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By Wednesday, the GoFundMe had raised more than $2.5 million.

Irish people are returning a 173-year-old favor by donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to a fundraiser helping Native American tribes

Organizers raising funds for Navajo Nation and Hopi Nation said donations have flooded in from the Irish, inspired by a 1847 gift from Choctaw Nation.
Michael Shawki speaks about his struggle to afford his necessary medication on CNN.

A 37-year-old cancer survivor who lost his job during the pandemic says he’s out of medicine he needs to stay alive, and is calling the unemploy...

Michael Shawki told CNN he has struggled to afford medication since being laid off from a NYC bakery chain in March. He is awaiting his stimulus check.
Dr. Jared Burks went viral for distancing himself from his family. Then his house was destroyed by a tornado.

An Arkansas doctor stayed in his home to socially distance from his wife and child. Days after his photo went viral his house was destroyed by a torna...

He went viral for distancing from his wife and 1-year-old son. Days later, his house was destroyed by a tornado that hit Jonesboro, Arkansas.

A famous author has raised more than $60,000 to deliver restaurant takeout to emergency room workers

Best-selling author Ayelet Waldman decided to take some meals to her local ER in Oakland, California, then was inspired to continue.

1 in 3 GoFundMe campaigns that were started last week are linked to coronavirus, the platform says

CEO Tim Cadogan said the platform has seen a shocking spike in coronavirus fundraising campaigns.
Students carry boxes to their dorms at Harvard University, after the school asked its students not to return to campus after Spring Break and said it would move to virtual instruction for graduate and undergraduate classes, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., March 10, 2020.

Despite Harvard’s $49 billion endowment, displaced first-generation and low-income students have been forced to turn to GoFundMe and alumni netw...

"The sort of blanket policy that came from the university disproportionally impacted students differently," the organizer of the fundraiser said.
Quaden Bayles and his mother Yarraka.

Quaden Bayles’ family declined a fully funded trip to Disneyland, instead choosing to donate the $400,000 to charities tackling childhood bullyi...

Quaden's aunt Mundanara Bayles told NITV News the community would benefit more from the money going to organizations that "really need it."
Five lions are starving at a zoo in Sudan because staff are reportedly unable to get them enough food and medical care.

Horrifying images of starving lions in a Sudan zoo have prompted a worldwide campaign to save them

Staff at the zoo have reportedly resorted to using their own money to try and feed the lions and provide medical care.
A Target storefront; a photo posted by David Leavitt to Twitter that shows a display for an electric toothbrush with a price tag of $0.01.

A pro-Trump meme account raised $16,000 for a Target employee singled-out by a troll for not selling him a toothbrush for 1 cent

David Leavitt got dragged on Twitter after posting a photo of a Target manager named Tori who wouldn't sell him an electric toothbrush for 1 cent.
Monica Aksamit.

A fencing Olympian revealed she raised $28,000 via GoFundMe so she can afford to go to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Monica Aksamit, 29, of Morganville, New Jersey, said that the cost of training and traveling to competitions is overwhelming, especially in fencing.