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“kNOw MORE” a 4-Time Emmy nominated educational television series provides current, informative and educational overviews of impactful nonprofits located throughout Kentucky. We recognize that without these nonprofits the health and stability of our communities would be at risk. Our shows appear on a variety of television stations including including KET, Paducah, Louisville, Bell County & Northern Kentucky .  All show segments are also available in HD on-line, on-demand 24/7.KENTUCKY NONPROFIT VIDEO SERVICES

MISSION: In order to motivate
people to find their passion for helping, kNowMore
Nonprofits provides current, informative and educational overviews of impactful nonprofits
located throughout Kentucky, recognizing that without these nonprofits the health and stability of our communities would be at risk.

OBJECTIVE: This educational series will further awareness about the work being accomplished by non-profit agencies across all nonprofit sectors throughout the state of Kentucky. A citizen should be able to name (at least) 5 local nonprofit agencies in their community and know what they do. KNOW MORE or NO MORE.

Thanks to our sponsors and underwriters we are able to travel across the state (from Pikeville to Paducah) and cover stories on various nonprofit agencies.KENTUCKY NONPROFIT SERVICES EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION

CALL TO ACTION: Start a conversation, get involved, volunteer, donate, spread the word or get help from your local non- profit agencies.

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PREMIERING 12/1 @ 1:30pm on KETKY. For our 13th episode, “Festivals and Fundraising,” we visited three unique Kentucky festivals: Winchester’s Beer Cheese Festival, Lexington’s Woodland Arts Fair, and Fort Harrod’s Beef Festival. Our camera crew also visited the Moontower Music Festival, the backdrop for this exciting new episode.

The 10th annual Fort Harrods Beef Festival was hosted this year at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. The festival showcases Kentucky’s beef industry, which is the largest east of the Mississippi and eighth largest overall.
As with the Beef Festival, Winchester’s Beer Cheese Festival is a great place for local vendors to display and sell their arts and crafts. Unsurprisingly, our favorite part about the festival was that we got to sample beer cheese all day long—and then vote on our favorite one!
Episode 13 concludes with a visit to an event that hosts 200 artists, live music, and food and fun for the whole family: the 40th annual Woodland Arts Fair. Event sponsor the Lexington Art League envisions a world where art, artists, and art-making are central to human inspiration, self-realization, and meaning—and this vision certainly shone through during our enjoyable visit there.

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Kentucky Nonprofits Educational Television Programming

 

kNOwMORE FUN: Meet Sunflower Kids

Our kNOwMORE FUN cameras visited the Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge in July for the 2015 Lexington Calendar Project. The Calendar Project is designed to bring together local young professionals, nonprofits, and businesses for networking in the area. The idea of each Calendar Project event is to shed light on different nonprofits in Kentucky.

This July they featured the nonprofit organization, Sunflower Kids.

Sunflower Kids works, “To promote healthy family relationships through the provision of supervised visitation and monitored exchange services.” They focus on families that have experienced domestic violence or court ordered families where the parent can’t be alone with the child. All the visits take place at their offices located in Lexington and in Scott County. They serve families from all over Kentucky as well as serving families from eight different states! On average they assist about 140 families a year. The Sunflower Kids organization is trying to spread awareness about their services so that can help even more families in the future.

 For more information please visit: www.sunflowerkids.org/

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2015 Kentucky Philanthropy Summit

April 2015

The 7th Annual Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative (KPI) Summit was held in September at the Marriott hotel in Lexington. Judith Clabes, a retired corporate foundation executive founded KPI in 2008 with a mission to, “Promote and support philanthropy in Kentucky.” Their focus is on the Commonwealth’s challenges such as Early Childhood Education and Child Health and Welfare. This year, kNOwMORE stopped in to learn about all the amazing nonprofits in the area and the challenges they face. Executive Producer, Kyle Lake, got to interview some wonderful people such as Michele Ripley from KET, Randy Coe from Kosair Charities, Christy Lee Brown, philanthropist, and Tim Hanner from NaviGoPrep.

