#NewsMatch2022 is here!

For the past nine years, the Weekly has produced original, local reporting for the South Side of Chicago and distributed it for free in print and online. Reader support helps makes this work possible.

We are excited to announce that we once again have an opportunity to double the impact of your contribution through #NewsMatch2022. Now through December 31 your new monthly donation will be matched 12 times or your one-time gift will be doubled, all up to $1,000.

There's never been a better time to support our work. 

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      Joe Germuska | $52.23

      Robert Field | $104.15


      South Side Weekly forever <3

      Sarah Narrajos | $5.50/M

      Steven Healey | $31.37


      I just read the story about the solar powered Love Fridge. I did not know about it. This is good journalism and I would like to support your work. Thank you.

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      Thrive, Southside Weekly! Viva, Nonprofit journalism!

      Maxwell | $20/M

      For ongoing support of investigative journalism supporting the south side, and in recognition of the great work you have already produced exposing corruption and betrayal of public trust.

      Anonymous | $500

      Very grateful for South Side Weekly!

      Robert Field | $52.07

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      This is for John Rosenquist and Lucy Geglio, who always appreciate serious and progressive local news

      Erik Hanson | $50/Y

      Marcella Ellis | $100

      Thank you for your journalism. Long past time to turn our backs on those “news” orgs who continue to blame victims and their families and communities.

      Allen Linton II

      We need more honest, grounded, and meaningful reporting. And storytelling. Keep doing the necessary work for us all.

      Karen | $25


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      Keep up the great work! Grateful for you

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      Hyper-local news reporting is crucial in ensuring underrepresented and often discarded stories are told.

      George BLACK | $25

      What does ReInvestment Look Like is a very well researched and structured piece.


      Thank you for all your great work!


      Thank you, South Side Weekly, for reporting the news of our neighborhoods!

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      I love what you’re doing!

      Matt & Nancy

      Keep up this important work!

      Rayshauna Gray

      Thank you for your work. Words can't convey how important it is. :)


      Thank you for telling community stories.


      Thank you for your work always, and especially for making such an easy to use covid case tracker.

      Jenny | $50

      Dominic Surya | $15