best medical care possible. His story is in the link below, please share this, thank you.

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  • Elizabeth

    I’m trying to get the page I made for my aunt shared. She had been cancer free for six years, and then it came back, but is now stage four. I’ve been searching daily on ways to share the page, but it’s proving difficult. I’ve gotten shares, but mostly from family and friends. I need a larger social media following. http://www.gofundme.com/j7jkc0

  • Morgan

    If anyone can afford to help me out, it would be greatly appreciated. Just trying to move out of my parent’s home & need a little help purchasing a fridge, mattress, etc. Thank you in advance!

  • Kay
  • john van

    it’s a longshot, but here goes my plea. Happy new years everyone, in the spirit of upcoming 2015 please look at my campaign


  • JayMa Wonn

    I really have no friends or family, except my son, and those few who are on my social sites are ex-coworkers. 🙁 GFM is telling me I need to raise $500 before the page shows up in their search. 🙁 Please help me attain atleast the search amount. Here’s my page… http://www.gofundme.com/move4health Thanks and bless you and your loved ones.

  • brett


    Please help!

  • kenn

    laptop was stolen would love some help!


  • Kelsea Cauley

    I don’t usually ask for help, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I am now struggling and do not know what to do. I spent all of my back up money that I saved up for physical and mental health bills. Hopefully, I can get more people to look and share my link because I could really use the help. I am a college student who has to pay off her debt before the semester ends (and the school will not give me a loan), I need to find a place to live, and hopefully be able to study abroad over the summer. http://www.gofundme.com/regainingstability

  • Chris Blewitt

    Hi All,

    I just started a GoFundMe for Bandit, my Alaskan Malamute who has Osteosarcoma (bone cancer). He is one of four pups I have, is our pack leader, and is my world. He just got his left limb amputated and comes home today. In 2 weeks he starts chemo and it is an expensive and long road ahead. I’m updating the progress along the way. If you have a moment, please check it out. Thanks so much for your time. Chris http://www.gofundme.com/jgr0o8

  • Rob Woods

    Someone please help me out? Share this or do whatever. I can’t find anywhere else to share this and my Facebook network is incredibly small. http://www.gofundme.com/jdvvd4

    • Rob Woods

      Or at least give me some sort of suggestion.

  • Marsha Richardson

    Please help, this is my last resort. Single patent Family of five, trying to keep a shelter over heads

  • Andrinna

    Any help would be greatly appreciated please!!

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  • Krisztian

    Im new with Gofundme but hope i can fulfill my dream

  • Ernest Adkins

    I am currently facing an eviction today. With no other options I opened a gofundme account. http://www.gofundme.com/jjbhmc
    A dear friend of mine from the other side of the country took my story to his Facebook and shared it with his 200 friends. Within minutes, people I’ve never met, started donating for my family. We are still have long way to go, and a short time to get there. But I am just a speechless on how fast my story went from Missouri to Pennsylvania because of gofundme and social media.

  • Jenny Paetsch

    Our page is set up to raise money to rewire our home. We’ve exhausted ou resources, and while we don’t make the income to keep up with bills, we don’t qualify for welfare or any other benefit. If anyone is inclined to share, please do so!


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  • Kathy Buck Gain

    My mom has cancer for the third time and we have almost 60k in medical bills. We are drowning. http://Www.gofundme.com/kathygain

  • Brian F

    Disney World Trip – Birthday Wish

  • Alex O. Corona

    If anybody wants to help me . I’m trying to raise money for a down payment for a little house for my 2 kids and i. Even if you are unable to help, sharing my story with your friends would be really appreciated as well. Have a great weekend everyone, hope you have at least a few mins of your time to donate to read my story.

  • Tamika Stackhouse

    I’ve been trying to raise money to go to Virginia to get my computer forensics certificates to go along with my bachelors of science degree over 100 people have looked at my page but only donate I got was from my mom its sad that people aren’t willing to help esch other twice I’m thought about just canceling my page but I haven’t yet any help woulf be appreciated http://www.gofundme.com/TamikaStackhouse

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  • booknerd_80

    Please help me get my go fund me page to the $100 mark at least so it will come up in searches instead of just clicking on the link. I am not doing this for myself. I am doing it to help save my mother’s home. She is very sick and cannot work due to her illness. She has systemic scleroderma and it has progressed very rapidly. She has always been a person to help those in need. Now that she needs help, it’s hard to find anyone who cares. I have tried every available option before starting go fund me. Please find it in your heart to help. My father died 3 years ago and my mom has struggled so much ever since. I moved in to help her with bills after he died, but I can’t support both of us on my wages. I work full time and every dollar I make I put in to this house and her medical bills. Please help me. Thank you so very much http://www.gofundme.com/jyz6ts

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  • Bshaw

    I hate to ask as I know everyone is having issues with money and medicals bills but I figured like most of you had said below it doesn’t hurt to get your go fund me accounts out there otherwise no body will see them. Just a little about me is I am 28 years old just recently diagnosed with breast cancer in November.

    Here is My go Fund me account link gofund.me/jnbois

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  • Angela Gardner

    http://www.gofundme.com/j1ohbw plz pass this along and God bless u!!

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  • Holly and Jessica

    The thing with GoFundMe is that you must have $500 in donations directly from your personal facebook and your other personal contacts before it goes public for anyone to see.

    Here is ours:


  • STeve

    I could use a little help.. http://www.gofundme.com/k6mqc4

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  • http://www.gofundme.com/patricksmedical I am not making potato salad or macaroni and cheese. I am trying to LIVE. I did not ask for the medical issues I have but the facts of life are simple….as I get older, my body starts to break down. I have spent 5+ years in school and being a single parent for 12 years. I am about to graduate from school with a triple MBA. I want to work, live and enjoy my life. My current medical bills are at $15,000.00 and getting higher. I was diagnosed with PTSD, Sleep Apnea, chronic debilitating headaches and a heart condition.While most of this has simple time and trial, the heart condition is the main cause of concerns. Please read more of my story and view the pictures of my medical bills. I simply ask for some help and am not asking for anyone to pay all of my expenses. Thank you so much!!!!!

  • Rick Thomas

    http://www.gofundme.com/teachers-in-need help teachers who are in financial problems as a result of the economy at no fault of their own.

  • shadslattery

    I am getting very stressed out. I am trying also, like everyone else, raise money for Bills, Moving to Florida for more Job Opportunists, and Medical Bills.
    This week got called about the late car payments (due to work is very slow coming in for money) 3 months behind, $1200.00 w/late fees. Unemployment over paid me, when I was getting unemployment which stopped in July. Owe them $600.00. Saving money to move is starting to look like a Joke, but I really want to move to get to these jobs, that I’m starting to get calls from (they just say “Well call us when you get here, and we will sit up the interview.” Need to get their for these interviews. Just getting very Stressed over all of this. Jobs around Hicksville Ohio, are slim, and they don’t pay enough even to drive to work everyday. $8.00 and hour
    I have posted to my Facebook many times, and only 2 hits, I have posted to Twitter with 0 hits. I just need people to spread me Message and wish that people would donate.

    Thanks for listening, Please send my message out for me and help for my needs, like everyone else. http://www.gofundme.com/shadslattery

  • Turboguard

    I just created my own page to help me finish college. I have been twisting and turning in bed all night and then did some research on google on how I could try to solve my problem. If anyone out there can help out then I am forever so grateful. I will post an update later today Friday, with picture of my bill and so on. Will do everything to be as transparent as I can and will more than gladly answer questions. Please check out my site http://www.gofundme.com/k4u2ns

  • Jeff Lanzetta
  • Diane N Rick Adams

    Been posting n sharing on FB for a couple who are about to be evicted with their 2 cats. Feel so bad, we’ve done all we can, gofund.me/k8i6p8

  • ENvy Me’h

    Im trying to raise money for my goddaughter…she passed on the 15th from seizures….shes 20 and leaves a beautiful 1year old behind…please help us bury her. http://www.gofundme.com/kdkyco

  • sheri

    My daughter is expecting her second child and has just been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. If you could just pray for her, I would appreciate it so much. This is her page and story:

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  • Fabricio Osuna

    I’ve tried everything you guys said! And still no luck 🙁


  • Ellie Analyssa

    I just need money for college textbooks /: all I need is 250… Ugh.


