An ‘amazing achievement’: The Light, supporters celebrate independent journalism
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An ‘amazing achievement’: The Light, supporters celebrate independent journalism

The New Bedford Light held its third annual fundraiser at New Bedford’s own Black Whale on Wednesday, June 26. The event not only raised money for independent journalism but also united people committed to strengthening the New Bedford area.

It was a vibrant celebration of The Light’s high-quality local journalism that is free to all. The evening’s highlight was guest speaker Martin Baron, a Pulitzer Prize winning former executive editor of The Washington Post and Boston Globe, who reflected on his storied career and commended the Light as “an amazing achievement.” In total, the event raised over $54,000.

We are honored by your dedication and support. We are equally thrilled to contribute to positive change in the region, thanks to your generosity. Learn more about how you can support The Light here. 

See pictures from the event below.

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Photographs by Anj Kepinski / The New Bedford Light

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