Are you a potential major donor?
working to assemble a committed group of people to join
together to build a solid financial base for WDFH.
Could you give $1,000? $25,000?
If so, please contact Marc Sophos, WDFH's founder
and executive director, at marc -at- wdfh -dot- org or (914)
674-0900 ext. 58.
WDFH is the only public
radio station in the lower Hudson valley. All public radio stations
rely on local tax-deductible financial support from listeners and
Why contribute to WDFH?
Please consider monthly
giving. It's an easier way to make a significant donation.
$50 a month means a $600 annual donation to WDFH; $100 a month gets you
over the $1,000 mark. But whatever works best for you is fine.
After you give, please
check with your employer to see if it has a matching gift program
— many companies have one, and it's an easy way to leverage your
donation to have a bigger benefit for WDFH.
You can use
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It is only since early
2011 that WDFH has had a studio and a viable signal at the same time.
We've put the pieces together, and we need to build public support in
order to move WDFH to the next level. Please step up and make your
Individuals: Here are ways to support WDFH:
Businesses and nonprofits: Support WDFH and receive on-air
acknowledgement ("Support for WDFH comes from..."). This can
generate public goodwill toward your business while you show your support
for an important community institution.
Thank you for supporting WDFH!
giving — credit card or Paypal
monthly supporter of WDFH by making an monthly contribution
using your credit card. Your contribution will be
automatically deducted from your account until you cancel your
Network For Good — Under "Donation Preferences," click
on the recurring donation button.
$100 per month
$75 per month
$50 per month
$25 per month
$10 per month
contribution — credit card or Paypal
button doesn't appear,
click here to donate online and enter amount manually.
A percentage fee is
charged to us on online donations, so if you'd like to
contribute more than $100, please consider sending a check
directly to WDFH. If you don't see the donation button above,
you can still make your contribution online by clicking here.
Note: To use a credit card, press the donation button
above. Then, on the PayPal page, press the button in the
middle of the page ("If you do not currently have a PayPal
account click here") and enter your credit card info on the
credit card contribution through Network For
Network For Good. Under "Support Any Charity," enter
WDFH in the Charity Name field and click on the search button.
Make your contribution using your credit card.
The nice, old-fashioned
way: sending a check
Write a check to WDFH or to Hudson Valley
Community Radio, Inc. (doesn't matter which) and send it to:
Hudson Valley Community Radio, Inc.
21 Brookside Lane
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Business and nonprofit
If you run a business
or a nonprofit, you can
become a WDFH underwriter and get on-air acknowledgement for
your gift. This can give your business
or organization on-air exposure and
identify you as a supporter of noncommercial
independent media in your community,
generating goodwill toward your business.
Please e-mail us at underwriting - a t - wdfh dot org or have
a look at our
may be able to leverage your donation into a larger
contribution to WDFH — many employers will match donations
made by their employees to charitable organizations including
public broadcasting stations — so
if, for example, you donate $50 to WDFH, the company you work
for might match your support.
great idea, so please ask your employer if
it has a charitable contribution matching program. If it
doesn't, ask it to consider starting one!
is it important for me to make my tax-deductible contribution to WDFH?
WDFH is committed to
providing you with a thoughtful, commercial-free programming service. That
means that your ears, and your intelligence, aren't assaulted by the 18-20
minutes per hour of ads you hear when you listen to commercial radio.
Think about it: that's one third of your listening time
wasted on stuff you really don't want to hear.
But (you knew there
was a "but," didn't you?)...
support is an essential part of the equation.
it costs a lot of money to run WDFH and to develop
this relatively new radio station so that it can fulfill its potential —
and while providing a rare program service with no commercials is a big
plus for all of us, the downside is, of course,
that we don't have the income that commercials bring.
Westchester Public Radio is community-supported
radio, so we need your financial support — the things we're working
for can't happen without your help. No contribution is too big or
The fine print
(and it's not half bad): WDFH is
owned and operated by Hudson Valley Community Radio, Inc., a local
not-for-profit corporation that is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are
To get more information
about individual contributions or business underwriting opportunities,
send us an e-mail and type "contribution" or "underwriting" in the subject
area. The e-mail address is
As an anti-spam
measure, the address is not clickable, so please retype it into the
address line of your e-mail. Thanks!