Meet the challenge: Start supporting Sahan Journal today and #NewsMatch will double your gift.

Without you, stories about immigrants and refugees don’t just go unread — they go untold. In this era of misinformation and attacks on immigrants and refugees, stand up for real news. Donate today and NewsMatch will double your donation to Sahan Journal.
Sahan Journal is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and about immigrants and refugees in Minnesota. Sahan Journal

You care about the future of Minnesota. And Minnesota’s immigrants are creating a cultural mix in our communities like no other state in the nation.

 

Sahan Journal is the only newsroom dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and about immigrants and refugees in Minnesota. Every day we work to produce stories that keep you informed. This is the type of journalism that cannot wait. Because if we don’t tell these stories, no one will.  

 

Our work isn’t possible without your support.

 

Today, we’re kicking off our first important fundraising campaign, an opportunity to double your donation to Sahan Journal. We’re excited to announce that Sahan Journal has been selected to participate in NewsMatch, a national campaign that helps Sahan Journal and nonprofit newsrooms strengthen their grassroots donor support. 

 

NewsMatch is funded by Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, among other national foundations and donors.

 

The goal is to raise at least $20,000 and then NewsMatch will give us an additional $20,000. This means Sahan Journal can raise $40,000 in total.

 

Today, especially in this era of misinformation and attacks on immigrants and refugees, we’re asking you to stand up for real news.

 

Starting now — through Dec. 31 — NewsMatch will match your new monthly donation 12x or double your one-time gift, up to $1,000. 

 

That means if you start a $10 monthly donation today (which also helps us be sustainable), it will be automatically matched with a $120 donation.

 

NewsMatch will match your additional gift, too, if you are currently a supporter (thank you). 

 

Your gift today, combined with others, can help raise an additional $20,000 for Sahan Journal. 

 

Our monthly donors are critical to Sahan Journal’s long-term sustainability. Your participation will help us deliver innovative journalism that you rely on and expect. 

 

Without you, stories about immigrants and refugees don’t just go unread — they go untold.

 

Can you help us meet our NewsMatch goal? Be one of the new 200 monthly donors who takes advantage of this matching opportunity.

 

Can we count on you? Go to sahanjournal.com/donate/ to contribute.

 

With gratitude,

 

Mukhtar M. Ibrahim

Editor and Executive Director

 

P.S. Give today and your dollars will be doubled. It’s easy to do when you give monthly. The future of Sahan Journal relies on your support. Thank you. 

 

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Mukhtar M. Ibrahim is the founder, editor and executive director of Sahan Journal. He previously worked as a staff writer for the Star Tribune, where he covered Minneapolis city government and local affairs; and Minnesota Public Radio News, where he wrote about national security matters and immigration.

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There are endless untold stories about Minnesota’s immigrants and refugees. The mission of Sahan Journal is to chronicle the struggles, successes and transformation of Minnesota’s new Americans, whose stories are often overlooked.

 

Donate now to support this independent, nonprofit newsroom and help shine a light on these important stories in our communities. Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar.

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