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Posted November 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm by from Iasi, Romania (Permalink)
Hi guys. I've recently launched a fundraising campaign for Romanian children living in poverty and I need you help to spread the word.

You can find more information, here:

and the Facebook page can be found here:

If you need additional info, please contact me.

Thank you all.

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Posted November 22nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm by from Brooklyn, United States (Permalink)
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Posted November 23rd, 2012 - 2:33 am by from Florence, United States (Permalink)
How could anyone even know this is legitimate? There are a lot of scam artist doing this exact same thing each year. I've already received 2 messages here in the last month with similar requests.

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Posted November 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 am by from Brooklyn, United States (Permalink)
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Posted November 23rd, 2012 - 11:04 am by from Iasi, Romania (Permalink)
Why don't you read the campaign before drawing conclusions, cause to me it seems that no one bothered to read even a single line.

Superhoster, I was asking for your help TO SPREAD THE WORD.

As I wrote in the campaign's description, the biggest barrier in really helping the poor are Romanian authorities, who don't give a damn about these people. Brussels finances different programs but the money always end up in the wrong pockets.

The money will go to poor children, gypsy or not. I've discussed this campaign with representatives of the Romanian Red Cross and they will provide support in identifying these children.

Posted November 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm by from Florence, United States (Permalink)
I did read it, and I checked out Indiegogo. Indiegogo is a site which hosts fundraisers and even though the Red Cross uses the same service anyone can make a fundraising webpage for any purpose. Perhaps you can ask the Red Cross to link it onto their page, it would make people less skeptical.

Plus you should say what percentage is actually going towards the cause, some fundraisers keep 80%+ of the money for "expenses".

Good luck.

Posted November 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm from Brooklyn, United States
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