[sf-lug] pizza and Linux for schools
einfeldt at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 10:07:14 PDT 2010
Here is a little more exact information about where we will be meeting from
the guy who is giving us the donations of monitors that we will be picking
up this Saturday (tomorrow):
Any drivers you get - let them know
to go to the 10th Street deliveries area
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com>wrote:
> We have another opportunity to help local schools use GNU-Linux and FOSS.
> This Saturday, September 25, from 10 to 11:00 at the Oakland Museum of
> California at 1000 Oak St
> Oakland, CA 94607-4892, (510) 238-2200, we will be picking up monitors for
> schools and taking the monitors to the Creative Arts Charter School in San
> Francisco. Anyone who has a car is very welcome to come and help us move
> monitors. Monitors have a secondary market, and so they often are the
> limiting commodity that stops us from providing complete computer systems to
> the schools. So these monitors will be very useful for us, indeed. So if
> you would like to help, please call Christian at 415-351-1300, and leave a
> message if you get voice mail. The time and place to meet will be 10:00 at
> the Oakland Museum of California at 1000 Oak Street. You will need to call
> Christian at any rate in order to coordinate the pick-up of the monitors.
> We will need at least one big box truck, or two pick-up trucks, or four
> cars to move all of the monitors.
> After we move the monitors, if we still have time left, we will be taking
> the old monitors from their storage space at the Creative Arts Charter
> School and we will take them to the KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy, where
> they will eventually be picked up and given to the Alameda County Computer
> Resource Center, which provides us with Linux computers.
> If there is time left over after that, we will triage machines at the
> Creative Arts Charter School, and we will look for a network printer for one
> of the KIPP teachers. If you happen to have a working network printer that
> you could donate, please let us know.
> Pizza will be served at 2 pm or when we are done moving, whichever comes
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