GoFundMe halts fundraiser for AOC’s grandma despite $104K haul

GoFundMe halts fundraiser for AOC’s grandma despite $104K haul


The fundraising campaign launched by a conservative commentator to help the grandmother of US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been yanked — because the lawmaker’s family is refusing to accept the $104,153 that’s been raised, GoFundMe said Saturday.

“The beneficiary has made clear to our Trust and Safety team they do not wish to accept the donations,” GoFundMe spokesman Bobby Whithorne told The Post about the “Save AOC’s Abuela’s Ancestral Home” page launched by columnist Matt Walsh.

Walsh broke the news earlier in the day on the fundraiser’s GoFundMe page, writing: “Someone’ in AOC’s abuela’s family told GoFundMe that she won’t take the money, even though AOC previously claimed that her grandma was in dire straits (and it was Trump’s fault).”

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“She seems to think that it is worth $104,153 of her abuela’s money to express that [she] doesn’t want money from the likes of us,” he continued.

The facetious effort was launched after Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted a thread Thursday

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