gofundme – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:24:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://www.snopes.com/app/uploads/2017/02/cropped-snopes-drop-light-only-yellow-32x32.png gofundme – Snopes.com http://www.snopes.com 32 32 Crowdfunding for Portland Stabbing Victims Tops $1 Million http://www.snopes.com/2017/05/31/crowdfunding-portland-stabbing-victims/ Wed, 31 May 2017 20:25:52 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/?p=92532 Is Catherine Elizabeth Clennan’s GoFundMe Campaign Authentic? http://www.snopes.com/is-catherine-elizabeth-clennans-gofundme-campaign-authentic/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:59 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=69749 That Viral GoFundMe Isn’t Really About Protecting Betty White from 2016 http://www.snopes.com/2016/12/28/gofundme-protecting-betty-white-from-2016/ Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:09:44 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=69744 GoFundMe Purports to Raise Money for Powerball Loser http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/15/gofundme-for-powerball-loser/ Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:26:08 +0000 http://www.snopes.com/wordpress/?p=16311 Raising the Roofs http://www.snopes.com/2015/07/03/amber-roof-gofundme/ Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:14:35 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?p=3131 NEWS: A GoFundMe page established by the sister of accused Charleston shooter Dylann Roof raised widespread outrage by seeking $5,000 to help recover lost wedding costs. The GoFundMe page, titled “A Fresh Start for Michael and Amber” and administered by someone claiming to be Amber Roof, sister of accused Charleston shooter Dylann Roof, sought $5,000 … Continued Relentlessly Gay http://www.snopes.com/2015/06/18/relentlessly-gay/ Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:12:46 +0000 http://m.snopes.com/?p=1812 NEWS: A woman in Baltimore started a GoFundMe campaign after a neighbor allegedly described her rainbow yard light display as “relentlessly gay.” On 16 June 2015, Baltimore resident Julie Baker initiated a GoFundMe campaign titled “Relentlessly Gay,” saying that she had been prompted to start it at the suggestion of her 17-year-old daughter when an … Continued