If You Gave to Trucker Convoy, or Didn’t – Do THIS Right Now

Charity collection site GoFundMe has stopped taking donations for the Canadian Freedom Convoy truckers and what they plan to do with $9 million in donations will make your blood boil.

First, because Canadian authorities informed GoFundMe that the Canadian Freedom Convoy was engaging in “an occupation” the charity site removed the fundraiser.

“Following a review of relevant facts and multiple discussions with local law enforcement and city officials, this fundraiser is now in violation of our Terms of Service (Term 8, which prohibits the promotion of violence and harassment) and has been removed from the platform,” the company wrote in a blog post.

GoFundMe didn’t stop there. Next, they informed donors that their $9 million in remaining funds would never get to the truckers and instead be sent to charities that GoFundMe approves of.

It took only minutes for calls to surface demanding people defund GoFundMe and for donors to immediately request refunds or issue chargebacks through the card companies.

Next, another funding firm stepped up and said they would take donations and get them to the Freedom Convoy:

Best I can tell, the link to the convoy donation page is -> https://www.givesendgo.com/FreedomConvoy2022

But, due to an overwhelming response, their servers are having a bit of a time coping (KEEP TRYING)!

If that wasn’t enough, a hashtag was born. H/T @BecketAdams for the lede, I only needed to add a pound sign – make it trend.

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R. Mitchell