[Stargate] [Fwd: [SCA-Disaster] Adopt an SCAdian--Long Term Project]

Bulgarelli Maria scarlettmb at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 31 16:36:20 PDT 2005

I'm already on this one.  I've offered to take the
information and make the database.  What we may need
is someone who can design the web site.


--- lisabetta at kjsl.com wrote:

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> Subject: [SCA-Disaster] Adopt an SCAdian--Long Term
> Project
> From:    "Sharon Gordon" <gordonse at one.net>
> Date:    Wed, August 31, 2005 1:50 pm
> To:      SCA-Disaster at yahoogroups.com
> On some of the SCA regional lists there are
> suggestions today to set up a
> project to take care of long term SCA needs.  People
> realize that Katrina
> survivors(what's a better name for this than Katrina
> survivor or
> adoptee--will use KS for now) need immediate mundane
> needs taken care of,
> so people are working on that immediately.  However
> they are thinking that
> for the long term that making it possible for them
> to participate in the
> SCA again would help  give something positive for
> everyone to look forward
> to. This would help with returns to a normal
> life--at least to the degree
> that life in the SCA is normal *VBG*.  The thinking
> seems to be to develop
> a catalog of info on each person who would like help
> replacing their SCA
> stuff:
> SCA Name and Persona information, device, colors
> Contact info (with maybe this being kept just by
> organizer or maybe
> posting email only) Person's sizes, measurments 
> (maybe give basic size
> (adult medium and give detailed measurements to
> sponsor) Colors person
> looks good in, fabrics they can wear
> What was lost or ruined by Katrina? Garb, fighting
> stuff, camping gear,
> feast gear, linens, cookwear, herb and spice
> collection, books, research
> info, toys, baby gear, scrolls, pouches, A&S gear,
> jewelry, accessories,
> photos, medieval garden of plants, regalia,
> equestrian gear, etc?
> And then let Baronies or Households or other
> interested groups "adopt" a
> person or family and work together to  create new
> items to replace their
> lost ones.  Some people  have suggested Gulf Wars as
> a goal to have things
> ready.  If they were given immediately, many people
> would not have a place
> for them.  However it might be that a group could do
> things in two or
> three stages and have some some basic garb in a
> month or two, a set of
> fancy garb and feast gear ready for the person's use
> at 12th night, and
> then the bulk of the items ready by Gulf War.
> If people would like to do this, it seems like we
> would need:
> 1) A database for the info
> 2) Someone to create an online and a  printable form
> for the KS to fill
> out. 3) Someone to enter the paper based forms into
> the database. 
> Hopefully the online one would be automatic. 4) A
> place where potential
> sponsors could view the wish lists of the Katrina
> survivors
>    (contact info and specific measurement info being
> kept separately only
> for those who need to know)
> 5) A place where sponsor groups could ask for
> additonal collaborators such
> as: We can do everything on their wish list except
> we don't have any
> photos from A, B, C, G, and X events. We can do
> everything on their list
> except we need X yards of card woven trim and iron
> pieces for over the
> fire cooking supports. Where can we contact previous
> King and Queen ABC to
> get scroll wording and signatures on the replacement
> scroll? Does anyone
> have a picture of Sir G's banner?
> 6) List of SCA vendors who can be commissioned for
> specialized work.  Note
> vendors would not be expected to donate things,
> though they might choose
> to donate some things.  But many groups don't have
> an iron worker, potter,
> or furniture maker for example. 8) List of SCA
> people who are willing to
> act as consultants in specialized areas such as garb
> in a particular time
> and place. 9) A person who decides which sponsor
> offer goes to which
> person (at the start there may be serveral offers
> for one person in 24
> hours). Person should update database daily if
> possible.
> 10) Some people to check in with the sponsor groups
> to make sure things
> are going to plan.  If a sponsor group runs into
> trouble, a second group
> may need to assist or replace them. 11) Someone to
> coordinate how gifts
> get to KS.  KS addresses may change several times
> over the next 6-12
> months so person would need to stay on top of this
> to keep contact info
> current. 12)  ???
> Sharon
> gordonse at one.net
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