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

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Thu Mar 4 14:37:43 UTC 2021


I can do that- I am now the admin for the Reddit

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> On Mar 4, 2021, at 9:36 AM, Bruce via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> I notice that this fundraiser link is not posted yet to r/InfoAge.
> Somebody might want to do so.
> Bruce
> NJ
> 
> 
>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 7:22 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> 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
>> 
> 



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