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November's most Decent Humans

The world is full of Decent Humans. It’s awesome and inspiring to see. Here are the some of the most amazing campaigns going on right now: November's ...

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Decent Humans - October 2016

The world is full of Decent Humans. It’s an awesome and inspiring reality. And here are some of the most amazing campaigns going on right now on Crowd...

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Why we love charity: water on Instagram

It’s hard not to love charity: water. They’re a crazy successful organization that for the last ten years has been at the forefront of getting clean w...

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International Youth Day

International Youth Day is Friday, August 12th. And the general consensus here at CrowdRise is this: the children are our future.

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The Best Platform for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner. Click here to download our full Giving Tower Holiday Challenge Whitepaper. It's only 10 pages. And it has l...

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Decent Humans - July 2016 Edition

It's incredible to see so many Decent Humans out there helping friends and strangers, neighbors and people on the other side of the world. In the wake...

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Amazing Humans - June 2016

So many amazing humans are doing so much good. From Barbra Streisand helping to end women's heart disease to the Wetzel's giving up wedding gifts so t...

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Ethiopia: 24 Hours of Impact

Entrepreneur Mallory Brown went to Ethiopia for her 30th birthday with one goal: to help 30 Ethiopian women start their own businesses. As Mallory say...

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Supporting Orlando

On June 12th, Orlando faced the most devastating mass shooting in modern US history. Here are just a few examples of the people, organizations and com...

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Orlando Pulse Shooting - Stand By the Victims

Early Sunday morning on June 12th, a lone gunman took the lives of 49 people in Orlando and wounded dozens more. The Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting ...

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Amazing Humans - June 2016 Edition

Amazing humans are doing amazing human things across the planet every day. From a family rallying for a patient recovering from brain surgery, to givi...

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The kindness of a stranger helped a family raise over $95,000.

Baby Tai was separated from her parents after a horrible car accident. A stranger jumped in to help and currently has raised over $95,000 to help them...

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Crowdfunding for Summer Camp

Summer camp. Brings you back, right? Hiking. Canoeing. Arts and crafts. Campfires. Throwing your elbow out skipping rocks. Oh, maybe that last one i j...

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It's National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. Did you know that on any given day in the United States, there are approximately 415,000 children in the foster car...

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The CrowdRise Story: April 2016

The 2016 Boston Marathon crushed it with over $26.6 million raised. That's over $1 million per mile. Wait.  Double checking my math,  Yep.  Got it.  C...

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The CrowdRise Story: March 2016

Patagonia and Moosejaw got together to launch the Patagonia x Moosejaw Charity Thing raising over $20,000 for some incredible environmental organizati...

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CrowdRise Celebrates: Earth Day 2016

Earth Day 2016 is on April 22nd. Here are a couple questions for you:

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Earth Day: 5 Easy Ways to Make an Impact

Earth Day is April 22nd and it's nearly upon us. Wondering what Earth Day is all about? Well here's a quick history from History.com:

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Doctors, Volunteerism and Online Fundraising

Today is National Doctors Day, so please take a minute before reading this post to send a text or an email or write a messily scribbled letter to than...

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Animals and Crowdfunding: A Match Made in Heaven

Animals: they're the best. Dogs. Lions. Koalas. Elephants. There's so many of them. But no matter what they are, we love 'em and we want to do everyth...