We hear from many that your daily dose of Meridian plays an important part in lifting your day. Some call it their “life line.” Others say they are addicted. Some say it is their touch with the ‘community’ of the Church worldwide. Whatever the sentiment, it takes great resources to keep Meridian polished and published every day and we look to each of you once each year for your financial support.
Is Meridian worth $3 a month? That’s only $36 for the entire year—260 individual issues, about 2,000 original articles, nearly 10,000 of the best news links for national and international news—perspectives from more than 100 top-notch writers. Again, is Meridian worth $3 a month? Please lend your support by saying yes and donating today.
One reader actually asked to be taken off our list recently.
Why? Here’s what he wrote: “Please remove me from your mailing list. I’m spending altogether too much time with Meridian. I’ve enjoyed every issue. I’m lifted and blessed, but, I just can’t keep up any more. Besides, I’m a Catholic priest and I need to attend more to my duties. Thank you so much.” We were honored to remove him from our list and rejoiced in the friendship we had formed.
Another reader sent us this note: “We’re serving a mission in Southeast Asia. We feel pretty removed in our remote location from the body of the Church. Opening our inboxes each morning and getting our Meridian keeps us connected and up-to-date with the Church and with others throughout the world. Whatever you do: KEEP PUBLISHING!”
One other reader said this: “We gladly send you $50 because we know what it must take to do what you do at Meridian. We want our check to be our vote of confidence for you to continue! Thank you and keep up the good work!”
And another reader sent us this personal note: “I’m on a fixed income so I can’t offer much but I could not live without Meridian. I’m blessed every day by you all—you are my favorite thing on the Internet. Please keep publishing and THANK YOU!”
Will you support us this year in our Voluntary Subscription Campaign?
How many people read Meridian? This year we’ve had more than 2.1 million unique readers. What does that mean? It means that if you personally clicked on Meridian 30 times this year, you would be counted as 1 unique reader. We had 2.1 million of you! Thank you!
How many people give a voluntary subscription to Meridian each year? Sadly, we only have about 1 in every 800 readers who sends a donation. But for those who do regularly jump in and support us we say THANK YOU SO MUCH! You are OUR life line and we are so grateful for your financial support. We could not do it without you.
Now, if we had even a 1% response from our readers we would more than reach our financial needs. In fact, with that 1% response we could probably change the world. As it is, we’re still trying to change the world! We are trying to do our part in making the world a better place. Will you help us this year with your financial support?
Please know that you can donate by sending us a check through the mail. You can even send cash through the mail if you so desire. You can use your credit card or you can easily use your PayPal account. Any of those methods are welcomed.
Here is our mailing address:
PO Box 203
American Fork, UT 84003-0203
This year we will be sending out a personal letter to some of you—we don’t have a lot of your addresses. We know it’s more expensive to use the mail, but we’re trying every way we can to get your attention and garner your support.
Where else can you spend $3 a month and get so much in return? That’s about a gallon of milk (and that won’t last a whole month). You can’t even buy a small popcorn at theaters these days for $3. If you’re inside the United States that will buy you a gallon of gas—which, if you are driving a Toyota Prius could take you 50 or 60 miles! But we hope that $3 a month investment in Meridian Magazine will take you even further.
We hope to take you to the far reaches of the universe in your minds and spirits. We hope to bring you to realms of understanding that are out of this world. We hope to lift your souls to the highest heights. We hope to offer comfort and strength in times of need. We hope to bless your lives and the lives of your family. We will continue to work to be another witness, perhaps a best friend, to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and to like-minded people everywhere (like our Catholic Priest friend). And all we ask is for a voluntary subscription of $36 for the year in return.
Of course, you are encouraged and welcome to give even more than we are asking. It is the very generous readers each year who help us make it through the coming year—and, of course, a lot of regular, loyal readers just like you. Working together, Meridian can move forward.
We thank you with all our hearts for your support. With your swift response to our pleas, you can help us bring this campaign to a halt very quickly. There is nothing we would love more than to just go on doing our work of publishing and not having to worry about this campaign each year—but, do it we must.