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LkldNow is part of NewsMatch, a national effort to sustain nonprofit journalism. Now through Dec. 31, your donation will be matched 100% up to $1,000. (Learn more about NewsMatch)

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… our efforts to grow independent community journalism in Lakeland. Lkldnow.com is part of Linking Community Now Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation whose mission is to increase community engagement through news and information.

Donations are welcome through the form above or sending us a check: 331 S. Florida Ave. (basement), Lakeland 33801.

 All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Become a sponsor to show your commitment to independent, community-driven news and gain exposure to our audience of engaged Lakeland citizens on our website and social media. Interested? Contact Trinity Laurino.

Where do we spend our money?

Our main expenses are free-lance journalists and news-gathering equipment. Our current fund-raising efforts will help us hire a full-time reporter.

We won’t charge for our content, but we DO ask for voluntary support from those who find it valuable.

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  • LkldNow reserves the right to accept or decline any underwriting or sponsorship offered.
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  • LkldNow maintains a clear separation between news and underwriting content.  Underwriting that attempts to blur this distinction in a manner that, in LkldNow’s sole judgment, confuses readers, will be rejected.

This policy language is taken from similar guidelines developed by ProPublica.

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A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” REGISTRATION #: CH52668

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