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Over $20 Million Raised in Border Wall GoFundMe Campaign to Be Refunded

10 days ago   |   By Time

GoFundMe will refund over $20 million in donations raised to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
The fundraiser “We the People Will Build the Wall” was created by veteran Brian Kolfage on Dec. 16 and, as of Saturday morning, raised $20,270,904 of $1 billion goal from over 325,000 people.
While the original goal was to give all money raised to the government, on Friday, Kolfage updated donors that the campaign would instead move to a newly-founded nonprofit. This shift meant all GoFundMe donations to the campaign would have to be refunded.
In a message on the campaign's page, Kolfage explained...
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Border wall GoFundMe shut down after raising $20mn, campaigners pledge to build wall themselves

Border wall GoFundMe shut down after raising $20mn, campaigners pledge to build wall themselves

10 days ago   |   By RT

After collecting a staggering $20 million, a fundraiser to help build a wall along the US southern border is being shut down because it failed to reach its target. However campaigners are now pledging to build the wall themselves.
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