Kickstartable: The People’s Girls

When this Kickstarter project was brought to my attention, I knew it was time to bring back the Kickstartable series. Here’s my interview with the team working on The People’s Girls, two brave women who are speaking out about a very important topic. Read More Kickstartable: The People’s Girls

10 Tips for Successful Crowd Funding

My crowd funding experience began in May of 2012 when a friend and her three children were threatened with eviction from their home after months of inability to pay the rent. I told her that I had seen several people raise money on Tumblr and Facebook by posting their stories with a PayPal link. With her permission, I posted a link to her PayPal account with a short explanation of her situation: she and her children, having escaped an abusive household situation with her ex-husband, unable to find jobs, and receiving little or no child support, needed money to pay their rent lest they go homeless. Read More 10 Tips for Successful Crowd Funding