Online Donation Website, GiveHope, Breaks Fundraising Record

Social fundraising website GiveHope.com broke a new record when a fundraiser raised over $10,000 in under an hour.

Zade Hakki, 22, from Kennewick, Washington is being remembered by family, friends and coworkers after a fatal crash involving his motorcycle took place on Wednesday, May 23rd while on his way home from work. The news of Hakki’s death spread rapidly, and support for his family immediately started to pour in.

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“To have Zade as a friend, is to feel like you have the greatest ally,” said James Dutton, Zade’s best friend and former roommate.

James Dutton, opened a fundraiser on behalf of Zade’s fiancé and family on GiveHope.com, which recently won accolades for being voted the #1 most reliable fundraising website for personal causes and life events. The fundraiser was opened on Friday May 25th and managed to raised $10,000 in under an hour.

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This record breaking fundraiser created waves in the fundraising community for gaining momentum quickly and receiving support from people nationwide.

GiveHope’s founder and CEO, Jordan Tanner, says not only was the campaign picked up by local news outlets*, it was shared over 2,000 times on facebook in just one hour. The news of Hakki’s fundraiser spread quickly, which directly resulted in the success of the campaign.
Tanner said, “It is really a humbling experience to be able to provide people with a platform such as GiveHope when they need it most.”

If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident, GiveHope makes it easy to fundraise for funeral and memorial expenses. GiveHope understands the difficulties people face and are here to help you through this difficult time.