Success Stories

Over $5 billion raised for inspiring campaigns by incredible people.

Walt & Naima's Winter Shelter Wish

7-year-old Walt and his little sister Naima started a GoFundMe to support a local nonprofit that helps homeless people and low-income neighbors during the holiday season. When the word spread, they quickly raised over $10k.

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Nathan's New Chair

Nathan has quadriplegia and uses a custom wheelchair to move about comfortably. When his wheelchair was stolen from a Boise State football game, the community rallied around Nathan and his family and raised over $20k for his new chair.

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Support Rancho Relaxo's Expansion

Caitlin Cimini is the founder of Rancho Relaxo, an animal rescue farm that has saved over 300 animals from abuse, neglect, or slaughter. She started a campaign to expand Rancho Relaxo's rescue operation into a neighboring property and was named a GoFundMe Hero.

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From Compton 2 Harvard

E-Jayy overcame life's obstacles and made it into Harvard. Donors from around the U.S. supported his dreams and helped him with the many education-related expenses he couldn't otherwise afford.

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Collettey's Cookies

After not being able to find a job, 26-year-old Collette started her own baking business and it's taking off faster than she ever imagined. She really “kneaded” some dough to keep up with all the orders, so she set up a GoFundMe to help.

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A Better Home for Danny

Jamie Jenkins is a foster mom for children with disabilities. To date, she has adopted four kids and feels fortunate that she can provide them with everything they need. So when Jamie heard about another adoptive mom struggling to get by, she decided to pay it forward and started a GoFundMe.

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We rise by lifting others

When the wind blew away Yesenia's tax refund check, she thought all hope was lost. But that night a man named Sergio showed up on her doorstep with her check in hand. When Yesenia learned Sergio was struggling financially, she started a GoFundMe to thank him for his kindness.

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Cookies 4 Mila

Two years ago, Dana met Mila in speech therapy. They became fast friends and worked hard to beat their stutters. Dana's got better, but Mila's didn't. It got worse. Something was wrong. So Dana decided to take action and raised over $50k for her friend's treatment.

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Copeland Family Nice Tragedy Fund

The Copeland family lost a father and a son in the tragic attacks on Bastille Day in Nice, France. Thousands of donors gave to support the heartbroken family, and over $98k has been raised in their time of need.

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