Mar 19

Fr33 Aid Bitcoins Stolen

This past Sunday, all 3 of the bitcoin addresses in Fr33 Aid’s blockchain.info wallet were emptied of their bitcoins in this transaction. The value of the loss was nearly 23.5 bitcoins. Four minutes after the theft, Fr33 Aid received a donation of 0.01 bitcoins, and later that evening the first of 2 transactions with proceeds …

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Feb 17

Save A Life. Print an Organ.

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3-D Printed Human Organs         Every day people are dying on waiting lists for organ donations.  At the same time political prisoners organs are being harvested for sale on the black market.  Over the past twenty years in the United States alone the number of people who were put on an organ waiting list has …

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Jan 26

Getting Healthy in the New Year

Ever think about making a healthful new year’s resolution? Well, it’s not too late. This year I joined the Bitcoin Weight Loss Challenge, a 12-week competition among 11 contestants who are vying for bitcoin, support for charities of our choice and of course, our weight loss goals. I’m looking forward to losing some weight, gaining …

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Nov 13

Pictures from Philippines Relief Work

Here are some pictures coming in from relief work being done in the Philippines by Rahim, Rochelle and friends with the money we’ve raised. So far the pictures are of gathering and packing goods for transport to Tacloban and islands north of Cebu, which were hard-hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Many thanks to the global bitcoin …

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Nov 12

Aid for Philippines Typhoon Victims

My long-time friend from college, Rahim, lives in Cebu City, Philippines. He’s fine, and he immediately began providing humanitarian aid in the form of food and medical supplies to people who were injured and whose homes and belongings were devastated by the storm. Yesterday he said, With $350 donated, we bought 150 kg of rice, …

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Jul 04

PorcFest X: Fr33 Aid Reports

The Fr33 Aid team supported another great PorcFest this year. Sixteen volunteers took shifts at Fr33 Aid’s booth to provide first aid as needed to PorcFest participants, including a lifeguard who met us at the festival and jumped right in to help. Among the Fr33 Aid volunteers at PorcFest, there were 2 paramedics, 3 EMTs, …

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Jun 15

See you at PorcFest!

We’re about to head up to the 2013 Porcupine Freedom Festival in Lancaster, New Hampshire! Our volunteers are ready to help with first aid, we’ve refreshed our first aid supplies, and we’ve got Fr33 Aid shirts and sweatshirts for sale! Some examples of complementary items we’ll have available this year are: assorted bandages, kids & …

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Jun 04

Bitcoin100 Supports Fr33 Aid

We’re delighted Fr33 Aid was recently included among the charities receiving support from Bitcoin100. Bitcoin100 sent Fr33 Aid approximately 8.3 bitcoins on Sunday, after their treasurer, “Rassah”, posted about us on their thread in the Bitcoin Forum. Stephanie and I met Rassah at the Bitcoin Conference a few weeks ago, and he contacted us to …

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May 23

Fr33 Aid at the Nonprofits Panel at Bitcoin 2013 Conference

Video from the panel discussion on Bitcoin and Nonprofit Organizations from the #Bitcoin2013 conference, May 19th in San Jose, Californa! Featuring: Stephanie Murphy, Director of Operations at Fr33 Aid as the moderator, Angela Keaton, Director of Operations at Antiwar.com, Carla Gericke, President of the Free State Project, and Teresa Warmke, Treasurer of Fr33 Aid. How do charitable and non-profit …

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May 04

Our New Shirts Are the Bomb

We’re excited to participate in Bitcoin not Bombs‘ launch at Bitcoin 2013: The Future of Payments (“BitCon” for short). Bitcoin not Bombs’ goal is to launch non-profit organizations into the Bitcoin economy. They’ve helped Fr33 Aid navigate various Bitcoin technologies and integrate them into our website, and they helped publicize our decision to become a …

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