[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Noisebridge 5 year anniversary party donations - Update

Amber Zertuche anzertuche at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 00:45:36 UTC 2013


Hey Liz!
Thank you for promoting the field trip, we are looking forward to it and
would love more volunteers.

Just a reminder, only 45 Burton high school Physics students will now only
be there Tuesday, April 2nd from 9-noon. So there is less commitment if
you'd like to volunteer.

Cheers
Amber
 On Mar 31, 2013 5:41 PM, "jarrod hicks" <hicksu at gmail.com> wrote:

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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Liz Henry <lizhenry at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 3:01 PM
> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge 5 year anniversary party
> donations - Update
> To: NoiseBridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
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>
> Good "morning" Noisebridge!
>
> Last night Danny deposited $695 into our account just before the bank shut.
>
> I came home with $1908.00 in my pocket mostly in twenties and tens and
> checks from the donations table, and left the event in full swing (with the
> last band about to go on, then a DJ) and more cash in the small red
> donations bucket.  I absconded do-ocratically with nearly all the money and
> greatly enjoyed the feeling!
>
> There is also about $190 in Square payments.
>
> So that is $2793...
>
> Plus $398 that Mitch Altman reports..... up to 3198...
>
> Tom says,
>
> "  I left around 2230, Just after James announced the end of the live
> music and the start of some cleanup. I took with me all the cash I
> could find, including everything from all the little donation buckets
> around the space, and from the main pink donation box, another $1298
>  "
>
>
> So that's $4489.  Some of that was related to the tshirts. We did not do
> separate
> accounting for the tshirt donations. Mitch has already been paid back for
> his cost in buying them.
>
> Plus whatever is in other people's pockets or still in the space.
>
> James was right that we would hit $3000 !
>
> Unrelated to the party, from online donations:
>
> There is $520 in one-time donations that have come in through PayPal,
> which brings us to $5009 extra in the Noisebridge account since a week ago.
>
> Plus $1930 NEW subscriptions per month in PayPal, WePay, and other payment
> options are already set up and going into the Noisebridge bank account.
>
> But wait, there's more.
>
> One-time pledges, but not paid yet:  $1675
> Monthly pledges, not set up to pay yet: $1199
>
> That was very fast, very impressive, widespread donation and pledging.  We
> still need more to get to our  $18K goal for 3 months' expenses in reserve.
>
>
> If we can top that, it will be really helpful for us to make
> infrastructure improvements -- 5 years of the volume of people we have
> using the space regularly means we definitely are due for renewal and
> infrastructure creation to support the stuff we're doing.
>
> Speaking of that stuff we're doing . . . On Tuesday and Wednesday this
> week some of us are going to give classes and workshops for around 60 high
> school physics students from the Visitacion Valley neighborhood of San
> Francisco. The students will be visiting Noisebridge with their teacher
> over two days. Yan and John and I will be teaching soldering! Martin is
> signed up to teach circuit bending, while Casey will teach how to use the
> laser cutter and vinyl cutter. We have others volunteering, but we need
> more!
>
> I would love to get more people teaching at this event about basic
> electronics. Amber has asked specifically if anyone can talk about
> electromagnetism, speakers, or any sort of basic electronics with or
> without a practical demonstration, would be just great.  Please sign up on
> the wiki page for the Burton High School visit -- add your name and any
> time you can commit to teach a group of students, or to help with setup,
> tours, general questions, and cleanup.
>
> A real report will come from your elected treasurer soon, perhaps with
> some sort of magical API hack of online financial reporting tools .
>
> Cheers!!!
>
> Liz
>
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> Liz Henry
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> lizhenry at gmail.com
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