Millions to be refunded to people who donated to “Build the Wall” campaign

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GoFundMe will refund $20 million to people who donated to build a wall on the southern border.

An Air Force veteran started the campaign, which has received donations from more than 337,000 people.

But, the federal government can’t receive money without congressional approval, so he created his own non-profit called “We Build the Wall.”

The problem is, he had already launched his campaign, and GoFundMe forbids changing where donated funds will go.

So, GoFundMe is refunding all that money, and he has to start again.

If you donated to the fund, you can have your donation re-directed to the new GoFundMe campaign, you just have to fill out an online form, but you have to do this within 90 days.

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(This story was originally published on January 14, 2019)

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