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.

$33,100 by 371 people

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

Local news needs your support

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:

The AFRO
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.





Supporters

Jerome Paige made a donation

1 month ago

$100

Bernice Dawson made a donation

1 month ago

$25

Theresa McClurkin made a donation

1 month ago

$100

Anonymous made a donation

1 month ago

I remember my mother receiving the AFRO when I was a small child, the pink newspaper. Now when I receive it electronically, I look at it and smile having fond memories. I encourage you to continue this endeavor. May God bless your efforts. Reginald L. Hardman

Angela Moore-Colley, Afro reader and proud Baltimore native made a donation

1 month ago

$25

Brooks Hefner made a donation

1 month ago

$50

Jacqueline B Jones, Ed.D made a donation

2 months ago

$50

This voice, this perspective is necessary. Thank you.

Mary Jane Humphries made a donation

2 months ago

$25

Christi Benney made a donation

2 months ago

$25

NAACP Baltimore Branch made a donation

2 months ago

$500

Thank you for partnering with the Baltimore NAACP to give our community the information we need to manage the risks of COVID-19. We celebrate the Afro for being a strong and trusted voice for news in Baltimore and beyond.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc Baltimore Alumnae Chapter made a donation

3 months ago

$500

Alexis Thomas made a donation

3 months ago

$25

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