Beyond just entrepreneurial and creative arts campaigns, the openness of Indiegogo’s platform empowers people to raise money for anything that they are passionate about — from community projects and health-related issues to nonprofit organizations and political causes. These are some of the moving campaigns, funding on Indiegogo right now, that highlight this diversity of Indiegogo’s global platform.
Ben’s Friends 2013 – Building Patient Support Communities
Location: Houston, Texas
After Ben Munoz experienced the trauma and isolating aftermath of brain surgery, he began a quest to create online communities for patients with rare diseases.
Location: Mansfield, United States
You may be familiar with the girls in this video — they made a deal with their dad that, if they received 1 million likes on Facebook, he would get them a puppy. They were successful and are now raising money to help more dogs like the one they rescued!
We Love Chris Suen
Location: Vancouver, Canada
After Chris nearly lost his life in a car accident, his friends in the local music and church community have rallied to help him along the road to recovery.
Grow Urban Gardens Across America
Whole Kids Foundation have teamed up with PACT and Indiegogo to help communities across America create urban gardens. The goal is to provide an additional resource for healthy eating as well as educate kids and adults on the food growing process!
The World’s Biggest Waterslide
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Women Against Gun Violence
Location: Los Angeles, California
Moved by the violence in Newtown and a victim of gun violence himself, Josh Stepakoff is running a campaign to raise money and awareness for Women Against Gun Violence (WAGV).
Let’s build the Currie Dinosaur Museum
Location: Grand Prairie, Canada
Fossils are abundant in Alberta, and they need a home! With $20 million already raised to break ground on the Currie Dinosaur Museum, the team is still in need of additional funds. For just $25, you can get your name on the wall of this jurassic park!
We’ve Got You Covered: Raising $ for Court Fees for the Naked Seven
Location: New York, New York
Parents Supporting IDF Soldiers
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Chios post fire – Getting a Van to a Man that can
Location: London, United Kingdom
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