# Announcements

Related: About this forum# The ayes have it -- Hearts extended until Sunday!

Just a quick announcement: Yesterday I noted that a number of people had requested an extension of the fund drive so that there was more time to give and receive hearts, and I asked how everyone felt about that. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of the idea, so we're extending the fund drive for a few extra days -- it will now end Sunday night (February 18).

As a reminder:

- If you already have a recurring monthly or yearly payment, and you want to make an additional one-time contribution, use the
**One-time online payment**option -- your recurring payment will not be affected. - If you already have a recurring monthly or yearly payment and you want to increase the amount, my recommendation would be to visit this PayPal page and cancel your existing payment, then come back to DU and start either a new
**recurring monthly**or**recurring yearly**payment.

**I won't be bugging you any further -- this will be the last announcement before the end of the fund drive!**When you arrive at DU on Monday morning everything will be back to normal, so you have until Sunday night to give and receive hearts.

Once again, a huge thank you to all our Star Members past, present, and future -- this fund drive has really demonstrated the difference you make, and the power of your support when it comes to keeping DU up and running.

Thank you!

*EarlG, on behalf of Elad -- the DU Administrators*

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#### Think. Again.

(9,181 posts)#### Rhiannon12866

(207,660 posts)Thank you!

#### c-rational

(2,610 posts)#### Backseat Driver

(4,416 posts)I love passing them out as well! So much gratitude for all here at DU...

#### BumRushDaShow

(130,550 posts)#### MontanaMama

(23,375 posts)More love. ❤️

#### onecaliberal

(33,073 posts)#### KS Toronado

(17,587 posts)I'll be getting more for newbies who aren't trolls.

#### Raine

(30,565 posts)#### calimary

(81,678 posts)It just demonstrates the difference YOU and Elad have made with this nifty little online hangout!

#### democrank

(11,117 posts)DU means a lot to so many. Thank you, EarlG.

#### moonscape

(4,678 posts)#### Mike Nelson

(10,008 posts)#### niyad

(114,231 posts)this is just lovely.

#### Solly Mack

(90,835 posts)#### CottonBear

(21,598 posts)❤️ I have really enjoyed receiving and giving hearts!

Valentine Hearts are such a wonderful way to support Democratic Underground! ❤️

#### Dave Bowman

(1,930 posts)#### CaptainTruth

(6,637 posts)#### Buttoneer

(294 posts)#### Different Drummer

(7,700 posts)## Kick in to the DU tip jar?

This week we're running a special pop-up mini fund drive. From Monday through Friday we're going ad-free for all registered members, and we're asking you to kick in to the DU tip jar to support the site and keep us financially healthy.

As a bonus, making a contribution will allow you to leave kudos for another DU member, and at the end of the week we'll recognize the DUers who you think make this community great.