Help out Wikipedia

Help out Wikipedia

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Wiki Hey, I feel Wikipedia is a really big deal, something for the ages, and I'd like you to help out.
Check out what I say on the site, but here's the gist:

I'm a proud supporter of Wikipedia, and I encourage you to make a donation to support their work too.
Wikipedia is an accomplishment of major proportions. It's become the "first draft of history."

But the work has just begun. And Wikipedia needs our financial support.

If you read it, if you edit it, if you visit it more than once a month: please join me in supporting Wikipedia today.

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twodogkd

I will be donating to support Wikipedia/Wikimedia as requested by Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and also by Craig of Craigslist, but will do so by a mailed check.
In fact I visited Craigs blog today to post a link on Craigs blog about Jimmy Wales appeal, but was way to slow in doing so. In looking for a place to post a reply Jimmy's appeal, I noticed Craig's appeal, which hopefully will encourage all those of us who have benefited from using both Craigslist and Wikipedia/Wiki sites, AND GET YOU TO DIG A LITTLE and send a few $$ more than you may have otherwise.
This link is Jimmy's appeal for donations:
http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Appeal2/en?utm_source=2009_Jimmy_Appeal1&utm_medium=sitenotice&utm_campaign=fundraiser2009&referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FMain_Page&target=Appeal2
This is Jimmy's webpage answering Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/FAQ/en
This is the answer to my question WHERE CAN ONE SEND A CHECK BY MAIL?
http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/FAQ/en#Where_do_I_send_checks.3F .
It's great to see one community based internet giant, Craigslist, supporting another community based internet giant Wikipedia/ Wikimedia. Both in it for the benefit of the people around the world.
Personally Wikipedia has never failed me, when I did a search to find an answer to any question (seach for words/places/… ).
I simply type into the google search window: "wikipedia, search topic". And relevant Wiki site(s) pop up.
Craigslisters on many Craigslist websites benefit because a Wikipedia link has been placed at the top left "w" of the name on their main page. The "w" link provides information about that community/location/geographic area. If one wants to learn about that city or area, all one needs to do is to click on the "w" next to that CL website name.
Wikipedia is like a free library online.
I will be sending out a $200 check tomorrow to the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.'s Los Angeles address, as listed on the above website.

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