Hidden City Campaign Passes Halfway Point On Way To $30,000

December 8, 2016 |  by  |  Buzz  | 

 

Your Hidden City Daily co-editors, clockwise, Michael Bixler, Nathaniel Popkin, Bradley Maule, and Peter Woodall

Including off-line donations, as of today, December 8, 2016, about 145 readers of the Hidden City Daily and supporters of our tour and event programming have contributed more than $17,000 to our Fall Campaign on Generosity.

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