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RE: [IPk] Fundraising Flyer



Thanks John.

Julian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Neale [mailto:email @ redacted]
> Sent: 09 August 2001 10:47
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Fundraising Flyer
> 
> 
> >I've just had a flier from the US pumpers organisation for funding.
> >
> >Could you explain the setup for the benefit of us newbies (i.e.,
> >relationship of insulin-pumpers.org.uk and 
> insulin-pumpers.org, who funds
> >what and how).
> >
> >Not a problem and quite willing to donate etc. but it's 
> useful to be clear.
> 
> Julian -
> 
> Sorry to be so slow replying.
> 
> Insulin Pumpers UK is totally free to use and operates as 
> part of Insulin
> Pumpers (our US sister organisation).
> 
> We do have costs which must be met. The pump companies pay us 
> a bit, but
> they are limited (by US law) as to how much they can give. 
> That is why we
> also invite members of our groups to make voluntary 
> contributions from time
> to time - but this is entirely voluntary.
> 
> What does the money get spent on? Office space in the US, 
> computers and
> internet connections to send out 1000's of emails a day, and 
> to run our
> websites. We can't use free organisations like Yahoo as we 
> may lose legal
> ownership of the emails in our archives. Michael Robinton is 
> also paid a
> (small) salary for running Insulin Pumpers. I get paid nothing :-(
> 
> You can make a credit card donation at
> 
> http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> 
> or you can make a tax efficient donation via the UK's Charities Aid
> Foundation at
> 
> http://www.givingtoday.org Our reference number is 2139
> 
> Hope that answers your questions. If not, do say so.
> 
> John Neale
> Insulin Pumpers UK administrator
> 
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