$5 per month

$60 single donation

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  • Provide 11 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $5 per month
  • $60 donation
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  • The Current ChicoBag (New!)
  • $5 per month
  • $60 donation

Contribute $5/month (or a one-time gift of $60) to support the public radio service you value. We'll thank you by making 11 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

This handy reusable bag from ChicoBag folds into a compact 3"x4" pouch. Made of durable woven polyester, it hold 25 lbs of books, groceries, or pug, and folds into its own attached pouch. The pouch comes with a carabiner and can be clipped anywhere. It's perfect for groceries, trips to the farmer's market, or packed as an extra carry-on when traveling, and is machine washable. Red bag features The Current's "I Rock" artwork. (Modeled here by one of Mary Lucia's pet pugs.)

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $5.00)

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  • Vintage Live Current CD
  • $5 per month
  • $60 donation

Select this thank-you gift, then choose your volume from the drop-down list. Choose from these volumes:

Live Current Volume 5 (2009) features 18 performances from the likes of The Hold Steady, Grizzly Bear, P.O.S., Yeasayer, Solid Gold, Metric, Andrew Bird, Sharon Jones, and more. (CD is sold out. Available on double LP only.)

Live Current Volume 6 (2010) features 18 in-studio performances from artists like Dessa, She and Him, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes, Spoon, Free Energy, The Jayhawks, and others.

Live Current Volume 7 (2011) contains 18 tracks from the likes of Dawes, Iron and Wine, Lissie, Low, The National, Broken Bells, and Fitz and the Tantrums.

Live Current Volume 8 (2012) contains 17 tracks from Lana Del Rey, The Lumineers, First Aid Kit, Of Monsters and Men, My Morning Jacket, Trampled By Turtles, Polica and more.

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $15.00)

Please note: Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 are out of print.

$10 per month

$120 single donation

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  • "I Rock The Current" Mug
  • $10 per month
  • $120 donation
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  • CD of the week - The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas by Coutney Barnett
  • $10 per month
  • $120 donation

Be the envy of the break room with The Current's new mug. Shiny, black ceramic mug holds a generous 14 ounces. Reads "I Rock The Current" (with our "rock fingers" artwork) on one side, and "thecurrent.org" on the other in white text. Made in the U.S.A.

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $10.00)

Tracklist

  1. Out Of The Woodwork
  2. .Don't Apply Compression Gently
  3. Avant Gardener
  4. History Eraser
  5. David
  6. Anonymous Club
  7. Lance Jr
  8. Are You Looking After Yourself?
  9. Scotty Says
  10. Canned Tomatoes (whole)
  11. Porcelain
  12. Ode To Odetta

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  • Live Current Vol. 9 CD (2013)
  • $10 per month
  • $120 donation
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  • Provide 22 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $10 per month
  • $120 donation

Live Current Vol. 9 features the best in-studio performances of the last year, handpicked by the staff of The Current. (Not available in stores.)

Track 1: Alabama Shakes - I Ain't The Same
Track 2: Family of the Year - Hero
Track 3: Divine Fits - Would That Not Be Nice
Track 4: JD McPherson - North Side Gal
Track 5: Django Django - Firewater
Track 6: Brother Ali - Only Life I Know
Track 7: BOY - Little Numbers
Track 8: Field Report - I'm Not Waiting Anymore
Track 9: Dawes - From a Window Seat
Track 10: Chastity Brown - After You
Track 11: Antibalas - Dirty Money
Track 12: Dan Croll - From Nowhere
Track 13: Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me a Tale
Track 14: Metric - Youth Without Youth
Track 15: Willie Walker & The Twin Cities Funk and Soul All Stars - Lucky Loser
Track 16: Hot Chip - Night and Day
Track 17: Alt-J - Fitzpleasure
Track 18: Father John Misty - Now I'm Learning to Love the War

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $15.00)

Support MPR and we'll thank you by making 22 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

$15 per month

$180 single donation

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  • 89.3 The Current Pint Glass
  • $15 per month
  • $180 donation
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  • Live Current Vol. 9 LP (2013)
  • $15 per month
  • $180 donation

What music would you pair with a cold brew? Here to help you contemplate that question is The Current's new pint glass! Hefty 16-ounce pint glass features The Current logo. Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $15.00)

Live Current Vol. 9 features the best in-studio performances of the last year, handpicked by the staff of The Current. Double LP includes a digital download card.

