Posts Tagged ‘fundraising’

Help us change a life …

11/08/2016

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Bush Radio has been offering broadcast and training facilities to the people of Cape Town for the past 21 years, since our first legal broadcast on the 9th August 1995.

As we celebrate our 21st birthday, we are running a pledge drive during our birthday month – from the 1 – 31 August 2016 – where YOU can make a donation towards our work.

As a non-profit community radio station, we call on former interns, staff, volunteers, board members, NGOs/CBOs, artists, musicians, designers and companies who have benefitted from our broadcast and training services to contribute towards making a difference in the lives of others.

Through such donation, you will contribute to the continued existence of Bush Radio, and also make the opportunity available to others to benefit from Bush Radio’s services.

Our bank details are as follows:

Bank: Standard Bank
Name of account: Bush Radio Training Account
Account number: 07 119 4185
Branch name: Mowbray
Branch code: 051001
Address: 37 – 39 Main Road, Mowbray, Cape Town, 7700
Swift code (for foreign donations): SBZAZAJJ

If you would like a receipt for your donation, email the proof of payment to donate@bushradio.co.za

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us  on 021 448 5450.

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Keep community radio free

23/09/2011

Watch Thandiswa Mazwai’s (multi-award winning SA musician) message in support of Bush Radio

Help keep the Mother of community radio free and on-air by supporting Bush Radio’s pledge drive and investing in your community radio station.

Bush Radio has decided to embark on a radio pledge drive taking place from the 26th September – 3rd October 2011. During this week, we are asking YOU to donate R10 or more towards Bush Radio’s sustainability and continued provision of quality programming and training.

You can deposit it into the Bush Radio bank account, with account details as follows:

Name of account : Bush Radio

Name of bank : Standard Bank

Name of branch : Mowbray

Branch code : 02-4909

Account number : 07 122 0194

Swift code : SBZA ZA JJ (only for international transfers)

Address of bank : 37 – 39 Main Road, Mowbray, 7700

Please email to mother@bushradio.co.za  or fax to +27 21 448 5451 the confirmation so that we can keep track of the funds expected and mention you on-air.

We appreciate your assistance in helping Bush Radio to continue providing the quality service and media training that it has in the past.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sharon on the above email, fax or on phone: +27 448 5450.

Lets work together to sustain our community radio station

Keeping your voice heard (Sentech & Community Radio)

16/09/2010

From Bush Radio Managing Director, Brenda Leonard to all listeners and supporters.

You have probably heard the disturbing news that over 60 community radio and some community television stations across South Africa will have their broadcasting services terminated by Sentech due to the arrears owed by these stations. 

I wish to assure our listeners, friends and supporters that, fortunately, Bush Radio will not be one of these stations. We have managed, through loans and the support of the Department of Communications, to pay our fees to Sentech.

However, we still need to continue with these high monthly payments, and we ask you or your organisations, if you can, in whichever way, to support the station.

This crisis faced by community media raises the issue of the impact of the current economic crisis on media, especially community media.

All businesses have been hard-hit, their advertising campaigns have been cut to the bone, leaving community media out of the loop with potential advertisers. The same is true of funders, who have either cut their budgets or changed their funding priorities. 

Community media needs the assistance of government, civil society, the NGO community and business to ensure its survival as a vital service for the upliftment or the various communities they serve.

In the meantime, we ask our listeners, friends and supporters if you have any fundraising ideas, place a comment with your details below, or email ideas@bushradio.co.za . If you would like to make a donation, please see our bank details here.

We thank you for your contribution.

Yours sincerely

Brenda Leonard