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Crowdfunding

(Photo courtesy of God Loves Gay Billboard Project)

Group Launches ‘God Loves Gays’ Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist Church

The mysterious comedian behind the “God” Facebook Page is using his divine power to create a billboard campaign that advocates for LGBT rights in and around Topeka, Kansas — the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.

08/19/2014

(GoFundMe)

Crowdfunding Effort Dries Up For San Jose Airport Stowaway

In February, a GoFundMe campaign was kicked off to legally buy Marilyn Jean Hartman a ticket to Hawaii after she made at least three attempts to get on a plane leaving San Francisco International. Since then 50 people chipped in.

08/07/2014

San Francisco Helps Miles' Wish To Be A Superhero Come True

Batkid Movie Arrives At San Diego Comic-Con

A discussion on Miles Scott’s documentary was featured at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con…

07/27/2014

(Gofundme.com/RoyalesDream)

SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer School

A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.

07/14/2014

Potato Salad (credit: Chow.com)

Ohio Man’s Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Grows Over $50,000

Zack “Danger” Brown crowdfunded over $50K just to make potato salad…

07/08/2014

(L-R) Alice@97.3's Jayn & Sarah (credit: Alice@97.3)

Top 15 Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Words like “selfie,” “turducken” & “hashtag” have officially entered American vernacular…

05/19/2014

United Airlines Proposed to Use Corporate Jets

Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With Crowdfunding

When you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren’t the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot’s license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.

04/25/2014

Champagne Toast

Bay Area Tech Set Uses Social Media Apps To Crowdfund Dream Parties

The Bay Area tech set is using social media apps and services to help pay for their dream parties this New Year Eve.

12/31/2013

Money

Crowdfunding Helping Holiday Giving Around Bay Area

You may want to do some holiday giving this year to support a local food bank, or a global charity. Or maybe you’re inspired to help a single individual fighting cancer, or an Entrepreneur trying to get an idea off the ground. All is possible with crowdfunding.

12/26/2013

Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Uses Crowdfunding To Pay For Private Guards

Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.

10/04/2013

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