WCSB is a student-run, not-for-profit, non-commercial radio station. As part of our annual Radiothon fundraiser, we are asking for your donation pledge so we can continue bringing you, our loyal listeners, the great alternative programming you expect. By donating to WCSB, you are supporting the open-format college radio ideal — music and information you won’t hear anywhere else, free from commercials and outside influence. We are able to provide this outlet because of donations from listeners like you. Please help us meet our fundraising goal of $60,000 this Radiothon, and in exchange for your donation you may choose a premium item from the list provided below, which includes WCSB merchandise, gift cards, books, concert tickets and more!


Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who got through on the pledgeline and online! We will continue to count online donations and in person donations at Open House this coming Friday the 16th 5-9 and Sunday the 18th from 12-4, and reveal our final numbers on the evening of the 18th! Please help us reach our goal of 60,000 by next Sunday. You can fulfill or start a donation on our secure credit card donation page at The Cleveland State Foundation.   Or send a check payable to: WCSB/ CSU Foundation PO Box 931848 Cleveland, OH 44101-8656.

To those of you just tuning in, the gods of technology were not on our side during this years radiothon between a power outage and weeklong crossed phone lines – yet we STILL RAISED A WONDERFUL SIZABLE NUMBER PLEDGES AND DONATIONS!)

2018 Premiums List

please note
(WSM) stands for West Side Market



$10 Premium Items

  • WCSB Sticker set

  • Record a Station ID or Public Service Announcement at Open House (11/16 or 11/18)

    • Red Hour Records CD choice:

      EP Dead Federation (first release)
      EP Dead Federation, We Await
      EP Dead Federation, Devil x 5



$15 Premium Items

  •  WCSB Keychain and Koozie

  • Single WCSB Etched Pint Glasses (t-shirt design contest runner up Katelyn Giebner)

  • Choice of 1 WCSB Logo Coffee Mug: Black Moon (previous winning t-shirt design by Jeff Curtis), Woman on Green, Circle Logo on Green, Splatter Logo on Blue

  • 3 pack Pleather Vegan Snacks (3 flavors – Black Pepper, Ginger Sesame, BBQ)

    Red Hour Records CD choice: Knifedance – Discograhpy 1985-1990 

    Stepsister – Black Hearts Bleed Red 

    Stepsister – Straight Up, No Chaser
    The Guns – Attack (GONE)


$20 Premium Items


$25 Premium Items

  •  WCSB Embroidered Purple Baseball Cap

  • WCSB Etched Pint Glass, Bottle Opener and Koozie

  • WCSB Pride T-shirt

  • WCSB Purple Splatter Logo T-shirt (Men’s & Women’s Sizes Available)

  • Black or Gray Glow-in-the-Dark WCSB T-shirt  (Contest Design Winner 2017)
    White T-shirt with Blue Circle and Yellow Circle Logo (pictured)
    White T-shirt with Yellow Circle and Green Writing (not pictured)

  • Urban Herbs Sampler Box (Oregano, Thyme, Marjoram, Basil)
    Gypsy Beans Coffee Cup and $10 gift card (GONE)

  • One $15 Gift Certificate of your choice from the following local businesses (while supplies last):

  • Future No Future Vintage Clothing

  • Stone Oven Bakery  (GONE)

  • The Kent Stage
    The Root Cafe 

  • Urban Herbs

$30 Premium Items

$35 Premium Items

              $40 Premium Items

  •  Notes From The Cleveland Underground 2011 |Exhibition Promotional poster (artwork by Derf)
    European Print Size A2 (16.5 high x 23.4 inches wide)

  • 1 sets of 3 Tickets to any Cleveland Fusion Game (Cleveland’s female football team)

  • 4x $10 tickets for any Grog Shop Show (each ticket can be applied to the purchase of a higher priced show)
    Limited Edition WCSB 2015 Double LP Release Back to Cleveland Horsepower 
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$45Premium Items

$50 Premium Items

  • Set of 4 WCSB Etched Pint Glasses, 1 bottle opener, amd 4 WCSB Koozies

  • Green or Navy Pullover Hoodie with WCSB Splatter Logo NEW
    Black Pullover Hoodie with Flying-V Logo

  • Autographed copy of 31 Days in May by Derek Hess

  • Wake Robin (fermented foods) Gift Basket


$55 Premium Items

  • Splatter Logo Windbreaker in Royal Blue or Mint

  • Hess WCSB Zipper Hoodies in Blue, Grey, or Brick 

  • One $60 Gift Certificate of your choice from the following local businesses (while supplies last):

  • Dino’s Lounge

  • Porco Lounge and Tiki Room (GONE)

  • One Cleveland Monsters Coffee Mug filled with 4 ticket vouchers


$65 Premium Items

  • WCSB SHOW SPECIAL: DJ’s choice of vinyl or CD, $25 T-shirt and WCSB Slip Mat

  • One $50 Gift Certificate to The Basketeria (WSM) w/ your choice of WCSB mug (GONE)

  • One $50 Gift Certificate to Rock Modern in Tremont w/ your choice of WCSB mug (GONE)

    One $50 Gift Certificate to Voodoo Monkey Tattoo w/ your choice of WCSB mug (GONE)

  • One $75 coupon off full $245 admission to Starwood Festival 2019

$75 Premium Items

  • One $100 Gift Certificate of your choice from the following local businesses (while supplies last):

  • Popuptrips.com

  • Kevin Richards

  • $80 Premium Items

    • One $70 Gift Certificate of your choice from the following local businesses (while supplies last):

    • Spin Cycle Bike Shop Tune Up (GONE)

    • House of Blues Special: One $25 gift card to HOB and 4 tix to any November/December HOB show (GONE)
      (does not include their shows at other venues or the drag Christmas show) (GONE)

$100 Premium Items

derf “My Friend Dahmer” autographed book (movie edition) with sketch inside

$120 Premium Items

$150 Premium Items

  • Your dog sketched by Derek Hess *Unframed” Drawn From Your Photograph (see samples below) GONE


  • $200 Premium Items

    One Full Week Pass ($245 value) admission to Starwood Festival 2019

$250 Premium Items

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$300 Premium Items

  • Original *unframed* Acrylic on Canvas painting for WCSB 2018 Halloween Masquerade and Boo-ling Ball
    by Stephe DK, One Design Contest Winner T-Shirt, and a Witch Hat

$1000 Premium Items

  • “Your Name” engraved on the WCSB Randy Allar Live Recording Room Studio Patron Plaque.
    You will also receive a set of four coffee mugs of your choice, and four pint glasses.

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