The AFRO American Newspaper Co. - COVID-19 Local News Fund

Give to support The AFRO American Newspaper Co. as we cover the coronavirus crisis in our communities.


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The AFRO American Newspapers (The AFRO) knows what it's like to endure challenging times. Founded in 1892 by John H. Murphy, Sr., a former enslaved man, The AFRO has been a beacon of light for the African American community for nearly 128 years. With your much needed support, we can continue to bring news and information about the community for another 128 years and beyond, and keep you informed with our COVID-19 coverage. Your contribution is sincerely appreciated.

Your donation of any amount entitles you to a FREE six-month subscription to The AFRO's e-edition.

Donors who give $250 or more will receive a free copy of To The Front: Black Women and the Vote, a beautiful limited edition book produced by the AFRO on the occasion of the 19th Amendment's centennial. To receive your book, please email [email protected] with a copy of your receipt showing a donation of $250 or more.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation by check, please make the check payable to "Local Media Foundation" and include The AFRO in the memo line.

Mail donation checks to:

1531 South Edgewood Street
Suite B
Baltimore MD 21227

The AFRO American Newspaper Co. - COVID-19 Local News Fund is a program administered by Local Media Foundation, tax ID #36‐4427750, a Section 501(c)(3) charitable trust affiliated with Local Media Association. LMF is raising funds for educational activities; specifically, to educate the public on COVID-19 issues. LMF is providing funds to this news organization and many others to support this important educational project. All money raised by this effort will go directly to support COVID-19 reporting, to make sure the public has essential facts on this important topic.

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COVID-19 Local News Fund (via Local Media Foundation)