GoFundMe

Nurses clean their hands with disinfectant after a patient was screened for COVID-19.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 23, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Health care providers say they are fighting the war on COVID-19 with not enough equipment or protection, so they’ve turned to the public for help. Read more here.
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Greater Bible Way Temple months after a fire ravaged the church.
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Paul Kurtz
February 25, 2020 - 6:55 pm
A historic West Philadelphia church that was gutted by fire last summer is being torn down as the Pastor and his congregation ramp up their efforts to build a new home. Read more here.
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Justin Udo
January 30, 2020 - 3:10 pm
St. Christopher's Hospital nurses are banding together to help coworkers they say are victims of unfair treatment by their employer after employees on maternity leave lost their time off. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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Mark Abrams
January 16, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man connected to a 2017 GoFundMe hoax, which raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man, pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to federal charges. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
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David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 9:32 pm
The third defendant in the 2017 GoFundMe hoax that involved a homeless man and a Burlington County couple has been indicted in federal court.
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Mark D'Amico
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David Madden
December 06, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Mark D’Amico has pleaded guilty to his "limited role" in the viral GoFundMe scam, which ripped off $400,000 from thousands of generous people who thought he and his then-girlfriend were helping a homeless veteran. Read more here.
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Jessica Smith
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
November 05, 2019 - 4:43 pm
A Chester Springs woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly fabricating that she had cancer so she could raise money online for herself. Read more here.
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Mark D'Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
AP News
October 03, 2019 - 3:22 pm
Mark D'Amico, accused of scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran, is now facing federal charges. Read the latest here.
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Charitable giving
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News via AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns. The Giving USA report , released...
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Mark D'Amico
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
May 08, 2019 - 6:15 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The third and final defendant in the GoFundMe scam is facing a six-count indictment in Burlington County, where he is accused of taking part in a scheme to garner more than $400,000 in online donations a year and a half ago. Mark D’Amico, 39, of Florence, was...
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