We are SO THANKFUL AND GRATEFUL to all of our donors and supporters of our very first crowdfunding campaign! We could have not done this without you Hy-Lo News Family!
Although we have ended our campaign YOU CAN STILL DONATE OR PURCHASE a rewards item to support us in our efforts to bring equitable journalism to Black and Brown Millennials. We love yall as always for rocking with us!
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OUR CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN HAS ENDED, BUT YOU CAN STILL HELP US REACH OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL.
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What Is Hy-Lo News’ Goal?
Hy-Lo News needs your help to improve the technology we use to deliver to our community vital news they want and need. With your valued support, we’ll be able to build a new top-notch website that will improve our audience experience and we’ll be able to manage web maintenance for a year. The new website will not only have a better user experience but will allow us to operate our unique membership program for Hy-Lo News subscribers. What set’s our membership program apart from others is our commitment to promoting local businesses in South Florida, especially Black and Brown-led businesses and organizations. Through our website, members will be able to access exclusive content and be given monthly perks and discounts to shop, dine and explore locally. We have already made partnerships with local businesses to kick off the membership, the missing link is our ability to build a website that can effectively house our vision. This is where your donation will help us accomplish our mission.
A donation to Hy-Lo News is an investment in equitable journalism and in a company that is poised to disrupt the local news industry. Our coverage of issues that matter most to our community is our top priority and with your support we’ll be able to do that at a high level. We thank you in advance for your commitment to seeing Hy-Lo News’ vision come to life. We’re truly in this together!
— Janey Tate, Hy-Lo News Founder & CEO
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Hy-Lo News Branded Hand Fan
When it’s hot outside let Hy-Lo News help you cool off. Your generous donation will get you one of our fly Hy-Lo News hand fans.
Hy-Lo News Branded Hand Fan$20.00
Hy-Lo News Branded Beach Towel
Rep our Brand during your next beach day. Your generous donation will get you one of our fluffy Hy-Lo News beach towels.
Hy-Lo News Branded T-Shirt
Let your clothing make a statement and show your love for Hy-Lo News when you rock our brand with our official Hy-Lo News Tee. Your generous donation will get you one of our dope unisex shirts.
Hy-Lo News Branded T-Shirt$35.00
Hy-Lo News Annual Membership
Hy-Lo News is kicking off our membership program. Make a donation today for our annual membership subscription where you’ll receive exclusive content, you’ll see our new content first, have early access to our upcoming events, and receive discounts and perks for local and Black-owned restaurants, bars, retail stores, events, and many other businesses in South Florida. Our membership program will launch in Fall 2022, but your generous donation today will allow us to start laying the foundation for that program now so we’ll be prepared for our launch.
Hy-Lo News Annual Membership$59.99 / year
Hy-Lo News Feature Article Package
Support our crowdfunding campaign by purchasing a small business feature article for our special rate of $75! You can build your brand and get exposure while also supporting local Black-Owned Media. The feature article will include a video interview that will be posted on our website, Youtube page, and social media pages. This package is usually priced at $250, but for a special crowdfunding rate and your support, we’re selling this package for just $75! Please include contact information in your order so we can schedule your interview.
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Hy-Lo News Sunshine Bundle
You’ll be too fresh with our Sunshine Bundle that includes our hand fan, beach towel, Hy-Lo News Tee and an annual subscription to our membership program. Your generous donation will allow to get all of these cool items and support a worthy cause. Our membership program will launch in Fall 2022, but your generous donation today will allow us to start laying the foundation for that program now so we’ll be prepared for our launch.
Hy-Lo News Sunshine Bundle$120.00
Shop Local & Support Local News At the Same D*mn Time
Hy-Lo News is all about supporting local Black-owned businesses in South Florida so we decided to make our crowdfunding campaign extra special by teaming up with an emerging Miami-based brand, Da Crib Clothing Co. This company highlights the pride we have in our communities in South Florida and their mission to promote what’s great about the underrepresented cities in Miami perfectly aligns with Hy-Lo News’ own mission. Da Crib Clothing Co. founder, Aaron McKinney, believes in Hy-Lo News and has allowed us to offer our donors select pieces from his collection. Check out the creatively dope merch from our partnership and support local news and a local designer in one click.
Hy-Lo News x Da Crib Clothing Shirt
For your generous donation, you’ll receive this vintage distressed signature tee from Da Crib in Acid Gray Wash and a six-month subscription to the Hy-Lo News Membership Program. *Sizes run Big*
Hy-Lo News x Da Crib Clothing “Trey-O-Five” Cap
For your generous donation, you’ll receive this vintage distressed embroidered signature cap with adjustable back from Da Crib in Cool Gray and a six-month subscription to the Hy-Lo News Membership Program.
BECAUSE OF YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT, WE ARE ONE STEP CLOSER TO OUR $20,000 GOAL
AS OF TODAY 29 GREAT DONORS HAVE HELPED US RAISE THIS MUCH MONEY
Hy-Lo News family if we exceed our funding goal, the additional funds will be invested into hiring people from the community for the following positions:
A $50,000 raise will allow us to invest in our crowdfunding goals AND hire a part-time investigative reporter.
A $75,000 raise will allow us to invest in our crowdfunding goals, hire a part-time investigative reporter AND hire a part-time social media reporter.
A $100,000 raise will allow us to invest in our crowdfunding goals, hire a part-time social media reporter, AND hire a full-time investigative reporter.
A $150,000 raise or more will allow us to invest in our crowdfunding goals, hire a part-time social media reporter, hire a full-time investigative reporter, AND hire a full-time New Business/Sales Manager.
Rewards items will begin shipping in November 2022 after the crowdfunding campaign ends. If you have any questions about any of the rewards items listed, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.