Community Owned and Operated
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 Sponsor
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!
New Vansterdam is the premier cannabis market in the Vancouver-Portland metro area. They carry a wide variety of cannabis products ranging from pre-rolls, vape cartridges, and edibles to CBD cream, oils and tinctures. New Vansterdam is located in the Heights Shopping center on the corner of Mill Plain and Andresen Blvd. Open 8am-11pm 365 days a year. For more information visit their website at newvansterdam.com!
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)
Appointed by the court, CASA volunteers advocate for the best interest of children who have come into the dependency system as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Information and recommendations provided by the CASA volunteer assist the court in making crucial decisions about the child’s immediate needs and long-term permanency.
Boomerang Therapy Works
At Boomerang Therapy Works, Exercise IS Medicine! Boomerang Therapy Works offers a variety of individualized one on one treatment options that can be tailored to your health and wellness. Their experienced, dedicated, and caring team offers therapeutic services which include physical therapy, personal training and exercise, as well as a variety of therapeutic massage modalities. Combine your therapy with their unique selection of fitness classes to take your rehab to the next level.
ADCO Printing & Graphics
ADCO Printing and Graphics and their friendly staff have been Vancouver’s go-to print and sign shop since 1995. They offer all the services you’d expect from a commercial printing and sign shop combined with the personal attention and integrity of a local neighbor vendor. After all, great printing is a strategy with creativity. They’ve built our reputation on high-quality offset and digital printing, direct mail and bindery services. Ink on anything, mail anywhere!
Support for KXRW comes from David Dansky with David’s Toys, buyer, and collector of old toy trains, including Lionel, Flyer, Ives, and Marx. He is interested in old transportation-related toys as well as toy trains from the late 1800s to the 1960s. For appraisal, you can call him at 360-576-1602.
Don & Mary Orange
Say-Ciao! Columbia River Taproom and Eatery
Many thanks to our sponsor and friends at Say Ciao Catering, Columbia River Taproom, and Eatery. Chef Peter has been cooking for over 27 years in the Vancouver area. Private events including wine tasting, wine dinners, appetizer parties, and cooking demos. Say Ciao Taproom and Eatery boasts space for private events or drop in for a quick refreshment and live music on Thursday and Friday evenings.
Kiggin’s Theater, Vancouver Pizza Company, Nat’l Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
Sustain 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
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One-time or monthly
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, NWCAVE.org, 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.