Homeless outreach is a difficult calling that many assume centralized organizations are taking care of efficiently, but this is simply not the case. Because of grants with strings attached, many organizations have their hands tied by the state and this limits their ability to reach as many people in need. Homelessness is a huge problem nationwide, and many people slip through the cracks of these aid organizations. By decentralizing our efforts, we can have the […]
The year is almost over and multi signature wallets have finally arrived in what was said to be the year of multisig. Over the last many months I have been reading about this technology and eagerly looking to find a service that would help us easily use and manage such an account. Below are all of the easy to use options that I know of and have experimented with. If you don’t have a clue […]
The last day of hoodie distribution for 2013 was December 22nd, although technically the last hoodie was given out on the 23rd, as I’ll explain. Tom from Mad Bitcoins joined me again, this time with two gentlemen from his sponsor AlphaLion Technologies. We were also joined by Teresa Warmke from Fr33Aid and her two daughters. Together we joined dozens of activists from Project FEED, easily three times the number of volunteers as last month, for a truly […]
The Bitcoin Bomber made a drop on my place last week and I was overwhelmed. It took all weekend, but now all the pre-orders are packaged and shipped, and all the hoodies to be distributed are pre-loaded with a pair of warm socks and our Bitcoin Quick Start Guide in the pouch. Special thanks to Ben Bartholomew and Bartholomew family who placed the largest order. Visit Good Men Do Something to check out their work.
Since September, Bitcoin Not Bombs has been fund raising for our #HoodieTheHomeless campaign, which is an entirely Bitcoin project. The fundraising is being done in Bitcoin, and the hoodies are being purchased with Bitcoin. No war dollars are exchanging hands. With the help of BitcoinStarter.com, CashIntoCoins.com, Amagi Metals, BitMit.net, Mass Appeal Inc, and the generosity of nearly 50 Bitcoin donors we were able to purchase over 150 hoodies which were ready to distribute on the eve of the […]