WPSU-FM'S fall pledge drive exceeds fundraising goal

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In just six-and-a-half days, WPSU-FM raised more than $92,000 in itsr October pledge drive. The radio fundraiser usually lasts a full seven days, but as the station exceeded its goal of $90,000 ahead of schedule, the drive was stopped early.

“Thanks to every one who made a contribution that enabled us to hit the goal. The generous and gracious gifts are the reason that WPSU-FM continues to grow and find more ways to serve central Pennsylvania,” said Patrick Smith, director of membership.

More than 700 individuals and businesses generously contributed to the fundraising drive. The funds raised will go toward purchasing, producing and broadcasting high-quality programs for WPSU-FM listeners to enjoy all across central Pennsylvania.

Penn State Public Broadcasting (PSPB) serves central Pennsylvania with programming, educational services and community outreach. This public media service produces, acquires and distributes programs that address local interests and reflect the diverse cultural, political, geographic and demographic characteristics of an audience within central Pennsylvania. For more information, visit http://wpsu.org. Penn State Public Broadcasting is part of Penn State Outreach, the largest unified outreach organization in American higher education. Penn State Outreach serves more than 5 million people each year, delivering more than 2,000 programs to people in all 67 Pennsylvania counties, all 50 states and 80 countries worldwide.

 

Last Updated March 19, 2009