[Foundation-l] Fundraiser update

Michael Bimmler mbimmler at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 14:18:59 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:11 PM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/1/7 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>:
> > A quick update: the "Thank You" banner is currently scheduled to stay
> > up until January 9, 4 PM PST. We're keeping it up a while longer in
> > part because it's the first work week after the holidays for many
> > people, and in part because it's an opportunity for chapters to get
> > some more visibility (we may have reached our goals ahead of time, but
> > the chapters were operating under the assumption that the fundraiser
> > would continue until January 15). As explained in the "Thank You"
> > letter, the funds donated to WMF from now until the end of the fiscal
> > year will go into our reserve fund and will help us to not live from
> > hand to mouth as we head into the new fiscal. We'd always planned to
> > raise at least $1.3M in reserve funding throughout the fiscal year.
> It is also a opportunity to further annoy our readers. IT's pretty
> clear they don't like it

and you know this because...?

Michael Bimmler
mbimmler at gmail.com

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