The close of this year's reader drive (and our 10th birthday party) is just two days away. But you can make this our last reader drive post if you give today! We're almost 90 percent of the way to reaching our goal, and there's $991 left in the dollar-for-dollar match pool. Don't wait! You can end this today!

Here are four reasons to donate right now!

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1. There's still $991 left in the match pool

GGWash doesn't get this money if you don't give by Wednesday! Please unlock this $991 today by making a donation now.

2. You can end the reader drive posts

You come to GGWash for news and information about what's going on in Washington, not for fundraising posts. We want to stop peppering you with requests for donations. If you donate right now you can help us meet our goal and make this the last reader drive post!

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3. Your fellow readers are giving

This weekend, 15 of your fellow readers made donations to the reader drive at the $50 level, Ben gave $100, Steven made a donation of $125, and Joe contributed $500!

They did their part to support GGWash. Will you?

4. Your support matters

Your contributions help pay our awesome editor, Julie, who keeps the posts fresh and newsy every day. It covers the costs for the boring stuff like hosting and server costs, and working with our web developer Derek to keep improving the site.

You help keep the blog running. Will you donate today?

And there's some cool stuff

You — readers, contributors, commenters, and urbanist advocates — make Washington great. We appreciate you and made you some gifts this year to say "thank you." Check them out and make your donation now!

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Sarah Guidi is Greater Greater Washington's Managing Director. A social worker by training, Sarah brings knowledge of nonprofit management, policy and advocacy, and community engagement to Greater Greater Washington. When she's not working, she enjoys visiting new parts of the city by bike, doing gymnastics, and reading novels. Sarah lives in the Petworth neighborhood of DC.