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28th Annual Caper

On January 17th, Family & Children Place will host the 28th Annual Caper Event! This post-game party takes place after a University of Louisville Men’s Basketball game at the Kentucky International Convention Center. Click here to get your tickets now.


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It’s all about the children.


It’s 10:00 AM: on a Friday. The weather the past three days has been spectacular. But on the day of the picnic, the rain alternates from drizzle to pour. In a large pavilion in Iroquois Park, out from under the downpour, 11 families, 17 HANDS staffers and four representatives from WellCare, talk and laugh and entertain more than eighteen children.

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“It’s the HANDS summer picnic and regardless of the rain, there’s food and fun and celebration for first-time parents and their children. An eight-year-old girl stands by a picnic table for the longest time. When asked if she’s having a good time at the picnic, she considers the question for a while and finally says, “You know, the only reason all these people are really here is to learn how to be a good mom and dad, because when you get a baby, that’s the most important thing you can do. It’s all about the children.”

“Out of the mouth of babes…”

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