I am very happy to report that in the final days of the donation drive, we were able to surpass our $1500 goal. With everyone's generous donations, we raised an incredible $1551 total! This means great things for our site, as it will keep our server's going and allow us to do some special things to help promote our site and improve your experience here. Thank you to all who donated in the final days of the fund drive and to all of you for your support! This is such a fantastic community to be a part of and I am glad that we can continue to help it grow. |
A BIG thanks to all of the members who have donated since our last update!:
Grand total raised: $1,551.00
Continue reading 2017 Donation Drive - Final Update & Raffle
I just wanted to send out a quick congratulations to this year's winners in our fund drive raffle. In case you didn't see the recent video, our winners were:
and....... since one of our members lives far overseas and is preparing for an upcoming move, he asked that we only send him an autographed Silent Service cart (AH YEAHHHH!!) and that we draw another name. All of the prize lots have now been picked and the remaining lot (#7) goes to RF Generation member slimedog (see drawing video above). Again, congrats to all of the winners and thank all of you once again for your donations!
If you donated to and followed our February donation drive this year, you know that our staff donated several wonderful prize lots for our raffle (http://www.rfgeneration.c...m/index.php?topic=16247.0). For every $10 donated, participants received a ticket into this year's prize raffle. Donors received emails verifying their donations, names were placed on tickets depending on each donors' donation amount, these tickets were counted and recounted to verify accuracy, and my lovely daughter and I mixed up the tickets and placed into a bowl for a drawing. The names of seven members were drawn at random to determine our winners.
As the rules for the raffle state, the first name drawn will have first choice of the seven lots, the second member drawn will choose from the six remaining lots, and so on and so on. Congratulations to this year's winners! You will be contacted soon to claim your prize. For those of you who didn't win this year, our condolences, but know that your donations are very much appreciated and that we will be working hard to make the site a better place over the next year. Keep it on Channel 3.
Tomorrow, we kick off our annual RF Generation Community Donation Drive. Our goal this year is to once again raise at least $1000 by February 29, 2016. This money will be used to pay server costs and site improvements, and any additional funds will also be put toward future hosting expenses. We hope that you will consider contributing to keep RF Generation a free, fun, and useful site for yourself, other members, and those who haven't been fortunate enough to find us yet. We only ask that you donate what you can and even a small amount, like a few bucks, goes a long way and is very appreciated. Donations are accepted via PayPal and you can donate by following this link: http://www.rfgeneration.c...m/index.php?action=paypal. PLEASE be sure to PM me your RF Generation handle and the email address you used to donate so that we can thank you on the front page and determine your number of raffle tickets; only your handle will be used and all donation amounts are private.
For those of you who donate at least $10, you will be entered into a raffle for some fantastic prize lots donated by our generous staff. Rules for this raffle and prize listings are listed below and can also be found on this thread: http://www.rfgeneration.c...m/index.php?topic=16247.0. And don't worry, even through the fund drive officially starts tomorrow, if you donate today, your contribution will still go toward the fundraiser and the raffle.
Thank you for your donations and we hope that RF Generation will remain your #1 choice for tracking your collection for years to come!
Continue reading RF Generation Site Fundraiser 2016 Starts Tomorrow!
As we do every year, it's once again time to support a good cause and give back to RF Generation. RF Generation is a free, no advertising or pop-ups, non-profit site in which all database contributions come from member submissions. Our unpaid staff works hard to update and improve database content, keep front page articles fresh and informative, and work tirelessly on podcasts for your listening pleasure. However, the costs associated with running this site are not free (...or cheap) and we need YOUR help to keep our servers running into 2017. All donations will go directly to our server account and our goal is to raise at least $1000 by the end of February 29, 2016, which combined with donations from the previous year, will keep us going through 2017. I will provide updates on the front page throughout February to help monitor how close we are to obtaining our goal and thank all donors by name for their contributions.
Starting February 1st, we ask that you donate any amount you can, if you are able. As an added incentive, our generous staff has once again donated some very nice items to raffle off to donors who contribute at least $10. An explanation of the raffle rules are below. Raffle prize lots will be announced a few days prior to the beginning of the fund drive, since we are still getting those together. However, I can say without a doubt that the donations this year are fantastic and include systems, video games, board games, and video game memorabilia, among other things!
Continue reading RF Generation Site Fundraiser 2016
As all of you who followed December's fund drive know, our staff donated several wonderful prize lots for our donors' raffle (http://www.rfgeneration.c...m/index.php?topic=14799.0). For every $10 donated, participants received a ticket into this year's prize raffle. Names were placed on tickets, these tickets were mixed up and placed into a bowl, and 6 names were drawn at random to determine the winners.
As the rules for the raffle stated, the first name drawn will have first choice of the six lots, the second member drawn will choose from the five remaining lots, and so on and so on. Congratulations to this year's winners! You will be contacted soon to claim your prize. Also, thank you again to everyone who donated during the fund drive and helped to keep our site going for 2015.
The season of giving is upon us and what better way to support a good cause than to donate to RF Generation. RF Generation is a free, no advertising or pop-ups, non-profit site in which all database contributions come from our members. Our staff (who are all unpaid) works hard to provide content and to keep information up-to-date and user friendly. However, the costs associated with running this site are not free (...or cheap) and we need YOUR help to keep our servers running through 2015. All donations will go directly to our server account and our goal is to raise $1000 by December 31, 2014, which combined with donations from the previous year, will keep us going through 2015. I will provide updates on the front page throughout the following weeks to help monitor how close we are to obtaining our goal. You can donate by following the link provided here: http://www.rfgeneration.c...m/index.php?action=paypal.
We ask that you donate any amount you can, if you are able, and this year our generous staff has donated some very nice items to raffle off to donors. An explanation of the raffle rules and prize lots are below and you can see more pictures of the prizes on our discussion thread (http://www.rfgeneration.c...x.php?topic=14799.new#new).
Continue reading RF Generation Site Fundraiser 2014