Sustaining Membership

As a WDET Sustaining Member, your gift goes further by:


  • Providing WDET with a stable source of income to support the programming you value.
  • Eliminating the cost of installment reminder notices.
  • Reducing the cost of processing payments.


It's As Easy as 1-2-3!

1.) Decide how much you want to contribute to WDET each month.
2.) Use or our secure online form or call WDET Membership Services at 313-577-4550. Installments can be paid from your VISA, Master Card or Discover, debit or credit card.
3.) Sit back and relax. Your installment will be automatically deducted with a record of each transaction appearing on your debit or credit card statement. Your membership is automatically renewed each year on your membership anniversary date.


Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for my credit card charges to begin?

The first charge will go through as soon as you make your gift.

How can I increase my installment amount?

You can upgrade your Sustaining Membership financial commitment at any time through this form.

Do I still qualify to receive a thank-you gift?

Yes! Each year on your anniversary date, you’re welcome to select one of the WDET thank you gifts according to your current giving level. Just call 313-577-4550 and let us know what you'd like!

What if I have questions about my credit card statement?

If you have any questions regarding your statement, call WDET Membership Services at 313.577.4550 immediately. We will work with you to correct any problems and answer your questions.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes! You will receive a tax receipt from Wayne State University every January stating your total contributions from the previous year, less the fair market value of any thank you gifts you received during the calendar year.

How do I stop my automatic transfers if necessary?

To stop your Sustaining Membership, simply call WDET Membership Services at 313-577-4550, or send us a request in writing.

If you have further questions about becoming a Sustaining Member, contact WDET Membership Services at 313-577-4550 or send an email to memberservices(at)wdet(dot)org.

Ryan Adams





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