GoFundMe has become a popular alternative for people looking to raise money for myriad causes, such as Kelli Bernard (pictured), who needs $5,000 to help with treatment for cancer.
There are people looking to raise money to send cheerleaders to competitions, others raising money for funeral services for a loved one, people needing financial help with a pet... the list goes on and on.
Here are five nearby causes that are looking for help. Check out these causes and find out more about them. Go to GoFundMe to find even more.