A Whole Week of Fun! #2020DecemberFundRAiser

Mark your calendars, here comes the official announcement! Following suggestions, requests and demand, there will be a December Fundraiser to brighten up the dark winter month. See it as a fun Christmas countdown that will start at the beginning of the month: We are going to kick off the fundraiser with a number of 3-day…

Donations Follow-Up

Before I fritter away this day as well, I just wanted to actually get back to a couple of important things. RIP JustGiving Pages Following on from my suspicion the other day that all of Armitage’s JustGiving sites seemed to have been disabled, Servetus suggested I contact JustGiving directly and ask. I did, and I…

It’s Happening – December FundRAiser [Announcement]

50 days until Christmas, so now we can start with the C word… So, upon request, here is the official announcement: We’ll have another fundraiser, in time for the holidays. To that end, I am planning the event for three days in the first week of December. Exact dates tba at a later stage, but…

Passing on LOROS’ Thanks

A little update that fits neatly into a question that came up in the comments the other day. When I opened the mail box today, I found a letter from LOROS: And the card really is for all of you, not just for me. My name is only on this because I transferred the money,…

Opening the Dialogue on Fundraising Models

If there is one thing that I have observed over and over again – also in the context of an internet-based fandom, no matter what platform – it is that success seems to breed contempt. When a personality or project gains traction, it inevitably seems to attract criticism, too. And possibly also some other reactions,…

Acknowledging the Acknowledgment

Yesterday evening I was chatting with my mum, explaining why I hadn’t had called for a few days. I told her about our fundraiser and that we had raised 3,500 Euro for charity as a birthday present for “that actor whom I like”. My mum’s first reaction: “Oh, does he know? Has he said thank…

Happy Birthday Rich(es) #2020RABirthdayAuctions

Mission accomplished!Ā  Can you still read or are you still on the floor? I’ll give you a second to recover. … … … I would like to congratulate you all to this massive, stunning, breathtaking and overwhelming result of this year’s auctions and fundraiser in honour of Richard’s birthday. It is hard to believe, but…

First PROVISIONAL Results of #2020RABirthdayAuctions

How do you do it, people? These birthday auction fundraisers get better and bigger and better and bigger every year! I am stunned and currently not properly able to put everything into smooth words. But perhaps you are not waiting for a rhetorical fireworks, anyway, just stfu Sonja and give us the low-down. I will.…