NewsMatch 2021

#NewsMatch2021 is here!

Reader support makes our work possible. Instead of putting up a paywall, we run a fundraising campaign once a year. 

Your support goes a long way at the Weekly and now, through the end of the year, NewsMatch will double the impact of your new monthly donation 12x times or double your one-time gift, all up to $1,000 per individual. Plus, all #NewsMatch2021 donors will get a special shout-out in a January 2022 print edition of the Weekly.


All new recurring donors at $5/month or more will receive a Chicago architecture sticker pack designed by this year's Best of the South Side cover artist Jennifer Chavez

All new recurring donors at $20/month or more will receive a limited edition Best of the South Side t-shirt featuring Chavez's design for this year's Best of the South Side cover. 

All new recurring donors at $30/month or more will receive both gifts.

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      Miguel | $26.19



      Interviews by the staff done with depth to clarify multiple viewpoints and help the reader assess the situation and the parties involved.

      Andrew | $25

      Elizabeth Chambers | $25

      Marie Snyder | $52.07

      Josh Mogerman

      Carol | $26.19

      Independent news sources are so very important. Keep up the good work.

      Jacyara | $5.10/M

      Keep up the great work!

      Bill Molloy | $26.19

      Rachel | $100

      Toya Mitchell | $10.66

      Mark Hallett | $52.07

      Thanks for all you are doing!