philanthropy

Society
2:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Credit fallenheroesfund.org

Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.

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Education
12:36 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

MSU Distinguished Professor Launches Strategic Philanthropy Program

Dr. Bob Long is the Murray State University Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership and a Senior Fellow at Arizona State University's Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, where he has launched a new graduate course called "Strategic Philanthropy: Learning by Giving." This new program is sponsored by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, which is focused on addressing hunger, conflict and poverty. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the initiative and its origins.

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Education
2:47 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

'Test Drive a Racer' MSU Internship Initiative

Murray State's Jones College of Science, Engineering & Technology Dean Dr. Steve Cobb joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to chat about the new half-million dollar project 'Test Drive A Racer,' supported by a grant form the James Graham Brown Foundation. This program grew out of a request for funding from a philanthropic organization. Dr. Cobb says students benefit from the opportunity to have internships before graduation in professionally meaningful environments. This program will help fund internship programs. He says The foundation is interested in looking at projects that benefit the higher education institutions in the state and economic vitality in the state.

Society
3:44 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Jo Dortch & the Empty Bowls Project

Last year, local residents glazed hundreds of bowls in preparation for the Empty Bowls Project, a charity event organized by Michael Terra of Paducah. During the event, patrons purchased $15 tickets and filled handmade bowls with food donated from local restaurants. All proceeds benefited the Paducah Community Kitchen. Now, as the second annual Empty Bowls approaches, WKMS’ Casey Northcutt takes a look at one woman who has spent the past year glazing bowls for the project, and in doing so, she has nourished her own soul.

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