TROY Public Radio launches year-end fund drive

Troy University Public Radio will kick off its year-end fund drive on Wednesday.

Troy University Public Radio will kick off its year-end fund drive on Wednesday.

Troy University Public Radio will launch its year-end fund drive on Wednesday with special on-air promotions through Friday.

Listeners can contribute to Troy University Public Radio by calling 1-800-800-6616 or online at Contributions may also be sent by mail to Troy University Public Radio, Wallace Hall, Troy University, Troy, AL 36082. All contributions are tax deductible. To count on 2016 taxes, donations must be received no later than Dec. 31.

“As TROY Public Radio’s budget year is drawing to a close, our top priority is to secure the necessary funds to finish this year financially strong – to make sure TROY Public Radio has the resources to continue to bring our listeners the news, stories, culture and intelligent entertainment they need, not just today, but in the crucial months ahead,” said Kyle Gassiott, operations manager. “That’s why we are asking our listeners to do their part now to keep public radio alive and well at TROY Public Radio and all across central and east Alabama, west Georgia and north Florida by making an important budget-year-end donation.”

Year-end donations not only help support current programming, but also help TROY Public Radio expand in the future.

“The support of our listeners helps to ensure that we are able to continue to offer the exceptional news, great hosts and engaged thinkers who push the boundaries of how we think and inspire us with fresh possibilities,” Gassiott said. “This support also helps ensure TROY Public Radio continues to expand the way we connect – online and with mobile apps today – and with future technology platforms that will shape tomorrow.”

TROY Public Radio keeps listeners informed and engaged with current events through programs such as “Morning Edition,” “Here & Now,” “Marketplace” and “All Things Considered.” Programs such as “In Focus with Carolyn Hutcheson,” “Fresh Air with Terry Gross” and “On Point with Tom Ashbrook” help listeners remain connected with the world around them.

The network offers world, national and regional news, arts and cultural programming on 89.9 FM Montgomery/Troy, 88.7 FM Dothan, 91.7 FM Columbus/Phenix City and HD Channel 1. Hybrid Digital service, available free to listeners with HD radios, also includes HD Channel 2 Classical Music 24 and HD Channel 3 BBC World News. All of the Troy University Public Radio stations and HD channels offer listeners a commercial-free radio experience.