Well, guys, January is over and the Emergency Fund has collected more contributions thanks to Napsauce's lovely and amazing GroupEats cookbook!

Right now we have over $700 in reserve, but there have been no more applicants since I last posted - it looks like you guys are avoiding emergencies lately, and that is a wonderful thing! I just wanted to update you all on the fund and its status.

Thank you all once again for your generous contributions! You are wonderful.

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The GroupThink Emergency Fund was created in late October 2013. It was first inspired when longtime member KillerMartinis made an offhanded comment about her electricity being turned off. I (greenheart) started a call for GT members to donate $5 a person to help out, and within 3 hours we'd collected 6 times the amount of the power bill. With the remainder, GT opted to create an emergency fund to help out its members in times of need.

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For more information on the fund, visit our website, http://www.groupthinklove.org. To contribute, visit our GoFundMe page or send any donation amount through PayPal to groupthinkemergencyfund@gmail.com. To view the guidelines for requesting and receiving aid, see the original post here. To request assistance, please email us at groupthinkemergencyfund@gmail.com.