WNED-TV consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television. As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional broadcasts have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.
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ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
WBFO-FM 88.7 has the largest radio newsroom staff in the Buffalo/Niagara region. In addition to extensive local and regional journalism, WBFO also features the best of public radio from NPR, PRI, the BBC and American Public Media.
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Classical 94.5 WNED is a robust full-time service that provides the best of our regional, national, and international classical music scene. Some of public radio’s most knowledgeable announcers curate programming from a music library boasting more than 32,000 CDs.
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For more than 50 years, viewers have turned to member-supported WNED as a powerful and trusted resource.
The support and dedication WNED has received from our Southern Ontario viewers has enabled the station to enrich countless lives through the quality and impact of public television. Read More.
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WNED|WBFO Membership LevelsWNED Membership starts at $35 per year. WBFO Membership starts at $60 per year.• Membership $35-299
Receive the monthly digital guide via email, and the MemberCard at $120+• Founder’s Society $300-999
Receive all membership benefits plus MemberCard, newsletter and donor events.• Leadership Circle $1,000-2,499
Receive all above benefits plus Lending Library, donor lunches and more donor events.• Benefactor’s Society $2,500-4,999
Receive all above benefits plus station tours upon request, Music Library lunches and more donor events.• President’s Council $5,000+Receive all above benefits plus annual dinner with President, invitation to sit in live studio audience for televised election debates, lunch with radio personality upon request, day on set of local production upon request and even more donor events.
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When you make your contribution, consider Monthly Giving. By joining our community of monthly donors you become a vital partner in public broadcasting. Monthly contributions provide us with a stable source of income essential to our mission to provide programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate.
As a monthly giver, your contributions automatically come from your bank account or from your debit or credit card. It makes supporting public broadcasting so easy. Your membership will always be current. You won't receive renewal reminders in the mail. And you won't have to remember to write another check/cheque - all while providing reliable funding for the programs you love. Monthly Giving is easy for you, and great for WNED|WBFO!
To start your monthly contribution, choose "ongoing Monthly Giving" as your payment option on our secure donation forms. To change your existing monthly contribution, please contact Membership.
Monthly contributions start at just $5.00 per month. Your monthly gift will be automatically deducted from your bank account or credit card each month until you tell us to stop. An annual statement will be provided in late January for tax purposes.
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