Blue Ridge PBS Receives History Making Gift
For Immediate Release
January 6, 2020 - Roanoke, VA
Blue Ridge PBS is pleased to announce a substantial financial gift of two million dollars from The Secular Society. This is a matching grant contingent upon Blue Ridge PBS raising a like amount over the next three years.
This matching grant and your donation will allow us to expand our education department with innovative digital media technology, create new and exciting local productions, and increase arts and cultural opportunities across Southwest Virginia. Your participation in this collaborative fund-raising effort will make an enormous impact, transforming the lives of viewers like you.
You've put your trust in us for over 50 years, thank you! We are committed to excellence and expanding the work we do, and your financial contribution is vital to our continuing success.
Blue Ridge PBS is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Contributions, minus the retail value of any thank you gift received, are tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.
Founded in 1967, Blue Ridge PBS is the sole public multimedia enterprise serving 4 million individuals in portions of four states. The station's coverage area includes southwestern Virginia and bordering counties in Tennessee, West Virginia and North Carolina.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Blue Ridge PBS is comprised of four channels: WBRA-TV 15.1, Southwest Virginia PTV 15.2, BRPBS Kids 15.3, Create 15.4, and Blue Ridge Streaming.