non-profit http://wkms.org en Disabled Recreation Non-Profit Expanding Services http://wkms.org/post/disabled-recreation-non-profit-expanding-services <p class="p1">A non-profit organization that provides hunting and fishing services for about 150 disabled people in western Kentucky is attempting to double the amount of people it helps.&nbsp;</p><p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The co-founder of </span><a href="http://www.handicapable.net/">handiCAPABLE</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.handicapable.net/"> Guide Services</a>, Noel Dillard, started the business in 1993 when, inspired by a student with muscular dystrophy, Dillard vowed to help the young man become a fishing guide. Dillard continues to help people in his honor.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 John Paul Henry 37415 at http://wkms.org Disabled Recreation Non-Profit Expanding Services Woodmen of the World Launch 'Red Basket' Giving Initiative http://wkms.org/post/woodmen-world-launch-red-basket-giving-initiative <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Woodmen of the World’s Angela Hatton brings news of a new non-profit, direct-giving website called “Red Basket – Tiny Deeds. Tremendous Good” that connects people in need of financial assistance with those willing to help. She speaks with Kate Lochte about this new initiative, why Woodmen of the World started the program and how one can participate. <a href="https://redbasket.org/about/woodmen-of-the-world">Click here for more about Red Basket</a>.</span></p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:43:35 +0000 Kate Lochte 34406 at http://wkms.org Woodmen of the World Launch 'Red Basket' Giving Initiative State Grant Helps Non-Profits Thrive http://wkms.org/post/state-grant-helps-non-profits-thrive <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Twenty-One Western Kentucky Arts and Cultural organizations are recipients of more than $344,000 &nbsp;in state grants from the Kentucky Arts Council. The council awarded nearly two million dollars statewide through the annual Kentucky Arts Partnership grant program.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:34:16 +0000 Drew Adams 33155 at http://wkms.org State Grant Helps Non-Profits Thrive Community Initiatives at the Murray-Calloway County United Way http://wkms.org/post/community-initiatives-murray-calloway-county-united-way <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Aaron Dail, Executive Director of the Murray-Calloway County United Way, on <em>Sounds Good</em>. They talk about the transformation of the United Way involving community conversations and community change, and efforts being made on a local level. Three of their current focus areas are educational attainment, income stability for families, and healthy living/healthy lifestyles. Also, Aaron talks about local campaigns such as GetConnected and their involvement with Toyota's bornlearning initiative. See more at <a href="http://www.mccunitedway.com/">mccunitedway.com</a>.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:05:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 32596 at http://wkms.org Community Initiatives at the Murray-Calloway County United Way Philanthrophy 360 http://wkms.org/post/philanthrophy-360 <p>Not long ago there was an eye-opening report about the transfer of wealth that aging baby boomers would create, and non-profits took note.&nbsp; Next week there&rsquo;s an educational program in Murray about the latest trends in philanthropy and how to harness them to enrich the quality of life in our area for generations.&nbsp; Kate Lochte has more.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 20:44:19 +0000 Kate Lochte 17868 at http://wkms.org Philanthrophy 360