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|title=You can help Wikimedia<br>change the world
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|imagine-a-world=Imagine a world<br>
in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. 
— ''J. Wales, Founder of Wikipedia''
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|storycontent=Do you know '''Patricio Lorente'''?

From the outside, Patricio seems like a typical Argentinian — he loves soccer, good food, and spending time with friends. When Patricio began working for an international development agency in 1991 he became deeply aware of the disparity that existed between those that "have and don't have."

Today Patricio and his friends from Wikimedia Argentina are researching ways to help underprivileged students and schools in Argentina with textbooks created with Wikipedia's free content.

Your donations will help us transform the reality of many underprivileged people in his homeland and elsewhere into something positive and hopeful.

'''[[Donate-options/en|Donate now.]]'''
|nonprofit-deducatbility=The Wikimedia Foundation is a '''501(c)(3) tax exempt charitable corporation''' based in San Francisco, California. You may deduct donations from your federally-taxable income. You can donate via PayPal, credit card, bank transfer, or check.
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Please read our [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/foundation/4/41/FY_2008_09_Annual_Plan.PDF 2008-09 Annual Plan] (PDF) and the [[2008-2009 Annual Plan Questions and Answers|Questions and Answers]]. Do you have more questions about donating? Please see our [[Donations FAQ]].
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|link-privacy=[[Donor Privacy Policy]]
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|link-finance=[[Finance report|Financial Information]]
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|moneybookers_instructions=MoneyBookers is an alternative to PayPal.

|direct_deposit_action=Deposit money directly into our bank account.
|direct_deposit_instructions=The Wikimedia Foundation has a bank account that accepts money transfers.
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|check_action=Donate via regular mail.
|check_instructions=Please make the check payable to 'Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.' To prevent theft, please do not send cash through the mail.
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|gift_intro=Send your friends and family a little Wikimedia for the holidays! Download and print a gift certificate listing your donation in that someone special's name.
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|thank-you='''''Thank you'' for your donation!'''
|main-text='''Without the support from people like you, Wikipedia and the other [[Our projects|Wikimedia projects]] would not exist. Thank you for your support!'''

An email receipt will be sent to you shortly. Please print this out for your records.  You may deduct this gift from your federally-taxable income in the  United States. See [[deductibility of donations]] for details. <!-- server down
[http://fundraising.wikimedia.org/ongoing/index.php/{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}/ PayPal donations in {{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{CURRENTYEAR}} with links to daily public donor lists.] A record of your donation should show up on today's detail page shortly. Donations may also be seen on IRC at #wikimedia-donations on irc.freenode.net -->

You can learn more about what's going on at [[Current events]]. Our coordination project, [[m:Main Page|Meta-Wiki]], also tracks project news and events at [[m:Wikimedia News|Wikimedia News]] and [[m:Goings-on|Goings-on]]. Please [[contact us]] if you have any questions.

Please direct donation-related questions to '''donate (at) wikimedia (dot) org''' 
|other-ways-header=Other ways you can help
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===Buy Wikipedia/Wikimedia merchandise===
You can help popularize Wikipedia and Wikimedia by purchasing merchandise through our Cafe Press shop. Part of every purchase goes to the Wikimedia Foundation. Visit http://www.cafepress.com/wikipedia for details. 

===Support freenode===
The people who run the Wikimedia Foundation and those who maintain our servers and the MediaWiki software heavily use [[w:en:Internet Relay Chat|Internet Relay Chat]] (IRC) to communicate. The particular service we use is called freenode. See http://freenode.net/pdpc_onetime.shtml to see how you can help. 

===Help PlanetMath===
Many mathematics articles in Wikipedia have been started from material from [[w:PlanetMath|PlanetMath]] (both projects share the same free content license). That project, however, needs additional funds to keep going. Donations made to PlanetMath.org, Ltd. are tax deductible in the United States. See http://aux.planetmath.org/doc/donate.html for more information and donation links. 
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