  • Jake DeLauro

    Any help is greatly appreciated. Even if it is just a share 🙂

  • Harmony King
  • Pamela Whichard

    i am trying to find ways to get my go fund me page advertised my daughter lost everything in a fire http://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard/jldyso

    please share and donate if you can

  • Ricky Adams
  • Ricardo Jackson

    I am currently trying to go to school after finding out my job will be closing after so many years. So I want to focus myself to getting my bachelors degree at the Academy of Art University. http://www.gofundme.com/kj3j7w

  • brian
  • shadslattery

    I’m moving in 1 1/2 weeks, and scared to death of being able to rent a place to live. I have to move to keep focused and get to these jobs. I have been searching the web for apartments / houses for rent, and still come up short. I have made promises for this whole time, that I will be out of the current house and moved out. I really need help, so I have a place to live in Florida when I get there, and money to rent these places that I have found on-line. Please Help. http://www.gofundme.com/shadslattery

  • Erin

    gofundme.com/knbrps Would much appreciate!!

  • Jennifer

    My dad is a Veteran – currently in the VA Hospital – We are working hard to get donations for him – the only thing he has EVER wanted was to visit Mount Rushmore… Please donate, even $5 is appreciated… He has been in the hospital for several weeks. If you’re unable to donate, please pray for us and feel free to share our cause. God bless everyone.

  • maya

    Well, it seems people who really need it find a way, but it’s hard to get attention. .. here is my page, nothing special just a vacation gofundme.com/kpx1ys

  • Josh

    Just asking for people to take a look. http://www.gofundme.com/abetterlifein2015

  • Gia

    . I have a hard time asking for help and yet the time has come so that I may have a better chance of continuing to take care of my children. please see the link below to read my storyhttp://www.gofundme.com/lawyerformygirls

  • Raven

    Actually set this up for a friend of mine who fears asking her friends and family as their issue is beyond scary. Any little bit helps.

  • Dennis Fields


  • aaron

    anybody kind enough to help me??? —> gofundme.com/ksi83k

  • Jevoyan Dilworth
  • Lara

    PLEASE HELP my husband, two cats and I stay OFF THE STREETS. We finally got on our feet and my wallet was stolen. I am the only one receiving disability in my household and as soon as I received my $1000 for this month, my wallet with all the cash was stolen (I don’t have a bank account due to bad financial history as a teenager and bad life mistakes – I honestly hate carrying cash for this is my ultimate fear) We only have a week left to pay rent on the room we rent. Please help us stay in our place with our babies, they are the sole reason I wake up in the morning these days. We will pay it forward as soon as we are on our feet.


  • dee

    please help me .

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  • Gabe roberts

    I have just made my go fund me to help with my collage moving expenses… Hope it works gofundme.com/kxh7wg

  • Jess

    This is my first time doing something like this so im a bit nervous. Please if anyone can help its much appreciated… gofundme.com/kz7vkg

  • Kel Reynolds

    The potato salad one kind of pisses me off. I had to start one for help my cat’s medical issues. He gets blockages…which can be deadly. And of course there’s no real way to prevent them it seems (I’ve tried just about everything). His latest incident happened over the weekend…you know…not long after the holidays when I can barely afford the current bills and put food on the table. So I had to resort to this. If anyone would like to help…I’d definitely be in your debt. http://www.gofundme.com/shadykel

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  • Mike Nadeau

    Here is the one I made for my daughter. If anyone has any ideas let me know.


  • Hello. 🙂

    My love of writing began many years ago, but what began
    as a love has since developed into a full-fledged desire to become a
    professional writer. I have a number of books I have made some progress
    on and would like to finish and publish (poetry, science fiction,
    fantasy, semi-autobiographical), but life has a way of raising the bar
    higher the more you want to reach it.

    The past two years have
    been especially hard. Last year I was diagnosed with Graves Disease
    after five years of supposedly unrelated health problems, and while I
    was happy and relieved to finally get a diagnosis, the medications
    (methimazole – for my thyroid – and propranolol – to help slow down my
    racing heart) cause more problems than they solve. (On a side note, I
    would appreciate any natural recommendations; I’m losing my hair and my
    liver and heart are not tolerating the methimazole well.) Around that
    time, I also took up a second job tutoring to make ends meet, leaving me
    with even less time than I had before to write.

    I would
    appreciate any support to help reach my goal of becoming a professional
    writer, no amount is too small. I would love to be able to raise enough
    money to quit my second job for a few months or more in order to set
    aside time for righting while still being able to get by. I would be so
    grateful, and thank you for taking the time to read this.

    All the Best,

    Addy Helena Sewell
    Friend me on FB: https://www.facebook.com/HelanaSewell1

    I put some of my work below so you can get an idea of who I am and what
    I’m trying to extract from myself. I’ll post more when I can. Thanks,
    again. 🙂

    “Handle With Care”

    Leave her alone
    The excitement stirs her,
    unsettles the calm of her soul and haunts it
    All her days, she hides
    behind her hair
    She observes the motions to life, and
    the images inside
    forgetting places
    Cradle her
    She is full of glass, and
    the eyes of the world may break her

    – A. H. Sewell ©2015

    “You’ll be fine. It’s just another ending, sweetheart.”

    Is it, now
    A something
    A nothing
    A dead and one-time-only thing
    Is it just
    A thing
    Is it me, or is it you
    Is it blonde, is it witty
    Does it wrap its legs around you
    Is it waiting in your bedroom
    And who is fine
    Is it just another ending
    Another coda
    Another one-more-time
    Is it my sweet heart
    Will you be fine
    My sweetheart

    – A. H. Sewell ©2015

  • Kate B

    okay, just in case guys, i am as desperate to at least somehow spread the word about my page too… gofundme.com/l7yrvs …good luck to us all 😮

  • rosegarden

    sometimes, you just got to ask

  • mp

    Help me return to my country please!


  • Rynne McCoy Cowham

    I’ve been discouraged too. First trying to help get attention to my daughter’s page so she could get the money she needed to pay the rest of her school bill so that her entire schedule and LIFE (yes it was really that impacting) would not be upheaved and she could graduate on time. Now I’m trying to raise money to make a nearly 3000 mile trip back east in May so that I can SEE her graduate. This is a once in a lifetime event, but outside of one very generous donation from a close friend, there has been NOTHING. Zero, zip, zilch, nada.

    And I know what I’m going to say next is gonna make me sound like a jealous whinypants (I promise, I’m not) but just 2 months ago a friend made one to gather funds to get a special holiday gift for another friend and man, the outpouring was instant. Of course I donated too — I love my friends after all and I wanted to be part of making her face light up with this special gift — but I couldn’t help but think wow, I wonder if people would give that readily if it had been a plea to help with fixing her broken down car. I wonder why people in general donate so eagerly to something like a surprise gift but don’t give as readily to help with real needs that are on a fixed timetable, whether it’s this event for me or someone who’s Pa is terminally ill, or someone about to lose their home.

    It boggles the mind and I really just don’t understand what is going on that would explain that quirk of human behavior, or how to get around it. Please check out my campaign and if you have any suggestions to improve it I’m eager to listen. Thanks.

  • Danny Mendoza

    http://www.gofundme.com/dannymendoza help please I don’t know what else to do on day 66 at hospital husband is 70%burnt lost out truck in fire he still.on life support please share r donate

  • Hello. It has been difficult to use FB as a source for funding. As much as I help others…I cannot seem to get anyone to donate $1-$25 to help me with my start-up. Is there another way to spread my gofundme project? I even lowered the funding amount, after reviewing other gofundme projects. I doing all that I can to regain my life back. It’s been difficult, but I am doing all that I can to do just that. I am not able to get any loans…etc. Please let me know if there is something I need to do to appeal more to those who would like to help. Thanks.

  • Tiffany Haskins
  • Angelina

    gofundme.com/lf0dh0 Any donation is appreciated! It’s for my expenses for summer college courses!

  • Raheem Mack

    It’s been 7 monthes and still not even $5. 🙁
    If anyone care to donate or at least spread the work here: http://www.gofundme.com/helpadude

  • Jennifer Sullins

    Please if you have any spare time take a minute to read the page set up for my mom. She is the caregiver for my disabled sister and uncle and they are having a hard time making ends meet. Any donation would be a huge blessing to my family and would be greatly appreciated. Everyone faces hard times and a donation might now be and option for you but please know that prayers and a share of the page would be just as appreciated! Thanks to everyone in advance.

