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The Press Room is an online resource for news media and individuals who wish to learn more about our work. Here you will find recent press releases, public statements, and links to news coverage.

Media Inquiries & Interviews
Thank you for your interest in United Way of Central Kentucky. For all media inquiries or requests for interviews, please contact:

Katie Kurtz
Director of Development & Communications 
270-737-6608

kkurtz@unitedwayck.org

Media Highlights for June
Large Louisville nonprofit creates new position to tackle workforce crunch 
Craft beer festival to kick off fourth year 
Community school supply drive underway

Media Highlights for May
Local leaders help build a house 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: UWCK Welcomes New Staff 
United Way of Central Kentucky awards money to 33 programs
United Way invests $496,465 in funding to LaRue County non-profit partners

Media Highlights for April
Panther Place hosts March Family Night

Media Highlights for March 
Community conversation focuses on economic barriers to working
New Highland awarded more than $600,000 
Elizabethtown elementary school receives grant worth more than $660K 
Eppes unites with new community - Monday's Man

Media Highlights for January
103.9 The Moose Podcast: United Way Fellows
United Way Worldwide: Way to Work, View the PDF presentation here
Wednesday's Woman - Shouse committed to mission

Media Highlights for December 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: 2019 Grant Funding
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Medicare Open Enrollment/Community Health Clinic 
Panther Place families gather for Thanksgiving celebration

Media Highlights for November
Way to Work PSA
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Fall Impact Report 
Panther Place hosts Lights On Afterschool event

Media Highlights for October
United Way impact includes new smiles 
Fall Classic runners brave chilly temperatures

Media Highlights for September 
United Way, Goodwill launch Way to Work 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Introducing UWCK's New CEO - Ron Eppes 
Facebook Live from UWCK's Campaign Kickoff at HCCC 
New Mexico businessman named next United Way CEO 
Cradle School encourages early childhood learning

Media Highlights for August
Give to charities, not panhandlers 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Mud Volleyball 2018 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: iPay 5k  
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Circles of Grayson County
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Grayson County Schools 

Media Highlights for July 
United Way of Central Kentucky mobilizes for Day of Action 
Grayson County farmer helps food bank receive donation to expand services 
103.9 The Moose Podcast:
 United Way Grayson County Fellowship program 
103.9 The Moose 
Podcast: Power of The Purse 
103.9 The Moose Podcast: Born Learning 

Media Highlights for June
United Way invests $274,000 in LaRue nonprofits 
United Way of Central Kentucky invests over $300,000 in nonprofit programs serving Meade County residents 
Kentucky Craft Beer Festival features variety of offerings
Stith reflects on four years at helm of United Way
United Way awards $50,000 grant to Grayson County Alliance

Media Highlights for May
United Way awards more than $937,000 in grants, setting record 
New Born Learning Trail to open this weekend with fair  
Born Learning trail unveiled

Media Highlights for April
Born Learning Trail to be installed at American Legion Park
The Workforce Crisis - Local businesses, agencies tackle declining labor force

Media Highlights for March
New home provides more opportunities 
2-1-1 service meets United Way’s expectations, expected to grow 
Fort Knox Federal increases United Way donations by 100% 
Serving communities near and far - Monday's Man 
Information line is making impact 
Altec’s generosity honored at Good Neighbor luncheon

Media Highlights for February 
Workforce Crisis Task Force puts response plan in action 
K105 - Shop Local Leitchfield (02.07.18) 
How to prepare to file your taxes 
United Way to launch Way to Work program 
Building relationships in new United Way role 
Repairing dilemma in local job market

Media Highlights for January  
K105 - Shop Local Leitchfield (01.03.18) 
UWCK to hold grant application training 
United Way of Central Kentucky begins Annual Community Investment process 
United Way seeks to help LaRue, surrounding county non-profits 
Local organization accepting applicants for fellowship class 
3 opportunities for local leaders

Tune in to hear United Way on the Airwaves!

  • Nash Icon 99.3 - Every other Thursday at 9:00AM with Mac Daniels 
  • Quicksie 98.3 - Monthly on the Brian & Hollie Morning Show
  • 103.9 The Moose - Bi-Weekly on Shop Local Leitchfield with Misty
  • 94.4 The Wolf - Monthly with Eric and Trishia 
        

 

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