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Blockchain allows for digital fundraising: Interview Special

A new decentralized application has been launched from eXeBlock Technology Corp. This enables businesses to easily launch global fundraising campaigns with 50/50 Labs. Jonathan Bahai, Founder of eXeBlock explains more.

5 ways blockchain technology could impact traditional banking

Blockchain technology is transforming or has the potential to change drastically many of the ways traditional financial institutions function varying from how payment transactions are made to how money is raised on the private market.

Stein switches tactics in Pennsylvania recount drive

Washington - Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein switched tactics in her campaign to force a recount in Pennsylvania, one of three battleground states won by Donald Trump where she has challenged the results.

US Green Party leader raises funds for vote recount in 2nd state

Washington - Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has raised funds to launch a recount in the second of three battleground states won by Donald Trump where she intends to challenge the results.Stein has raised more than $4.

Green Party leader seeks vote recount in US Rust Belt

Washington - Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Thursday launched a bid to seek a vote recount in Wisconsin, the first of three Rust Belt states won by Donald Trump where she intends to challenge the result.

'Anonabox' Tor router pulled from Kickstarter

The anonymising "Anonabox" broadband router has had its successful crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter pulled within just days of it starting amid complaints about the device's legitimacy.

Las Vegas organization assists people living with HIV and AIDS

Golden Rainbow, located at 801 S. Rancho Drive Suite B-1, Las Vegas, Nevada is a nonprofit organization that helps people with HIV and AIDS with housing and financial assistance. Executive director Gary Costa is devoted to helping those with HIV or AIDS.

Restaurant Chili's cancels fundraiser for families affected by autism

Chili’s, a popular U.S. restaurant chain, has cancelled their fundraiser for a national autism group. Chili’s had previously announced that they would be donating 10 percent of customers’ checks to the National Autism Association.

Thinking Moms’ Revolution: Autism Month Team TMR Announcement

Autism month in the United States starts with the announcement of the formation of Team TMR, a not-for-profit 501c3 organization created by the founders of the Thinking Moms’ Revolution. TMR is a group of 23 moms and one dad.

'Mars for the everyday man' — the second round for Mars One

Out of over 200,000 applications sent in to the Mars One project, 1,058 lucky would-be space travelers made it to the second-round on their quest to become the first in a group of four colonists to go Mars in 2024.

Clutha helicopter tragedy — Glasgow pulls together benefit gigs Special

Glasgow - On Friday, November 29, a Police Scotland helicopter crashed on top of the Clutha Vaults bar. Nine people died and 32 were injured, 14 seriously. The Glaswegian community quickly gathered to arrange benefit events for victims, families and rescue teams.

Op-Ed: Crowdfunding puts medical care within reach for needy patients

Around the globe, the Internet is bringing together those in need of medical care with those wanting to make a difference by footing the bill. The result? For many, it's a new lease on life.

Mayor's Golf Classic raises funds for Firehouse Youth Centre Special

Bowmanville - The eighth annual Mayor’s Golf Classic tournament in Bowmanville, Ontario commenced, raising funds for Clarington’s Firehouse Youth Centre in support of its summer programming initiatives for at-risk and marginalized youth.

Small town makes huge impact on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts Special

Port Huron - This is a story about of small community's effort to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy by gathering goods and raising funds to deliver those goods to the affected areas.

Obama campaign to start accepting donations via text message

President Obama's campaign is launching a new initiative for fundraising. Commencing later this week, the president's campaign will begin accepting donations by text message.

3 Wheels, 2 brothers, 1 Mission: Around the world in a Tuk Tuk Special

Mayenne - The French department of Mayenne, in north west France, was this week the test-bed in preparation for a unique and ambitious attempt by two brothers to travel 45000 kilometers circumnavigating the globe in a tuk-tuk.

Motivational speaker arrested for allegedly faking cancer

Police in Virginia arrested Martha Nicholas, 42, for allegedly faking cancer to raise money. Nicholas claimed that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer when she was in her early 20's. She also said that she was a 3-time cancer survivor.

David Letterman's 'Top 10' pokes fun at Perry's $17 million

David Letterman, host of CBS' 'Late Show,' sought to provide advice to Republican presidential candidate Governor Rick Perry on how to spend the $17 million Perry raised in the third quarter, using Letterman's iconic 'Top 10' list format.

GOP Pres. Candidate Ron Paul raises $5 million in third quarter

Washington - The campaign of Texas Republican Congressman and 2012 GOP Presidential candidate Ron Paul has confirmed that the Libertarian-leaning Representative has raised $5 million in the third quarter. Will cash turn into GOP votes?

Canadian Cancer Society spends more on admin costs, fundraising

Toronto - The Canadian Cancer Society spends more on administrative costs and fundraising than cancer research and support, according to a discovery by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Marketplace. Will they see less donations next year?

Obama tells supporters on Monday he has ‘brought about change’

Washington - Seeking early momentum for a second term in the White House, President Barack Obama told supporters Monday night not to look at the first part of his presidency with “complacency,” letting them know he has already brought “change.”

Toronto's Tranzac music venue needs funding to keep doors open

Toronto - Back in 1931 a small group of Australians and New Zealanders at the New Zealand Trade Commissioner's office on Bay Street in Toronto to form the Toronto Australia New Zealand Club. Now the Tranzac could close its doors for good.

Tea Party Patriots receives $1 million donation

With the midterm elections just over a month away and numerous House and Senate seats up for grabs, one of the key Tea Party organizations announced it just received a $1 million donation.

Cyclist seeks to raise awareness of rare disease

Montreal - For some, the fear of being at risk for Huntington's Disease is so great that it is never mentioned. It is kept secret even from your own children who may also be at risk for the disease. Such is the case with Kevin Glenney's father until recently.

Canadian Song, 'We Are All One Nation,' Raising Money for Haiti Special

A new song, "We Are All One Nation (in God's Eyes)," by Owen Sound-based singer-songwriter Brian Moniz, in collaboration with music producer Paul Farrow, to air across Canada to raise money for Haitian disaster relief.

DNC raised $9 million in July

On Thursday, Michael Steele announced that the RNC raised $6 million in July. Now it has been released that the DNC raised $9 million in July

Senator Baucus on the take from health care companies

Democratic Senator Max Baucus - a lead player in shaping the health care reform package that is making its way through both chambers of Congress - is a leading recipient of campaign contributions from the health care industry.

Obama Supporters Attempt to Emulate Ron Paul's "Money-Bomb"

Ron Paul's campaign raised $4.2 million on Nov. 5th and other candidates have taken notice. A Barack Obama supporter created an event called Barack's Friday that was supposed to raise the campaign $5 million on Nov. 16th.

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Village sells street names to raise cash

Do you want a street named after you...you can buy one plus help out a good cause. If you were buying a street, what would you call it?
 

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Three Muslim nonprofit groups are raising money to help rebuild black churches that have burned down in different Southern states since nine were killed in a church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina last month.
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