Meet Ambassador Jessica Matlock

Meet Ambassador Jessica Matlock

This is one in a series of question and answer sessions with Family & Children’s Place Ambassadors, young business and community leaders helping build support for and awareness of the agency and its work. Question: Why did you get involved as an Ambassador with F&CP? Answer: My sister-in-law was in the Ambassador program last year and could not say enough great things about the program and the agency. When I began learning about F&CP and took a tour of some of the facilities, I knew this was a mission that I needed to be involved in. Q: What’s your day […]

Thanks to all who supported 30th annual CAPER

We are blown away by the turnout for the 30th annual CAPER, held Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Galt House Hotel following the UofL vs. Virginia Tech men’s basketball game. The turnout and support were amazing to see and experience, and the generosity apparent in the silent and live auctions and general donations was humbling. Thanks to the CAPER committee and volunteers, who help organize and put on the event and to our food partners – Comfy Cow, Famous Dave’s Barbecue, McAllister’s, Chuy’s, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Elm’s Catering, Mark’s Feed Store and Drake’s. And thanks to our sponsors, starting with our […]

CAPER auction catalog available online

Dear Friend of Family & Children’s Place! Family & Children’s Place is marking the 30th year of CAPER on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Galt House Hotel. We hope you have made plans to join us. The post-game party, following the UofL Cardinals vs. Virginia tech promises to be full of food and fun, and is one of our most important fundraisers. We are also planning live and silent auctions, so I wanted to share with you some listings of items ahead of CAPER. Harnessing the Fine Arts. Enjoy a month or private music lessons at Mom’s Music, along with […]

30th annual CAPER to benefit Family & Children’s Place

Silent, live auctions, Denny Crum Community Service Award anchor annual fundraiser LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 13, 2017) – Family & Children’s Place is preparing for its 30th annual CAPER, presented by Delta Dental of Kentucky, a fundraiser following the Feb. 18 Louisville Cardinals vs. Virginia Tech men’s basketball game. CAPER kicks off at 3 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. at the Galt House Hotel, a short walk from the YUM! Center. This year’s CAPER includes live and silent auctions, fun, games and delicious tastings of food and desserts from local restaurants. Cardinal players and coaching staff often stop by to […]

CAPER auctions chock full of great stuff!

As part of the 30th annual CAPER, Family & Children’s Place is hosting live and silent auctions that feature everything from tickets to zoos, museums and events to vacations in faraway places such as Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Gulf Shores, Ala., and Las Vegas. Auction proceeds – all items are generously donated by individuals, companies, and destinations – support our work to protect and heal children and families hurt by abuse. The staff at the agency got involved, too, creating baskets for auction. The baskets run the gamut from gardening to ’80s nostalgia to family fun and a St. Patrick’s Day […]

Silent, live auctions highlight 2017 CAPER

Get ready for some “cattle rattle,” auctioneering to most of us, as we tee up auction items – silent and live – for the 30th annual CAPER, benefiting Family & Children’s Place, coming to the Galt House on Feb. 18, 2017. The social soiree – from 3 to 6 p.m. – immediately follows the University of Louisville vs. Virginia Tech men’s basketball game and promises a good time for everyone. Murray McCandless will be the cattle rattler for the live auction, which includes a Rick Pitino-signed basketball, eight one-way passes to anywhere in the United States and Puerto Rico from […]

Agency president joins panel for ‘Resilience’ screening

Family & Children’s Place President/CEPO Pam Darnall will participate in a panel discussion surrounding the free screening of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of hope, a film about the adverse impact of childhood trauma on children, their health and potential prosperity in life. The screening is 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, at the Clifton Center’s Eifler Theater, 2117 Payne St., in Louisville. Future screenings are at 5: 30 p.m., Feb. 23, at Durrett Auditorium, 4409 Preston Highway, and 7 p.m., March 2, at Spirit Filled New Life Ministries, 4936 Hazelwood Ave. To register for either screening, follow […]

Meet Ambassador Jamie Ogles

This is one in a series of question and answer sessions with Family & Children’s Place Ambassadors, young business and community leaders helping build support for and awareness of the agency and its work. Question: Why did you get involved as an Ambassador with FCP? Answer: Because my mission is to empower; especially survivors of abuse! FCPs services are fantastic, and I want to help spread awareness! Q: What’s your day job? A: Director of Program Development & Marketing at Leadership Southern Indiana Q: What person do you consider to be your greatest influencer in terms of your own personal […]