January 15th, 2012

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requests for assistance for April-June cons

Reminder: requests for assistance to attend cons in April, May, and June will be taken from February 15 through 25, 2012. Please see this post on how to request assistance. A partial list of cons can be found at Ansible.

Non-monetary donations, such as con memberships, can be made by contacting knepveu@steelypips.org ; monetary donations can be made through PayPal or credit card by clicking on this button:

Please spread the word!

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announcing 2012 Con or Bust auction

I am pleased to announce this year's auction to support Con or Bust, which helps fans of color/non-white fans attend SFF conventions. Bidding starts Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 12:01 a.m. EST (GMT -5) and ends Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EST. You may post auction offers and make donations now.

For more details, please see these updated posts explaining how to:

As a reminder, Con or Bust is now helping fans attend all cons of their own choosing, not just WisCon as in the past. (Requests for assistance to attend cons in April, May, and June 2012 will be taken from February 15 through 25; see the "request assistance" link for more details.) Because the demand for assistance is greater than before, please spread the word widely!

More information about Con or Bust.