SIYE Time:18:12 on 12th July 2020

Semi-Annual Fund Drive

Dear SIYE Patrons,

As has become our custom, I am beginning our semi-annual fundraiser. SIYE runs on a volunteer basis and makes no money from advertising or subscriptions to access the archive. In order to cover our bills and keep the site running, we solicit donations. We use donations for only two purposes: paying the hosting (Internet service) bill and securing the domain name. This amounts to approximately $100 per month (because of the amount of traffic). The staff donates their time and draws no wage or salary in return for their services. We hold SIYE funds in a bank account independent from any staff member’s personal bank account.

The staff and SIYE community in general would appreciate your generosity in the form of any amount of support you feel you are able and willing to offer. Our primary means of collecting donations is PayPal, and I have attached a link below this message. If you are not comfortable with PayPal but really do want to donate, please contact me directly and we can discuss other options with which we both can feel comfortable.

All the best,

Robert L. Scott

President, SIYE

Update: Many thanks to everyone who has donated this past week. Without you, SIYE would not be possible, not without some major differences. We quite nearly made it all the way to $1200. We'll hold another fund official fund drive in February to, and hopefully that will put us over the top and give us some cushion for  the the year after. RLS

Donation Page

RLS on 2011.09.02 - 11:27AM ()


mdauben came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.02 - 03:33PM to say:

Done! Your site has brought me a tremendous amount of enjoyment so I'm glad to do my part in supporting you.

santafe came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.02 - 06:22PM to say:

And I'll add my two pennorth as well. Life without SIYE would be unthinkable!

Yunchao came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.03 - 03:31AM to say:

Just donated! Thanks for being so great all these years SIYE! And thanks to all the people who make it so great!

Leiselily came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.03 - 11:18AM to say:

Thank you all for all the great stories I've read here over the years. For everyone who works so hard to keep SIYE going, thank you.

blahbot came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.04 - 04:04PM to say:

I've been coming to this website on and off for a while. You have been my guilty pleasure for 4 years now...Don't have much, but I hope my small donation helped.

Lord Dreadnault came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.05 - 10:21AM to say:

Thank you all. :) Combined with leftover money from last year, we're at 52% already.

Manatoc Fox came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.05 - 06:12PM to say:

Wham, bam, money-gram... a little bit more to help.

alterdream came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.07 - 07:35PM to say:

Let's keep this unique and wonderful universe going and going and going! Many thanks to all those who put their time behind it. Life would be a lot more ordinary without you ;-)

Lord Dreadnault came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.07 - 09:52PM to say:

We're at 76% :)

Fire_kei came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.10 - 07:23PM to say:

Done. I almost depend on SIYE to keep me level headed in school, so anything I can do, I will.

sidnandragin came out of the woodwork on 2011.09.11 - 02:24AM to say:

I gave! I love this site. I need to read when I need "moments" peace at work!

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