Posted by Eric Simna

Radiothon 2023

Radiothon 2023

As a WJCU listener, you play a crucial role in helping us bring live, non-commercial content to the greater Cleveland area and the world. During our annual Radiothon this week, we ask you to help us continue our mission by pledging your support with a modest donation. Every penny of your Radiothon donation is used by WJCU to meet ever-increasing technology and operational expenses.

Donate today to keep WJCU’s golden years rolling!

Premium gifts

As our way of saying thanks for your support, we’ll send you one of our awesome gifts:

$10+ Online or call-in Thank you card Everyone pledging at the $10 level or above will receive a thank you and acknowledgement from the WJCU staff that serves as a donation confirmation for tax purposes.
Above the $10 level, we have a number of selectable premiums. These gifts are not cumulative—you will only receive the premium at the level you select.
$25 Online or call-in WJCU keychain -or- WJCU tote bag Classic WJCU swag! Get your very own legendary logo-centric keychain bottle opener, or carry stuff around town in an ever-functional WJCU tote bag!
$40 Call-in only! Limited hours and availablity Merchant of the Day gift card or DJ special Two $40 premiums are available only by phone at specific times: Heights Merchants of the Day: A gift card from a local business (only available during The Heights): Monday, Feb 13th: The Exchange ($20 gift card) Tuesday, Feb 14th: Cleveland Charge Basketball (4 tickets) Wednesday, Feb 15th: Winking Lizard ($25 gift card) Thursday, Feb 16th: Saucy Brew Works ($10 gift card) Friday, Feb 17th: Melt Bar and Grilled ($20 gift card) Show-specific items: Certain DJs will announce a special item only available when you pledge during their shows. If you’d like a special item from your favorite show, be sure to listen this week and phone in!
$50 Online or call-in WJCU travel mug -or- WJCU shot glass New! WJCU’s got you covered for drinks! Get a logo-bearing mug that’s perfect for travel or a shot glass whose logo will make every drink look a little better.

$60 Online or call-in   WJCU special edition T-shirt New! Limited edition! A blue T-shirt bearing the instant-classic Radiothon 2023 “The Golden Years Are Here to Stay” logo in gold. Full-sized graphic on the front. Sizes S – 3XL.

$80 Online or call-in   WJCU beanie New! Whatever you call the fuzzy thing on the top—a pom-pom, a ball, a puff—you know you’ll look great while staying warm in this WJCU logo hat.

$100 Online or call-in   WJCU hoodie New! The ultimate comfy warm WJCU jacket. Sizes S – 3XL.

$100 Call-in only! Limited hours and availablity Guest appearance Join your favorite WJCU personality on the air for one hour! This is only available for some shows. Tune in this week to find out if your favorite show is participating—the host will mention the guest appearance if it’s available.

Pledge information

WJCU needs your support! We ask only once a year for your financial support in keeping us on the air. WJCU is a 501-C3 not-for-profit organization and your contribution is tax-deductible.

You can call us at 1-216-397-4438 to donate by phone or pledge online.

Our online donation system is set up securely, so no one at the station or the university will ever see your credit card information. WJCU will never sell or share your information. We value our relationship with you!

For pledges by check, be advised that we will not send invoices or reminders. In order to receive your premium on time, be sure we receive your check before Friday, March 3. Please send checks, payable to “WJCU”, to:

WJCU Radio
1 John Carroll Blvd.
University Heights, OH 44118

You will receive an acknowledgment letter suitable for IRS record-keeping shortly after we receive your check. Please allow up to 4 additional weeks for delivery of your premium, which ships separately.

More info

Let’s keep the golden years spinning forever! To keep creating great radio, we need you. We greatly appreciate your help in making Radiothon 2023 a success and keeping WJCU on the air for years to come!

Eric Simna

Founder of NEORocks.