Why Give

Your partnership touches lives!

I woke up to my radio alarm today, 9/11, to hear you say the morning inspiration : 'GOD'S GOT YOUR BACK!' This past Monday, I had said I wanted to KNOW that God's Got My Back!!!! Thank you for giving me my answer! I am very grateful to hear God's Voice and answer to my prayer through you and this station. - Lin


It takes about $300,000 per month in Donor support to operate Star. We are thankful for the ongoing monthly partnership of over 3,000 people. These gifts, totalling about 30% of our monthly budget, help us towards the goal of reaching this area with the love of Jesus.

Your single or monthly gifts make a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of listeners - in their cars, at home or at work listening on their radios, computers and smartphones. A gift of any amount will reap dividends in the lives of family, friends and neighbours throughout our area.

Click below to support Star. If you need help, please feel free to call our office at 732-469-0991 during business hours, or leave us a message where and how to reach you. 


Support the ongoing ministry of Star 99.1

Star 99.1 / WAWZ (a service of Pillar of Fire, a not-for profit 501-c-3 organization) has been serving families in the NJ/NY/PA area for over 80 years. All donations are tax-deductible.

MISSION: "To love, honor, and serve God, our listeners, supporters and staff." Luke 10:27



If you ever wondered how your station is funded, and how your gifts and partnership make a difference, please click to view this informative chart.  For more answers to your funding questions, see the Donor FAQ below.

Donor FAQ

  • How Can I Give +

    Become a Monthly Star iPartner! It's easy, saves time and postage, and your gifts go right to work. Monthly gifts are automatically charged to your credit/debit card until you notify us otherwise. It's simple and secure. Click iPartner Giving above to sign up, or call our office at 732-469-0991. (EFT is also available with a $20 monthly minimum to cover fees incurred.)

    Monthly support and Single gifts by check/cash/money order are also needed to sustain the on-going ministry of Star. Mail to: Star 99.1/107.1, PO Box 9058, Zarephath, NJ 08890. Please note whether the gift is for an existing pledge, Building Campaign, or where most needed.

  • Secure Online Giving +

    All the information you give, both online and over the phone, is kept secure. Star does not share your information with any third parties.

  • Can I give gifts of stock +

    Star accepts gifts of stock and securities such as mutual fund shares, bonds, and bond coupons. Contact us at 732-469-0991 for more information.

  • Our Commitment to You +

    As a ministry of Pillar of Fire, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit religious organization, we adhere to the highest standards of financial integrity. We are voluntarily audited to guarantee compliance.

    All donations to Star are tax deductible as allowed by law.  Every gift will be used with integrity before God.

  • Matching Gifts +

    Did you know that your company may match your gifts to Star? In this program, your employer agrees to match the gifts that you give to the station, thus doubling the impact of your gift to Star! You can contact your Human Resources Department for details. For a partial list of organizations that match gifts to Star 99.1/107.1, click here.

    You can also challenge other listeners to give with a Matching Gift. For details, contact Rema Chepulis, Development Manager, at 732-469-0991, ext. 3138.

  • Planned Giving +

    An increasing number of listeners are evaluating planned gifts to the ministries they support. Through planned gifts such as wills, trusts, or life insurance policies, you can arrange future gifts to The Star Endowment Fund. Please read our detailed section on Planned Giving or contact us at 732-469-0991 for more information.

  • Why does Star need donors if there are advertisements +

    Star is a community-supported radio station. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the majority of our operating funds come from donations. We also accept a limited amount of support from businesses that choose to partner with us.

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