Your donations are important!

East County Media is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization. Our federal tax ID number is 83-1108634.

East County Media's funds support:

  • East County Magazine, (winner of 116 journalism awards for local public interest reporting) 
  • East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts (keeping you safe and informed)
  • East County Magazine Radio Show
  • Related special projects and events.  

 You can choose which program to support, or make a general donation to let us choose where the need is greatest.

To make a one-time donation or a sustaining monthly pledge by credit card, click

You can mail checks to East County Media at 4438 Hideaway Place,  La Mesa, CA 91941.

To donate by Paypal, scroll to the bottom of this page and click the Paypal button.

Individual donations are vital and deeply appreciated to help us continue to bring you independent news reflecting the public interest, not special interests, as well as sustaining our wildfire and emergency alerts--bringing you news when you need it most.  You can also make a one-time donation to supprt a specific reporting project in your community.

Monthly pledges are vital to help us to budget ahead for our news, alerts and events.  As thanks, we have rewards for our monthly donors including event discounts, Best of East County Cookbook, and VIP events.

Journalists’ Circle:     $10/ month     discounts on select events

Editor’s Circle:     $20 /month    discounts on select events + cookbook

Publisher’s Circle:     $50/month    discounts on select events, cookbook, & VIP party invite

You can  support any of these East County Media supported programs/projects or a special donation designation. Just write in your choice after clicking the "support" button filling in your donation amount. 

East County Media (Our favorite: Let us choose where need is greatest such as covering fires, breaking news, and your community issues.)

East County Magazine (award-winning community reporting/public interest news)

East County Wildfire and Emergency Alerts (keeping you safe and informed)

East County Dining Club ($10 a year to join)

Best of East County Cookbook  ($18 on thumb drive - full color!)

East County Magazine Radio Show 

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