We have received a number of generous contributions in the past two weeks, and have now collected a total of $23,880.
Our most recent contributions came for the McClatchy Foundation, Paraguayan newspaper Diario ABC Color, the Gleaner Company (publisher of the Jamaican Gleaner), the North American Committee of the International Press Institute and UNITY.
Here is the Haiti News Project corporate and non-profit honor roll:
Diario ABC Color – $1,000
American Society of News Editors – $2,000
Gleaner Company – $4,975
Interamerican Press Association – $2,000
International Press Institute North American Committee – $2,000
McClatchy Foundation – $5,000
Miami Herald – $2,000
Poder Magazine – $2,500
Unity: Journalists of Color, Inc. – $2,000
In addition, the Webbmedia Group generously contributed services to the Project.
And we have received several individual contributions totaling $435.
On the expense side, we’ve shelled out $2,950 to pay administrative costs.
We have another conference call scheduled this afternoon, so project administrator Joe Oglesby will report next on how we’re going to begin spending that money to help Haitian journalists.
In the meantime, if you want to provide a tax-deductible charitable contribution to help the cause, there are number of different payment options described in the nav bar on the right.