Neil Gaiman And Amanda Palmer Raise $88K In 2 Days
Literary-and-music power-couple Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer launched a campaign to fund a Halloween-timed West Coast tour via Kickstarter, offering shiny packages for backers. Their goal was $20K, but in just over 48 hours, they've more than quadrupled that. That is a lot of social media ROI!
Art For Japan
A collection of artwork attempting to raise money for relief efforts in Japan. Despite all of the taco shop brawls and farting Charlie Sheens, sometimes the internet can do good. Links to the individual artist or fundraising page are provided if you feel like chipping in. *This post has been edited to remove a trans slur.*