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August 26, 2014
The Ultimate Act of Friendship
Jimmie will get a new kidney, thanks to his friend.
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$40,386
Details 306 donors in 7 days Location New York, NY
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#icebucketchallenge
The Oskeys are raising money for ALS research.
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$7,018
Details 88 donors in 9 days Location Tulsa, OK
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Heal Bear's Leg
Young dog needs surgery in order to play again.
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$5,750
Details 156 donors in 3 days Location Regina, SK
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A Wild Adventure
Researcher hopes to attend photography workshop.
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$2,000
Details 27 donors in 7 days Location Burlington, VT
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Providing Opportunities
New teacher wants the best resources for her class.
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$1,180
Details 14 donors in 10 days Location Dallas, TX
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Dog reunited with owner years after being stolen
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Dog finds her way home eight years later
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Teachers get creative for funding school supplies
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8-year-old raises money for retired army veteran
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College students crowdfunding tuition
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Couples crowdfunding fertility treatment costs
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Sherwood Forest crowdfunds new street lights
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August 19, 2014
Family Staying Strong
Mother suffering from rare neurological disease.
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$39,458
Details 501 donors in 4 days Location Baton Rouge, LA
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Unexpected Reunion
Dog and owner happily reunited after 8 years apart.
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$5,395
Details 125 donors in 5 days Location Phoenix, AZ
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Vacation for Coach St. Clair
Beloved coach facing cancer hopes for family time.
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$13,527
Details 203 donors in 10 days Location Hannibal, MO
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Adam's Furry Friend
Young boy hopes to get diabetic alert dog.
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$15,340
Details 254 donors in 11 days Location Trenton, NJ
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Overcoming Obstacles
Low-income school soccer team can now get gear.
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$10,135
Details 68 donors in 2 months Location Cincinnati, OH
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English Bulldog returned to her overjoyed owner
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Woman reunited with dog after she was stolen
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Coach raises money for soccer team's gear
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Graham Nash donation helps woman get dog
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Cyclist struck at Fiesta Island in critical condition
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Family creates challenge to help daughter
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Boy raises money for bulletproof vest plates
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Arthur, 94, Market Basket bagger, gets $7,000
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Bucks County boy raising money for alert dog
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11-Year-Old Inventor Scores $33K

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August 12, 2014
Incredible Invention
Kylie designed an IV backpack for kids with cancer.
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$33,186
Details 803 donors in 19 days Location Naugatuck, CT
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Save the Philadelphia Irish Center
Cultural center needs help to stay open.
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$24,300
Details 176 donors in 3 months Location Broomall, PA
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Dog Lovers to the Rescue!
Las Vegas dog rescue saved from closure.
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$6,477
Details 137 donors in 11 days Location Las Vegas, NV
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Support for 94-Year-Old Worker
Employee's hours cut due to protest setbacks.
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$7,142
Details 247 donors in 3 days Location Medway, MA
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Winning Wilbur
Student hopes to win pig in raffle, saving his life.
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$1,281
Details 49 donors in 2 days Location Athens, GA
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Tween cancer survivor invents 'Chemo Backpack'
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Girl creates IV backpack for kids getting chemo
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Crowdfunding funerals: What you need to know
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Students turn to crowdfunding to pay tuition
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Market Basket workers get $200 each
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Students asking strangers to pay tuition fees
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Communities rally to support accident victims
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August 5, 2014
First Responder Needs Help
Firefighter recovering after falling 25 feet.
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$33,835
Details 302 donors in 1 day Location Taunton, MA
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Gemma's New Knees
Beloved family dog urgently needs surgery.
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$6,825
Details 127 donors in 26 days Location Sylmar, CA
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Lend Him Your Ears
Honor roll student needs new hearing aids.
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$7,410
Details 206 donors in 18 days Location Gloucester City, NJ
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Sammie's Seizure Dog
Toddler's family hopes to get a medical alert dog.
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$12,585
Details 163 donors in 7 days Location Mount Airy, NC
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Centuries-Old Tavern Needs Saving
Preservation group wants to buy historic tavern.
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$17,491
Details 116 donors in 28 days Location Madison, OH
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Theater must lose a little charm to stay open
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Crowdfunding to pay vet bills
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Business saved by strangers after theft
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More students use crowdfunding to pay for college
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College students turn to GoFundMe
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Social media support for fallen officer
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GoFundMe money delivered to Patrick family
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Paying for college with GoFundMe
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Town rallies for teen with inoperable brain tumor
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July 30, 2014
6-Year-Old's Recovery Inspires Many
On his birthday, over 100K birthday cards were sent.
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$32,535
Details 565 donors in 8 months Location Foxboro, MA
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Neighbors Help Local Icon
Local favorite needs home after foreclosure.
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$15,470
Details 363 donors in 8 days Location Key West, FL
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Local Organizations Save Shelter Pets
Volunteers transport 400 dogs to safety.
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$30,729
Details 457 donors in 3 months Location Los Angeles, CA
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Tumor Patient's Disney Wish
Mother granted family trip before tumor treatment.
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$21,805
Details 332 donors in 5 days Location Loveland, OH
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6-year-old gets birthday cards from strangers
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100,000 birthday cards sent to little boy with cancer
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Bakersfield husband injured in zipline accident
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Crowdfunding helps family give son treatment
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Mom turns to crowdfunding for daughter's surgeries
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Family needs service dog for son with severe autism
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Donations for ‘Hero Dog’ Reach $19K

