5 Beaumont GoFundMes You Should Know


GoFundMe is a crowdfunding platform used by many people to raise funds for various causes.

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GoFundMe is a popular online crowdfunding platform operated to raise funds for various causes around the world. Anyone can start a GoFundMe and set a goal for the amount of money they want to raise, but they can still collect payments even after that goal has been reached. Anyone can also donate to any fundraiser. Here are five recent fundraisers in the Beaumont area you should know about.

Help Tristan get a weightlifting prosthesis


A fundraiser led by April and Luke Johnson, Tristan’s parents, seeks funds to provide their son with a weightlifting prosthesis. The page says Tristan was “born with an above elbow amputation” and the family “hope to secure the funds to provide” him with a weightlifting prosthesis.

Goal: $50,000
Collection (as of March 9): $2,880
Donate at https://gofund.me/53bdc1b6



Caddy fundraiser for dance, travel expenses


Sana raises funds for her 7-year-old niece, Cadence, also known as “Caddy”, who has been paralyzed since she was 2 years old. Caddy is a dancer and the funds will go towards her dance and travel expenses.

Goal: $5,000
Collection (as of March 9): $1,285
Donate at https://gofund.me/80e811e3



Surviving Relatives of SETX Resettlement Funds


The Surviving Parents of Beaumont nonprofit SETX is seeking funds to help relocate organizations. The non-profit organization seeks to help those who have lost a loved one to violence or other causes.

Goal: $35,000
Collection (as of March 9): $1,120
Donate at https://gofund.me/34387e54



Help Dylan become a franchise business owner


Dylan Mays, 25, of Beaumont, is looking to become a business owner with an oil and lubricant franchise. In the fundraiser, Mays writes that he wants to start a generational wealth building goal for his family.

Goal: $5,000
Collected (as of March 9): $20
Donate at https://gofund.me/76f0da3d



Funeral services for Gale Eugene Maxson Jr.


Gale Eugene Maxson Jr. recently died after a severe fall that resulted in a stroke and major brain damage, according to the GoFundMe page. He leaves behind six children and eight grandchildren. The funds will be used for the funeral service and to help his family transition after the loss of his father and grandfather.

Goal: $15,000
Collected (as of March 9): $0
Donate at https://gofund.me/5119a1d0


GoFundMe is a for-profit company and charges a 2.9% payment processing fee on each donation, as well as 30 cents for each donation for individuals and businesses.

For a complete list of fundraisers in the Beaumont area, visit https://www.gofundme.com/s?q=Beaumont%2C%20Texas

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