Tag Archive: Bitcoin

May 05

Nepal Relief Donations

Fr33 Aid would like to recommend a charity to those interested in donating Bitcoin to the earthquake relief efforts in Nepal. We searched around and found the charity whose principles most align with ours is Direct Relief. To show our solidarity between Fr33 Aid and Direct Relief, we will be recommending anyone who would have …

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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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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 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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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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Jan 03

Donating is Easy: Pick Your Button

We’re pleased to announce two new options for online donations to Fr33 Aid:  Dwolla and Bitcoin. If you’ve seen us in person, you know we’re happy to accept silver, Shire Silver and various currencies. We also recently started accepting credit cards via a smartphone app called Square. Following are details about each of the donation …

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