WEDU PBS is Give Day Tampa Bay Headquarters

For the fourth year in a row, WEDU PBS is serving as the headquarters and media hub for Give Day, providing live broadcast and streaming coverage of the event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Nonprofit organizations are invited to run their campaign from the WEDU Studios and may be featured during live streamed segments.

Live broadcast and streaming coverage on May 1, 2018

Tune in to WEDQ on May 1, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for live Give Day Tampa Bay coverage from WEDU PBS Studios.

Or, tune into the live stream below on May 1, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for live coverage of Give Day Tampa Bay while you’re on the go!

Our Hosts Lineup

Cathy Unruh, WEDU
Cathy Unruh, WEDU – 11:00 AM
Geoff Simon, WEDU
Geoff Simon, WEDU – 12:00 PM
Allison Kropf, WTSP
Allison Kropf, WTSP – 1:00 PM
Ernest Hooper, Tampa Bay Times
Ernest Hooper, Tampa Bay Times – 2:00 PM
Dalia Colón, WEDU
Dalia Colón, WEDU – 3:00 PM
Shelly Hollingsworth, WEDU
Shelly Hollingsworth, WEDU – 4:00 PM
Lissette Campos, WFTS
Lissette Campos, WFTS – 5:00 PM
Rob Lori, WEDU
Rob Lori, WEDU – 6:00 PM

Disco Donuts returns to Give Day!

Disco Donuts

Back by popular demand, the Disco Donuts food truck will be on-site at WEDU PBS on May 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. More Information

Support WEDU PBS

As a community-owned and supported public television station, WEDU PBS relies on your support to keep the programming you know and love on the air. When you donate to WEDU PBS on May 1 during Give Day, your donation will support programs like MASTERPIECE, NATURE, WEDU Arts PlusWEDU Quest, Independent Lens and more. You’ll also support our local community events like Free Tuesdays featuring PBS KIDS character appearances, the WEDU Be More Awards and more.

What is Give Day Tampa Bay?

Give Day Tampa Bay, the 24-hour online giving challenge, returns for a fifth year on May 1, 2018. Give Day is your opportunity to learn more about the hundreds of nonprofits in our community and to support causes you care about. Nearly $1.7 million was raised for more than 500 Tampa Bay area nonprofits during the 2017 Give Day Tampa Bay. Join us on May 1 to give where you live! Learn more at


Photos from the 2017 Give Day Launch Event

On February 15, 2017, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay kicked off Give Day Tampa Bay 2017 at WEDU Studios at the Berkman Family Broadcast Center. Dozens of nonprofits and media organizations gathered at the launch event to learn about the upcoming day of giving.

Click the arrows to browse, or view the photo gallery on Flickr.


Watch the launch event and all the 2017 Give Day videos in this YouTube playlist.


During Give Day, we ask that you donate through the Give Day Tampa Bay website. If you prefer to use our usual online donation form, please be aware that the donations made on through that form, though greatly appreciated, will not apply toward this campaign and therefore will not be eligible for additional matching funds, prizes and grants. You can access our usual online donation form by clicking here.

Strategic Partner:

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay