FRIEND FOR LIFE

FRIEND FOR LIFE  Mission: To help persons recently diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones navigate the path through diagnosis, treatment and recovery by pairing them with a trained survivor of a similar experience so they can face cancer with someone who’s been there. Established in 1988, Friend for Life is a network of survivors and […]

FRONTIER NURSING UNIVERSITY

FRONTIER NURSING UNIVERSITY Mission, history of organization: Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is a private, non-profit, non-residential graduate school of nursing offering community-based, distance education programs leading to the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, the Master of Science in Nursing Degree and/or post-master’s certificates in advanced practice nursing specialties. Their mission is to educate nurses to […]

Give Into The Groove

Give Into The Groove: Mission, history of organization: The Groove’s mission is to raise awareness for local organizations and charities and encourage people of all ages to get involved in philanthropy. What is Give Into The Groove? GITG is a creative event for the community by the community highlighting interactive art projects and entertainment. The […]

GOODGIVING.NET

PARIS ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY : Their mission is to provide humane care for homeless dogs and cats while diligently looking for loving, responsible homes. For more information, please visit their website at: http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/KY01.html. A TIME TO LIVE: A Time To Live, in Winchester, KY, is an Animal Shelter support group that stands beside Clark County Animal Shelter in Winchester, KY […]

GRADUATE KENTUCKY INITIATIVE

Karen Napier, the Director of Education Initiatives at Metro United Way, works closely with community-based agencies to provide technical assistance and other resources so that nonprofit agencies can help children from kindergarten through high school. Karen has over 20 years experience working in the non-profit arena and working for local and state governments including her […]

GREEN HOUSE 17

GREEN HOUSE 17 Green House 17 serves survivors of intimate partner abuse and their communities in the 17 county Bluegrass Area Development District. We do this by sheltering over 230 individuals a year who are fleeing unsafe homes, providing thousands of court advocacy services, providing access to and financial assistance for attorneys, answering thousands of crisis […]

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY- Lexington, Kentucky

The Lexington Habitat for Humanity was established in 1986 with a vision that everyone has a decent place to live. “Lexington Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope.” On July 24th, 2015 Lexington […]

KENTUCKY EQUINE HUMANE CENTER (KEHC)

KENTUCKY EQUINE HUMANE CENTER (KEHC) The mission of The Kentucky Equine Humane Center is to provide humane treatment and shelter while working as a clearinghouse to seek adoptive homes for Kentucky’s unwanted equines, regardless of breed. To educate the public and raise awareness for responsible equine ownership so that fewer horses end up in crisis. To work […]

KENTUCKY RIVERKEEPER

KENTUCKY RIVERKEEPER The Kentucky Riverkeeper is a 501(c)3 organization founded on the notion that we can find a way to restore the Kentucky River in the next decade by working with citizen coalitions throughout the watershed. Kentucky Riverkeeper acts as the voice and face of the river, sponsoring educational forums with a variety of constituents […]

KIDS CANCER ALLIANCE

KIDS CANCER ALLIANCE Mission, History of Organization: The mission of Kids Cancer Alliance is to enhance the quality of life for kids with cancer and their families through camp, recreational, and support programs. Beginning with their first oncology camp in 1981, thousands of brave and amazing kids have found a reprieve from fighting cancer and a powerful alliance […]