By street newspaper standards, or for any small press community newspaper for that matter, this is a wonderful show of community support.
Our circulation, which has increased by 18% this year and at 12-13,000 copies per week, is at its highest ever. Last month we had 279 active vendors. Again, a new record. We’re having a great year.
But here’s the thing. Our goal is $140,000. This is to stabilize news team funding, accomplish our ambitious organizing goals, and fund the staffing we need to end our chronic overextension.
To hit that goal, we need to raise about $8,500 a day through the end of the month. We do that one donation at a time. Every last bit of support matters.
Lots of people think that Real Change will continue to produce quality journalism and effective poor people’s advocacy whether they help or not.
Think again. If we miss the goal, something’s going to have to give. Real Change makes a real difference in hundreds of lives every day. We are an essential resource for the progressive community. We are a unique and powerful advocacy organization with a track record of success. Our broad base of community support makes our work possible. Here's what you can do.
- Make a donation today by mailing a check to Real Change, 2129 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98121, or make a secure online donation.
- There's still time to take up the 20/20 Challenge. This means asking 20 people to give $20 to Real Change.
- Help any way that you can with the First Annual Real Change Book Sale on June 30-July 1.