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

Liz Henry lizhenry at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 01:35:41 UTC 2013


Oh, wait, I thought it was 2 days in a row. Yes, just Tuesday would be
easier!

Whew.


On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Amber Zertuche <anzertuche at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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:
>
>>
>>
>> ---------- 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>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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