  • Jordan Labrum

    I’m looking for some help if anyone could spread the word! http://www.gofundme.com/llcvo8

  • Benjamin Burrus

    Project Hope: Detroit is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families experiencing financial, social, and emotional hardship within the local community by using a collaboration of resolution and preventative based services.

    We are currently in the process of becoming 501(c)3 certified but until then I figured that building awareness and campaigning for donations couldn’t hurt. As of right now, you are not able to write off any donations for Project Hope: Detroit off with the IRS.

    While my co-workers and I are currently building the backbone of this organization (website, securing a location, funding initiatives, etc.) we have accepted some families that need our help. We are truly grateful for any donation amount that we receive. If you donate an amount greater than or equal to $20.00, we would like to give you a small token of our gratitude by sending you a free Project Hope: Detroit shirt! I hope everyone can share this dream of mine and help give to families that are less fortunate than us. With any donation, monetary or good(s), you can help build something that’s bigger than all of us.

    For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us with questions/comments.

    Follow us on Instagram! @project_hope_detroit

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  • Katie Whelan
  • joshua
  • I have set up a gofundme account for my family. I’m literally getting myself so upset, waiting for the phone to ring for a job interview so I can help out, but that never happens. Calls to check on resumes are yielding no interviews. Having that stress on top of the stress of a custody battle we didn’t plan on at the moment, and me not finding work are putting a significant strain on our family. With my disorder, it makes it even more difficult for me to find work bc of lack of being able to keep jobs, and it doesn’t make the stress right now better. Gofundme.com/logr7c

  • Michelle Nguyen

    Knowledge is one of the greatest gifts one can give and receive. Please help me fund my charity trip. Read the story here: http://www.gofundme.com/loq6d4
    Thank you~

  • Amber

    Hi everybody.. this may not seem like a serious matter I know but to us it would be lovely, My boyfriend as come in to financial difficulty after having pay cuts at work and also weather damage to the home meaning having to fork out for roof repairs and all sorts of other bits and bobs.
    I would love him to have something to look forward to at such a difficult time an appreciate all the help we get.
    And just to clear things up I am also saving as much as I can afford to to contribute to this.
    Thank you

  • thebadguyz

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  • Oliver

    Hi guys can you share gofund.me/lrerp0. Its for my education

  • The Online Rookie

    There’s donation I’ve help started.

    This donation above will actually pay you back for helping them out. I find that very honorable because I would never receive donations for me personally, but in this situation, I’m need of help within a quick timespan.

  • Felicia

    I know a young lady who is trying to get funds for her situation, people in her circle pledge to give to at least 5 people if people give to her. Paying it forward no matter what the cause. Just think with 50 people give $10 thats $500 every dime counts.

  • Lindsay

    My 1 yr old niece was recently diagnosed with Hurler Syndrome. Life expectancy is 5 to 10 years if untreated. We are looking for a bone marrow match for her. Please join the registry!

    My nieces page is http://gofundme.com/izzyscause

  • Journi Williams

    I am touch by how many people have help this much deserving man to get the car that he so deserved and needed and continued help he much deserved! I am not here to spam, but I am asking everyone to please help me find my missing Daddy. Active duty US Navy Chief Kevin Williams, who went missing without a trace. Please help by liking his page to spread the word and support or making a donating to the cause of finding him..we have receive very little help on his case. Please help us. here is my daddy link. Thank you so much in advance. gofund.me/lhblhs

  • Von Tuazon

    Hi guys, kindly help me on this campaign! This is for the delivery of our baby boy on march! http://www.gofundme.com/lt23yw

    Please help me spread!

  • sweet_ky

    Please help me spread the word for gofundme for my mom..
    This last year has been a hard year on my mom. Her dad has heart failure and dementia. On top of that her husband also has a bad heart. She is constantly worring. She moved out of her home and moved in with her dad (my grandfather) to take care of him . She herself has many health issues that keep her in pain but she just keeps going making sure everybody else is okay. She even needs knee replacment and hurts her just to walk but wont have it done for fear of long recovery time and not being able to take care of everybody. She has sacrificed so much to take care of everybody. She’s the best Mom,Daughter and Wife you could ever ask for. I just want her to know how appreciated she is. She wants her own used car so bad but cant afford one. It would help her out so much. I hope you can find it in your heart to please help her to be able to get one. Thank you & God Bless..

  • Hey guys, a buddy of mine is in need of money in order to go on a trip across the country. Check it out please? http://www.gofundme.com/lshghw

  • Kevin Kinney


  • Alex Alex

    Can you all please help the Josiah’s House of Hope for Children – Orphanage building in Ghana-West Africa…


  • Cari SixFt Deep

    gofund.me/lq8wss A dog was left for dead with heart worms.

  • Precious
  • Danny

    I am unable to go through my family because none of them have wanted to
    help me, and over the years i lost nearly all my friends. Most of my
    family are the cause of my problem.
    I took care of my father who had
    cancer for a very long time, and it led to me losing everything because
    1. I wanted to do everything for him, my mother and the family and 2.
    Some of my siblings couldn’t be bothered to help. It went on for 12
    years until he died in 2013. And when i tried to get help to return my
    life back once more, i got no help from anyone. They actually left me to
    myself, with absolutely nothing. I gave everything and in the end, did
    not get a thing back. So i have had to continue the daily battle to claw
    back anything from my life, and because of the long absence from work
    and my field of work, everything changed and now, i must return to
    education for 2/3 years.
    I hesitated this because of feeling wrong
    about asking for help in this way, but i tried everything else so far
    and through the advice of a friend, signed up. Already wonderfully
    generous people have donated and supported my campaign which has
    overwhelmed me. After several years of hopelessness living in hell, i
    didn’t think i would find this kind of human affection and support. It’s
    truly humbling just how many people really do care. Please feel free to
    visit my campaign, you have no obligation to donate, but would be great
    of you to perhaps share the link forward. Thank you

  • Danny

    I am unable to go through my family because none of them have wanted to
    help me, and over the years i lost nearly all my friends. Most of my family are the cause of my problem. I took care of my father who had cancer for a very long time, and it led to me losing everything because 1. I wanted to do everything for him, my mother and the family and 2. Some of my siblings couldn’t be bothered to help. It went on for 12 years until he died in 2013. And when i tried to get help to return my
    life back once more, i got no help from anyone. They actually left me to myself, with absolutely nothing. I gave everything and in the end, did not get a thing back. So i have had to continue the daily battle to claw back anything from my life, and because of the long absence from work and my field of work, everything changed and now, i must return to education for 2/3 years. I hesitated this because of feeling wrong about asking for help in this way, but i tried everything else so far and through the advice of a friend, signed up. Already wonderfully generous people have donated and supported my campaign which has overwhelmed me. After several years of hopelessness living in hell, i didn’t think i would find this kind of human affection and support. It’s truly humbling just how many people really do care. Please feel free to
    visit my campaign, you have no obligation to donate, but would be great of you to perhaps share the link forward. Thank you

  • Danny

    I am unable to go through my family because none of them have wanted to
    help me, and over the years i lost nearly all my friends. Most of my
    family are the cause of my problem.
    I took care of my father who had
    cancer for a very long time, and it led to me losing everything because
    1. I wanted to do everything for him, my mother and the family and 2.
    Some of my siblings couldn’t be bothered to help. It went on for 12
    years until he died in 2013. And when i tried to get help to return my
    life back once more, i got no help from anyone. They actually left me to
    myself, with absolutely nothing. I gave everything and in the end, did
    not get a thing back. So i have had to continue the daily battle to claw
    back anything from my life, and because of the long absence from work
    and my field of work, everything changed and now, i must return to
    education for 2/3 years.
    I hesitated this because of feeling wrong
    about asking for help in this way, but i tried everything else so far
    and through the advice of a friend, signed up. Already wonderfully
    generous people have donated and supported my campaign which has
    overwhelmed me. After several years of hopelessness living in hell, i
    didn’t think i would find this kind of human affection and support. It’s
    truly humbling just how many people really do care. Please feel free to
    visit my campaign, you have no obligation to donate, but would be great
    of you to perhaps share the link forward. Thank you

  • Darryl Mitchell

    I am going to try to promote gofundme from here: http://www.gofundme.com/lnz1eo

  • Bob Dewille

    I don’t understand it either. I started a campaign for my nursing home ministry and I haven’t gotten a single donation so far. I did everything right, nice photo, a clear well written campaign, I advertised on both facebook and twitter and I put a gofundme badge on my blog. It makes no sense.

