Community Owned and Operated

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Help us make a difference and be a part of the conversation.
KXRW is an independent volunteer-based, values-driven, community-supported radio station. 

Thank you to our Sponsors

These forward-thinking businesses had the vision to support KXRW.FM and understand the power of community radio. We are deeply appreciative of their help! If you are unable to make a donation but are in need of any of our partner’s services, please support these organizations and patronize these businesses whenever you have the chance and when you do, please tell them KXRW.FM sent you. Supporting them supports KXRW. Thank you!

Marketing Benefits


Thanks to our incredibly special partners and founding members KXRW managed to get on the air, BUT we need ongoing community support to take our local voices to the next level.  To learn more about underwriting opportunities that will not only assist us in our mission, but help your business get to the next level as well, click HERE to view our partnership packages or contact Susan Galaviz, KXRW President, at 

Amplify Vancouver's Voice


Let’s make a difference together!  It is FUN to be a part of this purpose-driven platform that highlights local Vancouver voices.  Volunteering can include everything from tabling events to learning how to become a program host/producer.  Please fill out and return the volunteer application below to let us know what interests you!

Sustained Members are our backbone


KXRW is a non-commercial station, which means that we exist for and because of our listeners. If you value our diverse talk, our music programming, and appreciate our commitment to work toward a more just community through open and honest media, then we need your help to thrive and grow! A city like Vancouver deserves so much more than Top 40 on a loop and stale discussions of current events. With your support, we can continue to bring content to the airwaves that is as diverse and distinctive as our city.

Become a monthly contributor

Your donation will provide equipment upgrades and needed on-air talent/producer training. Monthly operational costs to keep KXRW sustainable; and provide the ALL OVER GOOD FEELING that comes with giving Vancouver a voice on our local airwaves and beyond!

Thank you to our Monthly Donors | You Keep Us On Air

Shout Outs

We are forever grateful for the many community members and local businesses who helped with the KXRW startup.  These community angels believed in us from the very beginning and in our shared passion to bring community radio back to SW Washington.  They understand the importance of having a local platform where we can educate, inform, entertain, engage in positive dialogue, share ideas and stories, highlight nonprofits doing amazing things, promote events and businesses.  This platform serves to provide a more open media and a more just community that listens and learns from each other which ultimately moves us all forward in a positive way.  

Founding Members and Contributors

XRAY.FM, Bill Dickey, Don and Mary Orange, Dr. Art Simons, Dr. Beth Lee, Bruce Davis, Bob Stevens, Mike and Bobbi Selig, Longshoreman ILWU Local #4, The DoGooders, Ted and Paula Gates, David Dansky, Tom Dwyer Automotive, Jeff & Noelle Angelo, In Memoriam Donald Forman, Christine Lynch, Joe & Sara Clemons, Temple Lentz, In Memoriam Charles Selig, Jody Akers, Chandra Chase, Kathleen Chase, Emily Rogalette, Dawn Galli, Deb and Don Russo, Dr. Richard Kubienic, Mona McNeil, Carol & John Domench, Leslie Johnson & Jennifer Kelly, Barb Seaman, Holly Williams, Julie Gorham, Kim Genly, Suzanne Kendall, Wendy Wright, Erik & Sharon Morton, Ken & Debra Budde, David McDevitt, Eveylyn & Tim Orr, Jesse & Rosemary Williams, Jim & Shinon DeLong, Ty Stober, Earl Schwartz, and Susan and Manuel Galaviz.

Volunteer Businesses and Organizations

Jefferson Smith, Jenny Logan, Tim Marcroft, Todd Urick, Prometheus Radio Project, Chris Hammett, ADCO Printing, Lincoln’s Beard Band, Michael Couzens, Amanda Brockman, Media Institute for Social Change, Jason Renaud, Carlton Bear,, Beacock’s Music, Music World, Michael Brown, Dave Fulton, Arther Rizzotto, Chase Spross, Roben White, Donna and Michelle Bart, Wanda McNealy, Paul Green, Loowitt Brewing, Mariah Galaviz, Stephanya Portukalian, Kitty Palazzo, Lori Secker, Lesa Howell, Brickhouse Bar & Grill, Gerald and Lisa Gaule, Josh Whitehead, Phil Carson, Justin Allen Chance, Amy Abero, Richard Wilson, Ed Frankel and his son, Charles Humble, Bob Passera, and last but certainly not least, Mr. Robert Bolton with Harmony Road Music School.  

Our Sister Station

The mission of XRAY.FM is to hold a microphone up to the best and most distinctive of our communities. To build a culturally relevant center for ideas, music, and creativity in service of a more open media and a more just community.  Their programming is a blend of talk and music that amplifies the sounds and reflects the values of their city.  XRAY.FM started broadcasting from East Portland at 91.1 mhz FM on March 15th, 2014.  They also now also broadcast at 107.1 FM and on sister station KXRW Vancouver 99.9 FM. 

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