New Transmitter Turned On!

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Support the Project

  • image "I run a family business...and to have found a place that's really a family, that I can contribute to in work and passion and money, has been a terrific experience for me. WBGO is the epitome of a family."
    -- Steve Ifshin,
    Chairman, WBGO Board of Trustees
    Chairman, DLC Management Company
  • image "WBGO and jazz go together. I know I am lending my support at their Annual Benefit and I hope jazz fans will be there to lend their support as well."
    -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Top Ten Ways you Can Help

  1. Make a Major Gift to help us reach our goal
    Talk to Beth Lasoff or John Newcott, or call us at 973-624-8880 (ext. 285 for Beth, ext. 236 for John)
  2. Contribute Now online.
  3. Share the News - Tell your friends, particularly those in areas that may have had trouble receiving our signal in the past, that they should make a contribution and tune in beginning in January 2012.
  4. Gift of Stocks, Bonds or other Securities - instead of a cash donation you're welcome to donate a gift of stock, bonds or other securities to WBGO.
  5. Auto Donation - donate your old vehicle and receive a tax deduction! Contact our hotline to make arrangements 1-877-883-4227.
  6. Life Insurance Policy - you may wish to make WBGO as the beneficiary, or contingent beneficiary on your life insurance policy as a way to make a sizeable future gift. You may wish to transfer ownership of a policy to the charity, or purchase a new policy with the charity as owner and beneficiary. If you make a charity the owner and beneficiary of a policy, you are entitled to certain tax advantages. For more information click here.
  7. IRA (or Retirement Assets)
  8. Planned Giving - if you are planning your estate consider leaving a bequest gift in your will to WBGO for the Signal Improvement Project.
  9. Real Estate
  10. Text a $10 donation on your cell phone by texting the letters W B G O to 85944. In less than a minute you'll receive a text confirmation. Reply YES to that text and you're done. You'll see an extra $10 on your next mobile bill and you'll have done your part.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

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