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First Ever KLEK Pledge Drive earns $14,390 in Pledges

After serving the community for over three years, we held our first ever pledge drive March 15-18. During this time a wide variety of people from across the community came during the four day period and gave moving testimonies on the impact of KLEK. We are so grateful to them and most importantly we are grateful to EVERYONE who agreed to pledge, to invest, to plant a seed to help us to continue to serve you. Thank you to EVERYONE who made this possible. Because of you the KLEK family is growing. Because of you KLEK earned $14,390 in pledges of support of our mission to “Educate, Entertain, and Empower!”

However, we still have lots more work to do and we hope that you will continue to help us. If you have not yet made a pledge, please consider doing so now. Our goal is to still get 250 new members with a minimum pledge of $20 per month for one year and 25 businesses to pledge a sponsorship of $500 or more (businesses will be acknowledge with underwriting announcements informing listeners of who you are, location, and products and services offered).

We also would like to thank Full Sun Gifts, 606 Southwest Drive in Jonesboro, for the generous donation of our giveaway items for our pledge drive (which if you have not yet pledged you’re still eligible to get).

$20 Pledge – KLEK Bumper Sticker, $50 Pledge – KLEK Keychain and Bumper Sticker, $100 Pledge KLEK Coffee Mug, Keychain, and Bumper Sticker, $250 Pledge KLEK Hat, Coffee Mug, Keychain, and Bumper Sticker.


Finally, once again a very special thanks to those who pledged during our drive as listed below (some donors are not listed as they wished to remain anonymous). Also check out pictures from our pledge drive.

One-Time Individual Donors

Corey Mills, Anita Versie, Dr. Wilbert Gaines, Melissa Elliott, Cora Hester, Elnora Hunt, Veronica Bell, Dr. Shane Hunt, Ebony Wilson, Senator John Cooper, Marva Walker, Jeff Presley, Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, Tanita Wathel, Jolene Mullet, Wes Eddington, Samuel Authur Nash, Marsha Smith, Patrick Hilson, Shya Washington, Toneka Marie Nero, Bernard Cobbs, Willie House, Bobby and Dr. Karen McDaniel, Darlene Dotson, Carey Marshell, Sandra Combs, Audrey Jones, Norma Ferrell, George Ferrell, Erma R. Morris, Mary Hutson, Lamar Smith

Individual Monthly Donors

Dr. Lonnie R. Williams, Scott Willhite, Rick Elliott, Deangelo Clark, Rev. Greg Ota, Emma Agnew, Senator John Cooper, Kade Holliday, Teresa Jones, Reginald Prunty

One Time Business Underwriters

Kharis Grants and Services, Arkansas State University Office of Diversity, Arkansas State Multicultural Center/Career Services, New Mount Zion M.B. Church, Christ Way United Methodist Church

Monthly Recurring Underwriters

McDaniel Law Firm, Jonesboro Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated



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