2021 Underwriters

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Here’s a list of our 2021 underwriters. Thank you for your support!

The following individuals have distinguished themselves as supporters of quality online journalism by underwriting this site.


Inner Circle members are charter supporters who pledge between $500 and $1,500 per year, either as a one-time donation or on a monthly basis.

Advocate (over $1,500)

Curator ($750 to $1,490)

Supporter ($500 to $740)

John Cheleen
Scott Jordan


Underwriters are key supporters who make one or more contributions to the advocacy cause during our semi-annual fundraisers. Underwriters are eligible for premium giveaways and receive a special, underwriters-only newsletter.

Patron (over $149)

Frank Abbate
Miriam Sundram
Stephanus Surjaputra

Benefactor ($75 to $149)

Nigel Appleby
Susan Engard
Blake Gentile
Cheryl Masters
Michael McKay

Associate ($74 and under)

Linda Cox
Jon Ebert
Cheryl Emerson
Mark Geary
Heidi Hermanson
Michael Holliday
Carl Lazerow
Madeline Longstreet
Amy Smith
Sonia Vining
Sally Watkins

⭒ multiple donations during a year.
• supporter during spring fundraiser.
★ supporter during holiday fundraiser.