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July 22, 2014
Heroic Dog Saves the Day
Yorkie injured while stopping violent dog attack.
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$19,730
Details 696 donors in 6 days Location Dickinson, TX
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8-Year-Old Gives Back
Jacen wants better protection for police officers.
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$12,620
Details 200 donors in 7 days Location Indianapolis, IN
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Young Family Loses Everything
Family of four lost home to the Washington fires.
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$10,955
Details 134 donors in 4 days Location Snohomish, WA
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Paws for Jack
Boy needs service dog to help with his autism.
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$13,000
Details 195 donors in 6 days Location Leechburg, PA
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Caring for Kelsey
Young jogger recovering after being struck by car.
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$14,612
Details 369 donors in 5 days Location Des Moines, IA
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Yorkie paralyzed after saving boy’s life
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Boy raises $11,000 to protect police officers
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Social charity may be boosting our generosity
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Community rallies around widowed mother
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Couple uses GoFundMe for fertility treatments
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Student fundraises college costs
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Man uses GoFundMe to pay for funeral
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Group raising money for Fredericksburg family
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July 15, 2014
He's Got It!
Kayden is learning to walk with his new prosthetics.
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$63,111
Details 1,577 donors in 4 months Location Englewood, NJ
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Cassie's Staying Strong
Student determined to graduate, despite hardships.
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$46,891
Details 1,071 donors in 8 days Location Grayslake, IL
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Camilo's Happy Heart
Baby Camilo is thriving after his 3rd heart surgery.
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$8,655
Details 200 donors in 5 months Location Riverside, CA
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My Best Friend's Wedding Wig
Melissa won't let Carol's hair loss ruin her big day.
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$2,280
Details 42 donors in 5 days Location Denver, CO
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Determined to Succeed
Hard-working student needs help staying in school.
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$4,315
Details 107 donors in 3 days Location Easley, SC
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Family of toddler-amputee raises $50,000
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Student raises $25K in 24 hours for tuition
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Thousands help university student pay for college
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Wife of Orlando children's musician battling cancer
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Bay Area mom receives support after aneurysm
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School Saved from Certain Doom

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July 8, 2014
Thousands Raised for Beloved School
90-year-old New Jersey high school will stay open.
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$342,401
Details 676 donors in 27 days Location Montclair, NJ
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Furry Friend for Everett
Family hopes to get service dog for disabled son.
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$10,880
Details 147 donors in 1 month Location Madison, AL
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Making a Splash for Coach Reilly
Swim team sends coach to brother's wedding.
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$2,125
Details 37 donors in 9 days Location New Market, MD
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Save the Austin Zoo
Zoo recovering after thousands stolen in burglary.
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$7,790
Details 132 donors in 2 days Location Austin, TX
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Tiny Olympians
Young athletes head to National Junior Olympics.
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$3,212
Details 48 donors in 6 days Location Riverview, FL
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Catholic school fights to keep doors open
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4-year-old boy thanks community for donations
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Community helps zoo recover following burglary
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Denver locals raise $4 million on GoFundMe
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Couple turns to crowdfunding to pay for wedding
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Crowdfunding wedding costs is a growing trend
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Town helps coach who lost home to mudslide
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$92K Home Makeover Dream Come True

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July 1, 2014
The Gift of Independence
Thousands help make home more accessible.
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$92,782
Details 1,821 donors in 5 days Location Torrance, CA
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Teddy Goalsevelt
Funds raised to keep #1 USA soccer fan in Brazil.
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$5,648
Details 105 donors in 5 days Location Chicago, IL
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Family Pulling Together
Dad diagnosed with lymphoma on Father's Day.
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$74,935
Details 618 donors in 3 days Location Seattle, WA
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Going for the Gold
Hardworking athlete hopes to stay in college.
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$5,375
Details 86 donors in 11 days Location Lynn, MA
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Bring Back the Pipes
Elderly Brooklyn musician had his bagpipes stolen.
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$1,768
Details 135 donors in 2 days Location Brooklyn, NY
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Campaign helps man gain independence
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Fans try to keep ‘Teddy Goalsevelt’ in Brazil
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Millions raised in Jacksonville via GoFundMe
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Couple using GoFundMe for adoption costs
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Internet helps couple realize baby dreams
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Couples turn to crowdfunding for wedding help
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Houston couple raising money to start a family
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Video Helps Young Dad Fight Cancer

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June 24, 2014
Not Giving Up Without a Fight
Father of five bravely battling brain cancer.
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$9,630
Details 94 donors in 1 day Location Mishawaka, IN
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A Better Life for McKenzie
Unique treatment improving girl's disabilities.
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$67,980
Details 1,605 donors in 5 months Location Dallas, GA
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Making the Family Whole
Couple turning to IVF for the chance at a baby.
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$5,860
Details 39 donors in 4 days Location Alhambra, CA
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Through Thick and Thin
Family making adjustments as Dad fights cancer.
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$27,474
Details 121 donors in 2 days Location Montclair, NJ
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Banding Together for Birch
4-year-old golden retriever combatting lymphoma.
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$2,835
Details 48 donors in 2 days Location Grand Forks, ND
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Dad dances with wheelchair-bound daughter
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Teen rallies community for friend's paralyzed dad
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Couples crowdfunding fertility treatment costs
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Family needs wheelchair accessible van for child
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Surgeon offers to help young dog attack survivor
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