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In a sign of #MeToo’s influence in 2018, crowdfunding giant GoFundMe announced Thursday that a legal defense fund for victims of workplace sexual misconduct raised more money than any other campaign this year — making it the biggest fundraiser in the history of the platform.
The Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund has brought in more than $22 million since its launch in December 2017. Last year’s top campaign, which raised money for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, amassed just over half that: $11.7 million. Moreover, the Hollywood-backed campaign came close to matching what all of the top 10 campaigns of 2017 combined earned (about $23.5 million). And while nearly $30 million was raised on GoFundMe this year for California fires relief, those donations were spread across several campaigns; Time’s Up is the largest single fundraiser.
The article goes on to state the following:
As the Time’s Up fund thrived in 2018, victims of sexual misconduct in desperate financial situations took notice.
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Time’s Up Has Raised More Money Than Any Other GoFundMe Campaign In History https://t.co/R15uoj6JEr
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) December 6, 2018
“Time’s Up” has raised more than $22 million for victims of sexual misconduct – the biggest fundraiser in GoFundMe history https://t.co/L6ESiaTt3o
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) December 6, 2018
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