Bitcoin Forum
December 12, 2017, 10:02:10 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Charity  (Read 1253 times)
rebuilder
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1618



View Profile
March 12, 2011, 12:16:10 AM
 #1

As I'm sure pretty much everyone knows, shit has really hit the fan with the earthquake and Tsunamis in Japan. Is there a charity organisation that might be persuaded to accept donations in Bitcoin? Japan currently seems to have been the hardest hit by the disaster, but it's of course possible some other areas in the Pacific will need aid more.

I hope it's not too cynical to think this, but perhaps there's an opportunity to both help some people out and to gain some positive publicity for Bitcoin here. Everything is still very much up in the air, but I'll try to look into this as soon as things clear up a bit.

Selling out to advertisers shows you respect neither yourself nor the rest of us.
---------------------------------------------------------------
Too many low-quality posts? Mods not keeping things clean enough? Self-moderated threads let you keep signature spammers and trolls out!
1513116130
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1513116130

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1513116130
Reply with quote  #2

1513116130
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
ryepdx
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 714



View Profile WWW
March 12, 2011, 01:04:45 AM
 #2

Good call. It's this sort of thing that bitcoins are best suited for. Great chance to show off their robustness as well as the quality of the bitcoin community.

Let us know if you come up with anything. I would definitely donate a few BTC for that cause.
layer1gfx
Legendary
*
Online Online

Activity: 1106


German Translation & Graphics since 2000


View Profile WWW
March 30, 2011, 02:18:40 PM
 #3

maybe it could be useful for setting up a voip network in the disaster effected areas and get a deal with a company who accepts bitcoins like for instance link2voip?

i have seen that the tokyo hacker space is planning in helping to set up some voip services...

http://quake.tokyohackerspace.org/index.php/VoIP

GRAPHIC DESIGN / TRANSLATIONS EN <> DE > BTC / ETH / ICO Tokens accepted
layer1gfx
Legendary
*
Online Online

Activity: 1106


German Translation & Graphics since 2000


View Profile WWW
March 30, 2011, 04:08:38 PM
 #4

oh, guess i missed the initial response of the bitcoin community:

http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4403.msg64403#msg64403


after reading this blog i think, there is still a lot that could be done...

http://www.relief20.com/


apparently the tokyo hackerspace mentioned on that blog asks for more help too:

http://tokyohackerspace.org/en/japan-in-crisis


now my question:

would it be a good idea to ask them to accept bitcoins donations in order to set up voip services and get some other electronic goods
--> buying from traders who accept btc?

here's their wanted items list:

http://quake.tokyohackerspace.org/index.php/Main_Page#Our_list


thanks

GRAPHIC DESIGN / TRANSLATIONS EN <> DE > BTC / ETH / ICO Tokens accepted
gubi66
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 316



View Profile
December 02, 2017, 06:54:14 AM
 #5

Today I am scanning bitcointalk looking to people that in the past was wondering about bitcoin and charity, especially related to natural disasters; we spent quite few years now to develop Helperbit, now is live since a couple of days, please let me know if the platform meets some of your ideas, if you know any organization tha are working on support reconstrucion or rescue in affected area please suggest them to me I will try to contact them any feedback is welcome.

https://app.helperbit.com

you can find the main discussion on the project here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1032587.0

BitPlace
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 86


View Profile
December 02, 2017, 07:12:10 AM
 #6

Today I am scanning bitcointalk looking to people that in the past was wondering about bitcoin and charity, especially related to natural disasters; we spent quite few years now to develop Helperbit, now is live since a couple of days, please let me know if the platform meets some of your ideas, if you know any organization tha are working on support reconstrucion or rescue in affected area please suggest them to me I will try to contact them any feedback is welcome.

https://app.helperbit.com

you can find the main discussion on the project here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1032587.0

Bitcoin for charity? I guess it is really good to help others than others will help you. I agree that bitcoin and charity because bitcoin is really useful in every disaster that our country will encountered and encounter soon. Bitcoin really a good help for everyone , I too really wanted them to help, just like what bitcoin did for other people.

damrianto
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 98


View Profile
December 09, 2017, 05:34:55 PM
 #7

great ....
this is not just any investment business .. in this business now we can feel for good. this is not merely a place or money search site but keep a place for charity .. please you know.
what can we give ...? it's a nice good for bitcoin.

Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!