So first off, we now have a PayPal account as well as the GoFundMe account. It has the advantage of charging us lower fees for using their service, and will be even less once we formally file for nonprofit status. You can send money to the account at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can still use the GoFundMe account as well. We will be updating the website soon to provide links to the PayPal.
Secondly, we sent $300 to SmithWellette toward her car situation!
Yay! Thank you guys once again!
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.
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 email@example.com. To view the guidelines for requesting and receiving aid, see the original post here. To request assistance, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.