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Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns Of WhyDonate [Updated 2023]

Successful Fundraising Campaigns

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Successful Fundraising Campaigns of WhyDonate – The nice thing about a new year is that it allows you to reflect on a completed last year: no preliminary figures, assumptions, just facts. Regarding crowdfunding data, we also look back to determine what we have achieved. Here we have mapped out the most successful fundraising campaigns of WhyDonate that can be excellent fundraising campaign examples for you. Well, countless success stories ran through WhyDonate. That is why today, we will limit ourselves to mentioning only several notable actions for the viewers. So let’s dive into some of the best fundraising campaigns of WhyDonate!

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Most Successful Fundraisers – 2023

The year 2023 was marked by a series of devastating natural disasters that affected millions of people around the world. From hurricanes and floods to wildfires and earthquakes, these events caused widespread damage, displacement, and death. But somehow, people found the power to battle the pain as they got help from people across the globe, giving them strength. So here are a couple of fundraisers depicting the effort.

  • All We Have Is Now

Successful fundraisers 2023 - Kelly

This fundraiser is about Kelly, who has been suffering from cancer for a while and needs to enjoy her life as long as she can. The fundraiser raised more than €42K, and Kelly had started treatment at the Ghent University Hospital.

  • ONC201 To Help Cheto

Successful fundraisers 2023 - ONC201

38-year-old Cheto has been fighting a very aggressive brain tumour. This fundraiser is here to help him financially get the ONC201 treatment that he is receiving in France. Cheto has always been a person concerned about the well-being of others and deeply affectionate, with a close and unintentional ability to generate trust with his smile. We would love to see him in good health again.

  • Muziekids

Successful fundraisers 2023

The Muziekids Foundation plans to help sick children get better by providing them with musical aids. The foundation wants to offer distraction, relaxation, and fun. This fundraiser is unique, with one of the noblest goals for kids.

  • Thorben on Tour

Successful fundraisers 2023Thorben and Stéan are always happy and love water and music. They both have STXBP1. As a result, they have intellectual disabilities, epilepsy and motor problems. Thorben uses a wheelchair outside the home. A wheelchair bus for thevcheerful and active family with four children is the goal of this fundraiser!


Successful fundraisers 2023

The Ramadan campaign for 2023 is to help poor countries around the world to create the minimum requirements for a decent life in the form of food. May this Ramadan be a blessing to many.

Most Successful Fundraisers – 2022

2022 was full of challenges, and we are delighted that we can provide a platform where anyone can find help during difficult times. Be it a healthcare cost emergency or the Ukraine-Russia war situation, we somehow managed to be the bridge between the donation campaigns and the contributors. Now, there were tons of the most successful fundraisers of all time. However, we can only name a few…

  • Red Dirt Bakery Tour #3

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The Bake for Life Foundation aims to provide a better life to disabled people, orphans, child soldiers, single mothers and people who had to leave school at a young age to work here and learn the baker’s trade in Uganda and Kenya. They cycled 350 kilometres on dirt roads through Uganda in 6 days for their cause and raised €100,147 for their donation campaigns.

  • We Need A New Animal Ambulance!

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After one unfortunate accident with an animal ambulance, Stichting Nationale Dierenzorg started a fundraising campaign at WhyDonate. They aimed to buy another animal ambulance with the help of this fundraiser and save many animals as soon as possible. They have successfully raised their target amount and purchased an animal ambulance. They could not be more thankful enough for all the valuable contributions and became one of the most successful non-profit fundraisers of all time.

  • Help Jerry Fight MS

Jerry - WhyDonate successful fundraising campaigns

32-year-old Jerry Huizinga has been struggling with Multiple Sclerosis since 2015. After he lost his running ability, his only chance was an HSCT stem cell treatment. He finally turned to crowdfunding and started a healthcare fundraiser with WhyDonate to raise money for his treatment. Jerry succeeded and raised 100% of his target amount through WhyDonate.

  • Stem Cell Foundation For Siggy

Siggy - WhyDonate successful fundraising campaigns

Beautiful Siggy has been going through a difficult phase for the last ten years due to MS. Now, she can go for stem cell transplantation in Mexico. She raised €54K through WhyDonate and started her treatment in Mexico. Let’s all wish her good health and come back home soon.

  • Ukraine Refugee Assistance – STICHTING FIRST ACTION

Ukraine -Fundraising campaigns

The Ukraine Refugee Assistance has been trying to help people get transport during the Ukraine-Russia war by donating. They are set to contribute their small humanitarian effort to handle food, water, and medicine, offering refugees no place to stay to find housing in Poland and Netherlands. With the help of the WhyDonate fundraising campaign, they have successfully procured critical medicine and supplies, including logistics arrangements for the affected people.

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns – 2021


  • Support Reptile House De Aarde In Breda!

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns Of WhyDonate - Reptile house in Breda

Due to Covid 19 crisis, the Reptile House de Aarde in Breda did not allow visitors for almost six months, and as a result, they missed out on the most significant source of income. On the other hand, the costs for feeding, maintenance, energy and remuneration continued to run. The reptile house managed to raise more than €39.000 for the reptiles through WhyDonate.

