Radiothon ’20

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. There truly can be no WJCU without you!

Join us creating great radio by donating today!

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 letter

Everyone pledging at the $10 level or above will receive a thank you and acknowledgement letter 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 tote bag -or- WJCU bottle opener keychain

Rock your favorite station's logo while you carry things and shop with our WJCU tote bag or style out your key ring with our ever-popular WJCU bottle opener keychain. Can’t choose? Donate at the $50 level to receive both.
WJCU magnet mock-upWJCU bottle opener keychain
$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 $10 gift card from a local business (only available during The Heights):
  • 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 tote bag -and- WJCU bottle opener keychain

You can have both! Sport our classic logo on your bag and jazz up your key ring with our WJCU bottle opener keychain!
WJCU bottle opener keychainWJCU magnet mock-up
$60
Online or call-in
WJCU Radiothon 2020 T-shirt design

WJCU special edition T-shirt

New! Limited edition! A gold T-shirt specially designed for Radiothon 2020 with our "Without U, There's No WJCU" logo. Full-sized graphic in black on the front. Sizes S – XL.
$90
Online or call-in
WJCU quarter-zip jacket

WJCU quarter-zip jacket

Stay warm in style with our new, exclusive WJCU quarter zip jacket!
$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.

For even more information, check out:

We need your help to continue providing great radio, as there's no way we can do what we do without you. We greatly appreciate your help in making Radiothon 2020 a success and keeping WJCU on the air for years to come!

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 to mail your check by Friday, March 6. 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.

On the Air

Lone Bellow Good Times @5:57
The Wallflowers Three Marlenas @5:52
Lumineers Salt and the Sea @5:49
Matt Costa Avenal @5:45
Carbon Leaf Life Less Ordinary @5:42
Briston Maroney Freakin' Out On The Interstate @5:37
Common Holly Nothing @5:35
Michael Franti & Spearhead I Got You @5:31
George Ezra Blame It on Me @5:28
Airborne Toxic Event Come On Out @5:24
Arcade Fire Creature Comfort @5:19
Bully Where to Start @5:16