Building a Soccer Field for Kids in Kenya

Vanessa Cote created two Bonfire campaigns to raise money for kids in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The organization she is partnering with, Missions of Hope International (MOHI), will be launching a sports ministry for the kids in their area and at their Joska school. The money will help them build soccer fields, provide proper…

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Raising Funds to Keep on Dancing

Kaitlin Rice’s daughter, Ella, loves to dance. But, dance is one of the most expensive extracurriculars that a young person can be involved in. When Ella recently auditioned for and made the cut for her dance studio’s competition team, her mother decided to start a Bonfire fundraiser to help cover some of the costs. All…

Supporting Foster Families in Houston

As of July 2019, there are 2,762 children in the foster system, 678 of which are awaiting adoption in Region 6 of Houston. Hundreds of teenagers age out of the system each year, representing the most vulnerable, marginalized, helpless, and “at-risk” human beings in the city. Fostering Family is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in Houston, Texas,…

Team Lindee & Lola

Lindee and Lola are identical twin girls with Juvenile Arthritis (JA). They are two years old and have been dealing with JA issues for almost a year now. Although most people hear about people suffering from arthritis at an older age, Juvenile Arthritis is actually very common. Nearly 300,000 children in the US have been…

Blind, Beloved Dog Raises Awareness of Dogs in Need

Sweet little Puddin arrived to the SPCA of Texas with severely infected eyes at 5 to 6 weeks old. She was immediately taken to the vet and it was determined her eyes were causing her a great deal of pain and the infection was so severe it left her completely blind. With her quality of life…

Love Goes the Distance

The Black Family is in the process of adopting a little boy with Down syndrome from China. Over the last two years, mom, Kelly, has been training to run a 100-mile ultra marathon and over this coming year they plan to us t-shirt fundraising as a way to help bring their son home from China….

Walking to Raise Money & Awareness for Breast Cancer

In September 2018, at the age of 33, Liz McCary was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at Prisma Health’s Breast Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Given her advanced diagnosis, she and her husband Luke sought out the best healthcare team and most promising treatment plan. After numerous discussions with oncologists across the Southeast, they determined…

Metalsmith Society Celebrates 100K Followers

In February 2018, Corkie Bolton founded Metalsmith Society. Soon after its founded, Corkie realized she wanted to connect with other jewelers to share ideas, and chose Instagram to do so. She started Metalsmith Society, a community where people who are interested in jewelry making could ask questions, share their knowledge and support one another. Evidently…

Determined Like Debbie

On July 1st, 2019, Debbie Perry and her family’s life was shaken when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. When her friends and family heard the news, they reached out to see how they could support Debbie and her family in the midst of her battle. Friends created a Bonfire t-shirt fundraiser to raise…

Raising Money for St. Jude

Sarah Bartley is an artist and designer who lives and works in eastern Virginia. Each September, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital holds an annual Walk/Run fundraiser event there to support the work the Hospital does to find cures and save children’s lives. After being touched by the stories of the sick children St. Jude helps,…

Working to Build Awareness and End Child Sexual Abuse

Statistically, 1 in 10 children in America will be sexually abused before they turn 18. The unfortunate reality is, every 98 seconds someone has been sexually assaulted and every 10 minutes that someone is a child. But, it doesn’t have to stay that way. It only takes one voice to ignite change. Journey to Heal…

Cousins Against Kidney Disease

Destiny Schulthe’s little cousin, Ava has kidney disease and may need a transplant soon. She created this campaign because she wanted to spread awareness for this disease and raise money for hospital bills. Ava is a strong and bright little girl fighting a kidney disease is called Nephrotic Syndrome. Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder…

Clothes Get a Second Life

Stephanie Brown started a nonprofit organization in San Antonio called Restoration Closet. This nonprofit provides gently used business and casual clothes free of charge to women in need. They do this through the generous donations from other women who clean out their closets. Stephanie created this “Hope, Love, and Restoration” shirt Campaign to raise extra…