Tag: Syrian refugees

Humans of New York Smashes Goal to Raise $750,000 for Syrian Refugees

On Christmas Eve, Humans of New York blogger Brandon Stanton shared a very real opportunity to help Syrian refugees. And 18,000 of you decided to take him up on it. Stanton launched a Generosity fundraiser asking for donations to 13 Syrian families – they’d fled the war and now needed support as they settled into new jobs, … read more

In the World This Week: Pinball Wizards & A Nation for the Nationless

In case you haven’t heard yet, we have a huge announcement regarding Indiegogo Life coming up soon. Keep your eyes peeled for something truly amazing! But, as usual, there was plenty of other buzz around great Indiegogo campaigns in the world this week. Tech News Because I clearly don’t have immune system that is equipped … read more

In the World This Week: Crowdfunding Video Games & Honoring Communities

We already know how good we have it with Michele Husak as our new Head of Communications, but her husband has a pretty sweet deal too. He gets an awesome wife AND a social media guru? Lucky. We’re also pretty lucky to have Slava Rubin as our CEO – the proverbial godfather of crowdfunding and voice of … 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