WAMU 88.5 : Support

Workplace Giving

If you're a corporate employee, or a municipal or state employee, 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

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
  • Potomac Area
  • Eastern Panhandle, WV
  • St. Mary's County
  • Western Maryland
  • 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.

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