Funding Drive Update – Get your prizes!

Pledges keep coming in here at CKDU and we have over $23,850 in the pot for the 2013 Funding Drive. Thank you to each and every donor that got us this close to our goal! There’s still time to pledge, make your payment, get your swag and prizes and be entered into our grand prize draw.

If you have pledged here are the ways you can pay and get your coveted CKDU merch and goodies:

Call 902-494-6479: Friendly staff in the CKDU offices are standing by for your credit card information to make a direct payment. Call between 11am and 6pm Monday-Friday.
Cash/Cheque in person or by mail:  Our coordinates for both these methods are:
CKDU-FM Society
6136 University Ave., 4th Floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4J2
Don’t forget to honour your pledge by 9am on December 17th to be entered into the grand prize draw for a trip for two to New York City with Porter Airlines.
porter - flying refined - 300x200A special congratulations to our Daily Prize Pack winners:
Ryan Veltmeyer  – Monday
Melissa Belanger – Tuesday
Jerry Katz – Wednesday
Stephan MacLeod – Thursday
Alex Levy – Friday
Chelluri Sastri – Saturday
Okbu Semere – Sunday

Thank you!

         CKDU would like to thank all of our sponsors, supporters, listeners, volunteers and programmers for helping us raise $22,170 so far in the 2013 Funding Drive. THANK YOU! This could not have been achieved without the generous showings of support and love from the community.


 The week is over but Funding Drive is never far from our hearts here at CKDU.

 You can still pledge by calling 49-HAPPY until Thursday, December 28 and you can always pledge securely right here at If you have pledged already don’t forget to pay so you can get your prizes and swag plus be entered into the grand prize draw! The grand prize is a trip for two to New York courtesy of Porter Airlines and we will be drawing on December 17th, only paid pledges are eligable

 How can you pay?

Cash and cheques (made out to CKDUFM Society) can be brought or mailed to:


Dalhousie Student Union Building

6136 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia

B3H 4J2

 You can make a secure payment with your credit card by contacting staff with credit card details or paying online

 If you want to keep celebrating local, volunteer-driven campous and comnunity radio with CKDU we have some upcoming events where you can do just that! All proceeds will be counted towards the 2013 Funding Drive.


CKDU Swag just in time for Funding Drive!

CKDU swag has arrived!

Check out the new gear you can get just for pledging to the 2013 CKDU Funding Drive. Pledges of $60 or more puts a tote bag in your hand and if you want that sweet toque (AND tote) pledge $88.10 or more. The toque features our classic “rearview” logo with the tote showcasing our Funding Drive specific 80′s throwback courtesy of ALLCAPS Design.


The events are coming! The events are coming!

CKDU has had so many amazing FD events over the years.                                                              Remember Hoserfest 2009?

As part of our fundraising efforts CKDU, our valued programmers, local venues and the community partner to put on a range of events before and during the Funding Drive. Here is what we have lined up for 2013!

November 1 ► Community Feast

feat. Friendly Dimension, snacks and more

6:30PM-9PM | Lost & Found | 2383 Agricola

November 2 ► The Witches’ Ball

7PM-1AM | RA Park | Sackville & Queen

November 4 ► Pizza & Vinyl

7PM -10PM | Tomavino’s | 5173 South St

$15 all you can eat

November 15 ► Hungry Eyes

(Supergroup 80′s cover band), Reference Desk and

more 10PM-2AM| Gus’ Pub| 2605 Agricola

November 18 ► Bikram Yoga Karma Class

cash donation with proceeds going to CKDU

6:30PM | 1567 Grafton Street

November 20 ► Flea-K-D-U Market

12PM-8PM | Indoor flea market and djs | Dal S.U.B.

November 21 ► Youth Now! showcase at Speak!

8PM-11PM | Spoken word | The Company House

November 21 ► Hair, nails and slow jamz w/ Braidio!

730PM1130PM| One Block Barbershop | 2010 Gottingen

November 21 ► Big Shiny 90′s

Live bands play your favourite 90′s hits and non-hits

Deep Cuts are the Deepest 10PM-2AM| Gus’ Pub

November 22 ► This Ship EP Release

($1 of every ticket sale goes to CKDU)

Michael’s Bar & Grill | 10PM-2AM| 6100 Young St

November 23 ► Seekers of the Truth present:

hardcore and headbangers 10PM-2AM | Gus’ Pub

November 24 ► Pledge-a-thon Wrap-up Party

Celebrate the end of an awesome Funding Drive –

details to be announced!

You scratch our back, we’ll scratch yours

At CKDU we truly believe that to give is to receive (we also believe in unintentional rhyming).

Whenever you donate $20 or more to the 29th annual Funding Drive you will get all kinds of swag, prizes, entries into draws and unconditional un-ending love from our station. Here are the pledge points for 2013:

$20 or more:
CKDU Swag Bag
CKDU sticker, magnetic poetry, earplugs and a CKDU goodie bag
$40 or more:
The Friends Card
Discounts at dozens of great local vendors + Swag Bag contents, one entry into the grand prize draw.
$60 or more:
The T-Shirt
Sweatshop-free CKDU tees + Friends Card and Swag Bag, two entries into the grand prize draw.
$88.10 or more:
The Toque
Must-have limited edition headgear + T-Shirt, Friends Card and Swag Bag, 3 entries into the grand prize draw.
$100.00 or more:
**The Deluxe**
All of the above, PLUS a CKDU ceramic mug, 4 entries into the grand prize draw.

Every $20 you donate gets you one entry into the grand prize draw: A trip for two to New York City on Porter Airlines! The more you donate, the more chances you get!

Donations of $40 – $88.10 will get you one choice of a prize from the CKDU prize room. A donation of $88.10 or more will get you two prizes from the prize room.

The CKDU prize room is stocked with donated cds, books, comics, and gift certificates from our supporters, and donations of $40 or more gets you access! Prizes keep rolling in but already we have selections from:

Briarpatch, Broken Pencil, Four East Publications, Invisible Publishing, Pottersfield Press, One Block Barbershop, NSPIRG, Sweet Jane’s, Venus Envy, The Loop, Strange Adventures, Bookmark. Put Me On Consignment, Penelope’s Consignment Clothing, Orphan Books, Home Grown Organics and Dee-Dee’s Ice Cream. Thank you to our donors!