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March on Springfield launches website, funding campaign
2013-08-01

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ILLINOIS - Organizers of the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality have launched a new website and an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for March promotion and logistics. The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality is scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2013, the first scheduled day of the fall veto session for the Illinois General Assembly.

Website

At www.MarchOnSpringfield.org, people can read about low-cost travel options to Springfield, how to sign up for the MarchOnSpringfield e-newsletter, and why Marriage Equality is good for all of Illinois. Details about the March organizers, donors and supporters - plus regular updates via Facebook and Twitter - are also available on the new website.

March Captains

"March Captains may be the most important category of supporters," said Kevin Boyer, March Co-Chair. "We need 100 people to organize 20 or more people to come to the March in Springfield from all over Illinois." Information about becoming a March Captain is under "Supporters" on the website.

Donations

To fund promotional activity and logistics for the March and rally, an Indiegogo Campaign has been launched. A contribution made via igg.me/at/MarchSpringfield/x/3707333 will also help provide transportation to Springfield for LGBT youth and others who might not otherwise be able to afford the trip. "A $25 contribution sends a queer youth to Springfield for the March," said Tracy Baim, March Co-Chair, "and $1,500 subsidizes an entire bus of more than 50 people. Any amount of contribution is welcome, and fully tax deductible as a charitable contribution." Fiscal agent for the March on Springfield is the Equality Illinois Education Project, a 501c3 nonprofit.

Merchandise

To buy March merchandise, including T-shirts, hats, mugs and much more, visit www.cafepress.com/marchonspringfield .

About the March

The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take place on Oct. 22, 2013, the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois state legislature. The "March on Springfield" is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Senate Bill 10, the "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act," already approved by the Illinois Senate. Once adopted, Illinois will become the 14th state plus the District of Columbia, to treat all of its citizens equally under state marriage laws.

For more information, visit these links:

Website: www.MarchOnSpringfield.org

Donations: http://igg.me/at/MarchSpringfield/x/3707333

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MarchOnSpringfieldForMarriageEquality

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/IllinoisMarches

Shop: http://www.cafepress.com/marchonspringfield

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ILLINOIS - Los organizadores de la Marcha en Springfield por la igualdad matrimonial en Springfield han puesto en marcha una nueva pagina web y una campaña de Indiegogo para recaudar fondos para la promociÃ"n y logistica de la marcha. La Marcha en Springfield por la igualdad matrimonial esta prevista para el Martes, 22 de octubre 2013, el primer dia previsto para la sesion de veto de la Asamblea General de Illinois.

Sitio web

En www.MarchOnSpringfield.org, la gente puede leer acerca de opciones de viaje de bajo costo para Springfield, cÃ"mo inscribirse en el boletin electronico de la Marcha en Springfield, y porque la Igualdad Matrimonial es bueno para todos en Illinois. Detalles sobre los organizadores de la marcha, donantes y partidarios - mÃƒïΏ½s actualizaciones a través de Facebook y Twitter - tambien estan disponibles en la nueva pÃƒïΏ½gina web.

Capitanes de la Marcha

"Capitanes de la Marcha puede ser la categoria mÃƒïΏ½s importante de los partidarios", dijo Kevin Boyer, Copresidente de la marcha. "Necesitamos 100 personas para organizar 20 o mÃƒïΏ½s personas a venir a la Marcha en Springfield de todo Illinois." InformaciÃ"n acerca de como convertirse en un March Captain se encuentra bajo "Supporters" de la pÃƒïΏ½gina web.

Donaciones

Para financiar las actividades de promociÃ"n y logistica para la marcha y mitin, una campaña de Indiegogo se ha puesto en marcha. Una contribuciÃ"n hecha a través igg.me/at/MarchSpringfield/x/3707333 también ayudarÃƒïΏ½ a proporcionar el transporte a Springfield para jÃ"venes LGBT y otras personas que tal vez no puedan pagar el viaje de otra manera. "Una contribuciÃ"n de $ 25 envaa un joven gay a la Marcha en Springfield", dijo Tracy Baim, Copresidente de la marcha, "y $ 1,500 subsidira todo un bus de mas de 50 personas. Cualquier cantidad de contribuciÃ"n es bienvenida, y el impuesto es deducible en su totalidad como una contribuciÃ"n de caridad ". Agente fiscal para la Marcha sobre Springfield es el Proyecto de Equality Illinois Education Project, una organizaciÃ"n no lucrativa 501c3.

Sobre la Marcha

La Marcha en Springfield para la Igualdad Matrimonial se llevara a cabo el 22 de octubre de 2013, el primer dÃƒïΏ½a previsto para la sesiÃ"n de veto de la legislatura del estado de Illinois. La "March on Springfield" es parte de una amplia estrategia de base para asegurar la aprobaciÃ"n definitiva del Proyecto de Ley Senatorial 10, el "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act", ya aprobado por el Senado de Illinois. Una vez aprobada, Illinois se convertirÃƒïΏ½ en el 14th estado, ademÃƒïΏ½s el Distrito de Columbia, a tratar a todos los ciudadanos por igual por las leyes de matrimonio estatales. Las contribuciones se pueden hacer a través de Indiegogo. Para obtener mas informaciÃ"n, visite

Sitio Web: www.MarchOnSpringfield.org .

Donaaciones: igg.me/at/MarchSpringfield/x/3707333 .

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarchOnSpringfieldForMarriageEquality .

Twitter: www.twitter.com/IllinoisMarches .

Shop: www.cafepress.com/marchonspringfield .


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