Stay tuned and for more information please visit: http://www.kyphilanthropy.com/ .

Full TV schedule for our series is available here: http://kynonprofitvideos.com/tv-schedule/ 

Kentucky Nonprofit Awareness Television Programming

 

kNOwMORE FUN: Happy Hours Celebrate Great Causes

The Lexington Calendar Project is a program that is designed to help bring together businesses & non-profits. These fun and informal events help engage businesses and shed light on the local non-profits in the Lexington area. The June 2015 Lexington Calendar Project hosted events for the Lexington Hearing & Speech Center and The Lexington Habitat for Humanity.

The Lexington Hearing & Speech Center is a non-profit school that was founded in 1960 to help children with hearing loss. Thriving after 55 years of education, they now help children with speech language delays as well. They also help families financially that are burdened with the cost of their children’s speech and language therapy, schooling and tuition costs, as well audiology costs

For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.lhscky.org/

Habitat for Humanity is a worldwide non-profit organization that builds safe and affordable homes for those in need. The goal of the Lexington Habitat for Humanity is to spread the mission of Habitat. They strive to bring people together to not only build houses, but communities as well. A great way to get involved with the Lexington Habitat for Humanity is to run in their local races, volunteer, or donate. Make sure to stay tuned for our upcoming show about nonprofits and housing!

For more information, please visit their website at: http://lexhabitat.org/

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kNOwMORE WATER: The Licking River

April 2015

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Our Licking River story is a special follow-up to the two-part series on Nonprofits & Water. We will take a journey on the 300+ mile long river accompanied by the words and voice of longtime Lexington Herald Leader journalist, Andy Mead. Along the way we will explore the history of the river, visit some of its unique points of interest and learn about its current environmental status. We will also learn about the non-profit organizations that help maintain and sustain it.

The Licking River was a prominent transportation passageway for norther Indian tribes and later, the first colonial settlers from North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The river is now used used as a recreational spot for fishing, boating, and swimming.

In July of 2014, the Licking River Water Trail Alliance was established to provide navigable water trails along the river and its major feeder streams. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to enhancing the recreational areas of the river as well as promoting river safety and education

READ ABOUT THE ANDY’S JOURNEY HERE: The Licking River: A 300-mile journey as a river meanders from mountains to a thriving metropolis

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REGIONAL EMMY AWARDS JULY 25th RECOGNIZING kNOwMORE

 

TWO EMMY NOMINATIONS FOR kNOwMORE

Bluegrass Greensource has fostered recycling and water quality initiatives in more than 300 businesses, over 70 schools and more than 50 apartment complexes in Lexington. Last summer, kNOwMORE found out just what it takes to be environmentally conscious and had some fun learning how to create your very own rain barrel.

This story, part of our 2-part series on Nonprofits & Water, was recently nominated for an Emmy Award in the Informational/Instructional Program category.

Bluegrass Greensource is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing environmental resources and information to schools, community groups, local governments and citizens in Central Kentucky.

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kNOwMORE EMMY NOMINEE: SURGERY ON SUNDAY

April 2015

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Surgery on Sunday, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides essential outpatient surgical services for free for those in need who cannot afford insurance and who are not eligible for federal or state programs. Patients are referred from existing organizations in the community and receive much needed surgical procedures. Their services are provided by doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to reach out to those in need.

This story, part of our episode featuring Nonprofits Keeping Kentucky Healthy, was recently nominated for an Emmy Award in the Health/Science/Environment-Program category.

Surgery On Sunday, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides essential outpatient surgical services for free to income-eligible individuals and families who do not have health insurance and are not eligible for federal or state assistance.?

