Membership News

12:45 pm
Sat October 12, 2013

Renewing Members Match Listeners' Contributions

Prior to the drive, WCBE asked renewing members to contribute to the station and to designate their donation to our Member Match Fund. With the permission of our renewing members we’ve combined their money to be used as an incentive for you to donate.  

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8:52 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

This Weekend: Donate to Help End Hunger

This weekend, we invite you to help us feed our hungry neighbors. Now through Sunday night, WCBE will donate 5 canned goods to food pantries in our local listening area for every donation received by phone or online. 

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4:33 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Donations Matched Now until 7pm

Joe Jr. & Joe Sr. of Chornyak & Associates love WCBE!
WCBE/Richelle Antczak McCuen

Chornyak & Associates encourages listeners to donate to WCBE from 4-7pm today. When you do they will double your donation with a matching gift of $5,000. This is a dollar-for-dollar offer for any donation made by phone during this time. (614) 365-5711.

We have a limited number of matching offers throughout the drive, so if you’re considering a donation to WCBE - don’t wait! Give now while you have a free moment; call 614-365-5711.

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1:12 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Member Match Activated!

Today our renewing members challenge you to donate to WCBE!  The member match for the Global Village is $1,500! And in order for these funds to be "released",  they must be matched by our listeners between 1pm-2pm.  Call 614-365-5711 to have your donation matched now, and thanks!

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1:04 am
Fri October 11, 2013

WCBE: Extraordinary Possibilities Every Day

With WCBE every day opens with extraordinary possibility. Whether it’s traveling to a faraway culture, trekking through a land you’ve only dreamed of seeing or snagging a front row seat to some of the most inspiring music, art and culture of our time - it’s WCBE that takes you there.

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7:01 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Fund Drive Kicks Off with Matching Dollars

Chornyak & Associates helps your dollar go further!
Chornyak Assoc.

Chornyak & Associates encourages listeners to donate to WCBE from 7am - 9am today. When you do they will double your donation with a matching gift of $5,000. This is a dollar-for-dollar offer for any donation made by phone during this time. (614) 365-5711.

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6:45 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Limited Time Offer: WCBE Long-Sleeve Tee

Traxler Tees

WCBE is excited to unveil the latest design in our LeVeque Tower apparel line. 

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The Big Give 2013
4:57 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Big Give Yields $70k in Donations for WCBE

Big Give Results in $10,656,494 for Central Ohio non-profits!
Columbus Foundation

Preliminary results show that WCBE received 425 transactions totaling $ 70,668.90, including bonus pool and credit card fee reimbursement funds, during The Big Give!This was the 3rd largest number of total transactions received overall.

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4:59 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

VIP Concerts: Fall 2013 List

Tons of concerts available for VIP members. Choose from the list below.

Thanks for supporting WCBE at our VIP membership level. The following tickets are available to current VIP members: Gov't Mule, Willy Mason, Drive-By Truckers, Dr. Dog, Devil Makes 3, and many more!

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5:45 pm
Sat September 21, 2013

WCBE Fall 2013 Fund Drive - Volunteer Shifts

Volunteer to answer phones during WCBE's Fall fund drive!

It’s that time again when we request your wonderful enthusiasm for WCBE’s Fall 2013 Membership Campaign: Thursday, October 10 – Friday, October 18, 2013.

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The Big Give 2013
4:13 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

The Big Give Raises $10.4 Million for Local Area Non-Profits

The Big Give has ended. Thank you for your support!
Columbus Foundation The Big Give

UPDATE: The Big Give has ended. Preliminary results report that $10.4 million dollars have been raised for local area non-profits through this extraordinary giving event. Thank you for your support! 

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Member Perks
5:36 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Member Discount to See The French-American Peace Ensemble

French-American Peace Ensemble

$10 discount to see The French-American Peace Ensemble on Tuesday, June 18th at Shadowbox Live.

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2:18 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

June - July 2013 VIP Concerts Announced

Summer VIP Concerts - Reserve your tickets today!

Thanks for supporting WCBE at our VIP membership level. The following tickets are available to current VIP members: Dropkick Murphy's, Dawes w/ Shovels & Rope, Alabama Shakes, Barenaked Ladies, O.A.R., etc.

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Spring Fundraiser Giveaways
6:34 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Congratulations to our iPad & Festival Ticket Winners

Roger Byers wins our first iPad Mini Giveaway of the drive.
WCBE/Richelle Antczak McCuen

Thanks again to everyone who supported the station during our recent membership campaign. We still have $23,497.50 left to raise. If you haven't donated to WCBE in the past 6 months, please do so today and support a service you USE and VALUE.

In addition to saying "thank you", I'd like to say "congratulations" to the hundreds of people who entered our Festival Ticket Giveaways and iPad Mini Giveaways. Here is a complete list of our winners and why they choose to support WCBE!

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VIP Event
2:32 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

VIP Event: Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Cinecast


It's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! like you've never seen it before! Because, well, normally you can't see it -- it's a radio show.

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Spring Fundraiser Results
5:23 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Membership Goal Met!

Donate today!

June 21, 2013: As the station comes to the end of our fiscal year, we'd like to thank the over 5500 listeners who supported us over the past twelve months. Listeners like YOU have made a difference for WCBE, helping us raise over $720,000 in member donations. And because of listeners like YOU, we can proudly announce “we’ve met our fundraising goal”.  So from all of us here at WCBE, thank YOU for your support and for making everything YOU hear on YOUR favorite NPR station possible!

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Spring Fundraiser Giveaway
11:25 am
Sat April 27, 2013

iPad Mini Winner Announcement


iPad Mini Giveaway Update: The winner of our iPad Mini Giveaway, held yesterday 4/26 during the last day of our spring drive, has been selected. 

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Spring Fundraiser Giveaway
1:10 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Last Chance to Donate & Win an iPad Mini

Register to win by calling (614) 365-5711!

This giveaway is for all you procrastinators out there! Today is the last day of our on-air fundraiser, and as of this morning we have $58,834.80 left to raise by 7pm today. Chornyak & Associates has once again come forward to inspire you to donate by giving away an iPad Mini to one lucky listener. 

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Spring Fundraiser Giveaway
4:20 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

(Round 2) Festival Ticket Winners Announced, Well Kind-of...

WCBE thanks everyone who registered to win our Festival Ticket Giveaways, held this week during our on-air fundraiser. The winners of festival tickets to the Dark Star Jubilee and the Nelsonville Music Festival have been selected.

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Spring Fundraiser Giveaway
4:04 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Bonnaroo Ticket Winner Announced

Congrats to Edward Leonard!

Congratulations to member, Edward Leonard! He is the winner of our Festival Ticket Giveway to Bonnaroo, held on Tuesday, April 23th during our spring on-air fundraiser.  

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