GoFundMe estimates that an American has started a COVID-related fundraiser on its site every two minutes since March 2020. But donors shouldn't assume their contributions are tax-deductible.
Family and friends know Samantha and C.J. Schaffer as giving people, not the sort to ask for anything.
The new Marketplace at Virginia Tech program will serve up to 75 students weekly with weekly packages of fresh produce and either vegetarian, poultry or beef protein options.
The epicenter of mountain music culture in Floyd is in coronavirus-related financial trouble, and a group of supporters has started a crowdfunding page to help.
Recently I've heard from a bunch of readers who think it's time to put me out to pasture. Let's see if they'll dig into their pockets to make it a reality.
Families say a Virginia couple is progressing after suffering injuries in a volcanic eruption. By Nick Perry Associated Press WELLINGTON, New…
Seven months after they filed for bankruptcy in an effort to save their business from potentially crippling refunds and penalties, the owners of Mac and Bob's Restaurant have put the trouble behind them and moved on.
Jones, Robinson, Stenson and Tate are four surnames in two family units that grew up together in a “community of familyhood,” according to a relative.
She was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother -- and a bookkeeper, business manager, life coach and real estate agent. Those who knew her well say she lit up many rooms and many lives.
The Hazel Williams Fund, a GoFundMe page to raise money for Hazel Williams' round-the-clock care, has taken in more than $31,000 in a little more than a week. Her husband, Boxy Swedish Car Center owner Walter Williams, is beyond appreciative.
Walter Williams, owner of Boxy Swedish Car Center on Salem Avenue, has developed a legion of loyal Volvo-driving customers since he opened the specialty repair shop in 1991. Now, some of them are trying to help Walter and his wife, Hazel Williams. She's receiving hospice at home after a recent diagnosis of lung and brain cancer.
Dozens of federal employees and others affected by the government shutdown turn to online fundraising campaign to cover their expenses.
Many people from Salem and beyond stepped up to help out Mac and Bob's restaurant after it declared bankruptcy in September. That's raised almost inevitable comparisons to the famed Jimmy Stewart movie, about some townfolk who bail out a beloved businessman.
Efforts to build a cage for raptor rehabilitation have ensnared the Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center in land-use and legal battles that are costing it money it doesn't have.
Less than 6 weeks after moving into her dream house near Hunting Hills, Bonnie Miles was forced out by four feet of floodwaters that ruined her new appliances, spoiled her walls and floors, and destroyed her furniture and other belongings. Miles' insurance company and everyone else are disclaiming responsibility.
A racial taunt turned a California classroom into the site of a brawl between two unlikely participants last week: a 64-year-old music teacher and a 14-year-old student. Days later, thousands of supporters have flooded a GoFundMe account, raising more than $135,000.
JennaRae Goodbar’s No. 1 priority was her hunting dogs, so it was no surprise that the 12-year-old girl ran after her puppy, Cashiemomo, when …
Bob Rotanz and Joe Dishaw, owners of Mac and Bob's Restaurant in Salem, are learning just how beloved their 38-year-old eatery really is. They've been bowled over by community support after declaring bankruptcy to save their business.
Abraham Lincoln is not above a GoFundMe campaign.
The ruling by Circuit Judge Christopher Clemens allows B. Early Cab Service drivers to drop off fares at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. But unless B. Early begins paying fees to the airport, it can't pick passengers up there -- despite a city law that bars taxi drivers from refusing fares "anywhere in the city."
Before Cynthia Tisdale, 63, was killed Friday alongside nine others at Santa Fe High School outside Houston, she had already settled into the role of caregiver to her husband William, who has battled a terminal lung condition for years.
A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him.
As soon as he was captured – in the midst of supper with his kids at the Christiansburg Olive Garden – Bradley Paul Wimmer told police he’d be…
When Alyssa Wray learned she was getting $10,000 for a scholarship to continue her studies at Virginia Tech all she could do was cry.