This series aims to create an ongoing awareness campaign for nonprofit agencies throughout Kentucky and the U.S.
All Past Episodes
27:46 | #118
Visit some Bluegrass area nonprofits helping our furry friends including Spay Our Strays to learn how "Trap Neuter & Release" programs control the pet population; Old Friends Farm in Georgetown, where they are rescuing retired thoroughbred racehorses including some Kentucky Derby winners; Making a Difference Now, an organization working to coordinate efforts across the state for rescuing and adopting animals.
27:50 | #117
Bill Monroe's Birthplace in Rosine, otherwise known as the birthplace of bluegrass music; the very unique exhibits of the Behringer-Crawford museum in Covington; and a historic reenactment at Henry Clay's homestead of Ashland in Lexington are featured.
27:50 | #116
Three nonprofits helping serve Kentuckians with disabilities include a visit to the Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies in Louisville; listen to what can't be seen at Radio Eye in Lexington; and head back to Louisville for a presentation of majestic playhouses for some special children.
28:01 | #115
Celebrate nonprofit organizations that provide housing solutions in the bluegrass, both permanent and temporary. Urban League of Lexington, Habitat for Humanity's We Care - Love Your Neighborhood program, Ronald McDonald House, and the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge are featured.
27:55 | #114
Explore the history of the Licking River, visit some of its unique points of interest, and learn about the non-profit organizations that help maintain and sustain it. Lexington Herald-Leader journalist Andy Mead narrates.
27:41 | #113
Fort Harrod's Beef Festival, the Beer Cheese Festival, the Woodland Arts Fair, and other unique Kentucky festivals help raise money for important community charities.
27:43 | #112
Segments feature Covington's The Point ARC, serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; Lexington's Opportunity For Work & Learning, serving to create a world without barriers to employment; and the Dress For Success Fashion Show Fundraiser.
27:54 | #111
Give Into the Grove, a community event highlighting interactive art and music to help support local charities; March Madness Marching Band; and Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra's Music Works, bringing musical education to some young inner-city students, are featured.
26:59 | #110
In this concluding program, initiatives taken by Paducah's River Discovery Center and Kentucky River Keeper to educate and protect water resources are highlighted.
25:59 | #109
In part one, Bluegrass Greensource's Conservation programs; the annual River Sweep in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky; and what it would be like without these intiatives are highlighted.
28:28 | #108
Kosair Charities Face It campaign against child abuse, Kids Cancer Alliance's summer camp, doctors with Surgery on Sunday, and Frontier Nursing University's midwifery program are featured.
27:50 | #107
Moveable Feast's food delivery service, Faith Feeds Kentucky program, Seedleaf Farms, and a look at the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Farm Program are featured.
27:58 | #106
Riding for Hope, the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Jessamine County, the Paris Animal Welfare Society, Winchester's A Time to Live, and Making a Difference Now in Lexington are featured.
27:37 | #105
Guests from Raptor Rehabilitation in Louisville and the Woodford Humane Society in Versailles share how animals are rescued and placed in new homes. Also, a behind-the-scenes look at Kentucky's only Primate Rescue Center and learn how horses are helping humans at Riding for Hope.
27:39 | #104
Mary Molsky of Beaumont Middle School talks about the Gummy Bears Club, promoting random acts of kindness throughout Kentucky's schools and how this is helping students with special needs better understand appropriate social skills. Karen Napier with Metro United Way discusses the high school drop out rate and nonprofits working to educate our children. On-Location stories include Kentucky's children's museum, the Explorium of Lexington, and Kentucky Child Now's statewide Great Kids Summit initiative.
27:51 | #103
Lyle Hanna of Hanna Resource Group talks about the Bluegrass Community Connector Project, which will identify 100 key individuals in Central Kentucky, who naturally increase communication and cooperation across city limits and county lines. Kris Kimel with Kentucky Space discusses an educational nonprofit enterprise that actually designs and launches satellites into space from Kentucky.
26:37 | #102
Chris Eddie of Smiley Pete Publishing talks about the new online coupon service, Pete's Deals, and Kathleen Martin of Get Healthy Kentucky discusses health initiatives around the state, including Second Sunday. On-Location stories include American Heart Association of Central Kentucky's Go Red for Women and a look at Bluegrass PRIDE's statewide environmental educational initiatives.
27:46 | #101
Steve Austin of the Bluegrass Community Foundation discusses the free wireless cloud internet access project in downtown Lexington and Danielle Clore of the Kentucky Nonprofit Network talks about the importance of nonprofit awareness. On-Location stories include Friend For Life Cancer Support of Louisville, Kentucky, and a very unique theatrical performance.