This project is made possible through a ton of sweat equity invested by the staff of the Busker Hall of Fame and the generous support of listeners to the podcast, readers of the stories and patrons of all we’re trying to achieve with this project. If you want to help support this effort, you have two options: First, you can become an ongoing supporter of the project by clicking on the link to our Patreon Page, second, if you’d prefer to make a one time donation clicking on the ‘Donate’ logo will whisk you off to our PayPal Donation Page where you’ll be able drop some love into our virtual hat electronically! Whatever you choice, we thank you for believing in this project and choosing to support it.
|Variety Entertainer, George Gilbert, threw $30.00 into our on-line hat and added this little note to his donation....|
"Great job, guys. Thank you for all of the great stories."
George also became a sustaining supporter of the project at Patreon.com/BuskerStories Thanks for your ongoing support George!
|Irish Magician, Jack Wise, threw a lovely donation of $50.00 into our on-line hat and added this little note to his donation....|
"Thanks for the podcast, this contribution is long overdue."
Thanks Jack! Glad you enjoy the Podcast!
|John Park has the destination of being the very first contributor to this Project and chimed in again with a Patreon Donation.|
Huge thanks for the ongoing Patronage!
|Almost two years ago to the day, Ben Decker threw a little love into the Busker Hall of Fame's On-Line Hat and here is is doing it again. In his own words.|
I was listening to YABS (Yet Another Busker Story) last night and my name came up as contributing to the BHOF beer fund. So... I figured it was time to cough up some coin again. BTW, Scotty Meltzer, John Park and Dan Holzman should too. Just 'cause.
|This is so cool... You put a podcast together and then people from all of there world listen to it and some of them, people you don't really know decide to contribute to the creation process. Huge thanks to Steve Healy for believing in what we're building enough to make the effort to drop a little love into our hat!|
Juggling enthusiast and producer of the Everyday Juggler Podcast, Shawn Livingston, became our first sustaining donor on Patreon
Award-winning dentists and award-winning clown Bruce Lish - AKA Dr. Molar Magic decided to send the Busker Hall of Fame project an early Christmas Present. Ho! Ho! Holy Cow!
Comedy-Juggler-Robot-Funnyman Jeremy Eaton decided that today would be a good day to send the Busker Hall of Fame project an early Christmas Present.
Boston-based stunt comedian, Wacky Chadd Dietz provided a Generous Gift of Love that floated into our on-line hat on this fine day!
Ted Kilmer, long time Street Theatre producer and supporter was featured in Episode 23 of the Stories from the Pitch Podcast and made a very generous contribution to the cause!
2014 Crowd Sourcing Initiative!
Between November 1 – December 31, 2014 we’re attempted to raise $1000.00 to knock out our deficit and have enough money on hand to enter 2015. Huge thanks to these donors for helping reach our goal!
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|Tim Furst - One of the original Karamazov Brothers blew us away with these kind words and our biggest donation to date - |
"Keep up the good work, and keep the stories alive!"
Huge Thanks for the $400.00 Drop Sir!
|Jamie Mossengren donated half of his hat to the cause! Thanks for the $43.50 towards helping us make more content!|
|Owen Anderson came through with $22.22. Which we love because it reminded us of LOVE 22!|
|Michael Trautman dropped a 20 in our hat! That's about as many ping-pong balls he can fit in his mouth!|
|A $20 drop from the guy who makes a habit of dropping for the Sky! Thanks Pogo Fred!|
|Richard Renner you both sponsored and episode and threw another $50 in our virtual hat - YOU ROCK!|
|'TACK' to Oscar Kindbom in Stockholm, Sweeden for the $25.00 Drop! AWESOME!|
|For someone who doesn't say much in his show, that $100.00 Drop you made sure says a lot! THANK YOU!|
|Killer $50.00 Drop from the one and only Fire Guy! Thanks Brant!|
|Super Sweet $25.00 Drop from the Raspyni who doesn't do sugar!|
|Huge Thanks for the $100.00 Drop - Guess it pays to have a big pole eh!!|
|Huge Thanks for the $20.00 Drop - YOU ROCK!!|
|Huge Thanks for the $25.00 Drop - YOU'RE AWESOME!!|
|"Bravo, all you lovely, mad folks who make these stories available."|
Huge Thanks for the $100.00 Drop my dear!
This is a list of all the talented and delightful people who’ve contributed to the Busker Hall of Fame leading up to the November 1st Fund-Raising Campaign – Thank You All So Much!
Right after we released Busker HoF 45 – Clarke McFarlane Interview and a great article from Lee Ross we received a very generous drop in our hat from good friend, (and the guy who pretty much put busking on the map in Japan) Brian Hulse.
Long-time supporter and participant in Episode #1 of the Stories from the Pitch Podcast, Henrik Bothe threw a little love into the Busker Hall of Fame on-line hat to help keep this project alive and the stories flowing!
Right after we released Short – Busker HoF 44 – Steroid-Babies! we got a hugely appreciated drop in our virtual hat from, Stuart Every from Dolphin Creative (organizer of DubFest in Dubai)!
About an hour after the Busker-HOF August Update went out, Daniel Oldaker threw a little love in the Busker Hall of Fame Virtual Hat!
Editor in Chief, David Aiken, had an entertaining Facebook exchange with Owen Lean about his enjoyment of the B-HOF project which included this line -
Editor in Chief, David Aiken, had an entertaining Facebook exchange with Ben Deck about his enjoyment of the B-HOF project (and the then new written story by Lee Ross) which ended with this line from Ben -
Margo Gram stopped by, Editor in Chief, David Aiken's house for a cup of tea and proceeded to hand him a $100.00 donation to support the creation of more stories! Huge thanks to Margo for seeing the value in stories we're telling and giving us the means to tell more!
Holly Baker quite literally blew our minds with a $100.00 drop in the hat! Huge thanks to Holly for wanting this little project to continue and for supporting it so generously!
John Park became our first listener contribution with a $20 drop into the virtual hat! Huge thanks to John for recognizing the value of what we're doing and wanting to support it!