This ledger reflects the financial status of creating and maintaining a new home for the digest. Excess will be retained for repair/upgrade requirements and administerial expenses (such things as domain name creation/maintenance, etc.). This ledger shall be maintained as a public record.
'96 - Inception: The greatest expense is the server. The cabinet, power supply, floppy, one (smallish) hard drive, keyboard, monitor and I/O have been donated. A new motherboard (586/133MHz), memory, and a larger hard drive are to be purchased.
'97 Project: Expansion for memory (to 64 Mb) and backup device to be purchased. Target installation: wk of 12/22/97.
|Homebrew Digest Resurrection Effort|
|12/17/96||$542.61||$(345.11)||Motherboard, drive, memory|
|12/12/97||$33.00||$698.65||Returned Check - no signature|
|12/13/97||$10.00||$688.65||Returned Check - Made out to HBD|
|12/19/97||$18.02||$815.63||Belkin SCSI Cable adapter|
|12/21/97||$18.02||$853.65||incorrect Belkin SCSI Cable adapter returned|
|12/21/97||$349.77||$503.88||64Mb Memory, Adaptec SCSI card|
|12/23/97||$423.95||$79.93||External Jaz Drive|
All donations to the Home Brew Digest are appreciated and used to cover its operating
expenses - predominantly the maintenance of the server equipment and the domain name.
Currently, the Digest has no bank account of its own. Donations must be made payable to
Pat Babcock in order for the funds to be used. Donations can
be mailed to:
HBD Server Fund
PO Box 871309
Canton Township, MI 48187-6309
All donations to the Home Brew Digest are appreciated and used to cover its operating expenses - predominantly connectivity, the maintenance of the server equipment and the associated domain names. The HBD is a legally registered not-for-profit corporation in Michigan, and has its own bank account. Checks can be made payable to "Home Brew Digest, Inc." or, simply, "HBD", if that is preferred for your bookkeeping; however, Home Brew Digest, Inc. is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 public charity, making your donation deductible on your income taxes to the full extent allowable by law - however, in order to be deducted from your taxes you must make the check payable to Home Brew Digest, Inc. as the IRS will not recognize "HBD" (however, we are maintaining records of donors to assist where necessary). Donations can be mailed to (NOTE NEW ADDRESS):
HBD Server Fund
2478 Cabot St
Canton, MI 48188-1825
It is still advisable that, if you wish to have "HBD Server Fund" on the
check, please ensure it is only in the Memo field. Leave the payee as Home Brew Digest, Inc. or HBD.|
Donations to the HBD Server Fund can also be made by credit card via the following link. Once at the PayPal site, you can donate any amount from $5 upward, in increments of $5 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the HBD loses $0.30 plus 2.2% off of the total of each donation. If you wish to donate more than $5, please change the "quantity" field to reflect the multiple of $5 US you wish to donate, rather than make several separate donations of $5. Thanks! Here's the link:
Please NOTE: If you have a Paypal account, you can save the HBD some donation money when you make yours!
Here's how: log in, select "Send Money", select the
"Personal" tab, and then select the "Gift" radio button. The address to send to is email@example.com.
Doing this saves the HBD the Paypal fees noted above. Thanks!
© 1996, 1997, yada, yada by Pat Babcock, and transferred 1999
to the HBD
Last updated 9/12/00 Audited: 4/3/2010 Donation Address updates 11/12/2018