    Here is my link: http://www.gofundme.com/lwsz50 . If I have done anything wrong, someone please point it out to me.

  • KrisNash

    I made a Go Fund Me page this morning to raise money for my wedding, but Im worried about sharing it on facebook. I worry that my family will feel embarrassed or blamed because they can’t/won’t help pay. I also feel like a begger and don’t want my friends to know I’m this broke! Lol
    Any experiences with positive/negative feedback to your GoFundMe facebook post?

    Here’s the link incase anyone on here wants to help!

  • Damian Burgess

    Please check out my campaign to bring my family together!

  • Tony Mac
  • patrick

    Needing A Decent Car For My Son, http://www.gofundme.com/decentcar

  • Kim

    Please if you can help my mom out. Anything at all will help, even just a share of her campaign. Times are very tough right now, she has fought this far and I don’t want her to get to stressed over money. I know there are people out there who can help. Thank you in advance.

  • Tonya DeVall

    Please support this competition cheer team in “Making Their Dream Come True” 🙂


  • Tejay Aplin


    trying to keep my son out of the custody of an abusive mother and in need of a lawyer to do this and the legal aid has denied me forcing me to pay for one and being that i work a bit under poverty level i cant afford one.

  • Jeremy Michael Deveney

    Please, at least read. Thank you http://www.gofundme.com/AuntJeni

  • Guest


  • Funds For Haylee And Landon


  • Jean

    http://www.gofundme.com/CampusLiving I really need just $100 dollars for my campus housing and I’m afraid no one will help.

  • Birchie

    Hello im trying to raise money for legal help , anything helps even spreading the word. Thank you . http://gofundme.com/ly4qy0

  • in desperate need of help http://www.gofundme.com/m6k33o

  • michelle

    We live on a narrowboat and have sort of lost touch with IT communications and things we have a GoFund campaign started today http://www.gofundme.com/llomdk and wondered if people could see if they could advise on whether it is a page or what we can do to get it noticed more. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, Michelle

  • bridgit visel
  • I will be going off to college soon, in August actually; but theres an issue. The problem is that the college I want to attend is a bit out of my mother’s budget, maybe a lot! The University of Alabama is my school of choice, I’ve dreamt of one day walking on the same campus as Nick Saban, being in the enviroment of Tuscaloosa, and just getting a great education at a great institution. The campus is not too far from home, and the town where it is located is beautiful. I’m a first generation student, so everything is new to my mother. The major I chose is Pre-Med. That’s right, I want to be a doctor! I want to become a Sports Orthopedic Doctor, so I can help different athletes with there specific need. Please help me achieve my goal! Your contribution to my college fund will be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance! May God bless you! gofund.me/m75xa4

  • Chad Faulkner

    Please help my poor baby girl needs surgery! She was in a car accident and I can’t loose her! Anything would be helpful! God bless y’all gofundme.com/m6azsc

  • claire

    http://www.sponsorme.co.uk/clairerenton/face-of-the-globe.aspx Please help me raise funds for Rainbow Child Foundation, I appreciate any donations. Thank you

  • Nicole

    This campaign is raising money for “Landlord won’t fix mold need to move ”

    Please see me GO account FUND for ME
    This campaign is raising money for “Landlord won’t fix mold need to move ”


  • Ramer Daco

    gofundme.com/m9ebzo : Capturing a moment to start the dream of photography!

  • Antonio Oliveros

    Well all I wanna do is relocate to NYC to start my own Film/TV production company


  • Jessica
  • I know this is a long shot but I am posting everywhere that I can think of. my full story is on my page which you can read, but I am a 21 year old mother of two. (my daughter turned 2 on feb 8 and my son turned 1 on jan 20) he has had many many problems since birth and his insurance has expired… while I have been trying to get him back on (keep getting denied) it is not stopping his medical issues. began having seizures Jan 26 (5 days after his insurance went out) and has been hospitalized almost ever since. Every penny is having to come out of pocket so I have started a go fund me account in hopes of being able to afford a portion of the medical bills/medication the link is http://www.gofundme.com/KeepingKaidYn and you will be able to read the full story there…. even if a contribution cant be made shares as well as many prayers are greatly appreciated!! thank you so much for your time for reading this! God bless 🙂

    • My sweet baby boy who deserves none of this!<3

  • mel

    Please help us get a car that is safe enough to drive our daughter in.


  • Chad Hopper


    me and my crew just need a few mroe equipment upgrades till we are able to party! please read what we are all about!

    Houstons party planning and hosting experts!

  • Dawn Marie Santivansky-Applega

    I am updating my sons gofund me acct regulary and still not getting funds. How can I get more people to share? Here is his latest update.Update 2/14/15 Daniel has been sick on and off since December when he
    returned back to school. He is now on home bound instruction again. He
    cannot fight off a simple cold like everyone else and he is out of
    school more then he is in. Doctor agreed it is best to keep him home
    until Spring comes. This year has been rough for him. Praying his wish
    trip to Disney cheers him up, he is really looking forward to it.
    Praying his counts stay stable enough to go. Still a month in half
    away, something for him to look forward too. I also want to mention
    that February is Evans Syndrome Awareness month so wear you colors, red
    white and purple. Here is Daniels facebook page link. Please like his
    page and you can see all the give back events we are doing. We are now
    doing Give back event for Clara Barton School where Daniel attended
    when he was first diagnosed. Our next scheduled blood drive is July
    17th. February is Evans Syndrome Awareness Month. lease join and share
    my sons page to help spread awareness of this rare disease that less
    then 1000 children worldwide have. thank you

  • Todd

    Great article.. Here’s mine, http://www.gofundme.com/mg4am8 Single father of 3 kids, any help is just needed. struggles in life are hard for all people.

  • help a handicapped man fix his car http://www.gofundme.com/mgpp7k

  • angela

    Please help me.

  • Christa

    Help an aspiring photographer!

    Thought I’d try an help my friend Kevin. He is such an amazing person and deserves to make his dreams come true. Anything counts! Let’s show him anything is possible!

  • Sandra Laperriere
  • Robert Og

    Advertising is the key to getting more donations.


  • Jessica
  • K-lah Rose

    They often say that bad things happen to good people but we cant let
    these bad things define who we are or hold us back from the life we
    deserve. Sometimes we have to stand up and fight with every fiber of our
    being for the life we deserve http://www.gofundme.com/Karenr

  • Kali

    Please read. Our dog had to have emergency vet care after she got fixed due to a genetic condition that no one said she was at risk for.

  • Paint The World

    Please help me provide no-cost art supplies to families with ASD children! New start-up, end goal is to start a 501C for this cause.

  • Whitney Berra Pacheco

    It is irritating that all of the go fund me pages are private… I would really apprciate if you all took a look at my Go Fund Me, I am a Student and Mother of 4 I have been with out a Fridge for over a month now, And my car is slowly falling apart with over 215,000 miles on her i really need the help on the fridge so when i have the money i can fix my truck. http://www.gofundme.com/FridgeForKids

  • Christoffer

    My friends family are working and and trying all they can to support their family, I just want to give them a shout out http://www.gofundme.com/melissasfund

  • Sami Clark

    I need to get a home for medical reasons and unfortunately I am low on the starting funds. Help would be appreciated.


  • Anthony Walton

    I am trying to keep my home and already have had my cable/internet cut and my electricity is in jeapordy I know I may be asking too much but if you can at least take a look at my page and if possible, help or spread the word out, I would be eternally grateful: http://www.gofundme.com/gt5ne4
    Thank you.

  • http://www.gofundme.com/johnjackson Please help me raise money to give my dads grave a marker. The cemetery we laid him to rest in refused the beautiful marker we had purchased from an outside company. and now we have no funds to buy him another.

