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GoFundMe Is Rebranding Its Nonprofit Arm To Enable Broader Charitable Giving

GoFundMe just rebranded its nonprofit platform to fund a broader variety of causes. The Direct Impact Fund, will now be called The platform was originally created in 2016 and gained notoriety after assisting Hurricane Harvey victims. The nonprofit arm is helping users get tax deductions for their donation to verified fundraisers that cover a range of causes including environment, mental health, animals, veterans and K-12 classrooms. “Together with GoFundMe, we are expanding the benefits of social fundraising and continuing to support some of the most impactful needs within our community with tax-deductible donations,” CEO of Yoshi Inoue told TechCrunch. GoFundMe and are two separate entities. They operate with a different board of directors, CEOs and CFOs. Throughout the years, GoFundMe has helped thousands of people offset medical expenses, tuition costs, funerals and more. Individuals have used the platform as a safety net for large...

Arriana McLymore

Apr 12, 2019