Support WKAR

Whether you enjoy classical music or news from National Public Radio on WKAR Radio, or you like the diversity of programs on WKAR-TV's three digital channels, you will discover something that will expand your knowledge and allow you to explore new subjects and places.

Or, WKAR programs may simply help you relax and enjoy your day.

Our community provides more than 50 percent of WKAR's financial support. Thanks to you, WKAR stations can continue to provide the programs you love and value.

Ready To Learn Receives GM Grant

Oct 28, 2012

WKAR’s Ready To Learn Service was presented with a $5,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation with the help of GM Lansing Plants.

The gift was accepted by Deb Dunham of WKAR from Greg Pratt, assistant plant manager and Bill Reed, UAW Local 602 president at General Motors’ Delta Township Assembly Plant.

WKAR Radio Campaign Exceeds Goal!

Oct 15, 2012

WKAR Radio wrapped up its fall membership campaign with a grand total of $139,527, surpassing the pledge goal of $110,000 by nearly $30,000.

The total reflects gifts of 1,065 individuals, with 80 percent of the gifts being new members or those who had returned after more than 13 months since their membership inspired.

Challenge Grants Make a Difference!

Membership Update from Barb Beers

Aug 23, 2012

Thanks to those of you who have already given to WKAR-TV's August membership campaign. We are moving toward our goal of $95,000 with almost $43,000 pledged as of Friday morning. This is a little less than half of our way to the total we'd like to reach by Sunday, and we're about two-thirds of the way through the campaign.

Specials Rock on WKAR!

Aug 20, 2012

Do we have great specials for you this week, as our August membership campaign continues!

For those interested in information, check out "Ed Slott's Retirement Rescue" on Tuesday, August 21, at 9:30 p.m. Learn how your gift can bring you tickets to our Ed Slott meet-and-greet in October!

If you like all-star concerts with performances by such luminaries as Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor and lots more, check out Pegi and Neil Young's "Concert for the Bridge" on Sunday, August 26, at 10 p.m.

Think Local with WKAR-TV

Aug 19, 2012

We love sharing the wonders of Michigan and the Greater Lansing area with our viewers on WKAR-TV. Check out these specials! | Give Now Here

Viewers' Choice

Jun 12, 2012

This Friday night beginning at 8 p.m. -- back by viewer demand -- "British Beat" and "’50s Pop" return for your Viewers' Choice specials.

"I've been a supporter since I was a student here at Michigan State."

"I am a huge fan of your morning host, Melissa. I wake up to her every morning."

Pledge Madness Update!

Mar 6, 2012

As of Tuesday, March 6, at 10:45 a.m., WKAR-TV's Pledge Madness total is 50,979!

Thanks to those who have called or made an online gift! If you haven't -- there's no better time right HERE!

Tonight on WKAR, we have "TransSiberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock" (8 p.m.), "Tony Bennett: Duets 2" (9:00)!

Jeanie Croope / WKAR

Join us in our upcoming Pledge Madness, March 3-18 on WKAR-TV, by being a telephone volunteer.

We're recruiting volunteers to answer phones during this event. If you are interested in volunteering, please give WKAR Membership a call at (517) 432-3120, ext. 374 or email membership@wkar.org.

We need phone operators evenings and weekends from Saturday, March 3 through Sunday, March 18. Let us hear from you!

WKAR was selected by members of the University Club of MSU to compete in their "Big Bang-Quet" $10,000 Community Charity Challenge. WKAR is one of 26 mid-Michigan organizations asking the public for their votes to help us win a $10,000 credit towards a fundraising event held in the University Club's newly renovated dining room.

The program is conducted by the University Club of MSU in conjunction with the Capital region Community Foundation (CRCF) and sponsored by the MSU Federal Credit Union.

Jennifer Thielen / WKAR

As a WKAR-TV member, you don't simply watch public television programs.

You help WKAR produce, purchase and broadcast programs you care about and enjoy -- every day of the year! Your gift makes it all possible.

Consider joining the select group of companies and organizations who partner with WKAR each year.

Volunteering for WKAR is a great way to meet new people and help support your public broadcasting stations!

Gifts to WKAR are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Until December 31, 2011 gifts to public broadcasting are eligible for a State of Michigan Tax Credit. The credit expires on December 31, 2011.

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