CJAM 99.1 FM is excited to announce the dates for their annual Pledge Drive Fundraiser!
TO DONATE DIRECTLY GO TO THIS LINK BELOW!
The drive will begin on Saturday April 1st (this is not a joke!) bright and early for 7am and run until Saturday April 8th at 1am.
It is the only time of year CJAM reaches out to the community for financial support to continue daily operations at the station. This year, the station is celebrating 40 years on the FM dial come November as independent non-commercial radio, giving a voice to underrepresented artists, viewpoints, and cultures. We are playing with one of our nicknames, The Jamming One, for creative inspiration in our new exclusive line of t-shirts, tote bags, stickers and flyers.
CJAM 99.1 FM is a non-profit campus-community radio station located at the University of Windsor. CJAM has been broadcasting on the FM dial since 1983, providing music and information programming not offered by mainstream commercial media.
“For 40 years, CJAM has been a leader in alternative spoken word and music programming; carving out a space to provide experiential learning opportunities to students and providing them opportunities to learn how to record audio, edit, and create original radio programs for audiences in Windsor and Detroit,” says Walter S. Petrichyn, Station Manager at CJAM 99.1 FM.
Program partnerships with student life such as the law department’s Magna Carta Pro-Bono Students, the nursing department’s No Scrubs and St. Clair College’s MediaPlex program are a few examples of shows that highlight the station’s ever-growing program base that has been a launching pad for careers in the music industry, journalism, and sports broadcasting. “We have had Jammers go on to work for AM 800, SOCAN, CBC, Bell Media, The Maple Leafs, and plenty more. It’s incredible to see our volunteers take flight with their professional careers and we want to continue supporting them and providing these rich opportunities,” says Petrichyn.
This year, CJAM is offering the following prizes at different donation levels.
$5 – CJAM 2023 Pledge Drive “The Jamming One” Sticker design by CJAM’s Batool Yahya
$10 to 20 – Music Prize Pack (CDs/vinyl) accessible from the CJAM Prize Room
$20 – Classic Vintage CJAM T-Shirts
$50 – CJAM 2023 Pledge Drive “The Jamming One” t-shirt designed by Windsor artist Kristina Bradt
$100 – CJAM prize pack (including 2023 t-shirt, sticker, music prize pack and vintage t-shirt)
We have two Pledge Drive events during the week:
$10 at the door – All proceeds go to CJAM’s 2023 Pledge Drive.
Come join some up and coming exciting local artists live: Meandergreen, Bobby Sproat, Willowbrook and Brendan Scott Friel. You will not be disappointed!
Individuals looking to donate can call in during Pledge Drive week at 519-971-3630 (Windsor) // 1-855-344-2526 (toll free from Detroit and around the world) or 1 313 963 6112 ex 3630. Donations are also accepted online at cjam.ca by clicking the DONATE button in the top right corner on your computer.
To access our online website for merchandise, please go to: cjam-merch.square.site
For further information please contact
Walter S. Petrichyn, Station Manager
519-253-3000 ext. 2525
Every time you tune in at 99.1 FM you’re hearing a volunteer on the air. Volunteers also help by maintaining our enormous music library, writing radio scrips, producing public service announcements, interviewing cool artists, reviewing music, helping out at festivals & events, updating our social media, and so much more!Volunteer Now