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WUKY Winter Fund Drive Details

Dec 2, 2016

This December, WUKY is doing something a little different...

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, we're again partnering with God's Pantry Food Bank to help those in need – but this time we're packing backpacks! Specifically, Stewart Perry of State Farm Insurance is donating a backpack stocked with healthy food for children at risk of hunger every time WUKY receives a contribution during our Winter Fund Drive.

2016 Fall Fund Drive Grand Prize

Sep 28, 2016

WUKY is seeking listener support for the programs you rely on 24/7. Give or become a member during the 2016 Fall Fund Drive and you'll be automatically entered to win our Grand Prize. The drawing happens on October 6th, so get your gift in now!

The Louisville Regional Airport Authority is partnering with WUKY to provide $1,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards to cover round trip air transportation from Louisville to any destination.

Give now!


Date: Friday September 9, 2016


Finance Committee at 11:00 CDT

Board of Trustees Meeting at 1:00 CDT


Robertson and Feix Ballrooms, Augenstein Alumni Center, College Heights Drive, Bowling Green, KY

It is expected that deliberations relating to the operation of WUKY will take place at these meetings. See for more information.

Anyone making a gift during the WUKY Year End Fund Drive will automatically be entered to win a pair of VIP Tickets to the 2016 Forecastle Festival in Louisville Kentucky and lunch for 2 at the Kentucky Derby Café at Churchill Downs. The Forecastle Festival is July 15-17.  The lineup includes well known artists, like The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab For Cutie, Ryan Adams, and Brandi Carlile, just to name a few. 

Each VIP pass includes:

WUKY's “Voice of Pride” Karaoke Contest

WUKY will host a Karaoke Contest during the 2016 Lexington Pride Festival!!!

Participants will perform one song in front of a panel of judges at Preliminary auditions located around Downtown Lexington....  The finalists from the preliminaries will perform on the Main Stage at the Pride Festival from 4:45pm-5:00pm on Saturday, June 25th 2016.  


June 6th – The Bar:  224 E. Main St., Lexington, KY KY (Sign-ups 8-9pm, Contest 9-10pm)

WUKY, Lexington’s NPR news station at the University of Kentucky, received 8 statewide Associated Press awards, the most of any radio station in the Lexington radio market.

First, second, and third place winners were revealed at the A.P.’s annual banquet in Louisville on April 30th.

Keep Radio Alive

Dec 9, 2015

As you find yourself in the midst of this season of giving, please take a moment and think about what your public radio station means to you. WUKY is your source for the most comprehensive local and national news coverage in the region, as well as an outlet for some of the greatest musical talents of today and yesterday.

When considering a gift of support  this holiday season, remember WUKY - a service that's there for you 24/7, 365 days a year. Make your gift now.

2015 Winter Fund Drive Info

Sep 23, 2015

WUKY, the Lexington Farmers’ Market, and Green Bean Delivery have teamed up once again this holiday season to help those in need...

For every $1,000 raised by WUKY, the Lexington Farmers’ Market and Green Bean Delivery will donate $100 worth of food to God’s Pantry Food Bank.  Make one gift that will touch the lives of many! 

Make Your Donation Now