Today ifundi.com is making some noise to help Hubert Allred with incidental costs associated with his kidney transplant. For the past 11 years, Hubert has struggled with kidney failure, and he has waited five years on a kidney transplant wait list. He is trying to raise funds to travel to Gainesville, Florida for pre-transplant testing and subsequently for the transplant operation through the vehicle ifundi.com.
ifundi Inc. LLC is a privately owned startup company that integrates personal fundraising and social networking through a web service where verified Facebook users can expand their reach to generate money for a variety of reasons such as medical expenses or school projects. ifundi.com allows users to create a page for free and use this as an easy way to raise money for anyone or anything.
“When you need to raise money for something, whether it be an emergency or simply new league uniforms, your fundraising efforts are going to begin with the people you know. Personal connections are the biggest support group and most of them can be found a mouse click away. ifundi is a place where family, friends and communities can come together to collectively fund any cause, charity, project, event, passion or idea no matter how big or small. It’s a great feeling to know that we have created vehicle that creates positive outcome and brings out the best in people.” Mark Wenzowski founder of ifundi
ifundi is founded by Mark Wenzowski who is a native of Steubenville, Ohio which is approximately 40 miles west of Pittsburgh. Currently residing in Boca Raton, Florida, Mark has developed his skills and experience through his work in the telecommunications industry to create the launch of ifundi.com. According to the accredited Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), key developments in 2013 were broadband capacity, M2M, Cloud, software-defined networks, cyber security and energy efficiency. After development of the software, Mark and his team have released this product for public use.
To use this service, individuals go to ifundi.com and create a page for free. Users set their own goal amount and message by signing up with their Facebook account so credibility and trust are built for donors supporting their fundraising activity. The individuals share through their social networks the custom page they created on ifundi.com to collect money for their message. ifundi features include social connectivity, custom page links, Facebook verification, status updates and secure online financial transactions.
Funds exchanged through the financial transactions are secure through secure socket layers (SSL) encryption software. Fundraising activities for charitable causes or through charitable organizations remain tax deductible, but fundraising activities for the family reunion are not. For the management of this enterprise, five cents of every dollar donated is automatically collected. No one will ever owe money or be billed for using the site. The site has been recognized on NBC, ABC, Fox News, and CNN from the people that have used the site for their personal crowd funding.
To learn more about ifundi, visit the link ifundi.com
To learn more about Hubert visit the link ifundi.com/hubertskidneytransplant
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