WAMU 88.5 : Support

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving programs are an important source of funding for WAMU 88.5 and a convenient way for you to make your gift of financial support through payroll deduction.

Please be sure to check the appropriate box on your allotment form to ensure your name is released to WAMU so that we can acknowledge your gift (your permission is required for the CFC or Community1st to release your name).

Combined Federal Campaign

MyPay is currently having difficulty accepting donations from CFC donors. If you would normally use MyPay and have been unable to make your gift to WAMU 88.5, your contribution may still be submitted via the following sources:

WAMU 88.5 is your community-supported NPR station from American University. We appreciate your service to our country, and your generous support of your hometown public media station. Thank you!

If you're a member of the armed forces, US Foreign Service, or in the federal civil service, WAMU is pleased to participate as a local agency in seven Combined Federal Campaigns this fall.

Please consider making your annual contribution to WAMU through the convenience of payroll deduction during your local CFC. We have one agency number for all CFC regions: #91855.

  • National Capital Area
  • Chesapeake Area
  • Eastern Panhandle, WV
  • Northern Shenandoah Valley

 

Community 1st of Greater Washington, DC (America's Charities)

Community1st - America's Charities works with employers to demonstrate their support for community needs through employee payroll deduction giving campaigns. Our Community1st number is: #91855.

See if your employer is a member of Community1st.

Make a donation directly online through Community1st.

World Bank Community Connections Campaign

Thanks to all the World Bank employees who donate to WAMU during the World Bank Community Connections Campaign.

NPR

Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
NPR

Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
WAMU 88.5

New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

WAMU 88.5

UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.