To quickly respond such that people are not terribly confused -- our major gifts team is hosting a fundraising event at the Dillon Gallery in NY sometime in the future. I don't have any further details myself (not my area of what we do); but I'll direct the attention of that team to this thread/question.
~Matt Walker Wikimedia Foundation Fundraising Technology Team On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Dan Collins <en.wp.s...@gmail.com> wrote: > What are you talking about? A quick Google reveals no evidence that the > Wikimedia Foundation and the Dillon Gallery have any association, apart > from we have a wiki page on them. Who is the mail from - WMF or a chapter? > Do you often receive snail mail from them? If not, do you have any evidence > that you haven't fallen victim to an elaborate scam? What is an > "invitation(?)" and how does it differ from an invitation? > > To borrow your TL;DR, In short: huh??? > > > On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:09 PM, Renata St <renataw...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hi, so I got this snail mail with an invitation(?) to an event(?) at > Dillon > > Gallery on Oct 1 for a suggested(?) donation of $500... and it left me > > confused more than anything else. > > > > What's the event about? I can't find anything anywhere else (not that I > > looked very hard). I understand it's a fundraising function, but besides > > that? If I go there, what am I going to get (other than Cocktails & Hors > > d'oeuvres)? > > > > What if I don't do the suggested donation? > > > > On a whole different level, since when does Wikimedia do fundraising > > events? I thought it was a policy to abandon attempts to gain major > donors > > and to focus on the $10 donations? When did that change? > > > > In short: huh??? > > > > R. > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list > > Wikimediaemail@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>