Fund Drive

Posts and stories that have to do with fund drives.

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Rick Pender’s book, "100 Things to Do in Cincinnati Before You Die," is a bucket list of entertaining and informative activities and destinations that’s great for lifelong Cincinnatians, new residents and occasional visitors. And it can be yours today when you donate to WVXU

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Dean Regas, an astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory and host of WVXU's "Looking Up" podcast, published this field guide to stargazing in 2017, and if you donate now during our spring fund drive, you'll receive Regas' book as a gift! 

#ThanksHaile

Sep 16, 2015

All of today's contributions - up to 50,000 - will be doubled, thanks to The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. / U.S. Bank Foundation. 

Today is Two-Hour Tuesday!

Jan 26, 2015

On Tuesday, January 27th, WVXU and WMUB will work to raise the funds normally collected in an entire day in just over two hours: 7:45 am 10 am. Your participation during Two Hour Tuesday will allow us to return quickly to what we do best: bring you the high quality public radio programming you enjoy for the rest of the day.

Make your donation online or call 513-419-7155.

View our list of thank you gifts.

It's Mummy Monday!

Jan 23, 2015

Today -  please support the programs you depend on with a gift of $150 and you can choose the Family Four Pack of Tickets to the Mummies of the World Exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center. Only 100 packages are available.

Plus, the first 50 people to make their donation and choose the Mummies of the World Family Four Pack will also receive the exhibit's companion book which provides compelling insight into mummies and mummification through essays, photographs and illustrations. 

Make your donation online or call 513-419-7155.

View our list of thank you gifts.

Staying up to date with the events of the day is always important. As a loyal listener, you know the reliable and in-depth news you receive every day from WVXU and WMUB helps you become more knowledgeable about our community.

Your support today helps make that happen. Thank you!

Make your donation online or call 513-419-7155.

View our list of thank you gifts.

You can receive the Get Real Gone CD - or one of our other thank-you gifts - when you contribute $100 to support the programming you love on WVXU and WMUB.

Support WVXU and WMUB During December Days

Dec 3, 2014

You know the reliable and in-depth news you tune in for every day helps you become more knowledgeable and engaged in your community and the world.

Your support during December Days today or tomorrow is especially important as the station prepares to cover the news stories of 2015: including next summer's All Star Game, the Kentucky governor's race, Cincinnati charter reform and more from the tri-state.

View our list of thank-you gifts.

Make your donation online or call 513-419-7155.

Give the gift of your support this holiday

Nov 26, 2014

Our friends at Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me want you to know that it really is the thought that counts.

Support the programming you love on 91.7 WVXU at whatever amount is right for you.  We have many thank-you gifts available as well for you -- or for your holiday gift-giving. 

Countdown to September 30th!

Sep 22, 2014

Thank you to everyone who contributed during the Fall Fund Drive last week.  We ended on time, but just shy of reaching the goal.

You can help us reach the goal and cover expenses by making your gift now.

Support WVXU and WMUB and you'll help ensure public radio's unique programming for the year to come. 

91.7 WVXU and 88.5 WMUB are your source for favorite public radio programs like Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Science Friday. You rely on the station for the in-depth news and information programming that keeps you well informed on the events of the day.

Today is the final day of the Fall Fund Drive and your last chance to receive some of the great thank you gifts being offered, including Get Real Gone, Road Songs for Public Radio.

Donate Now

See our list of thank-you gifts

Support WVXU and WMUB on the final day of the Fall Fund Drive and you'll help ensure public radio's unique programming for the year to come. 

Local Musicians Featured on 'Get Real Gone'

Sep 9, 2014

You choose WVXU and NPR as your source for news because you can easily catch up on events around the world and right here at home - and because it's in-depth and intelligent.

Support the news and information programming you rely on every day by making a contribution during the Fall Fund Drive and you can receive the newest release in our signature series of CDs featuring Greater Cincinnati's talented musicians. Click the link above or call 513-419-7155.

See our list of thank-you gifts:

THANK YOU!

May 5, 2014

So many people and organizations to thank for the success of our recently completed Spring Fund Drive.

To every person who donated, supporting the news and information programming you rely on, and special thanks to all the first time donors who joined us - THANK YOU!

To our sustaining members, whose continuing support helps us budget and plan better, making for a stronger station - THANK YOU!

To the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation for the $25,000 matching grant - THANK YOU!

Two Hour Tuesday on WVXU and WMUB

Apr 29, 2014

On Tuesday, April 29th WVXU and WMUB will work to raise the funds normally collected in an entire day of fundraising in just over two hours: 7:35 – 10 am. That will eliminate 8 hours of fundraising and you'll enjoy the high quality public radio programs you rely on for the rest of the day.

As an added incentive, Two for One Matching Grants will be offered regularly between 7:35 and 10:00 am during Two Hour Tuesday.

Public Radio Makes Cincinnati Great

Apr 23, 2014

This Spring, WVXU and WMUB Celebrate All that Makes Cincinnati Great --- like the REDS!

Support the news and information you rely on during the Spring Fund Drive and you're eligible to receive two tickets to see the Reds play the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, June 3.

Call 513-419-7155 or donate online.
You can also see our list of Thank-You Gifts.

