Pledge Drive Success 2013!
12:58 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Thank You Supporters and Volunteers!

Thank you to the over 1,100 wonderful listeners who called, emailed and mailed in pledges during our Fall Partnership Challenge Pledge Drive. It took just over seven days, but with your help, we met our goal and raised over $140,000! Congratulations to WHQR's Fall Partnership Challenge Winners:

  • Domestic Violence Shelter and Services of Wilmington won $1,000 in underwriting
  • Food Bank of Wilmington also won a $1,000 underwriting contract
  • Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Wilmington won a $500 underwriting contract

We also thank the 21 additional Non-Profits who helped answer phones:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Phoenix Employment Ministry
  • Coastal Animal Rescue Effort
  • Mother Hubbard's Cupboard
  • Historic Wilmington Foundation
  • Wilmington Concert Association
  • Wilmington Art Association
  • Cape Fear Literacy Council
  • Cape Fear Fencing Association
  • First Book of Wilmington
  • Children's Museum of Wilmington
  • First Fruit Ministries
  • Wilmington Choral Society
  • Thalian Association
  • LINC, Inc.
  • Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear
  • Shakespeare on the Green
  • UNCW's Randall Library
  • NC Coastal Federation
  • NC Jazz Festival
  • DREAMS of Wilmington

Thank you to the restaurants that provided food for staff and volunteers:

  • Nine Bakery and Lounge
  • Port City Java
  • Greenlands Farm Store
  • On a Roll Yosake
  • Carolina Ale House
  • Jason's Deli
  • Chili's
  • Jimmy John's
  • Slice of Life
  • Pizzetta's
  • Trolley Stop, downtown Wilmington
  • Wayfarer Deli & Bistro
  • Eddie Romanelli's
  • Flying Pi Eatery