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Teen Who Asked To Carry Groceries In Exchange For Food Gets Good Karma In Return

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.26.2016 | Good News

A GoFundMe page inspired by a viral Facebook post raised over $72,000 for a teen in need. Matt White, 30, was in the produce section of a Kroger in Me...

Donors Giving To Orlando Victims’ Fund At A Record Rate

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 06.14.2016 | Impact

Updated: June 14, 2016. A GoFundMe initiative to raise money for the victims and families of the mass shooting at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, ...

This 104-Year-Old Needs Your Help To Spend Her Last Days At Home

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty

Meet Audrey Roberts. At 104, she just wants to live out the rest of her life peacefully in the comfort of her own home. But due to the high cost of ...

The God-Abusers and Adoption

Frank Ligtvoet | Posted 05.23.2016 | Religion
Frank Ligtvoet

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain To be honest: I don't know God. And I don't know what He, if He is out there, wants from Ame...

How To Help Teachers Forced To Buy Supplies With Their Own Money

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact

Amid school budget cuts and slim resources nationwide, it's no secret many teachers are forced to pay out-of-pocket for classroom supplies. But this w...

Man Teaches Homeless Woman To Read Over Lunch Every Week

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.04.2016 | Good News

One Florida man has proven he has stacks on stacks of compassion. Greg Smith recently shared a story on Facebook about having lunch with Amy Joe, a ho...

Please Help! Disabled Mom In Wheelchair Needs Help To Move

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

My name is Trisha Sprayberry from Aloha, Oregon. I am, a writer and an advocate for disability equality previously featured here in The Huffington Pos...

Help Us Bring a Hero Home

Leon Logothetis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Leon Logothetis

Less than a year ago I embarked on a life-changing trip across the U.S. with one goal in mind: creating a positive impact with random acts of kindness. Usually during these types of adventures I have relied on the kindness of others, but this time would be different. I would be the one trying to give back.

Friends, Strangers Raise $123,000 For Family Of Man Killed In ‘Religiously Prejudiced’ Attack

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.28.2016 | World

Thousands of people from around the world have united to raise more than £86,200 (or around $123,007) in a matter of days for the grieving family of ...

After His Dog Died, Lonely Man With No Friends Gets Tons Of Internet Love

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 03.21.2016 | Good News

This will make anyone’s tail wag. An 81-year-old man, who tragically lost his 14-year-old pup, got a whole lot of love from the Internet -- all than...

Cannabis Treatment Fundraiser Set Up For 'Mob Wives' Star Big Ang

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment

"Mob Wives" star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola is battling stage 4 brain and lung cancer and her current treatment is reportedly not working. Raiola's sist...

GoFundMe Will Donate Extra $10,000 To Largest Fundraiser For Flint

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact

Update: The campaigns raised a total of $405,000 for Flint residents by the contest's closing date of February 2. The contest winner was Flint residen...

Lotto Loser's 'Powerball Reimbursement Fund' Raises $800 On GoFundMe

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.17.2016 | Weird News

A GoFundMe account set up for a woman who claimed to have blown her entire savings on Powerball tickets has been shut down -- despite raising more tha...

Internet Raises $110,000 To Help Evicted Vet Get His Home Back

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 12.07.2015 | Good News

This man will be home for Christmas -- and not only in his dreams. After World War II veteran Johnnie Hodges Sr. was evicted from his Buffalo, New Yo...

This Guy Is Trying to Save Matt Damon From A Life On Mars

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Is "The Martian" based on a true story? Is Matt Damon stuck on Mars? There are people out there who seem to think so. On Friday, a GoFundMe page crop...

Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 To Baby Diagnosed With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

When it comes to helping out her fans, Taylor Swift lends a hand like no other. Whether donating money to help pay off student loans or just giving so...

GoFundMe Unwilling To Help Break Up Ciara And Russell Wilson

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 09.22.2015 | Sports

The Seattle Seahawks are 0-2 and fans are starting to freak out, so much so that someone set up a GoFundMe account to try to get star quarterback Russ...

Oddest Fund-Raising Campaigns

MoneyTips | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weird News
MoneyTips

Here are just a few of the many interesting crowdfunding campaigns, ranging from the tasteless to the worthless to the just plain strange.

The Messenger

Tracy DeMarzo-Shapiro | Posted 08.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy DeMarzo-Shapiro

In February of 2009 I moved to Los Angeles from New York -- a move prompted by love, work and, of course, the Californian promise of great weather. I ...

Texas Community Raises Funds To Give A Homeless Man A Proper Funeral

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.25.2015 | Impact

Two women in Texas have launched a fundraising campaign so that a homeless man might get a proper funeral. When Duc Van Tran disappeared from his ...

Why I Taught My 4-Year-Old the F-Word

Brooke Edwards | Posted 06.16.2016 | Parents
Brooke Edwards

We've always been straightforward about language in our house. Words are neither "good" nor "bad," but some words are for Grownups Only. Somehow this has worked, and we are extremely lucky Sadie doesn't swear like a sailor. Jury is still out on Polly.

Feds Crack Down On Crowdfunding Projects That Don't Follow Through

Associated Press | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 06.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don'...

Internet Rallies To Replace Paralympic Hopeful's Stolen Running Blades

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News

The Internet has helped a young runner turn a setback into a victory lap. Paralympic hopeful Paul Peterson was dismayed when three of his prosthet...

Adam Smith vs. Ayn Rand

David Morris | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
David Morris

Even with Medicare and Medicaid, tens of millions of Americans lack access to adequate medical care. Many millions have been plunged into bankruptcy because of medical expenses. Obamacare was established to deal with these stark facts. The case of Luis Lang demonstrates that Obamacare is only a step in the right direction.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Rain Pryor Has Her (Own) Story To Tell

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 05.30.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Rain Pryor is used to being introduced as the "daughter of Richard Pryor." But nearly ten years after the legendary comedian's death, Rain shares that...