Does Plants for a Future have 1000 friends?

Richard Morris webmaster at pfaf.org
Mon Dec 17 20:26:39 EST 2001


I guess most people on the list will know of Plants For A Future
	http://www.pfaf.org
and our plant database 
	http://www.ibiblio.org/pfaf/D_search.html
we've done all the work on the database and our demonstration gardens
on virtually no income with only a handful of people.
Well now financial realities are beginning to bite and we are in a 
tricky spot and need all the help we can get.

To be brutally honest pfaf is really in dire straights at the
moment (one thinks of an appropriate swearword but it might
offend the list). We are working on a rescue plan which
has two main ingredients
	1) grants to employ paid workers
	2) Trying to recruit 1000 friends of pfaf
We have acquired considerable debt in the purchase of our 
demonstration gardens in Devon, England. When we get it running
the demo gardens could be really special, we have 80 acres of land
and 1000's of useful plants to demonstrate. However, at the moment
we are not getting sufficient income to meet repayments on the
land. But if we could manage to recruit 1000 Friends then
we could secure repayments on the land and the demonstration gardens
would be saved from the accountants.

A friends of PFAF subscription is only 10 UK pounds (or 25 pounds for
supporting subscribers). By joining you could make a real difference
to the project. I've included a membership form below.
For those outside the UK you can join using a credit card via
care4free
https://odc.care4free.net/Donations.html?benefitname=Plants%20for%20a%20Future&benefitcode=C000662

	Best wishes for the solstice to all on the list

		Love and Light

			Richard Morris


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