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This text is being developed to provide instructors and event leaders a script that can be read at HacDC events to encourage non-members to donate toward the space's continued existence.
HacDC is awesome
HacDC needs money to continue doing awesome
HacDC needs about $90/day to cover rent and other basic monthly expenses. We don't charge fees (above the cost of materials) for classes and events because we want them to be accessible to everyone.
How to donate
cash, Paypal, Dwolla, QR codes mention tax deductibility