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We Build the Wall, likewise recognized as the GoFundMe Border Wall, is crowdresources project to construct a wall along the USA border via Mexico. The project, which raised upwards of $23 million in donations, completed building its first segment of in Sunland also Park, New Mexico in late May 2019.
On December 17th, 2018, Florida resident Brian Kolfag developed a GoFundMe<1> titled "We The People Will Fund The Wall surface," proposing to raise money to aid build the border wall. Within 72 hrs, the campaign raised upwards of $6.8 million of its $1.0 billion goal (displayed below).
In the campaign"s description, Kolfage denounces illegal immigration and clintends "“If the 63 million world that voted for Trump each pledge $80, we deserve to build the wall.”
On December 20th, Redditor zzyzx66 submitted a photoshopped variation of the project page, displaying "Ronald T Trump" as the sole contributor to /r/meme<2> (shown below).
That month, Kolfage launched the
WeBuildtheWall surface Twitter feed, which gathered more than 10,000 followers over the next six months.
On May 27th, 2019, Kolfage uploaded a video mirroring the building and construction of a half-mile wall segment in Sunland also Park, New Mexico, in addition to the announcement that it was "virtually complete" (shown below).
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On June fifth, 2019, BuzzFeed News<3> published an short article titled "The GoFundMe Border Wall Is Finimelted. It’s Not Stopping Migrants From Coming In."
<1> GoFundMe – We The People BUILT the Wall!
<2> Reddit – /r/meme
<3> BuzzFeed News – The GoFundMe Border Wall Is Finished
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