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  • Pledge Collection @ CKUW

    Posted by Rob on March 11th, 2019

    Pledge collection is now at the CKUW Office/Studio during office hours (10am-5pm). You can pay an overdue pledge or make a new one and feel great supporting downtown community radio. While you’re here ask for a station tour or record an ID, we’ll be happy to show you behind the scenes at CKUW.

    Thank you to everyone who has come by to pay your Fundrive pledges, we have passed $53,221 pledged to CKUW and we are grateful for your support!

  • Fundrive Pledge Collection

    Posted by Rob on February 26th, 2019

    If you haven’t paid your Fundrive pledge or forgot to make a pledge please come on down to the UW bookstore and visit our Pledge Desk!

    The bookstore is open Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm. Free parking is available off of Colony St S. See you soon!

    CKUW staff will assist you in completing your donation and we’ll hand off your Fundrive swag. There are lots of great incentives still left including shirts, toques and the famous Friends of CKUW card. You can also donate online anytime at

  • Beyond Fundrive!

    Posted by Rob on February 15th, 2019

    Our live on-air fundraising drive has ended and we are short of our final goal. If you forgot to donate or missed the drive, please make an online donation today through

    If you did make a pledge or want to donate in person, our pledge desk at the UW Bookstore is open until early March. Bookstore hours are:

    • Feb 19 – 8:30am – 5pm
    • Feb 20-21 – CLOSED
    • Feb 22 – March 8 – Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5pm

    At this time we also want to acknowledge all the community business partners who donated goods or services to help the Fundrive:

    • Bar Italia
    • Booster Juice
    • Diversity Catering
    • Elements
    • Garbonzo’s Pizza
    • Organic Planet
    • The Good Will
    • The Yellow Dog
    • UW Bookstore


  • Final hours of Fundrive 2019

    Posted by Rob on February 15th, 2019

    We’ve made it to the last day of our annual Fundrive. So far, listeners have donated more than $44,000 towards our drive goal of $60,000.

    If you haven’t made your donation, it’s not too late. Call our pledge line or donate online at Your pledges at this time are critical for our continued operation and success. Each pledge confirms our commitment to uncompromising ad-free radio. Without advertising in the way you can listen to our music and information programming without interruption.

    Donations also support our online infrastructure including this website & podcast/archive system. Thank you to evceryone who has already donated we are greateful for your support.

  • Keep it coming Winnipeg, we’re halfway there!

    Posted by Rob on February 13th, 2019

    Donating to CKUW is easy and feels good! That feeling comes from knowing that your donation supports a diverse community of volunteers who bring their passion for music and information to you 51 weeks of the year.

    Fundrive is the one week we have to interrupt regular programing to ensure our financial stability and independence. We have passed the halfway mark towards our goal of $60,000 but we need to get more calls if we’re going to hit our mark! Phone now and donate at 204-774-6877.

    Your donations are a critical part of our annual budget covering nearly a quarter of our expenses. Since 1999 CKUW has bee creating uncompromising, community focused radio and we’ve always had wonderful support from Winnipeggers. Donations can also be made online at Dont delay Fundrive ends Friday February 15th at 6pm.