  • Climate March 2021

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns Of WhyDonate - Climate march 2021

The Climate Alert was an initiative of the Climate Crisis Coalition, and it focused on important political moments in the fight for the climate. The fundraiser had goals to influence elections and create support for the movement.

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns – 2020


  • IC Nurse Asks For Help!

Successful Fundraising Campaigns - Maurice

Maurice, an IC nurse who had helped many people during his service, was battling cerebral infarction. He started a fundraiser on WhyDonate and sought financial help for his healthcare. He managed to raise €122.762, which was used entirely for his medical need. After 13 months and many fights, he finally lost his breathing tube, could swallow again, sat upright in his chair without being tied all over, his legs started moving, and his right hand could move too. He can even brush his teeth, shave and text.

  • Help Extinction Rebellion Nederland

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns Of WhyDonate - climate crisis

Making it to the list of the best charity campaigns, Extinction Rebellion is willing to demand radical change by going out on the streets for climate- and ecological crises and drawing the government’s attention to them. The donations are directly used for organising impactful actions that contribute to a better world. This environmental fundraiser has raised more than €130.000 for their cause, and we stand with them to keep our planet clean and make it greener.

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns – 2019


  • Will You Help With A Hopeful Treatment For Cees?

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47-year-old Cees Hummelen was diagnosed with stomach cancer, and due to metastases in different glands, there is no cure-oriented treatment possible in the Netherlands. In the past period, he had six heavy chemotherapy and lighter cycles in combination with immunotherapy. He needed funds for dendritic cell therapy, a form of immunotherapy in which the body’s immune cells are stimulated to make antibodies against the cancer cells to clean them up.

He successfully raised the required amount through WhyDonate for his healthcare and made it to the list of best fundraising campaigns. We sincerely hope that he gets better and lives to the fullest.

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns – 2018


  • Sytske Foundation For New Insulin Pump

Successful Fundraisers - WhyDonate

Sytske, a 34 years old woman from Amsterdam, has been fighting type 1 diabetes since she was nine. The condition was gradually making her virtually blind. She was dependent on insulin to control her blood glucose levels. Because insulin does not enter the bloodstream via administration in her skin (subcutaneously), She was dependent on an internal insulin pump which ensured that she could lead her life as usual as possible.

Three years ago, she raised €191,636 through WhyDonate, which was used for the healthcare of Sytske. Now she is a happy lady with a more excellent vision to support others who require help fighting diabetes through her foundation ‘Sytske Foundation’.

  • Run For Human Rights Watch 2018

Successful fundraiser - Rohinga

Run for Human Rights Watch 2018 supported Human Rights Watch with the Run for Rohingya. It was a marathon to support human rights – Rohingya Crisis worldwide held in New York. This donation campaign raised more than €23.530 to prevent these human rights violations and made it to the list of best fundraising campaigns.

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns – 2017


  • Fundraising Campaigns – Dam To Dam Loop

Successful fundraiser of WhyDonate

One of the most successful charity fundraising campaigns is the Dam To Dam Loop. The Dam to Dam ran from Amsterdam to Zaandam, with at least 50,000 participants in 2017. During 10 English miles, they outwit each other.

“Right To Play” was the official charity of the Dam to Dam loop. This international development organisation wanted to impart essential knowledge and skills to children in disadvantaged areas through sports and play. But they were not the only charity for which they could walk. As always, there were a large number of charities that could run for a good cause. For non-professional runners, running for charity has the advantage that they can start directly behind the professionals for each charity in a group context. The condition is, of course, that they have collected the required sponsorship money!

  • Fundraising Campaigns – Rollator Race

Most Successful Fundraising Campaigns Of WhyDonate - Rollater race

To purchase a 4-person bicycle, a spectacular Rollator Race was held on 23 September. Participants in the fundraising campaign were all people who needed the walker daily. At Zorgerf Buiten-Stay, there was a great need for a bicycle for four people. The bike was required to be able to take those who were no longer able to cycle themselves. Since there was no budget for this, it was decided to take action to become one of the most successful fundraisers.

The fun action was started via the WhyDonate website. A Rollator Race was held on September 23. The turnout was large, and the proceeds from the charity campaigns were more than sufficient to purchase a bicycle for four people. Yet again, proof that crowdfunding indeed works. Many donors were pleased with this promotion, so enough money was collected quickly. It was one of the most thriving charity fundraising campaigns for the fundraisers.

Final Words!

We will, of course, mention only a few fundraising campaigns examples, but they were all successful charity fundraising campaigns regarding the importance of causes and meeting the targeted fund. Let us all ensure that the upcoming years will be great ones to reflect on. So let’s get started! Check the WhyDonate website regularly for more charity campaigns and to see if promotions are being organised that make you feel comfortable. Let us all stand together and be a part of more considerable changes.

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