St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU’s Fall Membership Campaign concluded Friday (Oct. 21) raising $554,000 from 3,800 pledges. That’s an increase of 6 percent from the previous drive. Of the total pledges, 1,300 were from first-time contributors. The campaign, which began on Oct. 13, is one of two annual, on-air membership campaigns held by the station.

“Our listeners continue to amaze me with their generous support of St. Louis Public Radio,” General Manager Tim Eby said. “Simply put, our donors are the driving force behind public radio. Their support enables us to serve everyone in the region by broadcasting award-wining in-depth news and high-quality programs. We’re very grateful to our donors for their part in helping make St. Louis a well-informed community.”

Proceeds from all membership campaigns at St. Louis Public Radio allow the station to purchase syndicated public radio programs, as well as fund local news production and general station operations.

St. Louis Public Radio is a service of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

Phil Donato

Phil Donato