Frequently Asked Questions
Any way you choose! Our most convenient method is the WOW Way (bank transfer, credit or debit card). You can do that now securely online with ongoing Monthly gifts and/or Single gifts of any size.
Or if you prefer to use a check, you can make it payable to WOW® 90.9 and mail it to our address found on this website. We’ll respond back to you by mail, and with another opportunity to respond with your next gift.
Or you can call us anytime during office hours to donate over the phone, or to make a pledge.
This simply means donating using your bank transfer, credit or debit card. We believe donating the WOW Way benefits us both. You get some of your life back without having to spend it on writing checks and buying stamps, so it’s more convenient. Plus your gifts go to work faster at WOW® 90.9. WOW® 90.9 benefits because it lowers our administrative costs of processing your gifts, and we can budget smarter because we have a better idea of what donations to expect.
Yes. WOW® 90.9 is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit ministry known as Agape Educational Media, Inc. Donations of any amount are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated. You will receive either a monthly, quarterly or yearly statement that will show your giving history.
No. We will assume your ongoing monthly pledge is just that, ongoing, because you want WOW® 90.9 to count on your support every month. Every so often we will ask if you want to continue at your same level of giving, or invite you to consider increasing your amount. At those times or at anytime, you are free to let us know what you want to do: continue at your same amount, change your amount, or discontinue. This helps us be better stewards of your gifts by planning and budgeting accordingly.
No. WOW® 90.9 accepts gifts of any amount, anytime, any way you choose to give.
WOW® 90.9 is owned by the ministry called Agape Educational Media, Inc. which is registered by the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit Christian organization. We are NOT a for-profit, commercial business; another distinctive of WOW® 90.9 that sets it apart from most other FM music radio stations you might hear in our community.
Anyone can partner with WOW® 90.9 whose heart beats with ours to see people find hope in Christ.
Our financial partners, at every level, provide the all-important ongoing support needed to help reach lives everyday. People donate in a variety of ways: single one-time gifts, monthly gifts, by check, online, through their business, through a community foundation, large-size gifts, and especially the WOW Way (bank transfer, credit or debit card).
Volunteers are the backbone of the work of the ministry working at our concerts, in the office and studios, and throughout our community sharing with others about WOW® 90.9’s impact.
A friendly and timely ‘thank you’ receipt letter from us and, we believe, personal fulfillment from knowing we are in this ministry together impacting individuals and families everyday in our community for Christ!
Also you will receive either a monthly, quarterly or yearly statement that will show your giving history. There is also a quarterly e-Newsletter that you will soon be able to request to receive.
WOW® 90.9 is a faith-based ministry and, choosing to bypass any government funds, depends completely on the generosity of donations from local individuals, organizations, churches, businesses and foundations.
For more on WOW® 90.9’s financial integrity, see the section on Financial Information (coming soon).
Because the founders of our ministry live in this area and saw the need for a local radio station like WOW® 90.9 is. As experienced broadcaster, they felt called by God to use their resources and experiences as media professionals and communicators to serve our area with the station. For our staff, this is more than a job, but truly a cause; a timely ministry for our culture.
Any way you choose!
You can donate electronically any ongoing Monthly and/or Single gift.
You can make an ongoing monthly pledge or single gift pledge to WOW® 90.9, letting us know what you will do. We’ll respond with information in the mail, providing you with a self-addressed return envelope to send your donation using paper checks.
Or you can call us anytime during office hours to donate over the phone with your credit or debit card, or to make a pledge.
Your gift is used immediately to keep WOW® 90.9 on-the-air, impacting lives every day in our community!