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Thanks! Donor drive successful

On Valentine’s Day we wrapped up our annual winter donation drive and we are excited to report that with a flurry of donations at the end we exceeded our goal of $15,000. We raised a bit over $17,000! We know people get a lot of requests for support so we truly appreciate it when rabble visitors become rabble supporters. Thank you, merci beaucoup.

We held weekly prize draws for great prizes including Beacon Bike Lights, our own rabble tote bag, music CD packs and two grand prizes of a year's supply of Zatoun Fair Trade Extra Virgin Olive Oil (six 750ml bottles). Congratulations to all of the winners, including our grand prize winners M.H. of Riverview, N.B. and R.P. of Vancouver, B.C.!

If you meant to give but let it slip your mind, please don’t be shy. Head on over to www.rabble.ca/donate and make it happen.

Thank you again to all of our supporters.

Thank you for reading this story…

More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.

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.

And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.

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