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Binance Charity Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Hurricane Relief

Binance Charity, the philanthropic wing of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has begun a campaign to help support victims of Hurricane Dorian. On Sept. 5, Binance Charity started accepting cryptocurrency donations for a campaign that will help provide food and aid for hurricane victims through local organizations in affected areas. On the campaign website, Binance states …

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Venezuelans Fighting Economic Hardship Discover Crypto’s True Potential

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>For quite some time now, Venezuela has been suffering from a political crisis and a collapsing economy. Venezuelans dealing with rampant inflation continue to see their purchasing power decline. After witnessing one of the worst economic disasters in modern history, 4 million citizens have emigrated to seek a better form of money, …

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Nonprofit Launches Blockchain Platform for Credit History in Sierra Leone

San Francisco-based nonprofit Kiva, a company that crowdfunds loans for financial inclusion, has launched a blockchain platform for credit history with the government of Sierra Leone. According to a Reuters report on Aug. 21, Kiva and President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio jointly launched the blockchain initiative in the country’s capital.  The platform will …

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South Korean Holding Company Uses Ripple Fork to Develop Donations Platform

South Korean holding company SK C&C has unveiled plans for a donation platform that is based on a Ripple blockchain fork. Moreover, the platform will support a stablecoin linked at a 1:1 ratio to the won, as well as a utility token. South Korean news daily Chosun reported about the company’s initiative on Aug. 9. …

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Brazilian Non-profit Tags Clothes for Workplace Abuse Using Blockchain

The Brazilian non-profit Alinha Institute has launched their Alinha Tag, aiming to inform customers of the labor conditions of the workshops that produced their clothes. As per a Cointelegraph Brasil report from July 3, the new Alinha Tag is especially concerned with forced labor in Brazil’s fashion industry. According to Brazilian business newspaper Valor Económico, …

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Justin Sun to Reschedule Warren Buffett Charity Lunch for Medical Reasons

The Tron Foundation is pushing back the Warren Buffett Lunch and press conferences to an unspecified date. According to an official Twitter post, Justin Sun — who successfully procured the lunch with Buffett by winning the affiliated charity auction —  is currently out of commission due to kidney stones, and associated parties have agreed to …

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Miami Dolphins to Endorse Litecoin as Team’s Official Cryptocurrency

American professional football team the Miami Dolphins announced that Litecoin (LTC) is now the team’s official cryptocurrency, according to a press release on July 11. The Miami Dolphins and Litecoin have also partnered with Aliant Payments, a crypto merchant services and payment processing firm, to enable crypto payments for the team’s upcoming 50/50 raffle, which …

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Watch Games Done Quick’s summer charity event starting June 23rd

Sponsored Links Nintendo If you’re hoping to immerse yourself in video games now that summer has officially reached the northern hemisphere, you’re in luck. Games Done Quick is kicking off its annual summer charity livestream (below) on June 23rd at 12:30PM ET, and you can expect some very eclectic speedrunning in the name of a …

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From Clean Water Supply to Rebuilding Notre Dame: Crypto and Blockchain in Charity

The technology that underpins cryptocurrencies has been gradually entering the charity sector, purportedly providing more transparency and trust to the industry — especially given a decrease in people’s trust in charity organizations, where the public is increasingly concerned about how charities spend raised money. Governments and blockchain projects embrace charity space Governments around the world …

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Tron’s Justin Sun Wins eBay Charity Auction in $4.57M Bid to Lunch With Warren Buffett

Tron (TRX) founder and CEO Justin Sun has won an eBay charity auction to have lunch with renowned investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 3. Sun reportedly bid a record-breaking $4,567,888 to win the charity auction, which has been held by …

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