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Our new year's resolution is to get in shape -- financial shape

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Are you still hitting the gym, cutting back on Second Dessert, and being nicer to your neighbour? Perhaps you are resolved to be more involved? One great way to make a contribution to your community is to help us keep our resolution -- to get in better (financial) shape. We are determined to have more stable funding and the best way to do that is to have many people giving a little bit.

With a few hundred thousand people visiting rabble every month we need under 1% of our visitors to donate $20 to beat our donation drive goal and meet our new year's resolution. Donations can be made at rabble.ca/donate. Please help us out today!

Know what helps meet a resolution? Rewards. So every week during our donation drive we do a draw for prizes. You could win great prizes such as one of 25 Beacon Bike Lights, one of five Canadian CD music packs, our new rabble.ca tote bag, or even a year's supply of Zatoun Fair Trade Extra Virgin Olive Oil (six 750 ml bottles).

Now, off for a healthy walk...

Thank you for reading this story…

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rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.

So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.

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