Design Alaska strikes gold during record-smashing ‘extreme pledging’ hour, raising $27K during one hour of “Alaska Live!”

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Design Alaska strikes gold during record-smashing 'extreme pledging' hour, raising $27K during one hour of During an inspiring acoustic spotlight on Alaska Live, Wednesday, Oct. 19th, a new record was set when Jack Wilbur of Design Alaska raised $18,511 in one hour, which completely steamrolled over the victory he scored last year raising $10K-plus. Of the 83 total pledges received in the 10 p.m. hour, 73 of those were at the challenge grant level of $125 or more. For those, Design Alaska had pledged to kick in an additional $125 to each one, adding $9,125 onto the amount of pledges called or given online, bringing the grand total to $27,636 in support of Alaska Live and KUAC.

Thank you, Design Alaska, Jack and his team, and thanks to the musicians, Steve Brown, Robin Feinman, Nate Montgomery, Robin Dale Ford and Pat Fitzgerald – but most of all, thank YOU, our supporting listeners! We all win when you support YOUR public radio station, KUAC FM and KUAC HD!