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WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee’s NPR is the area’s premiere public media source for fact-based, independent news and entertainment programming. As a community-supported radio station, WUWM 89.7 weaves stories of southeastern Wisconsin together to engage, inspire and connect people with a shared understanding of each other, the region and the world. Beyond local programs like Lake Effect and Bubbler Talk, listeners can hear the best national offerings from the affiliate networks National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and American Public Media. Founded in September 1964, WUWM has been a staple in the Milwaukee community for nearly 60 years. A gift in any amount supports a free press and keeps local news free from paywalls and accessible for all.


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Leaderboard: Overall Amount Raised by Fund
Which funds will receive the most gifts?
Rank Fund Raised
1 Invst Mgmt Certificate Prgm Operating Fund $28,277.00
2 Athletics - Track & Cross Country $24,350.00
3 WUWM Friends $20,915.90
4 Freshwater "Ship Time" Fund $19,890.00
5 Panther Pathways Scholarship Fund $18,208.33
Lunch Hour Power Hours Challenge
Congratulations Jennifer Earl Boehm on being chosen to receive an extra $1,000 to support the Society of Athletic Training Students Fund.
Leaderboard: Overall Donors by Area
Which area of UWM will have the most donors on Giving Day? Make a gift to help get your fund to the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Fund Donors
1 Athletics 250
2 College of Letters & Science 230
3 Student Success & Experience 189
4 Sheldon B. Lubar College of Business 140
5 School of Continuing Education 129
Wake Up and Roar Challenge
Congratulations to Rebecca Hall for winning an extra $1,000 in support of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare!
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