$ 1,068,757 raised 3,262 gifts
WUKY has raised $ 1,834 from 4 gifts!
WUKY

You get the BEST OF BOTH WORLDS with WUKY, Information and Entertainment.  It’s a partnership between an enlightened community and the very necessary public service WUKY provides.  It’s also a partnership between a community of music lovers and the great music that WUKY provides.

 

The fact is, WUKY is fundamental to the way we all think, live, and learn here – never standing still in its efforts to broaden minds and enrich lives. Indeed, whenever you tune to Morning Edition or All Things Considered, or Rock & Roots in between, you know you can count on WUKY to deliver an essential depth and truth around the issues that matter most to you.  WUKY is a vital and essential service, nurturing modern music in our thriving arts and culture scene.

 

That’s why, in this year like no other, with serious and unrelenting demands on the WUKY team and our partners at NPR, plus our vital source of federal funding threatened, I ask you to help ensure that WUKY has adequate resources to serve these essential needs in the months to come with your donation now.

 

Your ongoing support is key to the health of this irreplaceable service.

 

  • Your contribution today will assure that WUKY can continue to cover Central Kentucky with the trusted reporting you need on key regional issues such as upcoming election coverage and weather concerns that impact our daily lives.
  • Your contribution today will assure that WUKY can continue to bring you the great music you know and love, and equally fantastic and innovative songs and artists new to you. 
  • And your donation now will help WUKY bring critical insights and thoughtful discussions to the fore, digging deep into big ideas that have the power to propel the world forward – ideas like freedom, diversity, power, and equality.  It will also help WUKY Strengthen the place of independent music in our community through connections with local musicians and arts groups. 

As the pace and habits of our daily lives rapidly evolve, your support also allows WUKY to invest in technology that will continue to serve you with better access to WUKY whenever and wherever you need it, and also to fund innovative new reporting and cultural projects to enrich your life and the lives of your family, friends, and neighbors.

 

Your gift to the WUKY Restricted Fund today helps ensure that the news you rely on and music you love will continue uninterrupted.  

WUKY Donor Map
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1 KY 1
2 AA 0
2 AE 0
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WUKY Matching Gift
An anonymous donor has generously provided a $5,000 match to the WUKY Restricted Fund to help ensure the news and music you love will continue uninterrupted. Make your gift and double the impact!
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First Gift
Congratulations Graduate School! The Graduate School received the first gift after midnight on April 17th from an anonymous donor.
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Early Bird
Congratulations UK CAER! UK CAER won the Early Bird Challenge with a post from @markfisk
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Big Blue Outfit
Big Blue Nation, congratulate @bluemargo for being the winner of the Big Blue Outfit Challenge! By showing your UK spirit, you won and extra $250 to the @ukathletics Fund.
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First-time Donor #1
We love seeing so many supporters giving their first-ever gift to UK today for #OneDayforUK! Congratulations to the winner of the first round of our First-Time Donor Challenge, David Kaiser! He gave to the College of Fine Arts, so they will receive an extra $500 today! Stay tuned for more challenges through midnight.
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Lunch Break On-campus
Thanks for stopping by the Gatton Student Center this afternoon to vote for your cause! With over 200 votes, @KCHKids won an additional $500 from our Lunch Break On-Campus Challenge.
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Lunch Break Off-campus
Thanks for voting for your cause by commenting on our Lunch Break Off-Campus Challenge posts! Congratulations to the UK College of Fine Arts who received the most votes and will receive an additional $500 for #OneDayforUK.
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Bleed Blue Challenge
Congrats @joeymattingly! Your #bleedbluechallenge post has been selected as our winner! @UK_COP and @UKGattonCollege will each receive $125 in challenge funds for #OneDayforUK!
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First-time Donor #2
It's a great day to be a first-time donor to UK. Congratulations to the winner of the second round of our First-Time Donor Challenge, Angela Reiter! She gave to the UK College of Communication and Information, so they will receive an extra $500 today! Challenges keep running through midnight, so be sure to stay online until the end of #OneDayforUK.
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Kentucky Kids and Critters
Congrats @kentuckyjulie! Your Calico Wildcat has been selected as our winner for the Kentucky Kids and Critters Challenge! @UKarts_sciences will receive an extra $275 for #OneDayforUK!
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Shoutout Challenge
Congrats @JohannaMHoch! Thanks for participating in our Shoutout Challenge--your post is the winner and has earned @ukchs an extra $300 for #OneDayforUK!
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First-time Donor #3
For our final round of the First-Time Donor Challenge, we celebrate a gift made by Joanna Gibbs! University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will receive $500 in #OneDayforUK challenge funds thanks to your gift!
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UK Celebrity
And the UK Celebrity Challenge winner is @baileyanne2223! An extra $250 will go to @UKIntCenter. Thanks for sharing your photos with us! #OneDayforUK
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No Sleep Zone
We have one final challenge winner to announce! Congrats to @magnesd! Because you gave during the last hour of #OneDayforUK, @uk_ci will receive an additional $500 of challenge funds. Thank you!
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Faculty/Staff Challenge
When faculty and staff members at UK make 154 gifts--in honor of the number of years since UK's founding in 1865--$1,000 will be unlocked for the CRISIS Employee Assistance Fund.
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Parent and Family Challenge
UK Parents, Jay and Colleen Shekelton, are challenging other UK parents to make 154 gifts on #OneDayforUK, in honor of the number of years since UK's founding in 1865. When this happens, $5,000 will be unlocked for the Parents Philanthropy Fund.
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1865th Gift
The donor who makes the 1865th gift of the day--in honor of the year of the university's founding--will have an extra $1,865 given to the college or cause of their gift.
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Furthest Gift from Lexington
Gifts to #OneDayforUK came from all over the country and the world! The farthest gift from Lexington came in from an anonymous donor in China. Thank you for your support--your gift will go even further with an additional $500 to the Graduate School!
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Large Units Leaderboard
Check back throughout the day to see which large college or program has received the most gifts for our first #OneDayForUK Giving Day!
Rank Prize Fund Designation Gifts
1 $3,000 Thomas W. Lester Scholarship Program Fund 173
2 $1,500 K-Fund 119
3 $500 Arts and Sciences Academic Excellence Fund 102
4 Gatton Annual Fund 98
5 CAFE General Undergraduate Scholarship Fund 86
6 College of Education Academic Excellence Fund 71
7 Student Opportunities Fund 62
8 Alumni Ambassador Fund 54
9 Communication and Information Scholarship Fund 43
10 Dean's Opportunity Fund for Scholarships in Medicine 36
11 UK Parents Philanthropy Fund 31
12 Law Discretionary Fund 26
13 Kentucky Childrens Hospital Fund 23
14 WUKY Restricted Fund 2
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