Winter Break AFK and Payment Intermission

The members of the Global Community Team who routinely handle WordPress Community Support’s banking will be on winter break from 23 December 2017 to 2 January 2018. During this time we’ll halt WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. and MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. vendor payments, reimbursements, and sponsor payment attribution. If you need to pay for goods or services in December, please submit all requests no later than 17:00 UTC on Friday, 22 December 2017. Payment requests submitted after that time will not likely be processed until after Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Sponsor invoices paid during this intermission won’t be marked paid until 3 January.

Please note that many other deputies are taking time off around the end of the year so there will also likely be delays in application vetting, budget reviews, email responses, etc.

Some deputies, mentors, and community members will still be available by email at or on Slack in the #community-events channel.

Our regular schedule will resume Wednesday, 3 January, 2018 although it may take us a day or two to get fully caught up.

Best wishes to everyone for 2018!