If you want to help fund mastodon.social (hosting costs and mastodon development) consider donating to the Patreon here:
There are also elephant themed t-shirts to snag here:
@schwa Thanks! I wanted to do that - I want to pay for software/sites I use - but hadn't looked for the appropriate Patreon yet. Now I'm signed up.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!