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  • Geoff Class | | 773.312.5190

Benevolent Facts

  • Benevolent is a non-profit crowdfunding site that lets anyone make microdonations to help low-income individuals overcome one-time economic hurdles 
  • The Benevolent site launched December 1, 2011 in a Chicago-area pilot and has since begun to scale nation-wide
  • The average Benevolent donation is $58
  • The average amount of a funded need through the Benevolent site is $440
  • Needs supported through Benevolent have included: work uniforms, transportation passes, business start-up costs, security deposits, eyeglasses, certifications, textbooks, computers, beds, and winter clothing

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