Rainforest Charity Launches Crypto Appeal to Help Protect Amazon
Executive director Suzanne Pelletier told CoinDesk old school philanthropy isn’t making the cut, necessitating new donation methods.
The first cryptocurrency donor to contribute $250,000 or over will have the opportunity to choose a name for the fund.
The Salvation Army Western Territory is now accepting crypto donations through Engiven’s platform.
The volcanos, situated in Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indonesia and Mexico, were selected based on "the significant humanitarian threat they represent."
While only 12 non-profits had signed up for the event last year, crypto donations platform The Giving Block said that over 120 such organizations will be taking part in this year.
The Children’s Heart Unit Fund, which supports children with cardiac ailments, received the crypto donations using The Giving Block platform.