Be part of the Second Annual Cincinnati Public Radio Night at Great American Ballpark

Staying up to date with the events of the day is always important. As a loyal listener, you know the reliable and in-depth news you receive every day from WVXU/WMUB helps you become more knowledgeable and engaged in our community and the world.

Your support makes that happen and we thank you!

Donate Now

You can also call 513 419-7155 to make a contribution.

See our list of Thank-You Gifts

Support Your Favorite Programs

Dec 23, 2013

Now is the perfect time to make a year-end, tax-deductible contribution to 91.7 WVXU and help preserve the local news and information programming you rely on every day, including The Diane Rehm ShowMorning Edition, Fresh Air and the new Cincinnati Edition.

Make Your Contribution Now

Thank You Gifts

Sep 19, 2013

We have many ways to say thank you.
Browse our list of thank you gifts and choose the membership level that's right for you.

December Days

Sep 18, 2013

Help support the in-depth news and information programming you depend on every day.

Donate Now

You can also call 513 419-7155 to make a contribution.
We have several great Thank-You Gifts available for holiday gift-giving as well.

Plus, today when you make a year-end contribution Green BEAN Delivery will donate two pounds of fresh produce to Childhood Food Solutions to help feed local kids during the upcoming two-week winter break.

Thank you!

WVXU Welcomes Diane Rehm to Cincinnati

May 3, 2013

WVXU presents Lunch with Diane Rehm at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on Wednesday, May 22nd.

Diane will speak about her career in public broadcasting and what it’s like to produce her show - and she will answer your questions.

Please Note: This event is SOLD OUT. Seating is limited and has been reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. 

2013 Winter Fund Drive - Two Hour Tuesday Photos

Jan 29, 2013
Sarah Ramsey

We hope you enjoy this slide show of photos taken this morning (Tuesday, January 29) during our 2 Hour Tuesday Fund Drive for 91.7 WVXU, 90.9 WGUC and 88.5 WMUB.

All photos were taken by our Photography Intern, Sarah Ramsey.

We thank all the volunteers who came in to answer phones this morning and who are such an integral part of the success of every fund drive we hold.

If you would be interested in volunteering, you can visit either wvxu.org or wguc.org and seach for the Volunteer Sign Up Page.

2013 Winter Fund Drive

Jan 25, 2013
Sarah Ramsey

Our photography intern, Sarah Ramsey, took her camera around the studios and volunteer phone area this afternoon and got a few shots of life during Winter Fund Drive. We hope you enjoy her slide show.

There are pictures from the WVXU and WGUC studios, and of some of our amazing volunteers taking calls of support of their favorite public radio station.

We hope you'll support our Winter Fund Drive. Call 513-419-7155 or donate online at either wvxu.org or wguc.org.

Give Roses from Jones the Florist

Jan 24, 2013

Just in time for Valentine's Day, when you contribute $180 (or $15/month), you can send one dozen red roses from Jones the Florist to someone you love. If you are really in love (or maybe in trouble) you can send 2 dozen red roses for a gift of $240 (or $20/month.) Donations must be made on a debit or credit card and they help support the public radio station you rely on each and every day.

Listener's Choice Digital Music Offer

Jan 23, 2013

When you contribute $120 (or $10 a month) on your credit or debit card, you may choose 10 songs to download. There are more than 600,000 songs to choose from – rock, jazz, country, alternative music, R&B – anything you like. You’ll receive 10 free downloads to use as you wish. Download them all at once or choose some now and save the rest for later.

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Green BEAN Delivery

Jan 23, 2013

For some, January 1st brings with it a renewed vow to “eat better.”

When you contribute $150 or more to our Winter Fund Drive, you can receive a complimentary delivery of fresh produce from Green BEAN Delivery.

Available to new and existing customers!

Donate Now:

Thank You

Oct 1, 2012

Our Fall Fund Drive ended on Friday. We are sincerely grateful to everyone who made a contribution and helped us raise $282,393 to support your favorite public radio programs like The Diane Rehm Show, Fresh Air and Morning Edition. Thank you for stepping up to the challenge!

2-Hour Tuesday

Sep 25, 2012

Today we will work to raise the funds normally collected in an entire day of fundraising in just over two hours: 7:30 – 9:50 am.

Thanks to nearly 5000 listeners who became Sustaining Members over the last several years, we have been able to eliminate three days of on-air fundraising. Now we’d like to cut almost another full day. Help eliminate an additional 10 hours of fundraising by making your contribution between 7:30 – 9:50 am during Two-Hour on Tuesday September 25th.

We've Gone to the Dogs

Sep 20, 2012

Let everyone know that you have the most well-informed pooch on the block.

For a contribution of only $120, you can get this new "I Heart NPR" leash for your furry friend.  Pledge online now or call us at 419-7155.

First Day Photos

Sep 20, 2012

Our first day of the Fall Fund Drive is going very well, but we can always use your help.  Do your part now by pledging on-line or by calling 419-7155.

You tune to 91.7 for your favorite public radio programs like Morning Edition, Wait Wait …Don’t Tell Me!, A Prairie Home Companion, The Diane Rehm Show and All Things Considered.

This morning when you support the programs you depend on you can receive an Eton AM/FM Emergency Radio. Powered by hand-crank, this small but mighty radio includes AM/FM with TV-VHF bands, 7 NOAA weather bands, and flashlight/emergency flasher and is perfect for any type of emergency.