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Re: [IP] Header in email



I agree with Fran..  sorry I didn't snip..I think it all needed to be said
just one more time..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fran Baumgartner" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, August 25, 2002 12:34 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Header in email


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> of $1.00 or $2.00 per month is needed. Please make your pledge of $10
> or more per year so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve YOU and
> the diabetes community.
>
>  Please visit: http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
>
> Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail.
>
> At 09:37 AM 8/25/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >At 09:27 AM 8/25/2002 Sherri wrote:
> >>I guess I will have to unsub then.  I, too, am a single mom with 4 kids,
3
> >>of whom have health issues.  It costs me a great deal just to feed one
of my
> >>kids who is on a special diet, not to mention feeding, clothing and
housing
> >>for the rest of us.  We don't get any govt assistance, either.
> >>Sherri
> >
> >Why would you have to unsub? Even if you don't contribute, you can still
> >access all the resources of IP. If you don't have the financial
resources,
> >just ignore the "nag note". There is nothing forcing you to send money.
> >The only reason that message exists, is because unless we can get the
> >funds to keep the site going, it won't exist any longer. We're not doing
> >it to annoy you, but as a way to survive.
>
> OK, Please Please DO NOT take this personally or as a cut or nasty note.
I
> guess what I have a hard time understanding is how someone cannot
> contribute just a dollar a month or $10.00 / year.  I know we all have to
> pay for accessing the Internet and unless things have gotten cheaper and I
> am out of the loop it cost about $20.00 / month just for that.  This
aspect
> just really boggles my brain.  I know that even you who say you can't
> afford it have most likely benefited greatly from this list at least $1.00
> / month's worth.  It's a question of do we want this list to continue or
> not?  Michael cannot afford to support 4000 thousand people and
> himself.  As an ex computer programmer I know for a fact that keeping this
> list running is NOT CHEAP at all.  Michael gave up is full time job just
to
> HELP people like you and me.  And I for one know I have been helped
greatly
> by this list and all it's members.  I could go on and on about all my
> expenses and how strapped we are but that is not the point.  We have had
to
> make priorities and this list is one of them, even if it is just a buck a
> month.
>
> Fran
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