There are many levels of WEDU Membership, each with special benefits to show our gratitude for your support. Consider monthly donations through the WEDU Sustainer program, or ask your employer about matching gifts.

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For questions or more information, use our online feedback form or call us at 1-800-354-9338.


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Available Benefits

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Premiere Magazine

Premiere is our monthly donors-only magazine filled with behind-the-scenes content, new and notable programs, exclusive special event opportunities, program schedules and more.

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WEDU MemberCard

WEDU MemberCard holders get 2-for-1 savings on dining, arts, attractions, lodging and more, as well as reward points for online shopping from your favorite retailers. View all available offers

Make the most of your MemberCard with the mobile app, now available from the Apple App Store and Google Play! Simply choose WEDU from the list of MemberCard stations and you’ll be on your way to locating participating restaurants and businesses. (NOTE: The app is not a substitute for your MemberCard and members must still show their cards to obtain discounts.)

Thank-you Gifts

WEDU offers hundreds of items to show our gratitude for your support, including CDs, programs on DVD or Blu-Ray, books, mugs, and more!

Ticket Offers

WEDU is sometimes able to offer tickets or meet and greet passes to see your favorite musicians and artists as thank-you gifts for your donation. Past ticket offers have included Celtic Thunder, Sarah Brightman, and André Rieu. Visit the Membership Box Office for current ticket offers.

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Giving Levels

Donor ($40+ annual donation)

  • One year subscription to monthly magazine, WEDU Premiere
  • Automatic subscription to our weekly e-newsletter

WEDU PBS Kids Club ($50+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • Quarterly gifts, birthday cards for kids 8 and under
  • Advance notice on WEDU kids’ events
  • Drawings for free tickets to kid-friendly events when available

Get full details on WEDU PBS Kids Club Membership

Friends of WEDU ($100+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • WEDU MemberCard, valid for 2-for-1 savings or select benefits

Studio Circle: Director ($250+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • Advance notice on WEDU events
  • Complimentary admission to selected WEDU events and special studio tour opportunities

Studio Circle: Producer ($500+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • Name in special thank-you edition of WEDU Premiere*

Broadcaster’s Circle: Bronze ($1000+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • Complimentary tickets to performing arts events, as available
  • Behind-the-scenes personal studio tour
  • Personalized year-end tax summary letter

Broadcaster’s Circle: Silver ($2,500+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • VIP access to meet PBS celebrities and on-air talent, as available
  • Two complimentary tickets to select station events, as available
  • One complimentary DVD of a WEDU production

Broadcaster’s Circle: Gold ($5,000+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • Name a group (school class or community group) to go behind-the-scenes at WEDU
  • Lunch for two guests with WEDU president and CEO
  • On-air recognition of your gift*

Broadcaster’s Circle: Platinum ($10,000+)

  • The benefits above, plus…
  • VIP Donor for a Day at WEDU: Visit our digital control center and learn about set design, cinematography and editing, or bring a group of your friends behind the scenes of a local WEDU production. Development staff will work with you to create a unique day (limit of six guests). Also, choose a special day for individual on-air recognition of your gift*.
  • Two complimentary tickets to concert and reception events, as available
  • Name plaque added to the WEDU Donor wall in our lobby*

*All recognition is with your permission

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Sustainer Donations

The Sustainer program is the easiest way to support WEDU. With automatic monthly donations starting at $5 and no renewal notices, the WEDU Sustainer program is the hassle-free way to support your PBS station and maintain your membership benefits. Sustainers provide a dependable, ongoing source of funding that gives us the peace of mind to concentrate on purchasing and producing the great programs you enjoy year after year. 

As a Sustainer, you’ll  get the satisfaction of knowing you are saving paper, printing costs, labor and postage, as well as allowing WEDU to put your gift to work purchasing and producing award-winning programs.

Terms of Agreement

Your authorization to transfer a monthly gift from your bank account or charge to your credit card will remain in effect until you notify WEDU by mail, email or phone that you wish to end this agreement and WEDU has had reasonable time to act on it. You can increase, decrease or stop your membership contribution at any time by contacting our Donor Services department via phone at 1-800-354-9338, option 2; via email at donorservices@wedu.org; or via mail to WEDU Sustainers, 1300 North Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33607-5699.

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Matching Gifts

If you work for, or are retired from, one of the community-minded companies listed below, your employer may match your gift dollar for dollar. Ask your human resources office for a matching gift form and mail the completed form to WEDU Donor Services, 1300 North Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33607-5699.

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