Tag: Indiegogo Life

Introducing Generosity by Indiegogo

Since 2008, Indiegogo users have been spreading creativity, positivity, and—if we might be so bold—a can-do spirit that’s changing the world in ways both big and small. Even after seven years and tens of thousands of successful fundraisers, our community continues to surprise us every day with new ways of thinking, new ways of doing, … read more

In the World This Week: Crowdfunding Refugee Aid & Weight-Powered Lamps

The refugee crisis is in newspaper headlines all over the world – people are fleeing their war-torn homes, and governments have been slow to react. Tired of feeling powerless as the death toll rises and migrants are corralled in soccer stadiums, the crowd is acting. There are over 1,500 campaigns on Indiegogo to help refugees in … read more

By the Numbers: The World Unites to End Modern-Day Slavery

Syeda Ghulam Fatima risks her life daily to free laborers in Pakistan from what is essentially modern-day slavery. In rural areas where work is scarce, Pakistani men and women are forced to take loans from brick kiln owners, which they pay off with manual labor. When the labor period has ended, the workers find that … read more

Introducing Bay Area Heroes

We’re excited to introduce Bay Area Heroes, a program to honor the unsung heroes in our community. There are great people in the Bay Area doing amazing things that often don’t get the recognition they deserve, so we’re proud to partner with the Jefferson Awards Foundation to honor these individuals. And what’s more – we’re giving away $500 to five … read more

“Let’s Send Kids to Harvard” Sets The Record For Biggest Indiegogo Fundraiser

We’re excited to announce that an inspiring Indiegogo Life fundraiser, Let’s Send Kids to Harvard: Vidal Scholarship Fund, has set a new record for the most contributors ever to a single campaign! Over the last two weeks, more than 50,000 contributors from 108 different countries donated to the fundraiser started by the Humans of New York blogger, Brandon … read more