  • marie

    Sometimes I wonder if people actual review your link when they see it sitting there, and to those that may really be needing the help, my best advice to you is to spread the word and then pray about it. I have kids and I can’t even get not a one person to hire me, I have been to so many different places to where I gave up, not because I wanted to but because I already knew it was due to discrimination, I can’t get a job because my dental is so bad and screwed over, due to lack of parenthood, when folks see me some assume I consume drugs all because we know drugs tend to mess with you in different forms, I haven’t ever did drugs and don’t intend on it, I just been through so much, but still standing strong for my babies, please check out my link maybe someone will have a heart and donate if not share, I need to get on the right track I been thru the most and this will really help
    Please come find me, GOD BLESS U ALL
    and once again that’s https://m.gofund.me/lrto6g
    N serious need of & house , car, and major dental work but with no job due to discrimination how can I even take a bby step, still crawling,, been crawling going on over twenty something years.

  • Davina Nunez
  • Jake Carson

    I’m raising money for help with housing. Click to Donate: http://www.gofundme.com/mj4rn0 #gofundme

  • LandJ

    Please help my friend’s love is worth more than any thing to me it’s priceless and true love is hard to find gofundme.com/moju98

  • Bobbi

    I have a page for my son. We are needing a handicap accessible van. It is so funny how when you label something for a special needs person the amount of money doubles in price. My son is 8 years and is almost as big as myself (his mom). I have been updating twice per week, sharing on my twitter, facebook, and email. I have actually copied the link to my LinkedIn account. I seem to be at a standstill with donations. Our link is http://www.gofundme.com/Logansworld. If anyone can come up with better ideas for my gofundme page I will take all suggestions. Thanks.

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  • Timmy Testering

    http://www.UnitedLendingServices.com/c9m651 was pretty good for getting funded, try them maybe. Good luck

  • Sophia

    Trying to help out those in Ukraine right now, please donate if you can http://www.gofundme.com/mraflg

  • JayC777
  • sea

    Great article, please help spread my fundraiser

  • Tyler

    I feel all of you im disgusted with how people use and abuse sites like this. for example my fiance is trying her hardest to unite her sons and she cant because between paying off my fines and medical bills and my fathers funeral costs i cant get my license back yet and desperately need help with it. to save a long paragraph i ask for you all to visit this and read, im not asking for a donation i just want people to know that there are people out there that have it way worse then someone who needs a new car or something dumb like that……http://www.gofundme.com/helper

  • Richard

    I am also currently in need of any kind of help with terrible student loan debt

  • Tammy Chase

    I realize this is an odd place to post this but I am just trying to find anyone that will help this family. I personally do not know them. They live in a city in SK Canada where I used to live so I heard about their story through another friend on Facebook. Their 4 year old boy suffered a severe brain injury due to a fireplace mantle falling on his head. The mantle had not been secured correctly by their landlord. This little guy somehow survived. He is a true miracle. He is no where near okay however. He has a long way to go still. This family has large bills for the transportation to get him to the hospital where he brain surgery (plane and amublance) and are all struggling to get by now because of the time of work they all missed. They are also hoping to get justice for the little guy since they have no means to do this themselves. I see people get money for things all of the time but for some reason no one seems to want to donate to a family that is really in need. It is very sad and I just wanted to help spread the word for them. This story has even made it to the news there but still they have only raised $500 since the October. I just don’t understand it. I know there is a lot of fake gofundme’s so here is the grandmothers facebook where you can see all of his progress:https://www.facebook.com/sonia.fayant?fref=ts and here is the fundraiser link: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/medical-needs-and-financial-help-for-dominic-/294478#.VOe9L58o-fh.facebook. I realize the likelihood of anyone donating who does not know this family is pretty slim but I am hoping there are some big hearted people somewhere out there. This family needs some help so they can focus on this little man. Please help.

  • Tammy Chase

    I realize this is an odd place to post this but I am just trying to find
    anyone that will help this family. I personally do not know them. They
    live in a city in SK Canada where I used to live so I heard about their
    story through another friend on Facebook. Their 4 year old boy suffered a
    severe brain injury due to a fireplace mantle falling on his head. The
    mantle had not been secured correctly by their landlord. This little guy
    somehow survived. He is a true miracle. He is no where near okay
    however. He has a long way to go still. This family has large bills for
    the transportation to get him to the hospital where he brain surgery
    (plane and amublance) and are all struggling to get by now because of
    the time of work they all missed. They are also hoping to get justice
    for the little guy since they have no means to do this themselves. I see
    people get money for things all of the time but for some reason no one
    seems to want to donate to a family that is really in need. It is very
    sad and I just wanted to help spread the word for them. This story has
    even made it to the news there but still they have only raised $500
    since the October. I just don’t understand it. I know there is a lot of
    fake gofundme’s so here is the grandmothers facebook where you can see
    all of his progress:https://www.facebook.com/sonia.fayant?fref=ts and
    here is the fundraiser link:
    I realize the likelihood of anyone donating who does not know this
    family is pretty slim but I am hoping there are some big hearted people
    somewhere out there. This family needs some help so they can focus on
    this little man. Please help.

  • Ashlee Nicole Derby
  • kevin

    It does suck when people like myself are trying to raise the money that insurance won’t cover for my cancer removal surgery and it’s like everyone else is getting thousands and thousands of dollars for there dog or something like that I started a campaign to get the first payment for my surgery I need 1500 to put down and I have only been able to get 250 it’s very depressing.

    My campaign if anyone wishes to help a 25 year old to stay on this earth please donate to gofundme.com/kevinperrault-canc

  • Shannon Cavitt

    This has been one of the toughest journeys I’ve ever had to make in my life, and I’m not even the one who ‘really’ needs help. My husband is. He has cancer. It’s rare and it’s aggressive and we’re doing everything we can to give him the best chance to BEAT this.

    Chad is a US Veteran who has spent his life working hard, playing hard and giving each day everything he’s got. He is a father of four, ranging from 6 to 24 years old, and he is a grand-father of 3. He is a huge sports fan and he bleeds blue (KY Fans will understand that) Chad became an appendix cancer patient on January 7th. He’s been out of work since the beginning of January and will be for some time as we seek medical surgeries and treatment. Neither one of us ever thought we would be the type to ask for help, but Cancer makes a person do a lot of things they never thought they would have to do.

    This experience has been humbling and we are so sincerely appreciative of everyone who has already offered their love, support, prayers and of course donations. Being out of work, traveling for treatment and medical bills just add to the worry of getting through each day. My goal, as his wife – if to remove that burden from Chad’s mind so he can focus on getting better and kicking cancer’s ass. But I can’t do it alone. I truly appreciate your help: http://www.gofundme.com/helpchadcavitt

  • Dina

    Why can someone who needs a car to get to work raise over $300 thousand dollars, and someone in need of surgery and a home raise less than $200? After escaping an abusive marriage, suffering a physical injury as a result, having to leave college because of PTSD, I now need to move out of a relative’s house because she needs surgery on both her shoulders, and can no longer drive me to appointments and work. As a result, I must return to Chicago where, hopefully I can get the surgery that will repair my injury. Surgery or not, I need money to relocate and find housing. I set up a GoFundMe account that has only raised $180. I need to move out by April 1st. http://www.gofundme.com/leh7m8

