Mother Of Four Fights Cancer

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Julie Teti is a 35-year-old registered nurse with a loving husband and four young children. She was recently diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer called Metastatic Peritoneal Mesothelioma. Because treatment options for this rare cancer are limited, she needs to explore all possibilities, both in Canada and the United States. Their goal is to raise enough money …

Music Education For The Future Generation

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Since 2005, Chinua White has created music, pixel art and character design for video game projects under the pseudonym BLK MKT. He uses a Nintendo 3DS and KORG M01d to make music for games and now needs to raise funds to make a tutorial series that will teach how to compose, arrange, record and loop music. The tutorials will be …

Internet Celebrity Crowdfunds Surgery

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Marmalade the ginger cat is an Internet Celebrity, with a following of over 63K YouTube Subscribers and 23K Facebook Followers. After x-rays showed a mass in Marmalade’s intestines, emergency surgery was needed to remove it. The mass was unfortunately cancerous and Marmalade also tested positive for FIV which is the likely cause of him becoming sick so early in life. …

Ezra’s Kicking Cancer To The Curb

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Ezra has been going through an aggressive treatment for metastatic stage 4 colon cancer, including months of recovery. He’s gone through numerous rounds of chemo, undergone a liver surgery, and is facing even more chemo. Through all of it, Ezra has maintained a tremendously positive attitude. As a self-employed carpenter jack-of-all-trades, he hasn’t been able to work, therefore savings have …

How An Artist Can Make Music With Crowdfunding

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Tucker Livingston is an award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist from Austin, Texas. After the success of his first album and traveling the world, he moved to India to study ancient South Indian Carnatic music on a stringed instrument called the Saraswati veena. These studies have had a profound effect on his personal artistry, something that Tucker plans to utilize …

Artists Meet The Muppet World!

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When fibre artists Nikki Webber and Melissa Nasby, entered a Jim Henson [creator of The Muppet’s and Sesame Street] character contest, they received an “Honourable Mention” and a place in the top 10! They knew the character they created, Nym, was special when they were personally invited to New York City to meet the Henson’s and Brian and Wendy Froud! …

Today’s Heroes Crowdfund For Their Friend In Need

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Sometimes the people who are in most need of help don’t know who to ask or can’t even bring themselves to reach out for support. That’s where good friends come in. They are a constant support and are there for you whenever you need. This is the case of Zoeann Piasecki, who’s friend suffers from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). Her …

Two Secrets: Not Your Typical Hollywood Story

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In the coming of age film Two Secrets, Janey faces a day that holds the kind of rejection that could break her spirit and her heart. But it doesn’t. This short film is the story of the beginning of her transformation and is based on a true story about the life of, 27 year old, Ali Dolan. In February 1987, …

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Family, Friends and Strangers raise money for Baby Luca!

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In May 2014 the lives of Laura Gennuso and her family were shattered when her 21 month old son Luca suffered a near drowning. Found and pulled out of the water within minutes was given CPR but had no vital signs. Luca was rushed to the local hospital where a team of doctors and nurses worked on his lifeless body …

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Case Study: How Dachshund Rescue South Florida Saves Lives

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How can non-profits get people engaged with their causes? Which strategy can be effective to show contributors that they are making a difference? We’ve interviewed the founder of one of the incredible animal rescues, Dachshund Rescue South Florida, who shared their experience with FundRazr and revealed some of the best practices on how to sustain a dialogue and build long-term …