Not faltering

Robbie Rix thanks the readers who gave our fund some momentum

Comrades VT and NN both rose to the challenge of helping us meet our January fighting fund target this week. They both sent us a more than useful £50 cheque, with VT commenting: “While one Momentum is faltering, I’m glad the Weekly Worker’s isn’t!” I wonder what he means.

Those two donations certainly helped put us back on track after a poor start to the first fund of the new year, and they were added to by four standing order donations totalling £362 (thanks to PM, SK, DC and PM), plus a £10 donation from comrades in Labour Party Marxists. Then there were two PayPal contributions: thank you, VT (£20) and TR (£5).

Talking of which, I really wish more of our online readers would take a leaf out of those two comrades’ book. We had 3,048 of them last week, but only VT and TR clicked on the button. Easy! Mind you, it’s even better if you’ve got an online bank account. Make a payment to the Weekly Worker via account number 00744310, sort code 30-99-64 and not only does it land in our account almost immediately: unlike with PayPal there’s no commission to pay.

Anyway, the £487 that came in over the last seven days has lifted our running total to £1,206. But the target is £1,750 by January 31. That means we need almost £550 in five days. But I know we can do it - please do your bit to make sure we get there!