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

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Checks payable to East County Media can be mailed to:

East County Media

4438 Hideaway Place

La Mesa CA 91941

Your donations are important!


By clicking our "support us" button above, you will have the option to make a one-time donation or a monthly pledge.  East County Media's funds support East County Magazine, which has won 112 journalism awards for community reporting on important issues,  East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts keeps you safe and informed when you need news most,  as well as ECM's radio show and related projects.

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