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WRUW’s 2016 Telethon Fundraiser
April 11, 2016 - April 17, 2016
WRUW’s once a year fundraiser begins April 11th and goes through April 17th.
During that week, you the listener will be able to call in at 216-368-2208 or online to donate to WRUW and support radically independent college radio.
As a thank you for your support we will send you a premium of your choice based on your pledge level, pictures and options can be seen here.
What is WRUW’s annual budget?
Our annual budget varies between $80,000 and $120,000.
How much of our budget comes from the Telethon?
Approximately 50 percent. Half. The other half comes from the Student Activity Fee from undergraduates.
What does the University pay for in WRUW’s budget?
There is no specific line item in the budget that is paid for by Case. Case provides the space for our studios and library. Case provides electricity, heat and building security. Everything else we pay for out of our budget.
Do llamas have the capacity to be harnessed for pulling sleighs or hay wagons?
Llamas can pull carts so I would imagine they could also pull sleighs however, they don’t work in December and they are not very good at landing on roof tops.
So what happens if we don’t have a successful fundraiser?
If we don’t have a successful fundraiser, we won’t be able to buy the equipment that makes us sound better. We won’t be able to hold Studio-A-rama in September. We won’t be able to spend as much money on music. We WILL suffer in the quality of services we provide to the listener.
Will we ever sell-out and “go commercial” if we don’t have a good fundraiser?
We are licensed as a non-commercial station. We reside in the non-commercial end of the dial. We won’t suddenly “go commercial”. Furthermore, from a programming perspective, I don’t think we’ll “sell out” either. The staff wouldn’t let it happen. If we don’t have a good fundraiser, we’ll struggle through the next year.
What are our donations used for?
Studio equipment that wears our quickly because we bring music to you 24/7/365, Studio-A-Rama free concert, our digitizing efforts to bring you quality music, this website, online streaming and show archives are just a few things!