Big news rabble rousers!
The results of our winter fundraiser are in...(*drum roll*)...we raised $24,652 in total! That is just $348 shy of our goal!
Thanks to all our supporters who made this winter fundraiser a smashing success!
Congratulations to all of the contest winners!
Noreen Murphy from Calgary, AB, John Bencze from Toronto, ON, Mary Ann Higgs from Kingston, ON and Janet Brady from Thompson, MB won the Canadian indie music prize packs;
Dorothy Williams from Victoria, BC, Rob Hilliard from Winnipeg, MB, Shirley Quinn from Vancouver, BC, Peter Cameron from Guelph, ON and Andrew Lugg from Montreal, PQ won Fernwood Books prize packs.
Arlene McGinn from Ottawa, ON won the iPod, and
Ross Sutherland from Hartington, ON won our B.C. island getaway!
Thanks to all those who donated and entered!
And remember, rabble is community-sponsored media. Your donations and memberships are what permit us to keep bringing rabble.ca to you. You can donate at any time at rabble.ca/donate
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