[Freedombox-discuss] T-shirts

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Dec 11 20:37:40 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-12-11 at 13:56 -0500, Deb Nicholson wrote:
> >> Indeed. However, my main reasoning was to *raise money* by
> >> "encouraging" people to donate by purchasing a t-shirt, or other
> >> merchandise.
> >
> >
> > I donated around 75 dollars in late 2011 and was promised stickers but still
> > didn't receive anything so I would not encourage donating for something in
> > return because chances are high you won't get it.
> I can understand your disappointment. It's often difficult for
> volunteer-run orgs to follow up on details in a timely fashion. If we
> go forward with t-shirts, my suggestion would be to sell them
> primarily in person, or outsource the shipping to a print on demand
> type place -- as opposed to further diverting volunteer energies to
> something like intermittent t-shirt fulfillment.

I did try to do my own with shipping shirts in the past, don't do that
you are wasting a lot of resources unless you like the actual shipping
Relying on a third party may be more expensive but will get you better


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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