Young Vancouver Boy Collecting PJ’s For Kids in Need

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There is almost no better feeling than slipping into your pajamas, preparing cookies and milk while anxiously waiting for Santa’s arrival. However, every Christmas, there are thousands of kids that just aren’t privileged enough to experience the joys of Christmas or even the warmth of a new set of pyjamas. In 2010, Todd Shelly wanted to teach his son the …

Vancouver Couple Sacrifices Vacation to Help Relief Efforts in Philippines

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on Nov 8th, 2013 the strongest tropical Typhoon (Haiyan) ever recorded struck and completely destroyed parts of the Philippines. All that remained after the storm was rubble, the burden of rebuilding and the surviving victims. Secluded areas such as the Calamian Islands of northern Palawan (Coron) are hit especially hard as they are separated from the mainland and help will …

Sponsored Perks: $10 Donation for $10 Gift Card – New Crowdfunding Trend?

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Conventional wisdom suggests that a campaign can only offer perks if it is a business and has a tangible product such as a watch, a bag, a piece of art. However, more and more campaigns are offering perks in different ways such as thank you notes and custom t-shirt. Now, with the launch of The CrowdFunder Show and their sponsored …

Aprons for Gloves: Give to the Community and the Community Gives Back – A FundRazr Journey

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People always asked us: “How many people can participate in a FundRazr campaign?” Well, the answer is simple; the more the better. This blog post will showcase how one of our most successful campaigns – Apron for Gloves – involved its community and truly embraced the idea of crowdfunding. Who is Aprons for Gloves? Aprons For Gloves Boxing Association is …

FundRazr Success: Help the Northwestern High School Choir go to South Africa!

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The Northwestern High School Choir was selected to participate in the “ihlombe South African Choral Festival,” a prestigious invitation-only event taking place from July 10-20, 2013. They needed to raise $100,000 to send our choir to this illustrious event. So they started a FundRazr. In the past week they raised nearly $10,000! So we asked them how they did it. …

A FundRazr Success Story: Aprons for Gloves

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FundRazr strives to build a community of giving. Aprons For Gloves, a service industry non-profit organization, helped make a difference in FundRazr’s home community of Vancouver. Their efforts have led to a nomination for Best Social Media Campaign at the Vancouver Social Media Awards. In July of 2012, Aprons For Gloves hosted the Restaurant Rumble, a charity boxing event to …

FundRazr Campaign Success: Alex’s Army

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FundRazr believes in helping people build a community of giving. Well this FundRazr campaign was able to do just that. This is a touching story of how a family was able to use FundRazr to help Alex, a 4 year old with Neuroblastoma. Alex’s Army FundRazr Success Story by Maya McGuckian It has been my honor and privilege to set …

Melanie Brockmeier’s FundRazr raised $41k – Q & A – Facebook Chat Recap

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On Wednesday November 20, 2012, we hosted our second Live Facebook Chat with our Coaches Laura, Becky, and Lauren and a special guest – Melanie Brockmeier. Melanie’s FundRazr campaign – Leon Brockmeier Memorial Fund – has raised close to $42,000 to honour her deceased husband’s memory. We asked her to join our chat to provide her insight on how to …