GoFundMe users have raised $625 million for pandemic relief since March

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, civic-minded users of GoFundMe have opened their wallets time and again to those experiencing hardship stemming from the public health disaster. They've given so much money they've broken a record — the fundraiser platform announced Thursday that it's seen the most money raised over the last six months for any specific crisis in the history of the decade-old site.
On Thursday, GoFundMe published a Medium post detailing the numbers: From March 1 to Aug. 31, donors raised more than $625 million for pandemic relief through over 9 million donations from around the world. Over the same time period, people started over 150,000 fundraisers for pandemic-related relief. Donors gave to wide-ranging causes, from raising money for frontline workers and struggling small businesses to students in need of school supplies and those who have been unable to pay monthly bills.  Read more... More about Social Good , Gofundme , Relief Efforts , Pandemic , and Covid 19

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