Before I even get started, we want to send a HUGE THANK YOU out to all of our Patrons, without whom we could not have afforded to purchase the new Geek House! Your ongoing support helps us pay the monthly bills, which keeps Geek Beat content coming your way!
Buying the building was one major hurdle, but another has been the massive renovation project we’ve all been watching take place through the Dropcams at the Geek House.
We’ve spent literally hundreds of thousands of dollars, and there is still a lot more to go! And we need your help to offset the tremendous debt burden that currently Cali and I are bearing personally. So we’ve come up with a way that you can help out, while also getting recognized for your contribution to making the Geek House a reality!
We plan to dedicate an entire wall to Geek House Patrons who make a donation to help us finish the facility, by permanently mounting a plaque on the wall with your name and details on it. There are four sizes of plaques, each with unique characteristics, to offer a wide range of contribution amounts.
What Will It Look Like?
The donor wall will be one giant work of art, covering an entire wall area, yet comprised of individual geometric plaques which each represent one donor.
Each plaque will identify the donor, and the various giving levels will be represented by differences in shape, size, color and offset. The image above illustrates the general concept, however the mockups in that image are simply fabricated out of foamboard which was spray painted, and which lack any form of personally identifiable information.
The actual plaques will have a number of unique characteristics, as detailed below.
6″ x 6″ Plaque – Get Yours Here!
The 6×6 plaque will accommodate an individual’s name and two short lines of text. You can wish us luck, include your Twitter handle, or just tell a joke! And it’s utterly affordable at only $125.
6″ x 12″ Plaque – Get Yours Here!
At $250 the 6×12 offers double the space of a 6×6, which allows it to accommodate the same name and message combination on one side, while including space for a photo, avatar or company logo on the other.
12″ x 12″ Plaque – Get Yours Here!
The 12×12 offers one square foot of premium wall space for just $500. It’s perfect for businesses, or superfans who want to ensure that their identity stands out amongst the crowd! The 12×12 will accommodate your name, a short saying, and a logo – but with each of these things being supersized!
12″ x 24″ Plaque – Get Yours Here!
The Piece de Resistance is the giant two square foot plaque. This size offers the largest font sizes, the biggest image, and demonstrates with absolute certainty your love of and support for Geek Beat with a generous donation of $1,000.
The funds raised from this initiative will go directly towards our debt burden, as well as helping fund studio upgrades yet to be performed such as lighting, new cameras, and other infrastructure.
How Does It Work?
The actual plaques are going to be produced using a special process that I designed, which we’re not ready to disclose just yet, but suffice it to say that we’re going to painstaking efforts to ensure that the donor wall looks like a giant work of art. It will be meticulously crafted and something we can all be proud of when it is complete.
Question: What if I want my contribution to be anonymous?
Answer: No problem! Only we’ll know what you’ve done for us, but we’ll appreciate you all the same!
Question: Where will the plaque wall be located?
Answer: The main wall in the front lounge will be dedicated to this project, and will be the first thing every visitor to the Geek House sees as they enter!
Question: If I visit, can I see my plaque?
Answer: Heck yes! Not only will we help you find it – we want your autograph on it!
On behalf of the entire team, we THANK YOU! For all that you have done to make this the most Amazing community on the planet!
– John P. and Cali