Teen Crowd Funding Campaings from Top Crowd Funding Sources
Teen Raises Over $300K Through Crowdfunding To Help Man Who Walks 21 Miles A Day To Work
James Robertson has been walking 21 miles, without complaint, to his factory job. The commute left him time for only about two hours of sleep per night. And, in 10 years of walking to work after his old car died, he never missed a day of work.When 19-year-old Evan Leedy, a student at Detroit's Wayne State University, got wind of Robertson's ordeal, he started a GoFundMe campaign hoping to raise $5,000 to buy him a beater.
Girl Makes An Unbreakable, Spill-Proof Cup For Her Ailing Grandfather & Raises Over $60,000
While most 11-year-olds are watching Hunger Games or doing other typically pre-teen things, Lily Born, of Chicago, is busy designing unbreakable, un-spillable kitchenware to help people with Parkinson’s disease. She raised over $60,000 in a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to develop the product.
16-Year-Old Raises Over $20,000 In Crowdfunding for Nancy Drew Board Game
Strong, resourceful, and smart, Nancy Drew is a timeless role model. The Nancy Drew Board Game is a continuation of the beloved book series, meant to celebrate, and educate kids about, one of literature’s most empowering characters.
Quincy MacShane is the creator of the Nancy Drew Board Game. Nancy Drew has been an inspiration to her and she feels the character can be an inspiration to other kids as well. Quincy designed this trivia board game as a fun way for new generations to learn about Nancy Drew and the power of reading.
Crowdfunding Campaign by Teen To Promote Labeling of GMO Foods
The Kids Right To Know - Just Label It! campaign (initiated by Rachel Parent) is founded on the belief that we have the "Right to Know" what's in our food. According to Rachel, approximately 70% of the foods we now eat contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Many independent peer reviewed studies question the safety of GMOs, for our health and the environment. Without labeling, we don't have the Freedom of Choice to decide what we eat. The Just Label It! campaign was created to advocate for the labeling of GMO foods.
Meet the high school senior from Jackson Hole, Wyoming who started a company called Yellowberry which makes wholesome and age-appropriate bras for girls ages 11-15. Her Kickstarter campaign raised over $42,000 which is the most successful campaign for an underwear or lingerie startup.
Alissa Chavez of Albuquerque , New Mexico, is running a crowd funding campaign to raise money to develop her invention to stop infant car deaths in hot cars. The campaign is being conducted at the Indiegogo crowd funding website under the title "The Hot Seat."
Teens launch crowdfunding campaign for e-commerce platform for craftswomen in developing countries. Please visit their crowdfunding campaign at the link below. The teens are a part of a program call Launch Summer that was held at MIT during the summer of 2014.
Astute is an on-demand tutoring app that connects students with experienced local tutors. Astute serves both students and tutors through an app, complete with a map of the tutors' locations and bios complete with reviews for each one.