Donate Money to CHIRP in Nick's Name
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Donate Money to CHIRP in Nick's Name
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My name is Nick and I have a show on CHIRP called Loose Diamonds, which airs every Sunday from 6-9 a.m. I've only been doing the show for about nine months, but I love doing it. I get to stay involved in learning about new music and bands I've never heard before, and I get to share what I find with you and everyone else. It really is something I look forward to every week.

CHIRP has existed for a decade now, and in that time, it has become a powerful force for good in the Chicago music scene. The organization is involved in almost every major music festival in the city, sponsors great concerts, and promotes local music. The station is also finally ready to start broadcasting live on the radio at 107.1 FM starting in late October.

CHIRP is a volunteer-driven organization, but internet/broadcast radio is an expensive proposition, and the organization needs your donations to keep operating. Please consider donating if you ever listen to CHIRP or even if you just want to support Chicago's music scene. Or consider donating if you want to support my fun hobby, because if CHIRP goes away, I won't be able to do it anymore.

To encourage donations, I will be hosting my first-ever Terrible Music Showcase during my Sunday, September 24, show. If you donate $25 or more to CHIRP in my name, you can pick the worst, dumbest, most annoying song you can think of, and I will be forced to play it during my show, possibly damaging my indie cred forever. I think it will actually be fun (?).

Thanks for your time and your consideration!

ABOUT 2017 Fall Fundraising Campaign


CHIRP is a listener-supported, community-powered radio station—your gift makes everything we do possible!

Please make a gift supporting our fall fund drive so we can continue to bring you great music and events! Your gift will also help us launch our broadcast at 107.1FM in October 2017!

If you would like to become a sustaining member by making a recurring donation (monthy or quarterly), or select a fall campaign thank you gift, please visit CHIRP’s main donation page to make your contribution (and don’t forget to enter the name of the CHIRP Volunteer or DJ in the “How did you hear about CHIRP” section so they can receive credit for your gift!)

Name Date Amount Comments
Jordan Cohen 09/29/2017 $25.00  
Seth Vanek 09/21/2017 $20.00  
Edward Crouse 09/21/2017 $27.00  
Thomas Comerford 09/21/2017 $20.00 Thanks, CHIRP, for being so good to me and my pals -- playing our records, promoting our shows, etc. Much appreciated!
Lera Johnson 09/15/2017 $10.00 Go Nick!
Mark Johnson 09/14/2017 $50.00  
Owen Ashworth 09/14/2017 $25.00  
Jody Weinmann 09/14/2017 $20.00  
Megan Hauser 09/11/2017 $25.00  
William MacLean 09/11/2017 $25.00  
Amanda Kraus 09/11/2017 $25.00 I have already started to think about the horrible songs I want you to play on your show...
Sarah Ammerman 09/11/2017 $25.00 Mwah. Gonna think of the worst song EVER!!
  Total $297.00