Author: Breanna DiGiammarino

Indiegogo Life Launches Medical Fundraising Page

Though the uninsured rate among US adults has dropped more than 4 percentage points since passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are still plenty of costs that patients and their communities face when pursuing health.  At our free site for personal fundraising, Indiegogo Life, medical fundraising is one of our most common categories. We … read more

Fundraising for Hadlie

When doctors determined that Hadlie, a three-year-old suffering from a highly aggressive and rare brain tumor only had a few months left to live, her parents launched an Indiegogo Life fundraiser to raise enough money to check off everything on the little girl’s bucket list before it was too late. The world came together to raise … read more

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How Personal Fundraisers are Raising Millions for Nepal Relief Efforts

Nonprofit organizations are reporting faster, more effective responses to Nepal than any other recent disaster. On Indiegogo Life, donors from over 100 countries have already raised over $2.3 million collectively for relief efforts – that is double the initial commitment from the American Red Cross and a new record for the crowdfunding platform. This milestone … read more

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20,000 People Join Forces to Support Nepal

In 2008, Slava Rubin co-founded Indiegogo to rally his community in supporting multiple myeloma research, the rare form of cancer that his father faced when Slava was young.  Over the past seven years since then, the number of people raising funds for the causes that matter most to them has grown exponentially on Indiegogo, and … read more

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The ABCs to Raising Money for Medical Expenses

Mila Marie Villanova was two-years-old when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and started chemotherapy treatment. Her parents were heartbroken. Mila’s mother took leave from work to care for her daughter and, while they had medical insurance, the family needed help covering out-of-pocket expenses and the accumulation of medical-related costs. More than 150 … read more

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