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Re: [IP] Re: [IPn] It's always something.

At 05:13 PM 6/30/2001 email @ redacted wrote:
 >In a message dated 6/30/01 7:00:02 PM Central Daylight Time,
 >email @ redacted writes:
 >> Bottom line, Insulin Pumpers needs to raise ~$850 that is not in the
 >> operating budget to replace/upgrade THE server that does the lions
 >> share of the work in bringing you the services that everyone now
 >> enjoys. This plea is NOT part of the regular fund drives that occur
 >> quarterly and is above and beyond the operating budget which has no
 >> provision for capital spending. So with that said, please contribute
 >> your nickles and dimes, $10's and $20's so that the upgrades can be
 >> made before this poor machine turns its little toes skyward and
 >> expires completely.
 >I'm really confused here..... I thought that's what all the donations are
 >for?  Haven't we raised like over 1,000 a month with the quarterly drives?
 >Don't take this the wrong way, but I'm just wondering what that money goes
 >towards?  I thought it was for the computers and rent?
 >Just wondering.....

The normal budget takes care of regular monthly expenses... electricity, 
rent, Internet connections, etc. There is nothing in the budget, as Michael 
explained, to replace major equipment.

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