GoFundMe launches its own campaign for government shutdown relief

CNET | 1/20/2019 | Michelle Meyers
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A campaign GoFundMe set up to help those affected by the government shutdown will fund celebrity chef José Andrés' efforts to feed federal workers in Washington, DC.

US government employees and their supporters have been setting up GoFundMe campaigns to get help with expenses amid the partial government shutdown. But now the popular crowdfunding site has launched its own campaign to assist federal workers.

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GoFundMe on Saturday launched the Government Shutdown Direct Relief Fund to help employees affected by the shutdown, now in its 30th day at time of writing. The site partnered on the campaign with author and speaker Deepak Chopra.

As of Sunday afternoon, the campaign had raised $50,956...
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