Zack Brown wanted to make potato salad. So, he got on the crowd sourcing website Kickstarterand simply asked for $10 to make his dish. For some reason, it caught on with people. At one point he raised $80,000! After some adjustments and disqualified donations, the final about is $55,492. Yes, that much money to make potato salad.
Brown has announced that he will take the money and host a music fest called "Potato Stock 2014" with the proceeds going toward Columbus, Ohio charities.
Mike Galanos asked: why do people donate to "make a potato salad" but not to real causes directly, like the homeless, and the needy.
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