Campaigns #2

1. Run for Reading

Crowdfunding Campaign for Schools and Education

Initial Fundraising Goal: $8,000
Money Raised: $8,290

Run for Reading is a crowdfunding campaign for the Team First Book chapter in New Hanover County, North Carolina. The campaign was able to raise enough money to provide new books to children and schools in lower income neighborhoods.

2. Dos Velas Images Saving Lives 1 Click at a Time

Crowdfunding Campaign for Pets and Animals

Initial Fundraising Goal: $10,000
Money Raised: $11,400

The Dos Velas Images Saving Lives 1 Click at a Time crowdfunding campaign was created by Kelly Vela, a professional photographer who takes pictures of animals in shelters for free. The pictures she takes give animals a better chance at getting adopted.

The piece that makes this campaign stand out is the engaging thank-you video posted to the campaign page after reaching $10,000.

3. Stephanie’s Enduring Success Against Cancer

Crowdfunding Campaign for Medical and Health Expenses

Initial Fundraising Goal: $5,000
Money Raised: $5,465

After Stephanie was diagnosed with cancer, the Stephanie’s Enduring Success Against Cancercampaign was created to help fund her treatment and surgery expenses.

The campaign creator uses crowdfunding updates to thank supporters and keep them informed on Stephanie’s progress.

4. Ring the Bell 2017

Crowdfunding Campaign for Nonprofits and Charities

Initial Fundraising Goal: $2,333
Money Raised: $2,000

The Ring the Bell 2017 crowdfunding campaign was created to provide transportation to the Polar Express for children with medical conditions.

5. SBA 5th Annual 5K

Crowdfunding Campaign for Runs, Walks, Rides

Initial Fundraising Goal: $2,000
Money Raised: $5,935

The St. Bartholomew Academy hosts an annual 5K run/walk to help benefit the school. They created the SBA 5th Annual 5K campaign to help teams find sponsorships for the run.

6. The OPM 47 Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Crowdfunding Campaign for Nonprofits and Charities

Initial Fundraising Goal: $10,000
Money Raised: $13,819

The Owner/President Management (OPM) class of the Harvard School of Executive Business decided to create a Fundly campaign after one of their classmates, Dean Rogers.  Dean’s uncle died after battling ALS for six and a half years and the OPM 47th class wanted to raise money to help support ALS research and treatment.

The class came together to support a cause they were passionate about and managed to exceed their expectations by over $3,000!

7. A Brother for Samir

Crowdfunding Campaign for Kids and Family

Initial Fundraising Goal: $13,800
Money Raised: $14,602

The Brother for Samir campaign was created so that Jackie Spinner could return to Morocco and adopt another son. This campaign does a great job of speaking to donors’ emotions and helping them understand why this is such an important campaign for the Spinner family.