At Nova Albion. Attendee Astra Kim, artist James Ng, and my intellectual partner-in-crime Jaymee Goh (with Viceroy Chang on her shoulder) all showing off their buttons with pride.
The musician Voltaire points to his Helping Hands button at The Anachronism II in NYC. We raised $220 in button sales that night!
Wow--less than one month into our fundraising period, and the Rising Phoenix fundraiser is already 2/3s of the way towards its initial goal of at least $1000. We've raised over $600 dollars so far -- and we have barely begun. My fundraising partners and I are thrilled and grateful for the continuous signal-boosting from everyone in the steampunk & anime communities.
In addition, people have been asking if there is a method of donating under the Rising Phoenix banner for amounts more than the cost of a button. Well, your generosity has been answered--you can now directly donate to our cause via the Rising Phoenix Volunteer Fundraiser page on Shelterbox. Just be sure to email me directly if you want to be added to our Rising Phoenix Circle page & to enter in the steampunk giveaway in September.
The convention season is now in full force. Almost every weekend from now until the end of May, I will be doing something steampunk-related for Beyond Victoriana.
After the jump is a recap of some upcoming places where myself and my fundraising partners at Button Me Up will be.
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