Eugene Weekly has long almost entirely relied on advertising revenue to pay our staff and overhead. As you know, many of these businesses were hit hard by the pandemic and are still struggling to return. The Weekly’s ownership has never taken a profit from the paper — so all your support goes directly to keeping the paper publishing!
We are asking you to support Lane County’s foremost source of news arts and culture. The Register-Guard is a shadow of its former self with no opinion pages and the Weekly is stepping into the gap, while remaining true to our alternative roots.
Support Local and Vocal Journalism
Good journalism takes dedication and digging. It requires long hours, hard work and passion. And it takes money. As our mission has grown at Eugene Weekly, and with the ongoing social, political and economic stresses, we are asking for your help.
Corporate giants have taken over traditional news outlets here and elsewhere around the country. That means independent, locally owned newspapers such as Eugene Weekly have assumed a much larger role as a watchdog for democracy.
We are a free paper, and we don’t have a paywall on our website. EW relies on our small-but-mighty staff, but we also feature the work of many of Lane County’s best freelancers and student journalists. We don’t plan on going away, but we could use your help.
Here’s how to help:
- You can support EW by just picking up a paper, supporting our advertisers and telling them you saw their ad “in the Weekly.” You can even offer to take out an ad for nonprofits and businesses you love.
- You can also support us with a monetary contribution using this page, by mail: 1251 Lincoln St, Eugene OR., 97401, or by phone: 541-484-0519. All contributions goes directly to supporting our journalism. If you contribute this way, your contributions are not tax deductible.
- If you would like to make a tax deductible contribution, then please check out our TRIPS nonprofit arm that seeks to support Eugene Weekly and other papers in the Willamette Valley.
Please support local journalism. Your contributions go directly to supporting and printing the paper.
- $20 could help EW make public records requests
- $50 could help us buy that (spendy) recycled paper we print on
- $100 or more can fund investigative journalism
- $300 to $500 pays an intern stipend and launches the careers of the next generation of reporter.
- $1,000 or more can help pay staff salaries, print pages and help the Weekly be the local paper you love!
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