2020 Thanksgiving Sharathon

89Q is listener supported and Thanksgiving Sharathon is coming November 17 – 19. This is your opportunity to help 89Q bless your family and others all over North Central Wisconsin and the world. We will raise the funds needed to operate for the next 6 months. Consider a gift now to be entered to win some great prizes!

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Culver’s Day

On October 21st, dine at Culver’s to help support Lights of Christmas! Culver’s all around North Central Wisconsin will give 10% of sales and all tips to the Lights of Christmas fund to purchase gift cards that are given to local law enforcement. As they see needs this winter, police can use gift cards to help someone with food, clothing or anything else!

Learn more


Kids Kount

89Q is partnering with Greater Wausau Christian Services once again for a Kids Kount Toy Drive! We know the holidays get busy so we’re starting early! Kids Kount provides Christmas gifts to children with a parent held at the Marathon County Jail. Bring new, unwrapped toys for children 2 to 12 years old to the 89Q studio this month to help make this Christmas a joyful one for these kids.

Fall Coffee Special!

The cold is setting in, time for a Fall Coffee Special!
Purchase an 89Q Ceramic Mug and get a FREE 5oz Hope Blend Coffee!
Or Add in a Shirt for additional savings!

Available at the 89Q studio and Online!

Church Service Finder

Many of our local churches are offering services and other resources online and many are starting to meet together in person. We have collected service information for churches in the area to help you find one to worship with whether in person or online.

Church Services
Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.
Jeremiah 15:16
Today's Hope and Encouragement®
Thursday, October 22

Music Survey

Join the 89Q Music Team! You can help choose the music played on 89Q while helping a local non-profit with each survey you take!

Take the Music Survey

Ways To Listen!

Listen to your favorite songs on 89Q Hope is Here wherever you go! In the car, online, through our app on your phone or tablet or smart tv! There are lots of ways to get your daily Hope & Encouragement!

Find More Ways to Listen

Hope Blend Coffee

Wake Up with a cup of Hope in the morning. 89Q’s Hope Blend from Redwood St. Roasters is bright and balanced with a blend of fruit and nutty flavors, finishing with a hint of sweetness. Order for your home or office.

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89Q Birthday Club

We celebrate birthdays each weekday at 6:40 on the Wake Up Show. We would love to be able to wish you and your family a happy birthday on your special day, so just send us an email with the details 1 week in advance and listen for the 89Q Birthday Club!

Send Us Your Birthday!

Looking for a job?

89Q Sponsors have job openings you may be interested in. See if one is a fit for you!

Jobs Listing

89Q Pay it Forward Drive Thru

Join 89Q in encouraging people all over the area with the 89Q Pay it Forward Drive Thru! It’s easy, just print off the letter we’ve written for you. Then, the next time you’re in the drive-thru, pay for the order of the person behind you and ask the cashier to give them the note. You can introduce someone to 89Q, and maybe…Jesus Christ!

Print a Letter

Upcoming Events

Share Your Event

We love to put things on the calendar for the others to know whats going on in the community. If you have an event please let us know!

89Q At Your Event

Would you like 89Q to be part of your event? Please let us know 4 weeks in advance. Contact us to find out more! 

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3500 Stewart Avenue, Wausau, 54401

715-355-5151 / 844-453-4673 (HOPE) - Toll-Free


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89Q Sharathon

Thanksgiving Sharathon

November 17-19