Twenty-one-year-old Reece Rogers of Wichita would do almost anything to get to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia – even if it took ingenuity and a little elbow grease.
Dallas Roberts needed some help paying for his trip to Philadelphia later this month. The Western Washington University alum was selected to be a delegate at the Democratic National Convention, so he decided to turn to GoFundMe – a popular crowd-funding site.
At least nine Vermont delegates are using crowdfunding to offset the costs of attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia later this month. They are part of a national trend. Delegates are expected to pay their own convention-related expenses.