  • Mellissa Webster

    I like the others here have had to ask for help from family & friends due to a recent tragedy. My fiancé and I have overcome so much, including drug addiction, homelessness and domestic violence just to crawl our way up and out of the gutter, start a new life and think we could breath easy for the first time. Well, we were wrong. Shaun was diagnosed with not 1 but 3 life threatening illnesses that could put him on a liver transplant list in less than 5 years. We knew something was wrong with him, he was lathargic, got winded easy, was turning yellow and had a swollen abdomen amongst other issues and we went to 6 doctors in two years. Most ignored his symptoms and assumed he was drug seeking. We were told to go to a pain clinic or have his methadone raised and sent home. We were honest with the doctors and told them about being on methadone and in recovery. HUGE MISTAKE. Finally a doctor took him seriously and ran a gamit of tests and ordered a biopsy of his liver. Stage 3 cirrhosis of the liver, fibrosis of the liver & kidneys and spleenomyglia were the diagnosises. Shaun never drank heavily and we were told that Shaun was just as unlucky as a non-smoker who gets lung cancer.
    Well, I’ve become the full time caretaker of my fiancé and I handle everything around the house, plus bring in our income. We postponed our wedding several times due to Shaun being sick and now we don’t have the funds to even do a simple justice of the peace ceremony. All we want is to be married while fighting this battle. He wants me to be the one making the decisions, able to decide about his medical care if he can’t and also he wants to make our love official in the eyes of everyone we know and love. I want to raise money so I can continue to care for him while I’m freelancing as a writer & to help pay for our daily needs. He’s in the process of getting his disability, but it’s a long tedious process. I want to buy a cheap car to get to his doctor appointments in. We take the bus to each visit, sometimes 3 times a week. If he has a treatment or procedure that day he has to carry a barf bag with him. I tell the bus driver ahead of time, but it’s still humiliating. I don’t want a new BMW, just an older still running car that can keep him from feeling like less than a man. This whole situation has put our mortality in perspective. It sucks. We are young. He’s 34 & I’m 36, we worked hard to have a life, to finally be self sufficient, start a family maybe, travel, go to school, live a life together that would make our families proud & all of that came crashing down. Please share our campaign with others you know or if you have ideas on how we can get our story heard, please leave a message in the comments section or find me on Facebook. If you can donate, I can’t express how much we appreciate every blessing. If 1500 people gave $1 our lives would change in a way that would be very profound. It would give us a new look on life, renew our faith in people. Thanks for reading my story.

  • ms copycat

    http://www.gofundme.com/mgm45k This is not about potato salad. It is about helping a friend.

  • Kevin

    In need of donations for Chemotherapy please help


  • Matt Hansen

    There are a lot of better causes but if you could even consider helping me out that would be amazing. Gofundme.com/TheHansens

  • David Allen Lenig

    Please help me out. gofundme.com/n6smjk

  • Jessica Campo

    I can relate to a lot of these comments. I posted mine a week ago and have had no response. I’m attempting to save an old home. I’ve posted it to HGTV, This Old House, and numerous others along with individual emails, but I’m not giving up. It’s my dream and I’ll make it happen either by myself over time or with a little help.


  • Samantha

    So many heartfelt stories here. I wish you all the best of luck. My nephew was killed in action in Afghanistan and I’d appreciate if you could check out my campaign and share with your friends. Thanks http://www.gofundme.com/adamslifestory

  • jamielynn143

    Please take a moment to read the page I created for my son with special needs.


  • Help make a dream come true http://www.gofundme.com/Kari-sJapanTrip

  • Zachary

    Its sad that it is like this. And embarrassing for others.

    Please take the time to read this, donate if you can, and share. I just want to be with my kids everyday and get my daughters regularly!


  • Jack


    Check mine out! even if you don’t want to donate

  • Felix Robinson

    I’m raising money for To be with my significant other.. Click to Donate: http://gofund.me/neeaeo?pc=tw_cr_n … via @gofundme

  • Felix Robinson

    http://www.gofundme.com/neeaeo, I have no serious issue like hospital bills but I love my girlfriend with all of my heart and she was taken and moved to a different city and I’m trying to raise money to get a car and enough to live in a hotel or apartment till I find a job there where she lives now. my whole story along with pictures and updates is in the link please help if you can and absolutely anything helps.

  • Penny Mabley

    I have created this campaign for my amazing mom, I know it will not go viral, but am hoping with a little luck she may get a few kind souls who wish to help. Please check it out http://www.gofundme.com/myamazingmom

  • The stud!

    Looking for Medical Debt Relief.

  • wdmulanaxjr

    Looking for Medical debt Relief.

  • Elizabetsheba Nelson

    In December 2013 I was in the hospital for 12 days with pneumonia. I have a heart condition and a lung condition. I am a contractor and didn’t have sick days or any savings to fall back on, and if I can’t work, I don’t get paid! We have been playing catch up for over a year and we are about to be homeless! I don’t have family and my friends aren’t in a much better position. If anyone can help, my family would be eternally grateful! Even just a share! We have no where else to turn. Please!! http://www.gofundme.com/ShebaNelson

  • Joy Ward

    If anyone is able to help my friends lost their whole house in a fire last week. 🙁 http://www.gofundme.com/mp0ptc

  • Vita Smith

    Hey everyone, I started a fundraising campaign for ‘Build A Better Child’. Please tap to donate: http://m.gofund.me/n3n4pw

  • Vita Smith

    Please support everyone, I started a fundraising campaign for ‘Build A Better Child’. Please tap to donate: http://m.gofund.me/n3n4pw

  • Vita Smith

    Help our American Children everyone, I started a fundraising campaign for ‘Build A Better Child’. Please tap to donate: http://m.gofund.me/n3n4pw

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  • Gwen


    Please help me to help a good person with debts!

  • Jeffery Ning

    Can someone please help me.. I know a bunch of people are asking for help but anything is good. I’d appreciate anything

  • Fantashia Best

    Help me make my poor grandmother smile again she’s been through a devastating tragedy please feel free to share my link thank you everyone. gofundme.com/nn2h5g

  • LOML

    We didn’t invent any food, we need a wheelchair van for our terminally ill daughter. I know it’s not as cool as potato salad but here is the link. http://www.gofundme.com/dsiqy8

  • Hank Steven Edwards

    I agree, there are so many needs out there that saturate fundraising on social media. Some more important than others, but certainly important to the one needing help, right? So, while your reading, read this one~ http://www.gofundme.com/billie-homefire

  • Adelere Adedeji

    Please help me and my girlfriend, she never asks for anything. I just want to do something for her for once! gofund.me/nu4c3c

  • Not happy about the 20K for the potato salad project, help me raise the remaining funds for a great cause right here: http://www.gofundme.com/burymom You’ll feel good that you helped someone who always gives back when asked and never expects anything in return and in the end is just looking to complete a promise to his now deceased Dad and that was to handle all of Mom’s affairs. I really need help. Thank you and God bless all of you on your paths.

  • john

    Hey everyone my friend is getting married and he need people’s generosity to pay for the wedding anyone can donate any amount even if it’s a dollar all the help would be appreciated you can donate here gofund.me/ny5js0

  • Mju

    I wouldn’t mind, if anyone reading this would help me raise money. I don’t know where to promote this, because I really don’t want to put it on facebook. It would hurt my Mum that I have to ask strangers for money… BIG BIG THANK YOU!

  • Meghan Lawson

    Please read Lucas’s story and consider contributing or sharing. gofund.me/nt7k78

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  • Emily

    hey guys my family is struggling with money but my school is taking a trip to DC. its 1700 dollars (plane tickets, hotels, food, etc,) and I am DYING to go. the Declaration of independence has always been a interest of mine, and if I get donations, I will FINALLY be able to see it! imagine, I piece of history that has impacted our country SO MUCH right before your eyes! soooo pumped! http://www.gofundme.com/EmilystriptoD-C here is my link! (:

  • DiAmond Sa LiVe

    Please help me… at least pls read my cause and donate anything, ($1, $2, anything counts) and spread the word, thanks. ://m.gofund.me/o1anvw

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  • Patrick

    I am trying to get to Ukraine to join the Ukrainian Ground Forces…. I want to fight for freedom for the Ukrainian people- my ancestors….. I got nada so far. Please help me get over there and kick Russia’s ass! gofund.me/o2vnzs

  • Richard Arnold

    I have my gofundme campaign here in the UK with no success but find that nearly all campaigns are in the US and are successful http://www.gofundme.com/m6vwm0

  • camila

    I’m trying to help my boyfriend raise money for a little girl he met while living in Kenya. she is nine and is dying from aids. I would really appreciate it if you all could click on the link and read his story and think about donating or just passing the link on to someone who might. your help is so greatly appreciated and what’s better than helping save a life? http://www.gofundme.com/saveshannon

  • Tom c

    I’m seeking funds to purchase a used tractor so i can grow larger quantities of fresh vegetables for our local food pantry. All the recipients ever get is canned goods and outdated meats and some frozen foods. Never anything fresh and healthy. I’ve been looking for $15,000 to buy a used tractor, the implements and a irrigation pump so i can open up more growing areas on my property, but to date haven’t received one nickel in donations. I’ve spread the news in blogs, chatrooms, farm and garden websites and facebook,to no avail.I even applied for a Grant from the Stephen King Foundation, but they won’t select any grants till late july of this year. I’ve spent thousands of my own limited money (VA disability) building greenhouses and a special heated seedling room and started hundreds of seedlings in the speculation that i would be able to get an area cleared in time. But it looks like i’ll have to give the seedlings away.

