pledge drive http://tpr.org en A Big Total For The Big Give http://tpr.org/post/big-total-big-give <p><em><strong>UPDATE, 4:00 p.m. Thursday May 8: </strong>Big Give S.A. organizers have updated their city-wide total, which now stands at $2,017,441.50.</em></p><p><em>Original post:</em></p><p>It was a big day for San Antonio. Organizers of The Big Give S.A.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/The-Big-Give-S-A-far-surpasses-1-million-goal-5457093.php#next" target="_blank">cheered the “incredible” response</a> to the first-ever 24-fundraising day, which raised nearly $2 million dollars for over 460 area non-profits.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:20:59 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 31322 at http://tpr.org A Big Total For The Big Give Spring On-Air Membership Campaign Raises Over $500,000 http://tpr.org/post/spring-air-membership-campaign-raises-over-500000 <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">From April<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>4th<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>to the<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>11th, Texas Public Radio took to the airwaves to encourage listeners to pledge their support. The spring fundraising goal was our most ambitious ever. </span></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:43:28 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 30041 at http://tpr.org Spring On-Air Membership Campaign Raises Over $500,000 Retired Schoolteacher Helps TPR Win First "Rusty Hubcap" Award http://tpr.org/post/retired-schoolteacher-helps-tpr-win-first-rusty-hubcap-award <p>Texas Public Radio was tickled to learn recently that the first ever Rusty Hubcap Award has been bestowed upon the organization by the Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program. Donald Braun, a Floresville native and current resident of San Antonio, donated his 1948 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buick_Roadmaster#1942.E2.80.931948" target="_blank">Buick Roadmaster</a>&nbsp;to the program, identifying TPR as the recipient of the gift.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:22:23 +0000 Nathan Cone 27457 at http://tpr.org Retired Schoolteacher Helps TPR Win First "Rusty Hubcap" Award Do You Support TPR? This Couple Says "I Do!" http://tpr.org/post/do-you-support-tpr-couple-says-i-do <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It was the magic of public radio and social sports,” laughs Chris Hendricks, as he’s asked about how he and his fiancée, Kristi Soch, met.</span></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:23:28 +0000 Nathan Cone 26181 at http://tpr.org Do You Support TPR? This Couple Says "I Do!"