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Crowdfunding campaigns for cancer care often fall short

The cost of cancer treatment has gotten so high that patients and their families are turning to crowdfunding websites, like GoFundMe. But a new study found that cancer patients raising money on GoFundMe are only reaching about a quarter of their goal on average.

Pa. duo faked birth, death for GoFundMe

A Pennsylvania couple had a baby shower over the summer in preparation for their baby's birth and then raised more than $500 for their child's funeral.

Chileda campaign needs help raising funds for Snoezelen room

Many of Chileda's students with cognitive and behavioral challenges, also struggle with moderate to severe sensory issues, and a new fundraising campaign hopes to help them regulate those feelings. A multi-sensory room, also known as a Snoezelen, is a dedicated space where sensory stimulation can be controlled to fit the needs of the user. Things like lighting, finger paint, music, and food will fill the room to help students when they're feeling off track.

Private group says it's started building its own border wall

A group that raised millions of dollars in a GoFundMe campaign says it has broken ground on a project to build its own stretch of border wall on private property.

Homeless man sentenced in $400K hoax case

A homeless Philadelphia man who was found guilty of helping to scam GoFundMe donors out of nearly $400,000 was sentenced for conspiracy to commit theft by deception in New Jersey on Friday.

Haiti protesters gather food, water as they prep for more conflict

Protesters in Haiti's capital have taken the day to gather food, water and fuel, pressing pause on deadly demonstrations that have been calling for President Jovenel Moise's resignation.