For more information, please visit their website at:http://www.surgeryonsunday.org/

Full TV schedule for our series is available here: http://kynonprofitvideos.com/tv-schedule/ 

Community Awareness Lexington Calendar Project

 

kNOwMORE FUN- Lexington Calendar Project

On May 20th, kNOwMORE Nonprofits had an amazing time at the Lexington Calendar Project, where local nonprofits and business leaders networked to find innovative ways to collaborate in the future. “Everybody in Lexington knows everybody else by one connection, so we just connect the dots,” explained Shawn Burns, the coordinator of this project. In addition to the networking opportunities, Lexington Calendar Project features a nonprofit each month. Laura Hatlfield from Partners for Youth shared with us that this project brings out many partners for her nonprofit organization that she couldn’t get to know otherwise. Partners for Youth was featured in the May edition of Lexington Calendar Project. For more information, visit http://lexcalendarproject.com/

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kNOwMORE NOMINATED FOR TWO EMMY AWARDS!

April 2015

kNOwMORE Nonprofits is pleased to announce that we have received two nominations at the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards! The following stories have been nominated: Episode 9: Nonprofits and Water, featuring Bluegrass Greensource and Episode 8: Nonprofits and Health, featuring Surgery on Sunday. We are very grateful for a talented production team and for the ongoing support from our sponsors. Additionally, we’d like to announce that we are in the process of filming our upcoming episodes:

FESTIVALS: What’s your favorite Kentucky festival? Does it help raise funds for a local nonprofit or charity?

HISTORY: Whether they are helping to preserve it or educate us about it, History is a critical part of our Kentucky foundation.

HOUSING:In addition to homeless people, there are many people that don’t know how to buy a house or can’t afford it. Fortunately for us, there are many nonprofits in our state that help people learn about housing and even provide it.

We would like to kindly request your support in their production. If you are a sponsor or know an individual or organization who could provide sponsorship for the episodes in the above mentioned categories, please contact us.

Full TV schedule for our series is available here: http://kynonprofitvideos.com/tv-schedule/ 

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FESTIVALS: What’s your favorite Kentucky festival? Does it help raise funds for a local nonprofit or charity? If you know of a truly unique and fun event that is related to festivals for charity, share it with us and it may be featured on our next kNOwMORE nonprofit series. Nominate Here.

HISTORY: Whether they are helping to preserve it or educate us about it, History is a critical part of our Kentucky foundation. If you know of a deserving nonprofit or charitable cause that is related to history, share it with us and it may be featured on our next kNOwMORE nonprofit series. Nominate Here.

HOUSING:In addition to homeless people, there are many people that don’t know how to buy a house or can’t afford it. Fortunately for us, there are many nonprofits in our state that help people learn about housing and even provide it. If you know of a deserving nonprofit or charitable cause that is related to housing, share it with us and it may be featured on our next kNOwMORE nonprofit series. Nominate Here.

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NONPROFITS & EMPLOYMENT: WATCH ONLINE!

April 2015

Who LOVED the series on Employment in Kentucky? Our 12th episode featured Covington’s The Point ARC of Northern Kentucky, which provides educational, residential, social, and vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We also visited Lexington’s Opportunity For Work & Learning, which serves to create a world without barriers to employment. At the Dress For Success Fashion Show Fundraiser we learned more about what these programs are doing for the community to break down these barriers to employment.

Thank you to our sponsors: CINTAS, The William & Mary Jane Helm Trust. In addition to local Kentucky networks playing the 12th episode, the FULL show is available online NOW.

Full TV schedule for our series is available here: http://kynonprofitvideos.com/tv-schedule/ 

TUNE IN April 8th + kNOwMORE FUN: Lex End Poverty

 

LIGHTS, CAMERA, [ COMMUNITY ] ACTION!

In 1964 the Community Action Council of Lexington, KY was created by Lyndon Johnson based on the war on poverty. They created it with a vision to provide equality through all walks of people’s lives. Everyone should have the opportunity for housing, sustainable employment, and the equality of life that many others enjoy. Recently CAC hosted their seventh annual Lex End Poverty at the Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center to get the community to involved in a conversation about poverty. Topics included: building livable communities and encouraging the community to help those that want to help themselves get out of poverty. The Community Action Council is here to help the community get involved to prevent, reduce, and eliminate poverty. For 50 years they have been helping to end poverty with the communities investment.

