From causes to apps to personal pleas for help, there is a crowdfunding platform for nearly everything.
Those closest to Ross Ulbricht want the money for a fair fight.
Oakland residents have raised thousands of dollars to combat skyrocketing crime while the government is shut down.
"I am also a single father, and we don't get enough credit in this country."
Oakland Port Commissioner Bryan Parker is using the Crowdtilt campaign as an example of democracy in action as he challenges current mayor Jean Quan.
David Henneberry's prized boat was damaged in the final hours of the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.