[vcf-midatlantic] Keep the lights on at InfoAge (GoFundMe fundraiser)

madodel madodel at mac.com
Thu Feb 25 00:44:02 UTC 2021

On 2/24/21 19:21, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Vintage Computer Federation has initiated a fundraiser for InfoAge
> operating expenses. As with many museums across the country InfoAge was hit
> hard by lower visitor numbers, yet the expenses keep coming. For those that
> don't know, VCF leases space for our museum and warehouse from InfoAge. So
> we are looking to help them as it benefits us and all the other museums
> under the InfoAge umbrella to stay in business.
> Our doors stay open as a result of the volunteers' efforts, the donations
> made by visitors to InfoAge, as well as grants and other fundraising
> efforts.
> As you can imagine, the long closures, limited capacity and public concerns
> that have come as a result of COVID-19 have seriously hurt our ability to
> raise money and continue to maintain and improve the Camp Evans Historical
> Landmark Site and the museums that occupy it's spaces.
> Starting with the resident non-profits, we are pooling our resources to
> keep the doors to our home here at Camp Evans/InfoAge open and continue to
> share this wonderful place with the public. But we need your help to make
> it through these difficult times.
> ANY donation will help make an impact.
> How will your donation help? Your donations will assist InfoAge in paying
> for daily operating expenses (like keeping the electricity on!) repairs and
> maintenance and installation of new exhibits just to name a few!
> Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to
> us.
> We set a goal of $10,000 and you can donate by going here:
> https://gofund.me/f72ab5f0
> Jeff Brace
> =========================================
> Vice President & Board Member
> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> http://www.vcfed.org/
> jeffrey at vcfed.org
> cell: 732-759-1783


I'll match up to the first $1000 raised.


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