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Author Topic: GoFundMe for Vieques Rare fruit collector, Robert Smith, after hurricane Maria  (Read 555 times)

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« Last Edit: October 11, 2017, 09:55:43 PM by FlyingFoxFruits »
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Let's give Bob407, a Porto Rico forum member, a hand!
A little can go a long way!
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Done. Hope they are safe and make a speedy recovery.
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Thanks very much, this is a wonderful group of people.

I'm able to keep track of all the donors through gofundme, whether they're anonymous or not.

I'm going to make sure Bob knows who each and every donor is, he appreciates your help.

every little bit helps....he's probably going to be without power and running water for months.
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Can we pay PayPal? And can you see if we can add our other good friend Abimael from Puerto Rico somehow?
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Can we pay PayPal? And can you see if we can add our other good friend Abimael from Puerto Rico somehow?
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i think gofundme allows people to use paypal as a payment method!

wow I forgot about our dear friend Abimael. 

Let me know if you need help setting up a gofundme for him, it's pretty easy.   The hard part is coming up with a decent story (sob story  :'( :P )  I think you could pretty much just copy and paste my story for Bob, and replace his name with Abimael's, and also change is location in PR, so it's not the island of Vieques....and also maybe change the list of rare plant that he's introducing.

there's no lie being told, because these guys are honestly pushing the limits and trying to enrich their local communities, with new rare fruits that have economic, and nutritive, and medicinal potential.
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Can we pay PayPal? And can you see if we can add our other good friend Abimael from Puerto Rico somehow?
Frank

i think gofundme allows people to use paypal as a payment method!

wow I forgot about our dear friend Abimael. 

Let me know if you need help setting up a gofundme for him, it's pretty easy.   The hard part is coming up with a decent story (sob story  :'( :P )  I think you could pretty much just copy and paste my story for Bob, and replace his name with Abimael's, and also change is location in PR, so it's not the island of Vieques....and also maybe change the list of rare plant that he's introducing.

there's no lie being told, because these guys are honestly pushing the limits and trying to enrich their local communities, with new rare fruits that have economic, and nutritive, and medicinal potential.

I have spoken to him. I asked if we can help. He said he is ok. But we do really want to help him. How does the processing go as far as giving the money using go fund me?

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i haven't figured that part out yet, but will do it soon, i think they either send you a check or they wire it directly to your account?

they take a little more than 5%?

and you probably have to claim the money as some sort of gift? or charitable donation that you received when you file your taxes?

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Can we pay PayPal? And can you see if we can add our other good friend Abimael from Puerto Rico somehow?
Frank

i think gofundme allows people to use paypal as a payment method!

wow I forgot about our dear friend Abimael. 

Let me know if you need help setting up a gofundme for him, it's pretty easy.   The hard part is coming up with a decent story (sob story  :'( :P )  I think you could pretty much just copy and paste my story for Bob, and replace his name with Abimael's, and also change is location in PR, so it's not the island of Vieques....and also maybe change the list of rare plant that he's introducing.

there's no lie being told, because these guys are honestly pushing the limits and trying to enrich their local communities, with new rare fruits that have economic, and nutritive, and medicinal potential.

I have spoken to him. I asked if we can help. He said he is ok. But we do really want to help him. How does the processing go as far as giving the money using go fund me?
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I have chatted with guy before. He is a nice man. Lets also support him.

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Done, I hope they will get energy back and rebuild soon. Iím sure every little bit helps!

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