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Become a Seven Days Super Reader 

All of the content in Seven Days is free, in print and online — but creating it is expensive.

If you appreciate our award-winning news, arts, culture and food coverage, consider paying for it. You’ll join thousands of other “Super Readers” whose support enables us to publish one of the country’s best weekly newspapers. These contributions help us keep our local journalism free and Vermont communities connected.

NEW: For information about making a tax-deductible contribution of $2,000 or more to Seven Days through our fiscal sponsor, Journalism Funding Partners, please contact us directly at [email protected] or call Paula Routly at 802-865-1020, ext. 112. All other donations are not tax-deductible. This includes donations made through our website, which are not tax deductible, and are not processed by Journalism Funding Partners.

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Super Reader FAQ

How much should I give?

It costs about $75,000 a week to produce 35,000 copies of Seven Days — including writers, designers, printing and overhead. That means: Each copy of the paper costs $2.14 per week, or roughly $8.50 per month, to produce.

We suggest giving $8 or $10 a month to help cover production costs. But whatever you feel comfortable with is best! Recurring donations — no matter how small — add up to reliable revenue that we can count on.

I don’t want to make a digital transaction. Can I mail you a check?

Absolutely! Please send the contribution along with your contact info (address/phone/email) to:

Seven Days
c/o Super Readers
PO Box 1164
Burlington, VT 05402-1164

Is Seven Days a nonprofit?

Seven Days is not a charitable, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, hence you cannot claim a tax deduction on your Super Reader contribution. We’re an employee-owned business. And while the journalism we offer in print and online is free to read, we’re asking people who appreciate it to help defray the cost of producing it. Think of it as a voluntary subscription rather than a donation to charity.

NEW: We are now able to accept tax-deductible donations of $2,000 or more through our fiscal sponsor, Journalism Funding Partners. If you're interested in giving at this level, please contact us directly at [email protected] or 802-865-1020, ext. 142.

Do Super Readers get a print subscription in the mail?

Unfortunately, no. But that can be arranged, using first- or third-class mail. If you wish to receive the paper by mail, please email our circulation director for rates and more info or call 802-865-1020, ext. 132.

How do I increase my recurring donation? Update my credit card? Etc.

Great question! Please follow the steps below:

  1. Look for your most recent email receipt from: "CommitChange [email protected]"
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the email and look for the link that comes after, “If you need to update your card...please follow this link.”
  3. Click “Change my donation amount” or any other action you wish to take, under “What Would You Like To Do”
  4. Fill out your information and click submit.
  5. Do a happy dance for supporting local journalism.

If you are still having trouble, email Super Reader HQ or call 802-865-1020, ext. 142.

Need more info?

Send us an email or
call Kaitlin at 802-865-1020, ext. 142

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