Charity Hoaxes - Page 2
Linda Singh - Blackberry Money for Forwarding Hoax
Text message claims that smart phone company Blackberry will help fund medical expenses for a seriously ill girl named Linda Singh by donating 10 cents every time the text is forwarded.
Published: March 22, 2013
Starving Children Facebook Share Hoax
Facebook messages featuring a photograph depicting a group of starving children claims that Facebook will donate $1 to help the children every time the picture is shared on the network.
Published: March 15, 2013
Another Sick Baby Hoax - Like, Comment or Share to Help Baby With Large Mass on Her Back
Message circulating via Facebook claims that users can raise money to help a baby with a very large mass on her back just by liking, sharing or commenting on the baby's picture.
Published: September 4, 2012
Facebook Charity Hoax - Share Picture to Help Starving Children
Facebook message that includes a photograph of a severely malnourished child claims that Facebook will donate $1 to help starving children each time the image is shared.
Published: July 17, 2012
Facebook Share Hoax - $1.20 Per Share to Help Girl With Cancer
Message circulating on Facebook that includes a photograph of a young girl in a hospital bed claims that Facebook will donate $1.20 to help the child each time her image is shared.
Published: July 5, 2012
Facebook Will Donate for 'Likes' Hoax - Isabella Abused Wife Message
Message circulating on Facebook claims that, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to donate 50 cents to help fund an operation for abused wife "Isabella" each time her photograph is liked. The post includes a link to a video that supposedly shows proof of the abuse.
Published: 15th June 2012
Qian Hongyan AOL Money For Forwarding Hoax
Circulating slide presentation about Qian Hongyan, a child in China that lost both legs in an accident, claims that AOL will donate 10 cents to help fund prosthetic legs for the girl each time the message is forwarded.
Published: 11th June 2012
Little Girl With Huge Belly Facebook Donation Hoax
Circulating message that features photographs of a young girl with a huge stomach claims that Facebook will donate $1 to help the child every time the post is shared.
Published: 14th March 2012
Hoax - Facebook Will Pay One Dollar Per Like to Help Baby With a Face Cancer
Message claims that Facebook will donate $1 to help a baby with a large growth on her face every time the baby's photograph is liked on Facebook.
Published: 22nd February 2012
Hoax - Share Photo to Raise Money to Help Abused Puppy
Message circulating on Facebook that includes a photograph of a badly injured puppy claims that the Humane Society will donate $1 towards an operation to help the dog every time the photo is shared.
Published: 8th February 2012