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  • Beyond Fundrive!

    Posted by Rob on February 15th, 2019

    Our live on-air fundraising drive has ended and we are short of our final goal. If you forgot to donate or missed the drive, please make an online donation today through fundrive.ckuw.ca

    If you did make a pledge or want to donate in person, our pledge desk at the UW Bookstore is open until early March. Bookstore hours are:

    • Feb 19 – 8:30am – 5pm
    • Feb 20-21 – CLOSED
    • Feb 22 – March 8 – Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5pm

    At this time we also want to acknowledge all the community business partners who donated goods or services to help the Fundrive:

    • Bar Italia
    • Booster Juice
    • Diversity Catering
    • Elements
    • Garbonzo’s Pizza
    • Organic Planet
    • The Good Will
    • The Yellow Dog
    • UW Bookstore

    THANK YOU!!

  • Final hours of Fundrive 2019

    Posted by Rob on February 15th, 2019

    We’ve made it to the last day of our annual Fundrive. So far, listeners have donated more than $44,000 towards our drive goal of $60,000.

    If you haven’t made your donation, it’s not too late. Call our pledge line or donate online at fundrive.ckuw.ca Your pledges at this time are critical for our continued operation and success. Each pledge confirms our commitment to uncompromising ad-free radio. Without advertising in the way you can listen to our music and information programming without interruption.

    Donations also support our online infrastructure including this website & podcast/archive system. Thank you to evceryone who has already donated we are greateful for your support.

  • Keep it coming Winnipeg, we’re halfway there!

    Posted by Rob on February 13th, 2019

    Donating to CKUW is easy and feels good! That feeling comes from knowing that your donation supports a diverse community of volunteers who bring their passion for music and information to you 51 weeks of the year.

    Fundrive is the one week we have to interrupt regular programing to ensure our financial stability and independence. We have passed the halfway mark towards our goal of $60,000 but we need to get more calls if we’re going to hit our mark! Phone now and donate at 204-774-6877.

    Your donations are a critical part of our annual budget covering nearly a quarter of our expenses. Since 1999 CKUW has bee creating uncompromising, community focused radio and we’ve always had wonderful support from Winnipeggers. Donations can also be made online at fundrive.ckuw.ca Dont delay Fundrive ends Friday February 15th at 6pm.

  • CKUW Needs Your Support

    Posted by Rob on February 11th, 2019

    As of Monday afternoon we have passed $16,000 donated to CKUW but we haven’t heard from all our listeners yet! We need everyone to contribute to help us meet our budget goal for 2019.

    $60,000 will cover essential needs at CKUW like replacing worn out computers and recording gear, funding staff who train and assist our volunteers and other day to day needs. Without your support we will be forced to cut back and it will be harder for us to keep up the quality of programming you have come to expect.

    If you haven’t made a contribution please call us now at 204-774-6877 or pledge online

    In addition to keeping our broadcasts independent your donation can earn some great thank you gifts from CKUW. Go to our online pledge page ( Pledge Securely Online ) to see examples of these or call us now and our operators will walk you through the pledge process.

  • Fundrive 2019 - Help us reach $60,000

    Posted by Rob on February 8th, 2019

    You rely on us and this week we are relying on you!

    Fundrive is the time when we ask for direct listener donations to fulfill a quarter of our budget. Our goal this year is $60,000 and we need every listener to take action. Donate online at fundrive.ckuw.ca or call in to 204-774-6877 our volunteers are standing by! Call now and we’ll make it easy for you to help us out.

    Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for Fundrive updates and tune in for our most amazing week of community radio!
    “More Voices More Choices!”