financial aid http://wkms.org en 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 Financial Aid Officials to Decide Which Students Get Help http://wkms.org/post/state-financial-aid-officials-decide-which-students-get-help <p></p><p>Officials with the agency overseeing Kentucky’s college financial aid expect to figure out how many students will be receiving benefits in the next week. The state doles out nearly $100 million in financial aid annually, but that money is on a first come first served basis.</p><p>More than&nbsp;80,000 students in Kentucky who are eligible for state financial aid will not receive it. Officials say that number has both positive and negative meanings. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:48:55 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 29710 at http://wkms.org State Financial Aid Officials to Decide Which Students Get Help Murray State to Review U.S. Education Secretary Recommendation http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-review-us-education-secretary-recommendation <p>U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:58:12 +0000 Angela Hatton & The Associated Press 19650 at http://wkms.org Murray State to Review U.S. Education Secretary Recommendation