Gypsy Diner

Gypsy Diner

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Gypsy Diner is a travelling soup kitchen which provides free food and non-alcoholic beverages during festivals, the Boston Marathon, and the Society for Creative Anachronism's annual Pennsic War.  We also distribute free condoms at multi-day events.

We began our work in 2008 at Pennsic with just four members, and over the years we've expanded our crew and the events we service.  Gypsy Diner formally organized into a nationally registered 501c3 charity in 2015.  The ongoing support of our fans and patrons has been amazing, and we thank you.

We have had many folks ask us for a more convenient way to donate to us, and to support us in years when they cannot attend events in person.  If you would like to set up a recurring patronage for Gypsy Diner, it will ensure that we have the funds to keep the doors open for many years to come.  

All donations to Gypsy Diner are tax deductible and you may use your Patron donation log as your receipt for your tax returns.
Tiers
Informed
$1 or more per month
Access to our Patron Only feed.  We'll use this to announce when we're open at War and what we're serving!  

Keep an eye on our feed during Pennsic to know when to head down to the Swamp.
Involved
$5 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus a personalized Thank You note from the Gypsy Diner crew!
Engaged
$10 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus an exclusive "Gypsy Diner Patron" mini flashlight.
Committed
$25 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus:

"Grilled Cheese, please." - You'll receive 12 tokens per year (one for each month you maintain this level of support) that you can turn into the chef to get Grilled Cheese sandwiches on any night we're open, no matter what we're serving that night.
Advocate
$50 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our $1.00, $5.00 and $10.00 Patrons, plus:

"Grilled Cheese, please." SUPER SIZE - You'll receive 36 tokens a year (3 for every month you maintain this level of support) that you can turn into the chef get Grilled Cheese sandwiches on any night we're open, no matter what we're serving that night.  

Be a Pennsic Rock Star!  Dole out precious Grilled Cheese tokens to friends, family and lucky strangers!
Savior
$100 or more per month

Patrons who donate at this level for one month prior to Pennsic 48 will have their name added to a commemorative plaque we'll put on our new cart and receive 5 "Grilled Cheese, Please" tokens.

Party Host
$250 or more per month
 The question has come up several times "What would it take to get Gypsy Diner to come cook at my camp's party?".

We discussed it, and while we won't say "It will never happen", we did decide that it would require a very substantial donation to pull us away from feeding the populace into catering for a single camp's party.  But, my Grandma told me to always leave the door open for all possibilities, so here it is: If you'd like to cover all the expenses for Gypsy Diner to run for the rest of War, you can have us cook for your camp's party one night.   


Yes, it's a lot of money. No, we don't expect anyone to take us up on it.  

For the Party Host Tier, you'll get everything offered to our $50.00 Patrons, plus:

If you maintain this level of support for 10 months (or less time if you wish to make up the difference to $2500 with a lump sum donation), Robin and the Gypsy Diner Crew will come and cook Grilled Cheese for your party one night at Pennsic.

We'll provide all the ingredients.  Have portable stoves, will travel.

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Gypsy Diner is a travelling soup kitchen which provides free food and non-alcoholic beverages during festivals, the Boston Marathon, and the Society for Creative Anachronism's annual Pennsic War.  We also distribute free condoms at multi-day events.

We began our work in 2008 at Pennsic with just four members, and over the years we've expanded our crew and the events we service.  Gypsy Diner formally organized into a nationally registered 501c3 charity in 2015.  The ongoing support of our fans and patrons has been amazing, and we thank you.

We have had many folks ask us for a more convenient way to donate to us, and to support us in years when they cannot attend events in person.  If you would like to set up a recurring patronage for Gypsy Diner, it will ensure that we have the funds to keep the doors open for many years to come.  

All donations to Gypsy Diner are tax deductible and you may use your Patron donation log as your receipt for your tax returns.

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Tiers
Informed
$1 or more per month
Access to our Patron Only feed.  We'll use this to announce when we're open at War and what we're serving!  

Keep an eye on our feed during Pennsic to know when to head down to the Swamp.
Involved
$5 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus a personalized Thank You note from the Gypsy Diner crew!
Engaged
$10 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus an exclusive "Gypsy Diner Patron" mini flashlight.
Committed
$25 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our lower level Patrons, plus:

"Grilled Cheese, please." - You'll receive 12 tokens per year (one for each month you maintain this level of support) that you can turn into the chef to get Grilled Cheese sandwiches on any night we're open, no matter what we're serving that night.
Advocate
$50 or more per month
You'll get everything offered to our $1.00, $5.00 and $10.00 Patrons, plus:

"Grilled Cheese, please." SUPER SIZE - You'll receive 36 tokens a year (3 for every month you maintain this level of support) that you can turn into the chef get Grilled Cheese sandwiches on any night we're open, no matter what we're serving that night.  

Be a Pennsic Rock Star!  Dole out precious Grilled Cheese tokens to friends, family and lucky strangers!
Savior
$100 or more per month

Patrons who donate at this level for one month prior to Pennsic 48 will have their name added to a commemorative plaque we'll put on our new cart and receive 5 "Grilled Cheese, Please" tokens.

Party Host
$250 or more per month
 The question has come up several times "What would it take to get Gypsy Diner to come cook at my camp's party?".

We discussed it, and while we won't say "It will never happen", we did decide that it would require a very substantial donation to pull us away from feeding the populace into catering for a single camp's party.  But, my Grandma told me to always leave the door open for all possibilities, so here it is: If you'd like to cover all the expenses for Gypsy Diner to run for the rest of War, you can have us cook for your camp's party one night.   


Yes, it's a lot of money. No, we don't expect anyone to take us up on it.  

For the Party Host Tier, you'll get everything offered to our $50.00 Patrons, plus:

If you maintain this level of support for 10 months (or less time if you wish to make up the difference to $2500 with a lump sum donation), Robin and the Gypsy Diner Crew will come and cook Grilled Cheese for your party one night at Pennsic.

We'll provide all the ingredients.  Have portable stoves, will travel.