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Bushfires in New South Wales

Sex workers are fundraising for Australia bushfire relief by selling nude photos online. They’ve raised hundreds of thousands, but not without c...

Australia is suffering through unprecedented bushfires, and people from around the world have harnessed creative means to raise money to help.
Tammy Hembrow faced criticism for her Instagram post about the Australian bushfires.

An Instagram model deactivated her account after posting a wet T-shirt photo to promote Australian bushfire relief efforts

Tammy Hembrow deleted the photo and temporarily deactivated her account after people accused her of striking the wrong tone.

Joe Biden announces raising $22.7 million in 2019’s fourth quarter, his best haul yet

The Biden campaign said they doubled their online fundraising compared to 2019's third quarter, bringing their average donation amount to $23.
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg leaves after holding a campaign event at the Majestic Theater on December 29, 2019 in Centerville, Iowa.

Pete Buttigieg raised $24.7 million in the final quarter, bringing his total 2019 haul to $76 million

The figure is a remarkable one for a candidate who had very little national name recognition when he started his presidential bid early last year.
An injured koala receives treatment after its rescue from a bushfire at the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital on November 19, 2019 in Port Macquarie, Australia.

An Australian koala hospital raised more than $1 million to help rescue native animals injured in the devastating wildfires roaring across the country...

Many were inspired to donate to the GoFundMe campaign after a video of a woman rescuing a crying koala from a bushfire went viral on social media.
Anne Halsall and Sara Mauskopf are cofounders of Winnie.

2 pregnant cofounders raised $9 million for a startup that tackles a universal problem for millennial parents

Winnie, a search tool for finding daycares and preschools nearby, has raised new funding after a year of explosive growth.
The date lasted five minutes.

A woman who was called ‘fat’ on a Tinder date has raised $1,100 through a GoFundMe page she set up to earn back the money she spent

"F--- me, you have put some weight on, haven't you?" the man allegedly said to Jade Savage. It had only been four weeks since their previous date.

Joaquin Castro was called ‘dangerous’ by Republicans for tweeting the names of Trump donors, but Democrats say people should be able to fo...

A number of Republicans argued that if Trump or another GOP lawmaker had done what Castro did, they'd weather a storm of criticism from Democrats.
Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren makes one of a series of local visits in Fairfield, Iowa, U.S. May 26, 2019. Picture taken May 26, 2019.

Elizabeth Warren outraised Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris as her support surged in the 2nd quarter of 2019

Warren raised more two of her top rivals, edging out Sen. Bernie Sanders by $1 million and outraising Sen. Kamala Harris by $7 million.