[Translators-l] [Transcom] Thank you

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 04:55:49 UTC 2011


The translation teams always inspire me - you do some of the hardest
work, essential to keeping us all together, and under sometimes crazy
deadlines.  Thanks for making communication so smooth all year, not
just during the fundraiser.

> More than 50% of our donations come from outside the US now,

A nice milestone!  [And what % come from non-English-language projects?]


On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Sue Gardner <sgardner at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> I'd like to add my thanks to Philippe's :-)
> It was such a great fundraiser! Wikimedia raised more money than ever
> before, and I think the messaging was our best-ever, mainly because so
> many people were involved in helping develop it, and because we were
> able to continually test & optimize throughout the campaign.
> Thank you guys, for helping make it so successful :-)
> Sue
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> Sue Gardner
> Executive Director
> Wikimedia Foundation
> 415 839 6885 office
> 415 816 9967 cell
> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in
> the sum of all knowledge.  Help us make it a reality!
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> On 7 January 2011 19:32, Philippe Beaudette <pbeaudette at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> Translators,
>> I wanted to take a moment as we're winding down from the fundraiser, and
>> thank you for your incredible work.
>> There's no question that without you, the fundraiser would not be anywhere
>> near as successful.  More than 50% of our donations come from outside the US
>> now, which begins to highlight the incredible value that you provide to the
>> projects.
>> On behalf of the staff at the Foundation, the fundraising team, and the
>> community, please accept my thanks for the hard work that you do.
>> pb
>> PS - I'd be very interested in your thoughts on how we can make this process
>> better next year.  Will you please write me privately
>> (philippe at wikimedia.org) to share your thoughts?
>> _______________________
>> Philippe Beaudette
>> Head of Reader Relations
>> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
>> pbeaudette at wikimedia.org
>> Imagine a world in which every human being can freely share
>> in the sum of all knowledge.  Help us make it a reality!
>> http://donate.wikimedia.org

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