• That GoFundMe to build a border wall is issuing $20 million in refunds

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A Trump-inspired GoFundMe campaign that raised $20 million to ostensibly to build a wall on the southern U.S. border will refund every cent. Run by Brian Kolfage, a veteran with a track record of questionable business practices , the project defied all logistical considerations with its proposal for a “simple and straightforward” plan to build the wall. That didn't stop the fund from attracting the attention of 337,559 donors at the time of writing.
    Surprising perhaps no one beyond its donors, the campaign collided with reality, with Kolfage coming to the realization that “the federal...
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  • GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Fund the Wall' campaign

    GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Fund the Wall' campaign

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    The GoFundMe campaign that was raising money to build a wall along the US-Mexico border did not meet its $1 billion goal, meaning the platform will begin refunding donors.
    On Friday, Brian Kolfage, who created the fundraiser, updated its GoFundMe page to urge donors to redirect their money to a new "501(4) non-profit Florida Corporation named 'We Build the Wall, Inc.'"
    The campaign, created in December, had raised $20 million.
    The GoFundMe campaign that aimed to raise $1 billion for the border wall is shutting down, and the $20 million raised will be refunded to donors.
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  • GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Build the Wall' fundraiser

    GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Build the Wall' fundraiser

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    The GoFundMe campaign that was raising money to build a wall between the US-Mexico border did not meet its $1 billion goal, which means the platform will begin issuing refunds to donors.
    On Friday, Brian Kolfage, who created the fundraiser, updated the campaign's GoFundMe page, urging donors to redirect their donations to a new 501(4) non-profit Florida Corporation named “We Build the Wall, Inc.”
    The campaign, created in December of last year, had raised $20 million.
    The GoFundMe campaign that aimed to raise $1 billion for the border wall is shutting down, and the $20 million raised will...
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