Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-12-01 Thread James Salsman
As is my custom, I have answered the call for fundraising message; this time with 14 alternatives to the $3 cup of coffee: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fundraising%2F2019-20_Fundraising_ideas#Story_suggestion_3 I am confident this approach will leave all future fundraisers in the dust. I hope

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-29 Thread Diane Ranville
Just yesterday a donor (who is also a colleague) was very happy to learn that her donation was used to cover expenses for people she knew (in that case: me). I believe the people behind the project is something we should put forward more. On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 2:34 AM Damon Sicore wrote: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Damon Sicore
 > On Nov 27, 2019, at 4:08 PM, Joseph Seddon wrote: > > --- What’s your favorite thing about Wikipedia that you wish our readers > and donors knew? --- That Jimmy Wales and WMF sold the rights to the Wikipedia trademark to Apple for $40k back in the early 2000s, and that Apple has the right

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Sorry two more things: - We don't collect user's data like a monster, we never sell them to anyone, we even avoid outsourcing our infra (like CDNs) to protect our users' privacy. Something that is none of top websites do. None. - Related to the reason above, CO2 emission of our datacenters is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On the great things: - There are so many forms of volunteer contribution, you don't need to be an expert to be able to contribute to English Wikipedia (how can I contribute, everything is there already). You can fight vandalism, you can take pictures, you can write code, you can help other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Aboubacar Keïta
Bonjour et merci du message J'aimerais vivement que les pays du sud ont plus de moyens financiers pour réaliser des projets concrètement. Le financement des concours baisse, mais la couverture des objectifs de ces concours reste quasiment incomplet en Afrique. Exemple Wiki Loves Monuments, en

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
The knowledge of the world available to everybody - and you can be part of it. You can donate, read, write, share, promote - all contribution is welcome. Am 27.11.2019 um 23:07 schrieb Joseph Seddon: Hey all, (reposting due to filter rejection) Fundraising are looking for ideas and

[Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Joseph Seddon
Hey all, (reposting due to filter rejection) Fundraising are looking for ideas and suggestions for our writing team to explore for our messaging in this years fundraiser. I only need a minute of your time to answer the following question: --- What’s your favorite thing about Wikipedia that