Tag Archive: Fundraiser

New Geocaching Book A Family Affair

Tanya Eldert needs your help – to both provide material for her new Family Geocaching book and help finance its publication through her Kickstarter campaign. The American mother tells It’s Not About The Numbers how her family’s project came about …

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On The Cards: An A-to-Z Of Geocaching

If geocache trading card creator Shane Holmes doesn’t know his ABCs yet, he will do by the time he’s finished with his latest card designs. Since holding a Facebook contest to pick a new trading card theme, the American (GC handle: GeoLobo) has begun work on a series detailing the geocaching alphabet – common terms from …

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Help Fund Estonia’s First Geocoin

Jon-Paul Barr wants to produce Estonia’s first-ever geocoin – if he can raise enough coin. Last month the antique furniture restorer and part-time graphic designer (GC handle: jpbarr) from the Estonian capital of Tallinn began fundraising online to achieve his goal. Through crowd-funding platform RocketHub, he’s hoping to raise US$2500 to produce 250 Estonian geocoins …

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Geocaching: Take One

They’re not muggles anymore … Buried Treasure stars Jeff Galfer and Anna Douglas logged their first caching expedition on Wednesday – posting dozens of photos online – in between preparing for filming to begin. Since It’s Not About The Numbers reported about Galfer’s Kickstarter appeal, he has raised US$21,743 of the US$24,750 needed to begin filming. However, he …

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Help Produce A New Geocaching Movie

Actor and novice producer Jeff Galfer needs cash to fund his cache-inspired short film Buried Treasure. In a guest post for It’s Not About The Numbers, the American pleads his case and reveals how this hobby has changed his life. “I’m an actor, not a geocacher. At least, I wasn’t a geocacher. In fact, eight months ago I didn’t …

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Keeping Track Of One Geocacher’s Pet Project

Auckland geocacher Steve Shipway (GC handle: sshipway) is hoping to give pause for thought over the recent catastrophies in Christchurch and Japan with two fundraising ‘Whiskers the Cat’ travel tags. “Back when the big earthquake hit Christchurch in February, my family and I had only been geocaching for a couple of weeks (our first find …

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Chasing Cache For Charity

Australian charity Big Brothers Big Sisters is cashing in on the growing popularity of geocaching with its new fundraiser. This week the Melbourne youth mentoring scheme launched ‘Chase the Cache’, an event it describes as “a treasure hunt with a twist using state-of-the-art GPS technology” and the first of its kind in Australia. In an …

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Tsunami Appeal: Wave Of Support for Japan

First Japan faced a wave of destruction from its 8.9 magnitude earthquake, 10 metre-high tsunami and subsequent nuclear meltdown. Now a wave of support from geocachers worldwide is following. Today British webstore The Geocaching Shop began pre-selling a Japanese micro-geocoin for £5.99, with £1 of every sale going to the Red Cross’ Japan Tsunami Appeal.  Measuring …

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