MAPS Receives $1,000,000 Of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Philanthropist

MAPS Receives $1,000,000 Of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Philanthropist

On December 14, 2017, the Pineapple Fund (pineapplefund.org), set up by an anonymous cryptocurrency philanthropist, donated 59.89 Bitcoin (BTC), with a value of $1,000,000, to the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), as part of a plan to give away over $86 million in BTC to charities and causes around the world. The Pineapple Fund’s gift will directly fund MAPS’ upcoming Phase 3 clinical trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The cryptocurrency community has rallied behind MAPS’ work, having donated over $120,800 in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin since 2013, plus the new support from the […]