Teresa Warmke

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Name: Teresa Warmke
Date registered: May 15, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Fr33 Aid Celebrates Its Fifth Year — May 1, 2016
  2. PorcFest Here We Come! — June 22, 2014
  3. Fr33 Aid Bitcoins Stolen — March 19, 2014
  4. Getting Healthy in the New Year — January 26, 2014
  5. Pictures from Philippines Relief Work — November 13, 2013

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May 01

Fr33 Aid Celebrates Its Fifth Year

Fr33 Aid is an independent team of individuals working together in voluntary society as we have been since our founding in 2011. Whenever there is a decision to be made, we make it collaboratively, guided by our core belief that decentralization is better. For example, back in 2013 we chose to abandon our 501(c)3 application with the US IRS even …

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Jun 22

PorcFest Here We Come!

Fr33 Aid is gearing up for another great PorcFest this week. Organizers estimate 2000+ participants for this year’s festival, and we will be there to help with all the usual support and a few new things too. Once again, we’ll be located at RV site #2 at the top of Agora Valley and can be reached …

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Mar 19

Fr33 Aid Bitcoins Stolen

Executive Summary On March 16, 2014, most of Fr33 Aid’s bitcoin was stolen after a Blockchain.info admin reset our 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) without attempting to contact us. Since that time, Blockchain.info has updated its procedures for resetting 2FA to improve the security of their wallet service. Fr33 Aid remains committed to operating in bitcoin …

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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 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 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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Apr 15

Fr33 Aid Abandons IRS Application: Q&A

Today we announced that Fr33 Aid has abandoned its IRS application for recognition of non-profit status. In this post, I answer some of the questions we expect to receive about this decision and discuss related news: – Fr33 Aid becomes Bitcoin-based organization – Fr33 Aid no longer dependent on traditional banks – Fr33 Aid to …

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