Public Television Needs Your Help!

There are so many ways you can help fulfill the mission of WLAE TV. Please consider a gift of time or money as you enjoy the finest quality television in the New Orleans, LA area.

Individual donations from viewers like you represent the single largest source of support for WLAE. With quality programs like Hello Health, Issues & Faith, Made In New Orleans, and GO Coast Louisiana, WLAE invites you to be more informed and show your support by making a pledge. TV wouldn’t be the same without WLAE. WLAE wouldn’t be the same without you.

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Ways to Support WLAE

There are so many ways you can help fulfill the mission of WLAE Public Broadcasting. Please consider a gift of time or money as you enjoy the finest quality television in the New Orleans Area.

When you join WLAE you are joining more than five million families nationwide in saying public television makes a difference in your life. A major portion of WLAE-TV’s annual income is generated by its members. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality educational, inspirational and informational programs. Your support furthers WLAE’s mission providing high-quality programming to all households in the Greater New Orleans area – not just homes served by cable. If WLAE doesn’t do it, who will? And we can’t do it without your support. Here’s how to join.

Become part of the team that provides programs that educate, inspire, and inform. Support WLAE-TV by sending in your contribution of $25, $50, $100, $250, $500 or $1,000.

If your company participates in a matching gift program, your donation to WLAE-TV can be doubled. Please check with your personnel/human resources office for the necessary forms and information. If you would like additional information about membership, contact WLAE-TV at 830-3700 or write us at P.O. Box792497, New Orleans, LA 70179-2497.

Membership Benefits

• Quality Television Programming That Educates, Informs and Inspires

• The generosity of WLAE-TV’s supporters permits us to provide national programming like Nightly Business Report, Travel with Rick Steves, WLAE's award winning programs such as Go Coast: Louisiana, Coping During the COVID Crisis, Affordable Housing Matters and Inside New Orleans Sports, PLUS our award-winning documentary films such as Fats Domino: Walkin’ Back to New Orleans, A Tribute to Toussaint, Irma Thomas: Soul Queen of New Orleans, Leah Chase: Queen of Creole Cuisine, and A Legacy of Love: Henriette Delille and the Sisters of the Holy Family.

• Tax Deduction

•WLAE-TV is a non-profit organization and is recognized under IRS status 501 (c)3. Gifts to WLAE are tax deductible.

Other Opportunities to Support WLAE

WLAE Tuition Auction
This is your opportunity to save money on tuition costs and still ensure a quality education. College, High School and Elementary School tuitions are auctioned in this one night televised event. For more information call 504-866-7411.

Become an underwriter of locally produced programming and receive recognition on-air, on-line and in print for your business or organization. Call 504-830-3728 for information on sponsorship opportunities for our wide array of weekly, monthly and documentary television programming.

Planned Giving
By remembering WLAE as a beneficiary for a retirement account, or with a gift in your will or trust you leave future generations a legacy by supporting WLAE’s educational mission – it is a gift for all ages from you. For more information on planned giving please call 504-866-7411.

Car Donations
Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, to WLAE-TV, and we'll arrange the pick-up of your vehicle donation, at no cost to you. You may qualify for a tax deduction while supporting WLAE, New Orleans Public Television.

Call 888-LAE-4-CAR / (888) 523-4227 or donate online at