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October 16, 2006

Painting of iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED, 5"x7", by Nitrozac, for Global Fund charity.(SOLD!)


This painting has been sold! Thank you millsyboy_au! We really appreciate your very generous bid. :-D

Here is the donation overview, made to The Global Fund
Date: October 25, 2006
Fund: the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Amount: $365.00
Type: One-time donation
Receipt #: 6O526A2IIE690SH20071

Today's painting is lucky number seven of my Painting A Day Blog, and it's also a very meaningful painting. The (PRODUCT) Red iPod is Apple's most recent product release, and they are going to donate $10 from every sale of the red iPod to the global fund to fight AIDS. So that's 5 percent of the sales. We thought that was a great idea, but we figured, hey, why not make it an insanely great idea and donate all of the money to charity!

So, Snaggy and I are going to donate 100% of the proceeds of the sale of this painting to The Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa. We've known several people who have been victims of this terrible disease, including Snaggy's brother, who died from it. This is an opportunity to help in our own way, and we hope you will join in.

Snaggy and I also did a comic about the Red (PRODUCT) for the Joy of Tech. I don't think there are too many paintings of iPods out there. This would definitely be the first Red iPod painting up for sale, in the whole world. It's always fun to be first, don't you think? Also, it makes you feel good to know that you're doing something to help while buying stuff! I felt great while painting it, and hopefully, you'll feel great while bidding on it. The painting is a 5" x 7" acrylic painting on canvas board. The iPod is depicted life-sized. Cool, eh?

Just an update, for those wondering how we are going to pay The Global Fund, since eBay.ca doesn't have the pay-to-charity option like eBay.com does. We'll be paying them directly, or, if the buyer is from the USA and so wishes, they can pay the Global Fund directly and get the tax-deduction. We won't be receiving a tax deduction, and we will be covering the eBay.ca fees ourselves, and the shipping fee too. So in other words your full bid will go to The Global Fund.

From: "The Global Fund" [email protected]

Date: October 18, 2006 12:17:00 AM PDT (CA)

To: "Snaggy"

Subject: RE: Donating to The Global Fund via auction

Dear Mr Evans,

Thank you for your email, and for your support of the work of the Global
Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

We would be happy to accept your donation, and suggest that the simplest
way would be for you to send the proceeds to the following address:

United Nations Foundation
Attn: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria
Dept. 344
Washington D.C. 20055-0344

(In this fashion, your donation can be tax-deductible).

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any other


Beatrice Bernescut
[email protected]


Dear Bruce,

Thank you for your generous gift in the amount of $365.00 to the United Nations Foundation in support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

Your gift will be used to support research, fund prevention efforts, and provide care to people living with these three diseases.

By asking the UN Foundation to be custodians of the Global Fund, Secretary-General Annan recognized the need to nurture collaboration from all sectors of the international community: no small task, but something the UN Foundation is honored to help support. Only through partnerships between the public and private sectors, both internationally and domestically, can we as a global society expect to combat a public health epidemic that has already taken so much and threatens millions more.

We hope you'll continue to visit www.unfoundation.org for updates on the work of the UN Foundation and our partners.

Thank you once again for your support – together, we can make a difference in the lives of those who need us most.


Ted Turner

United Nations Foundation


In compliance with United States Internal Revenue Service requirements regarding charitable donations, the UN Foundation affirms that no goods or services have been provided by the Foundation to you in consideration for your contribution. Please retain this letter as proof of your gift for federal income tax purposes.

Donation overview

Date: October 25, 2006
Fund: the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Amount: $365.00
Type: One-time donation
Receipt #: 6O526A2IIE690SH20071

Posted by Nitrozac at October 16, 2006 07:27 PM