The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
WBGO is a publicly-supported, cultural institution that champions jazz and presents news to a worldwide audience through radio, other technologies and events.
Public Radio - A Non-Profit Arts Organization
WBGO is a non-profit, 501(C)3 organization which operates in the public trust. As such it has a Board of Trustees, a mission, and is funded, in the main, by listener donations or memberships, as well as a combination of corporate, business, foundation, and governmental grants.
Within public radio, WBGO is regarded as a leader because of its ground-breaking work in community and volunteer engagement, special events, and the presentation of jazz, and associated art forms such as blues and R&B (including collaboration with local artists), and local news and public affairs programming.
Newark Public Radio is one of 21 New Jersey cultural organizations designated as "Major Impact" arts organizations by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The station has been awarded this distinction for each of the past 15 years.