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Charity auction results

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everybody who participated in our charity auctions over Christmas. Some of you have requested a run-down of the results, so Gert put together this little table (thank you Gert!). Date Final ($) Final (£) Charity Jan 08, 2013 829.03 514.13 Samaritans Jan 07, 2013 395.06 245.00... Continue reading

Twelve Pis of Christmas: Eben

Today’s the last day we’ll be listing a very limited pre-production Model A bundle for auction. We’re selecting charities to benefit from the money raised; today’s charity was actually both my and Eben’s first choice, but we couldn’t choose the same one for two auctions, so saved today’s for last. Today’s auction proceeds are going... Continue reading

Twelve Pis of Christmas: Jack Lang

We’re auctioning off the very first 12 pre-production Model A Raspberry Pis, with some other goodies like signed books, shirts and an Adafruit Pi Plate, to raise money for charities over the holidays. Only 12 of these pre-production boards will ever be made. The first two boards we’re auctioning end in under 24 hours; go... Continue reading

Twelve Pis of Christmas: Alan Mycroft

Today’s auction of a Raspberry Pi Model A (with accompanying goodies including an Adafruit Pi Plate, a signed copy of the Raspberry Pi User Guide by Eben Upton and Gareth Halfacree, and a swanky Pi T-shirt) is to raise funds for Alan Mycroft’s chosen charity, Mary’s Meals. Alan is Professor of Computing at the University... Continue reading

Twelve Pis of Christmas: Farnell

Another day, another auction. Today’s Raspberry Pi pre-production Model A bundle is being auctioned for our distributor Premier Farnell/element14′s choice of charity, Take Heart. Take Heart is very special to Farnell – it’s a small local charity very close to their headquarters in Leeds, founded by former patients of the Yorkshire Heart Centre at Leeds General Infirmary... Continue reading

The third Pi of Christmas: Rob Mullins

Today we’re auctioning one of the first Raspberry Pi Model A production samples on behalf of a charity chosen by Dr Rob Mullins. Rob is one of the founding trustees of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and is a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge. Rob has chosen to donate the money raised... Continue reading