    My Go Fund Me Account is : gofund.me/ldq47w if you would like to help or pass the word. Our Facebook page is : https://www.facebook.com/rockhillfarm.lubecmaine

    Thanks and have a Healthy happy day.

  • Holly Stewart

    Please help save my 3 year old dog. Any donations are greatly appreciated!


  • Jessica Delage

    Please share this link and donate if you can.

    Jessica & Nikki

  • Scott

    I trying to get the word out for this fantastic family trying to make their daughters life as comfortable as they can. They are very humbled by everyone’s kind donations!mim trying to get the word out for them and jump start their GoFundMe drive. Thank you in advance!

  • Lolani

    The whole posting to Facebook, twitter etc. wasn’t a good idea as I thought it would be. Unfortunately not everyone has supportive friends/ family. I’m getting a lot of questions & comments. Not helpful ones.
    Check my campaign out. Would really love the help – http://gofundme.com/o9o35g

  • Richard Arnold

    We just need to raise £1140 ($1757 / €1566). Due to combined health problems I am currently off work at my doctors instruction. We have reduced our outgoings to the bear minimum, I am only paying the minimum on my credit commitments and are now 3 months behind on our repayments and have been given notice to clear our arrears otherwise our 3 cats and ourselves will be homeless. As we are private tennants our local authourity will only place us in a hostel which will not accept pets. Please help http://www.gofundme.com/m6vwm0

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  • Jeff Irwin


    I made the leap and finally posted my plea for assistance on my facebook page. I was met with much criticism because in the months prior they saw me doing certain things like going to California and so forth. However, people only noticed the trip and for some reason do not understand that I drove to California to see family members. Truth be told, I ate dollar menu items and drove non stop night and day with the exception of 1 hotel stay for $39 because I was too exhausted to continue. They saw me hiking in California! They did not see that I needed to be around my family members so that they could pray for me, hug me and be supportive of me. Yes, I had a lot in the past and I did do many things in life! Who doesn’t ? but as of now I have been placed on a extended leave until 03/27/2015, I ended my lease early and I am trying to come up with money to pay for my bills/move, I still have medication and doctor visits to upkeep and I am working with my short term disability carrier to try and figure that part out. What they see ? My friend took me out for a coffee at Starbucks and I was told not to spend money and so they saw me doing something other than sitting at home. I have tried to communicate that this would just make me further depressed….. They also noticed me spending time with my good friends dog. I did this because she helps reduce the stress and depression I feel. Again, people only see what they want to see and would much rather donate toward other causes or offer the opinions of why I am in this spot. I would love to say, I DIDN’T exactly aspire to be chronically ill nor did I ever intend on being off work nor would any amount of savings be helpful right now. I exhausted all my resources between July 2014 and March 2015! At this point, I will admit that I am trying all possible avenues to ensure a flow of income. This has included selling nearly all of my personal items. IE when I move from my own apartment to a friends, I will have 1 t.v, clothes and my bed. Any help would be appreciated at this point as I have already given up 75 % of my life to try and make this all work. It is seriously hard to go from extremely independent with no financial worries to liquidation which is why I tried to make this all work in the first place.

    My go fund me page is gofund.me/nwjot4 Please consider helping me.

    Thank you,

    Jeffery Irwin

  • disqus_wPC1vF03sD

    Hello, I started a college donation page. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • acacia morgan

    http://www.gofundme.com/schoolislife help me with my collage funds please

  • Sophia T. Georgia

    Very hard to get donations from strangers , so far I only got one donation and its from someone I know … Sadly, most of my friends are from 3rd world country and they don’t even have that 5$ to donate . I’ll include my campaign link here, just in case: https://funds.gofundme.com/dashboard/HelpDavidBuildHome

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  • Carol Perdum

    Hi, I am desperately in need of assistance to help save my home. Please donate to my fund. Thank you and may GOD Bless!

  • Ashley

    gofundme.com/25sbek Help!

  • Alejandra

    I raised next to nothing, I was told wrong by the Gov about the immigration process and people get crazy when other people immigrate ilegally!
    I´m doing it right, the National Visa Center miss informed, they don´t care, they misplaced my papers, they don´t care, and now I have to spend 4k more in this eternal process to go complete my case to Argentina, so if someone in the mood to help, I will love it since Im not allowed to work either and hubby is not Warren Buffet


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  • Amanda Baker

    I thought about doing chicken salad to help fund my daughter’s nursery since she can escape her playpen, from what ive read I might do that instead. 🙁 But the link to her nursery is here. http://gofundme.com/HelpLizzySleep

  • Mindy Ganser

    Personally, it is all about the advertising. There are millions of campaigns on GoFundMe and it truly is how you advertise. I post my campaign URL on my Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Not all of those people have social media accounts.

    Please help me in raising money as I go back to graduate school. Heres the link: http://www.gofundme.com/megsgradschool

  • Luis

    Hey everyone who reads this. I am trying to raise some money for my friend’s son’s funeral. He passed away from leukemia last week and they are struggling with medical bills and funeral expenses. Anything will greatly help than you so much.

    Here is the link if you would like to donate or share.


  • Tifani
  • pasta

    Hi good afternoon everyone see this young girls post on gofundme im around the same age as her and i think it would be great if we were able to help her out a little bit for prom http://www.gofundme.com/prom2k15mj

  • Shanny Felix

    Hey guys i hope you guys can help this girl in my school! we really want her to come to prom http://www.gofundme.com/PROM2015MJP READ HER STORY

  • pete zane

    I know someone who set up a gofundme account and is not being truthful. It’s sad someone can take advantage of their friends, many of whom are in much worse financial condition than he is; he is using his illness for profit.

  • please help

    http://www.gofundme.com/omu2uo NEED HELP!!!!! any is greatly appreciated!!

  • Jade Lawrence

    I love donating to help others and would prefer volunteering over paid work any day. Asking for donations for a personal cause feels so backwards to me. However, I am quickly learning a lesson in swallowing my pride and admitting that I need help. Take a minute to read about my educational path and donate if you wish! gofundme.com/op4460

  • scott


    Well if there is any hope in this world!
    this cat is my life without him would be horrible
    these last 10 month with my cat ive been able to get up and do my everyday life!
    ive been depressed for 3 plus years and these last 10 months were amazing until this.

  • telaysiallen

    I would greatly appreciate it if you donated or shared with others gofundme.com/oqr7eg

    Thank You

  • Logan Jay

    If anyone could help it would be awesome. If not sharing would be a huge help. I don’t expect anything but those that do i thank you very much!!!

  • amber

    I have had a gofundme page for close to two weeks. My sister started it for me because I need a reliable vehicle. I was going to get a vehicle with my tax return but all of it was taken for student loans. I would be fine without a vehicle if I didn’t have three children (one which is ten months) . My sister has only been able to raise $30. She wasn’t sure how much to ask for so she asked for 10,000. I don’t even need a brand new car just one that’s safe and reliable. One that will last for longer than nine months. I have really bad luck when it comes to vehicles. It seems every time I’ve tried to do something better in life to benefit my kids it has just made my life more difficult I.e. student loans. It’s really discouraging when I see people asking for donation foe iPad airs and see they have been getting all kinds of donations and I need help to get a vehicle for my children and there’s nothing. Maybe some of you can share my campaign. I believe the link is gofundme/ambersvehiclefund. If that’s not it the campaign title is mother of three in need if vehicle. I would be more than happy to share your campaigns as well just leave the link or title and I will be more than happy to try and get your campaign shared.

  • Guest

    Fwd: Please share!!!!!!!!

    Hey everyone, I started a fundraising campaign for ‘Displaced Fire Victims ‘. Please tap to donate: http://m.gofund.me/or2itw

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  • Bryan

    Please, if anyone can donate triple negative breast cancer. Spread the word. Any donations is appreciated. gofundme.com/no8dls

  • sue
  • sue

    Please help if possible g-d bless Sue

  • David Flake

    Please help my mom.Thoughts and prayers welcome.