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NONPROFITS & EMPLOYMENT: AIRING APRIL 8th

April 2015

Our twelfth episode on nonprofits and employment premieres on KETKY Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30 pm EDT. This new series highlights Kentucky nonprofits that are making it possible for individuals with disabilities to have the same chance of employment as everyone else. Our coverage begins with Covington’s The Point ARC of Northern Kentucky, providing educational, residential, social, and vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We’ll also visit Lexington’s Opportunity For Work & Learning, which serves to create a world without barriers to employment. Hosted by Brian Simmons, we’ll interview folks at the Dress For Success Fashion Show Fundraiser and learn more about what these programs are doing for the community by breaking down these barriers to employment.

Thank you to our sponsors: CINTAS, The William & Mary Jane Helm Trust.

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NONPROFITS & EMPLOYMENT: AIRING ON KET IN APRIL

Can you name 3 nonprofits working with employment?

Our twelfth episode on nonprofits and employment premieres on KETKY Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30 pm EDT. This new series highlights Kentucky nonprofits that are making it possible for individuals with disabilities to have the same chance of employment as everyone else. Our coverage begins with Covington’s The Point ARC of Northern Kentucky, providing educational, residential, social, and vocational opportunities for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We’ll also visit Lexington’s Opportunity For Work & Learning, which serves to create a world without barriers to employment. Hosted by Brian Simmons, we’ll interview folks at the Dress For Success Fashion Show Fundraiser and learn more about what these programs are doing for the community by breaking down these barriers to employment.

Thank you to our sponsors: CINTAS, The William & Mary Jane Helm Trust

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TELL US YOUR FAVORITE KENTUCKY FESTIVAL

It’s not to late to share your favorite festival in Kentucky!

We hope to be able to produce a series on unique festivals & charitable causes but we’re gonna need all the help we can get. There are so many festivals located here in our state; we just need help finding them. If you have a fun festival you would like to be featured on an upcoming series, share it with us! If you know of a potential sponsor…even better!

Fill out this brief 5-question survey and maybe your favorite festival will be featured.SURVEY

LIFE WITHOUT MUSIC & A FEAST OF LOVE


LIFE WITHOUT MUSIC. PREMIERES ON KET IN MARCH

Can you name 3 nonprofits working with music?

The new series on nonprofits and music premiers on Monday, March 2nd at 9 am on KETKY. Our eleventh episode, “What Would Life Be Like Without Music?” features Give Into the Groove, a community event highlighting interactive art and music to help support local charities. Other “musical” charities featured are March Madness Marching Band and Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra’s Music Works.March Madness Marching Band has created a way to pull the community together in a fun way through music. Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra’s Music Works brings musical education to some young inner-city students, for an artistic afterschool alternative. This episode hosted by Brian Simmons, will outline what it would be like without these programs that bring communities of young and old together through music.

Thank you Hot Sauce Records and The Lorch Family for sponsoring.

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savs fundraiser videoSav’s Grill has been a Lexington favorite since it opened its doors in 2008. Owner, Mamadou “Sav” Savané, grew up in Guinea, West Africa and eventually moved to Lexington with his wife, bringing the good food with him! Unfortunately on June 3rd 2014, Sav was pulling a large pot of peanut chicken stew from the stove when it slipped from his hands, the boiling stew spilling all over him. The second-degree burns over half his body sent him straight to the intensive-care unit at the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Hospital.

Fortunately for their business, Sav had just weeks before, given up the secrets to his recipes to his son and taught him how to cook them. If it weren’t for that, the business would have been closed.Sav was so loved in the community that everyone offered to help.

The love didn’t stop there… Lexingtonians, people from around Kentucky, and even in different countries stepped up and supported Sav by raising over $50,000 in only 36 hours. With the Feast of Love Campaign at a total of $67,437, the Musical Feast of Love 4 Sav- ferabe edition raised another chunk of change bringing the grand total to close to $80,000 according to their Facebook page. Sav has since returned to work and recovered, but is forever grateful.

A story like this shows how much communities can show support and help those in need, just like nonprofits do. WATCH!