Track 1: Alabama Shakes - I Ain't The Same
Track 2: Family of the Year - Hero
Track 3: Divine Fits - Would That Not Be Nice
Track 4: JD McPherson - North Side Gal
Track 5: Django Django - Firewater
Track 6: Brother Ali - Only Life I Know
Track 7: BOY - Little Numbers
Track 8: Field Report - I'm Not Waiting Anymore
Track 9: Dawes - From a Window Seat
Track 10: Chastity Brown - After You
Track 11: Antibalas - Dirty Money
Track 12: Dan Croll - From Nowhere
Track 13: Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me a Tale
Track 14: Metric - Youth Without Youth
Track 15: Willie Walker & The Twin Cities Funk and Soul All Stars - Lucky Loser
Track 16: Hot Chip - Night and Day
Track 17: Alt-J - Fitzpleasure
Track 18: Father John Misty - Now I'm Learning to Love the War

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $20.00)

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  • Minnesota State Parks Permit, 2014-15
  • $15 per month
  • $180 donation
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  • Provide 33 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $15 per month
  • $180 donation

Give today, and choose as your thank-you gift a 2014-15 Minnesota State Parks Permit. This permit adheres to your vehicle's windshield and grants you access to all 76 of Minnesota's state parks and recreation areas. Already have a permit? Use this one on a second vehicle, or give it to a friend. Permit will be good through May 31, 2015. Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $24.00)

Support MPR, and we'll thank you by making 33 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

$20 per month

$240 single donation

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  • "I Rock The Current" Hoodie (Limited Run!)
  • $20 per month
  • $240 donation
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  • Provide 45 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $20 per month
  • $240 donation

Cozy, soft Royal Apparel hooded, zip-front sweatshirt in black. Made in the U.S.A. Features The Current's "I Rock" artwork on the back and small "89.3 The Current" logo on the left front chest. Unisex sizes.

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $35.00)

Support MPR, and we'll thank you by making 45 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

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  • The Current Knit Winter Hat (Limited Run!)
  • $20 per month
  • $240 donation

Polar Vortex, schmolar vortex! The Current's retro-style knit winter hat - modeled here by The Local Show's David Campbell - will keep you cozy and stylish no matter how long winter decides to stick around. One size fits all. Limited edition - get it while it lasts!

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $15.)

(Photo by Nate Ryan.)

$30 per month

$360 single donation

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  • Live Current Vol. 9 Deluxe Pack (2013)
  • $30 per month
  • $360 donation
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  • Provide 66 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $30 per month
  • $360 donation

Live Current Vol. 9 features the best in-studio performances of the last year, handpicked by the staff of The Current. The Deluxe Pack includes Live Current Vol. 9 on CD, our double vinyl LP packaged with download card, and a limited-edition poster featuring the Live Current Vol. 9 cover art designed by local artist HAZE XXL (Tom Hazelmyer.)

Track 1: Alabama Shakes - I Ain't The Same
Track 2: Family of the Year - Hero
Track 3: Divine Fits - Would That Not Be Nice
Track 4: JD McPherson - North Side Gal
Track 5: Django Django - Firewater
Track 6: Brother Ali - Only Life I Know
Track 7: BOY - Little Numbers
Track 8: Field Report - I'm Not Waiting Anymore
Track 9: Dawes - From a Window Seat
Track 10: Chastity Brown - After You
Track 11: Antibalas - Dirty Money
Track 12: Dan Croll - From Nowhere
Track 13: Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me a Tale
Track 14: Metric - Youth Without Youth
Track 15: Willie Walker & The Twin Cities Funk and Soul All Stars - Lucky Loser
Track 16: Hot Chip - Night and Day
Track 17: Alt-J - Fitzpleasure
Track 18: Father John Misty - Now I'm Learning to Love the War

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $60.00)

Support MPR, and we'll thank you by making 66 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

$50 per month

$600 single donation

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  • Live Current CD Library (2008-2013)
  • $50 per month
  • $600 donation
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  • Provide 111 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $50 per month
  • $600 donation

The Live Current Library includes the last five volumes: Live Current 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Over 70 in-studio performances, from Edward Sharp & the Magnetic Zeros, Spoon, Jeremy Messersmith, The National, She and Him, Dessa, Mumford and Sons, Dawes, Brother Ali, Iron and Wine, Sonic Youth, Django Django and more.

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value of pack: $60.00)

Support MPR, and we'll thank you by making 111 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.

$100 per month

$1,200 single donation

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  • 10,000 FlexPoints
  • $100 per month
  • $1,200 donation
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  • CD-of-the-Month Club
  • $100 per month
  • $1,200 donation

When you join the Leadership Circle, you can choose as your thank-you gift 10,000 U.S. Bank FlexPoints for your U.S. Bank FlexPerks Visa.

As a member of the Leadership Circle, you'll also receive special benefits like a tour of our studios, a personal on-air message on two dates of your choice, and invitations to special events and broadcasts.

(Fair Market Value: $200)

This thank-you gift entitles you to a 12-month membership in one of MPR's CD-of-the-Month Clubs. (Select this gift, then choose Classical or The Current from the drop-down list.)

We'll send a you a new CD each month, hand-selected by the staff of The Current or Classical MPR.

As a member of the Leadership Circle, you'll also receive a personal tour of the MPR studios, two personal on-air messages on the date of your choice, invitations to special events including in-studio recording sessions and concerts, and breakfast with visiting hosts and journalists.

Shipping is included. (Fair Market Value: $180)

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  • Provide 222 Meals for Neighbors in Need
  • $100 per month
  • $1,200 donation

Support MPR, and we'll thank you by making 222 meals possible for Minnesotans in need, in partnership with Second Harvest Heartland.

Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, striving to end hunger through community partnerships. Second Harvest Heartland is a proud founding member of Hunger Free Minnesota, a collective movement to end hunger in our communities.