Do You Use Wikipedia?

Dear friends,

Do you use Wikipedia?  I know I use it a lot and find it very helpful for the most part.  If you use it too, please consider making a small donation to keep it going. I made my small donation of $5. last year and again this year. If we all do our part, we can continue to have this service benefit us when we need it.

Here is an excerpt from the personal appeal from the founder of Wikipedia.
With just a few days to go in our 2011 fundraiser, we're so close to reaching our annual budget. Then we’ll have everything we need to keep Wikipedia going in 2012.
Only about 1 of 500 Wikipedia users donates each year. But that’s enough to keep us free for the whole world to use, without ads, and without restriction.
When we raise our budget, we stop fundraising. Please help us end this year’s fundraiser today with a donation of $5, $20, $50 or whatever you can.
Thanks and Happy New Year,
Jimmy Wales

6 comments:

  1. Hi Penny — You're right, we should do that.
    Don't know if you noticed I mentioned you in my blog post today, the one with the poem in it. You're in one of the upper paragraphs, between two Tennyson quotations and before my poem.
    Wishing you all the best for 2012, and please pass on my best wishes to Jonah.
    Hugs,
    K

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  2. Hej Joyful.
    I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to you has been one of my blog friends, and thanks for all your sweet comment in 2011.
    I wish you and your loved ones a happy and prosperous New Year.
    Thanks for 2011 - we blogged in 2012.
    Happy New Year!
    Hugs Hanne Bente ♥

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  3. K, it was so nice of you to mention me in your year end poem ;-) Thanks for letting me know exactly where to find the mention. Best wishes too for a very Happy New Year!

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  4. Thank you, Hanne. You have brightened my days with your faithful visits to my blog and your nice comments too. I wish you and your household all the very best in 2012! Hugs, J

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  5. Happy New Year Penny! God's blessing be upon you this new year! :)Martine

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  6. And a HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and your family of sparrows, Martine :-)

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