This is the question recently posed by Slate’s Seth Stevenson in reference to the case of Karen Klein, the bullied bus monitor in upstate New York. Students called her horrible names and brought her to tears. When video of her torment...Show More Summary
Max Sidorov’s campaign to give a bullied bus monitor Karen Klein a vacation, sparked by a distressing YouTube video, raised $700,000 last year. In response, Seth Stevenson worries that the internet is misdirecting charitable donations: Charities have always used poignant, individual stories to play on people’s emotions and open up their wallets. But the idea was that you should [...]
Seth Stevenson has a problem with the fact that the Internet raised $703,168 for Karen Klein, the bullied bus monitor.
My sincere thanks to commentor Karen Marie!
Don't mess with Grandma. That was the message that was sent loud and clear by Karen Klein, the 68-year-old school bus monitor who was brutally bullied by a nasty pack of teenagers last June.
Following the Bullying Video Seen Around the World, maligned school bus monitor Karen Klein is turning her torment into good, founding an anti-bullying charity. Making the School Bus Monitor Cry After the verbal attack she endured from...Show More Summary
First we had the abusive, hateful kids, then the massive outpouring of kindness and generosity, then the kids’ expression of regret and finally, Greece, N.Y., bus monitor Karen Klein’s statement that she “feels sorry” for the kids who abused her. Read full article >>
When a video of a bullied bus monitor went viral earlier this year, Max Sidorov decided to start a charity campaign to send the woman on a nice vacation. Well, Karen Klein can spend the rest of her live on vacation now that she’s received a $703,833 check. The Edmonton Journal reports that Sidorov started [...]
Is there anything more heartwarming than seeing a gigantic novelty check get handed over to someone who deserves it? We
By Radar Staff Bus monitor Karen Klein, the 68-year-old victim in a horrific June viral video showing four middle school students in Greece, New York bullying her, was given a $703,000 check Tuesday in Toronto, Canada by the organizer...Show More Summary
Karen Klein gets her happy ending.
Good god, finally! Karen Huff Klein, the New York bus monitor who was verbally abused by a bunch of juvenile delinquents back in June, collected her $700,000 in donations today in a ceremony in Toronto. More than 30,000 people from 84...Show More Summary
Karen E. Klein at Bloomberg BusinessWeek asks whether businesses that court atheist consumers have any staying power, noting that we’re nothing compared to the Christian marketplace: Retailers who cater to evangelical Christians with...Show More Summary
Karen Klein is a 69-year-old former bus monitor who struck mini-fame after a video of a pack of middle school boys lobbing insults at her on a bus went viral last June. Like many who viewed the video and felt anger toward the bullies and extreme sympathy for Karen, Reddit user Max Sidorov couldn’t watch [...]
Talk about paying it forward. Karen Klein, the 69-year-old upstate New York bus monitor whose horrific harassment by a crew of middle school boys was caught on video back in June isn't just kicking back with the money that came her way thanks to a campaign by Reddit user Max Sidorov to send her on vacation. Show More Summary
You may recall that over $700,000 flooded into an internet account set up as a "vacation fund" for New York bus monitor Karen Klein after she was seen being brutally bullied by students on a viral cell video. This is what she's doing...Show More Summary
Karen Klein has used the $700,000 donated compassionate viewers of her now-infamous viral video to launch an anti-bullying foundation. The depressing video of middle school boys tormenting Klein on the bus was posted on June 19 and received...Show More Summary
Last month the life of 68-year old bus monitor Karen Klein changed forever. After a video of Klein being bullied by schoolchildren went viral, redditor Max Sidorov launched an Indigogo campaign that succeeded in raising over $700,000...Show More Summary
"I've now decided to become an advocate of change," Klein said.