Year in Help 2023

Look what help can do

Year in Help film

This year, the GoFundMe community donated once every second. Here’s a look at the difference you made together.

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Victoriatoria Y.
Hang in there, Yu and Me Books!
New York, NY   •   July 6

When fires damaged Yu & Me Books, 6.8k people helped them reopen.

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94k+ fundraisers were started for businesses on GoFundMe this year
Cincinnati, OH   •   April 6

When Vernon offered free haircuts to children with disabilities, donations poured in to help him keep going.

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Kirkwood, MO   •   February 23

When Delayne gave her dad her kidney, donors helped them pay off medical bills.

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$106 million raised for natural disaster relief in 2023

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Eimear M.
Thoughts and love for the people and animals of Maui
Maui, HI   •   August 8

When fires spread in Maui, people from 100+ countries showed up to help.

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Our charity partner, GoFundMe.org, started delivering cash grants to people in Maui within 30 hours
Emilia Romagna, Italy   •   May 16

When floods rose in Italy, donors raised €2.8M to support relief efforts.

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Al Haouz, Morocco   •   September 8

When an earthquake struck Morocco, 78k+ people supported relief efforts.

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GoFundMe.org granted $13.5M+ to individuals and nonprofits in FY 2023

Your help around the world

Most generous states

Number of donations per capita

  1. Vermont
  2. Maine
  3. Massachusetts
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Hawaii
  7. Connecticut
  8. Washington
  9. Oregon
  10. New York

Most generous cities

Number of donations per capita, population >50,000

  1. Spring, TX
  2. Marietta, GA
  3. Silver Spring, MD
  4. Miami, FL
  5. Sarasota, FL
  6. Alpharetta, GA
  7. Minneapolis, MN
  8. Olympia, WA
  9. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  10. Atlanta, GA

Most generous communities

Number of donations per capita, population >50,000

  1. Victoriatoria, BC
  2. North Vancouver, BC
  3. Vancouver, BC
  4. Prince George, BC
  5. Kelowna, BC
  6. Nanaimo, BC
  7. New Westminster, BC
  8. Brampton, ON
  9. Maple Ridge, BC
  10. Thunder Bay, ON

Most generous cities

Number of donations per capita, population >50,000

  1. Manchester
  2. Liverpool
  3. Lisburn
  4. Brighton and Hove
  5. Saint Albans
  6. Derry/Londonderry
  7. Portsmouth
  8. Salford
  9. Bristol
  10. Cardiff