Anyone who’s donated to this site’s fundraisers in the past will be familiar with the excellent work of AyeMail, the not-for-profit fulfilment company set up to help all sorts of pro-independence groups raise money by taking care of all the tedious admin and letting them get on with their campaigning.
They’re also raising money themselves at the moment, both for their own costs and to produce a series of projects to help groups strapped for cash. They’ve got almost 60% of their target in the bag already, but with only a day to go they’re running around £5000 short of being able to do everything.
They provide a hugely valuable service and resource, producing tangible and practical benefits for the Yes movement – Wings would be utterly lost without them – and if you’ve got a couple of quid spare for the cause you couldn’t find a better use for it.
While we’re here, incidentally, it’s worth giving another plug to another fantastic worker for independence – Ken McDonald of iScot magazine. A little over a year ago Wings readers responded fantastically to a subs drive for this superb monthly mag, but those subs have now elapsed because Indiegogo doesn’t allow auto-renewal.
Where other people talk and talk about creating an alternative media, Ken’s just gone ahead and done it. iScot is already on its 23rd issue, and you’re getting a great mag for your cash, not just donating.
(Readers who take out a year’s sub currently get a rather nice leather passport holder as a reward, but you can also subscribe on a monthly basis with no commitment, or get the digital edition for less than half the price. There’s even an iPhone/iPad and Android app where you can try out the current issue for free.)
AyeMail and iScot both make invaluable contributions to the Yes movement, both focused on reaching out to the unconverted in very different ways. Both need your support, and both have a proven track record of delivery. Please help them if you can.