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01:41 United States

Most Pairs Of Footwear Donated To Charity

Abigail Paulson

Abigail P. gathered 97 pairs of footwear and will donate them all to Salvation Army.

00:35 United States

Most People In One Location To Make A Charitable Donation Via Text Message

Anaheim Angels Fans

On September 6, 2010, 585 fans at an an Anaheim Angels game made a charitable donation via text message, instantly raising $2925 for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. Each text message made a $5 donation to the charity. The record was set at Angel Stadium of Anaheim thanks to a sponsorship from Power Balance. Angels pitcher Scott Kazmir announced the feat in the middle of the game. RecordSetter co-founder Corey Henderson was present to oversee the feat. See the full text donation report here. #PB01 tag:RecordSetterBook01

03:11 United States

Most Purses Donated To A Salvation Army Thrift Store

Shannon Eady

Shannon E. donated five purses to a Salvation Army thrift store.

03:32 United States

Most Children's Socks Donated To A Homeless Shelter While Listening To Phish

Angel B

Angel B. donated 52 pairs of socks to the PADS Homeless Shelter. She listened to Phish songs for the duration of the attempt.

06:21 United States

Longest Charity Waterfall

Kiva New York

At a Kiva event celebrating International Women’s Day, 54 people lined up and set a new world record for the Longest Charity Waterfall. Record participants included Kiva CEO Matt Flannery, president Premal Shah and Director of Development Bennett Grassano, who conceived the feat. Attendees lined up and donated at least $1 to a pile of money that was passed along the line in a waterfall manner, raising $175 in less than a minute. The money was instantly processed as a Kiva microfinancing loan.

09:56 Canada

Largest Anonymous Donation To A Non-Commercial YouTube Channel

Darryl Learie

Darryl Learie received an anonymous $35 donation to his non-commercial YouTube channel.

United States

Most Money Raised Using Square At A Charitable Event

100 Beds for Haiti Event Attendees

At a 100 Beds for Haiti event in New York City, $401.72 was raised through donations made viaSquare. Credit card donations were collected on iPhones during the party, with all proceeds going to help bring hospital beds to Haiti.

00:43

Most Video Cameras Donated To Help Raise Cancer Awareness

Radio Shack

Radio Shack donated 100 video cameras to the Livestrong Young Adult Alliance[] to raise awareness for young adult cancer.

United States

Most Overfunded Kickstarter Project

Jerry Paffendorf

Jerry Paffendorf posted a fundraising goal of one cent for Round 6 of his LOVELAND project on Kickstarter.com. The project ultimately received $100 in backing, making it 10,000% funded.

15:35 United States

Most Articles Of Clothing Worn At Once And Donated To A Clothing Bank

George Pettit

Greg Pettit put on 223 articles of clothing at once, drove them to a Salvation Army clothing bank in his Ford Fusion, removed them one by one and donated them to the bank. Petit set the record as part of Fusion 41, a URDB World Record Challenge created by the Ford Motor Company.

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