Charity Auction for the Jolly Blackburn family due to the death of their daughter, Amber.
- (wytefang)United States
PLEASE DO NOT SEND NOTICES TO ME, WYTEFANG - SEND THEM TO RacNRoll Gaming!!! Thanks folks. Quote:Important end of auction information...please readAs the subject states, this is a charity auction geeklist to benefit Jolly and Barb Blackburn (Jolly is the writer and creator of the famous Knights of the Dinner Table comic book/gaming magazine, beloved by RPG geeks everywhere).
When the auction ends please DO NOT SEND ANY MONEY until instructed to do so.
When sending money it is important to ...
1-Mark it as a GIFT in the Paypal box...this will ensure Jolly and Barb receive the full donation and neither they or I is hit with any additional "income tax". For international bidders I know that the GIFT option is not always available depending on your home country. Please contact me before sending money if that is the case (especially for large ticket items)
2-Include the item numbers and winning amounts you are paying for in the Note section so I can credit you correctly and keep my spreadsheet up to date
3-I will post a note under the item in the Geeklist to confirm payment and then it is up to the Winning Bidder and the Donor to make shipping arrangements. Please note that if you are required to pay any shipping costs that you pay them directly to the donor and not to the AmberDonations paypal account.
4-If you have any issues with receiving/sending an item or contacting a bidder/donor PLEASE DO NOT post about it on the Geeklist. Rather send me a geekmail and I will look into it. Stuff happens and I dont want anyones name to get smudged publicly in a hasty manner.
Thanks again everyone and let me know if you have any other questions.
Jolly and Barb's lovely daughter Amber (who was born with some disabilities) passed away unexpectedly today (March 28th). I'm sure there will be many unanticipated expenses and the least I could do was help organize this Geeklist auction.
Also we set up a PayPal account for donations and auction payments. That PayPal account is AmberDonations@gmail.com
Per Octavian, BGG is waiving their usual 3% fee. If any auctioneers want to run the exchange through BGG, please do it as a Trade rather than through the Marketplace.
END OF AUCTION NEWS/UPDATE - IF YOU GET THIS MESSAGE IN YOUR ITEM AUCTION "Congratulations you are the high bidder...please see the header for payment instructions" - THAT MEANS YOU ARE FREE TO SEND YOUR PAYMENT.From Jolly Blackburn wrote:My wife and I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our fellow gamers and peers. Still looking for the words to express our gratitude.
One thing that came to mind while we were talking this morning...
I want to do an original KODT sketch for every high bidder as well as those who have put up items for auction. It may take me many weeks but if you send me an SASE after the auction closes and tell me which character you would like (as well as any message you'd like penned on it) I draw the character on comic backer-board and black sharpie and return it to you.
I know it's a small gesture.
Having some of the debt lifted from our shoulders during this difficult week means more to us than you can ever know. It's allowed us to focus on our family and healing and not so much what awaits us around the next bend.
For that we thank you.
Jolly and Barbara
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