Wow – this page is going completely bananas on Justgiving today.
It’s a campaign to raise money for the first ever atheist bus campaign.
Now, Justgiving is impartial when it comes to beliefs – all of us working here have our own beliefs and feel strongly that everyone else is entitled to theirs. We’ve got all sorts of different charities raising money through our website.
But this page is remarkable for the sheer speed that it’s raising money – we’ve been noticing that there are new donations every time we refresh the page. Whatever you believe, it certainly shows the power of online fundraising. The campaign has not only smashed its target for the British Humanist Association but it’s gone from trebling the target to quadrupling it in the time spent writing this blog post…
Here’s how those donations look on a graph (we like graphs here), and it shows just how hundreds of donations have come through the page in a very short space of time, starting at midnight last night: