KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 4:18, and 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman

Locally produced segments highlighting a variety of non-profit organizations and topics.

Organizations have included:
The Peace at Home Family Shelter, The Poetry Minute, The Extension's Water Connect, The Archeology Minute and The Disability Minute.

Ways to Connect

Community Spotlight - Canopy NWA

Jun 5, 2017

Canopy Northwest Arkansas provides assistance to refugees who have relocated to Northwest Arkansas.  Listen to Emily Crane Linn, Director of Canopy NWA, discuss the beginnings of the group and the support they provide to refugees in our community.  

Community Spotlight - Bridge of Peace Syria

May 31, 2017
https://bridgeofpeacesyria.wordpress.com/

Bridge of Peace Syria is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization based in Fayetteville, AR.  They provide assistance to families that have been displaced by the war inside Syria and have little access to food, water, and shelter.

Moshe and Hamsa Newmark discuss the origin of Bridge of Peace Syria and the assistance the organization provides to families in Syria.  

Community Spotlight - Juneteenth Celebration

May 19, 2017
http://diversity.uark.edu/juneteenth/

The Juneteenth Celebration is an event celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation of 1865 and African-American community and culture.  This free community event takes place on Saturday, June 17 from 3 to 7 at the Gardens at the University of Arkansas.  

The organizers of this event are seeking volunteers and sponsors.  Click here find out more about providing assistance to the Juneteenth Celebration. 

Community Spotlight - Books in Bloom

May 19, 2017
booksinbloom.org

The 12th annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival will take place Sunday, May 21 from noon to 5 pm at the Crescent Hotel and Spa in Eureka Springs.  Books in Bloom is presented by the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation.  

The Himalayan Village Fund, a non-profit founded in 2011, provides assistance to Tibetan refugees in and around Nepal.  In this segment, Mimi and Milton Burke explain how the Himalayan Village Fund came to be.

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