$30,000 is within our reach

BenitoLink's fundraising goal is attainable. Will you help us reach it?

BenitoLink Pledge of Champions hits $28,220!

We encourage you to support BenitoLink so we can continue providing thorough coverage of our local government, breaking news and features about San Benito County.

Every dollar donated will be doubled until Dec. 31, when the Pledge of Champions comes to a close.

The BenitoLink team is committed to providing our readers trustworthy, fair and thorough coverage of politics, land use, education, transportation and economic development.

Thanks to more than 50 individuals and businesses, we have already gathered an amazing $28,220 toward our goal of $30,000, which will be DOUBLED with a grant from the Community Foundation of San Benito County and an individual major donor.

Donors still have until Dec. 31 to take part in the Pledge of Champions and ensure that BenitoLink remains a vital and growing source of news and information for San Benito County.

Your donation is an investment in BenitoLink and reliable news coverage.

Over the past year, our team brought you breaking news stories and features about local people and achievements. We kept you up-to-date on local issues ranging from marijuana policy to the Hollister Motorcycle Rally. We have produced in-depth reports on our educational system and followed Jim Ostdick's walking tour across America. We have also shared many stories and opinion pieces written by community members. Your support is what makes all this possible.

Take a stand for local online news by DONATING and help BenitoLink attain its goal of $30,000.

Leslie David

Leslie David is a Bay Area independent reporter/producer and is a BenitoLink founding board member. She has produced for radio, television, newspaper and magazines in both California and Wyoming. She was with KRON-TV News in San Francisco as camera-woman, editor and field producer, where she won the Commonwealth Club's Thomas Storke Award with Linda Yee for their series on the Aids Epidemic. She started as a small market news reporter shooting her own 16mm film at KEYT-TV Santa Barbara. Leslie lives on a ranch with her family in San Benito County.