I turned to GoFundMe when my dog Beau had a veterinary emergency days before rent was due. I reached out to a friend for emotional support while Beau was being treated & they suggested starting a campaign to help. Having donated to campaigns in the past I was familiar with how things worked and I got the campaign set up quickly because GoFundMe made the process so simple. Within a day the goal I set to cover the emergency care and follow up blood work was 80% reached within 6 hours. I can't express how grateful I am for having GoFundMe as an option in this situation and for the support of friends and strangers in this financial time of need.
The fundraiser was very easy to set up and to work with. I loved how it kept me posted on how much donations I received and by who each day. The family that is the beneficiary found it such a blessing because it not only helped them financially, but also reunited them with friends and family member they had not heard from in years. The love they felt is beyond words.Thank you so much for making it all possible.
I would give GoFundMe 5/5. Top marks. When I lost my little brother, and I needed money to help me bury him, the GoFundMe team was brilliant, so empathic, and they were always at hand to reply to all my emails, no matter what time I sent emails to them. The team who always replied to me so promptly, was always so polite, and helpful in all their replies to me, even when I wanted to know how GoFundMe worked, they took their time to explain how GoFundMe worked, and there were no small prints, or things which did not make sense to me. It was all above board and honest. Brilliant, I would recommend GoFundMe to anyone who needs to collect monies.
I was hesitant to ask friends for financial help because I've always been independent, so I set a small goal and thought it would be great if I achieved even half of it. But people came through with more than twice my original goal amount, which showed me that people want to be generous at heart. I was overwhelmed. The site was so easy to set up - all you need is a good picture and a clear explanation.
I’m so grateful for GoFundMe and I know my family is greatful for this platform as well. Just knowing that this platform cares about people’s stories and knowing that people have hardships is amazing to see. I don’t know what I’d do other wise. I’m so glad to have something that gets my grandma excited when she sees people donating, it gives her hope in this hard time.
GoFundMe has been an amazing tool in helping raise funds for such an uncertain and unexpected event that happened to us. It not only brought the necessary help we needed, but it helped us have a broader outreach to not only our local community, but to the broader world.
I was hoping to help my wife, a grade-school teacher in Chicago, take her students on a field trip. I had never done a GoFundMe campaign before so was unsure what to expect. They make it so very easy to get your page going and start accepting donations right away. The update process is easy, adding content is simple as well, and their support was timely and helpful. We are thrilled with how our campaign turned out and even if you have concerns, they make it so easy for people to share your campaign that you just may see things soaring very quickly! Good luck and if our experience is any guide, people can amaze and astound you with their kindness. Give them a chance with GoFundMe!
GoFundMe is a phenomenal site. I started a GoFundMe page for my mother in law after she lost her house to a fire. The page has made over $3,000 in less than one week. This will be so helpful to my mother in law in rebuilding their life again by helping with a security deposit and rent and buying the necessities. Thank you so much to everyone that has donated and we wouldn’t have had any of this without the creators of GoFundMe. Thank you all so very much.
GoFundMe has been an incredible help to or cause. After a close friend was involved in a car accident he had life threatening injuries. Thanks to this campaign we are able to raise a lot of help and support for his family which will include medical bills.
I am absolutely amazed with this site. My daughter wanted to do something helpful for her teacher and my heart has been touched with the process of using this site. It was so easy to use, I didn’t have to spend hours setting it up, it took about an hour, and most of it was figuring out what to say. GoFundMe helped us spread the news and reach more people than I could have ever imagined. Thank you for helping us, and thank you for helping to give Mrs. Vargas her year of a lifetime. She had her last day of work and all of us will miss her so much, but with the help of you and so many others, we know she will get to have some fun!