  • Gabriel Gabremadhih

    Thank you for reading my post. I have two sons, who both have special needs. I work full- time, I am looking at beginning my own Jewelry/Accessories online company. I want my kids to be more entitled to more time with their mother and have that constant one on one attention they need. If everyone, can chip in $5.00, that would help me out tremendously, thank you for your help and generosity.

  • holly

    I am a single mother of 3. When we were kicked out of our home my abusive ex kept everything we owned including the kids clothes and leaving me with a massive debt he accumulated in my name.He is abusive manipulative and controlling and currently making threats on mine and my children’s lives we do not feel safe And want to relocate to another town far away where we are free from his grasp but with him not allowing me to work and draining every dollar I had saved we are stuck and need help this is my desperate plea as we have no where else to turn gofundme.com/ow22tw

  • Sean Lathrup

    If you could please share it would be much appreciated gofund.me/oxvd9g god is good , just have to have faith

  • Qoaa

    I don’t have many friends on Facebook but I would greatly appreciate a share on Facebook if you feel this story is worth it.


    Thank you very much if you consider sharing.

  • Dajah Young

    Well I guess this is worth a shot, I’m trying everything because my mother really needs it gofundme.com/myrelief

  • Ari

    Please help me get to Africa to volunteer!!

  • Jasmine Bridgette

    I need help to finish my prerequisite courses in order to apply to Occupational Therapy school. I would really appreciate the donations. If you’re not able to donate then I hope you will share this on Facebook, Twitter, etc.

  • jaime

    I became friends with this lady who worked at Supercuts next to my work (Walgreens)- she was genuinely the sweetest lady ever! But one day she had a dangerous seizure which caused her to be rushed to the hospital where they did a CAT scan and found a huge tumor in her brain. While dealing with this news, she also went blind (as a result of her diabetes). She had brain surgery to remove the tumor, which left her motor skills impaired and her ability to talk very limited. (She has trouble saying words, getting full sentences out). I couldn’t believe that in less than a year, this incredibly vivacious lady was struck down over and over and over. Yet, not once did she ever complain! Unfortunately, the tumor came back and tripled in size. The doctor says that can try to operate but that it just delaying the inevitable- she will die. When asked what she wanted to do her response was, “I just don’t want to be a burden”…that broke my heart! She always thinks of others before herself, even at a time when she should allowed to be selfish! They are so humble and wouldn’t ask for help, so I took it upon myself to start a gofundme campaign for her. It’s up to her how to spend the money, whether it be paying medical bills, or especially, doing something she’s always wanted to do before she died. I’m stuck right now because it seems the donations have stalled, and only $275 raised. It breaks my heart because she deserves better- before she dies.

  • Geramy alexander

    Always tough when donations go to those who arent in serious need of it. Posted mine below. Anything is so greatly apprecited.


  • Jo

    Could I trouble you lovely people for a view or a share please. Many thanks in advance


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  • N 8

    Life is hard, but we should be able to help out when we can. It should not matter if you already know personally the ones we help, do you feel that way when you see someone fall in front of you ? I always reach out a helping hand. I hope my karma will show up now that I need to share my daughters story. http://t.co/zqOHfUb7fl

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  • James Hamblin

    Help a victim of child abuse go to http://www.gofundme.com/pe3h70. Please like and share

  • Jasmine

    Its so heartbreaking how people with materialistic reasons get thousands of dollars donated but people with medical reasons struggle to raise a single dollar. I would have never made a Go Fund Me account if it wasnt for my mother really needing the surgery. Its all for my mother… Please help me help my mom http://www.gofundme.com/or5vs4

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  • I can understand many not getting help, if it’s not as serious as some are… but pain is serious. I wish everyone the most success, if experiencing pain. Dee’s pain is real. http://www.gofundme.com/painrelieffordee It’s been very hard for her, and it is scary for her to pursue tedious surgery that could paralyze her permanently. heartfelt….

  • Coach BJ

    Please support my student-athletes http://www.gofundme.com/evfootball

  • jackie
  • Warriors BCCC

    Donate to the 10u Warriors Baseball Club!


  • I am currently trying to raise money on gofundme with no success. I think there should be more ways to get stories out besides the way they have it. I have no family and thought i had friends but am not getting any help. I am asking anyone who is reading now if you could please help in anyway it would be greatly appreciated. Our story is at gofund.me/ohv1k0 and we need help. There has to be people out there that want to help a good cause and for people who actually need it. Please check out our story and help in anyway you can. Thank you for reading. Please Help!!

  • William Prochazka

    I’ve found it hard to raise money, yet I see tons of pages that are asking for silly things like they want to travel the world or buy designer shoes and they have thousands in their account. Mine is listed here , I don’t have a huge social network and my facebook friends list is small. I have offered rewards to people who donate and have tried various places to post , I also have found a lot of other sites do not allow fundraisers to be posted.I spend my free time helping others but I noticed when I ask for a donation, even 5 bucks, friends and social network friends are all struggling to pay their bills, yet their next post online is “Look at this 350 dollar purse I bought” It makes me sad in a lot of ways. While I don’t expect people to donate, I will and have given my last 5 bucks to fundraisers and people in need, so it does my heart a little damage when I see people shy away or make negative comments about me asking for donations. As if I am a lazy person. I work 85 hours a week. People tend to judge before reading the story too.

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  • Breanna

    I’ve donated to countless places. My GoFund isn’t much have a medical problem. It’s just to help me raise money for A Surprise Honeymoon For My Airman. http://www.gofundme.com/pki9ec

  • Eric Bliven

    My family and I have been trying to start a fund to purchase reliable transportation for our family of six. I have shared our story on Facebook and Twitter and after almost five days have had no luck at all. Please read our story and donate if you can. Anything helps. gofundme.com/p6vlxk

  • bruce

    Trying to get a little relief for our Family pet Abby, she went in to get Spayed and developed serious complications including Blood Transfusion any help would be greatly appreciated on her bills you can read more about her .the go fund me link is http://www.gofundme.com/pf3t84 thanks

  • Violette

    please share my link: http://www.gofundme.com/pnn5eg

    single moms stay strong!

  • Kayla Peairs


    please help by sharing 🙂

  • Karlie Stoddard

    Furthering my education during the summer from the help and kindness of others. Thank you with much appreciation for sharing in my goals and dreams. PLEASE DONATE…. MY PAGE: http://www.gofundme.com/m18tn8

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  • Genn Mistkowski

    I think that GoFundMe is something that can grow, but asking for help can be discouraging especially during stressful situations. My husband is desperately fighting for his daughter’s rights at the moment with hopes that he can get her to a safer and nurturing environment where she can freely enjoy both parents, rather than be forcibly kept from her dad and in a dirty, neglected place at home with her mother. There are so many I have helped and I can say just keep it up everyone out there who has a good cause and never lose faith or drive. It can be an uphill battle, lord knows it, but all it takes is one good person or a handful to spread the word and help win the battle.


  • Simplo

    Please help us sent Rodrigue Corpse to his family.
    Rodrigue legally came the US in 2013. He was the only provider to his family back in Africa. Now his is dead. We are a group of friends trying to raise money to send his corpse back to his family. Rodrigue has no other family member here in the US. Please any amount will help. Thank you in advance for your contribution.

  • Jessica

    I finally decided to swallow my pride and try Go Fund Me. I really hope it helps to raise funds to help pay for my son’s surgery and hospital stays.


  • Hut

    I have a sad story and medical bills I need to take care of but who knows if that will happen especially if some guy is getting 20k for potato salad and another guy is getting 5k for a bachelor party for a guy he doesn’t know…ffs

  • Dre Is Ill

    Omg, it is sooooo sad that people with frivolous campaigns make THOUSANDS, and i cant raise more than $20 on these fund me sites…i have dedicated my own resources and services, which have been popular, but the funding sites arent working! Leads me to believe that people dont care about others anymore, its all only about entertainment….anyways, if you are so inclined, i am trying to raise money for a lady and her family needing desperate help…. https://fundanything.com/en/campaigns/the-lady-at-the-bus-stop?col=-54565

  • Jessica Ruiz

    Thank you for the tips. I’m also trying to find a way to spread the word. I’m a single mother of four kids. My income was pretty amazing last year however with that comes the irs payback responsibility. My goal was to purchase my first home this year. But since I get no refund this year I don’t have the means for down payment and closing costs. My lease is ending soon and any help