More than 200 years ago Thomas Jefferson said, “Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.” And as our country prepares for this fall’s elections, that statement is more timely than ever.
As Idaho Public Television and PBS prepare to cover the 2020 elections and shine a light on our democracy in action, your active involvement and continued support are vital.
Public media plays a critically important role in our democracy as a bastion of accurate, impartial information, providing clarity and context in a confusing world. We hope you’ll agree that supporting public media and the trusted, informative and unbiased reporting it provides is more critical now than ever before.
A generous group of statewide donors has created The 2020 Democracy in Action Matching Gift Fund. These donors strongly believe in the power of public media and have created a fund to match all gifts received between now and October 31, up to $40,000!
CLICK HERE to make a donation now, and your gift will be matched – so you can double your gift and double your impact!
This viewer comment from April perfectly captures the importance of public media’s role in journalism and the upcoming elections:
“In these perilous times, public television is a beacon of hope, like a lighthouse revealing the breakers upon which this ship of state could wreck. I’ve watched my whole life and hope to continue living and watching.” – C. Wolfe, Boise
Sincere thanks to these statewide donors who made generous contributions to create The 2020 Democracy in Action Matching Gift Fund:
A.J. and Susie Balukoff
Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson
Thomas and Marilyn Beck
CLICK HERE to contribute now, and double your gift to support this vital coverage of our American democracy in action!