One of the latest trends in fundraising allows people to create a website and pair it with social media to raise money for just about anything.

It’s called “crowdfunding,” and it’s exactly what the name suggests. You collect money from a crowd of people for various causes.

Facebook and Twitter both play a huge role. And it’s really catching on here in Pittsburgh.

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