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WCBU Virtual Spring Fund Drive

Raised toward our $100,000 Goal
268 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 01, at 12:00 AM CDT
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In Uncertain Times, Your Support Keeps WCBU Going

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has resulted in changes to everyday life that have left many of us uncertain how to respond and keep ourselves and our families healthy.

This is WCBU’s commitment to you: we will be here, reporting the news, providing context and keeping you connected to what is happening in the greater Peoria community, across the country and around the world.

Some Good News:

Our dedicated and award-winning team of journalists has been doubling down to meet the demands of this time, working from makeshift studios, investing countless extra hours, amping up our level of teamwork and collaboration, all to get the information you need as it develops.

The Not So Great News:

Due to stay-at-home mandates, we’ve postponed our traditional on-air spring fund drive where we ask for listener support. (silver lining: news continues uninterrupted!)

The Challenge:

The unmatched public service WCBU provides is only possible through your contributions. We need to raise $100,000 which will allow us to pay our bills and continue news and programming this summer and fall. If you want to support live, local and trusted news on-air and online for you and your community, please contribute during our virtual fund drive!

Your financial investment means even more to WCBU now as a sign of solidarity in this new battle we fight.

Thank you for your support!

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Shout outs

Thanked via on-air shout-out plus social media.


Virtual Coffee

BYO coffee/Zoom chat for 20 minutes with the WCBU newsroom & staff


Virtual Lunch

BYO lunch/Zoom chat for 40 minutes with the WCBU newsroom & staff. Day sponsorship (choose your special day for a personal message to be featured on-air/social media)


Virtual Happy Hour

BYO drink/Zoom happy hour chat with the WCBU newsroom & staff.


Stay at Home Concert and Chat

A special shout-out during the Stay At Home Concert series Plus your choice of coffee, lunch or happy hour chat.

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