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Re: Software Freedom Conservancy fundraiser

On 04/12/15 15:53, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
> The Software Freedom Conservancy "helps promote, improve, develop, and
> defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects.
> Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS
> projects. This allows FLOSS developers to focus on what they do best —
> writing and improving FLOSS for the general public — while Conservancy
> takes care of the projects' needs that do not relate directly to
> software development and documentation."
> SFC has launched a fundraiser because of "the difficulty of relying on
> corporate funding while pursuing important but controversial issues,
> like GPL compliance".
> https://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/nov/23/2015fundraiser/
> I encourage you to become a Supporter of the Conservancy!
> In addition: my local bookstore, Astoria Bookshop in Queens
> http://astoriabookshop.com/ , has volunteer gift-wrappers come in during
> the holiday season -- giftwrapping is free, but there's a tip jar and
> the volunteer gets to choose what charity the tips go to. I'm doing
> giftwrapping shifts 3pm-7pm on Saturday Dec. 12th and 11am-3pm Sunday
> the 13th, and the tips will go to Software Freedom Conservancy. If you
> need to buy holiday gifts, consider coming by and dropping a few bucks
> in my tip jar to benefit the Conservancy!

Reminder: my gift-wrapping stints are this weekend, Dec. 12 & 13.

Sumana Harihareswara

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