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GoFundMe is refunding all donations made to the 'Build the Wall' fundraiser

Business Insider – Mariana Alfaro – The GoFundMe campaign that was raising money to build a wall between the US-Mexico border did not meet its $1 billion goal, which means the platform will begin issuing refunds to donors. On Friday, Brian Kolfage, who created the fundraiser, updated…

GoFundMe refunding entirety of $20 million 'Build the Wall' campaign

Axios – GoFundMe is refunding all $20 million that was raised for the 'Build the Wall' campaign, after the man who started broke his promise of returning donor money if the campaign didn't reach its goal,' BuzzFeed News' Brianna Sacks reports. Details: The…

The GoFundMe campaign to build Trump's wall crashes and burns

Mother Jones – Noah Lanard – “We The People Will Build the Wall,” the effort to crowdfund President Donald Trump's border wall, has run into a barrier. Brian Kolfage, an Iraq war veteran with a history of peddling fake news, started the campaign in December to…

GoFundMe To Build Border Wall Ends With Refunds For Donors

USA Patch – GoFundMe will begin issuing refunds to those who donated to the 'We The People Will Build The Wall' campaign that aimed to crowdfund a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The federal government remains partially shut down due to President…

Border wall GoFundMe organizers plan private build as donors offered refunds

The Guardian – Jamiles Lartey – The organizers of a GoFundMe campaign to fund the construction of a wall along the southern US border have scrapped plans to hand $20m over to the federal government and plan to build the wall privately instead. “The federal government won't…