Lobsters Emoji Adoption

The Lobsters link-sharing community is celebrating the inclusion of a lobster emoji in the release of Emoji 11.0 from the Unicode Consortium by adopting it.

There is no reward for donating besides the warm glow of knowing you’ve helped support an organization that is the source of so much error handling in our code. (Well, Unicode is a 501(c)3 charity, so if you itemize you can deduct that on your US taxes.)

GoFundMe disburses directly to charities on the 25th of the month, so we're only going to run for 11 days until 2018-02-24. I'll turn it off whenever I'm going to bed (US Central time, GMT-6), so don't wait until the deadline to get your donation in!

Though we expect to reach the $1,000 Silver level for adoption, every single dollar we raise will be directly donated to Unicode regardless of how much we raise.

Stretch goal: if we reach $5,000 we can be the sole Gold-level sponsor. Stretch reward: still just the warm glow. But won't that be pretty funny?

Donations

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  • Jeff Wang 
    • $5 
    • 38 mos
  • robert meta 
    • $5 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $8 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 38 mos
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Organizer

Peter Bhat Harkins 
Organizer
Chicago, IL
Unicode Inc 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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