One Brave Young Man Is Taking Charge Of His Battle Against A Rare Disease
Apr 15, 2015
One of the most recent campaigns on the website that is receiving a lot of attention is from a young boy named Austin Niehus. Although he's a typical 14-year-old boy who loves sports and reading books, he was born with a rare genetic condition, Goldenhar syndrome. With his medical bills adding up, he wanted to do something to help out his mother, a single mother of three. So, he made this video but never expected to see what would happen next.
Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is a crowdfunding platform where people can raise money for personal reasons. Most of the campaigns you see running on the website are people raising money for tuition, medical bills and other personal causes.