Congratulations to JT Henderson, Family & Children’s Place vice president of Philanthropy, for his selection as outstanding graduate student at the Spalding University School of Business. Henderson, who earned his Master of Science in Business Communications, received the School of Business Eileen Egan Award. It’s the first awarding of the recognition in two years for the school, which recognizes an outstanding graduate student who exemplifies the Spalding University mission statement of meeting the needs of the times. As demonstrated through the development and actual or potential execution of a course project, the honored student significantly contributes to at least one […]
Here are some images from the June 2, 2016, opening of ReSurfaced: The Liberty Build. Family & Children’s Place was benefiting charity of the community event’s opening, at the intersection of Shelby and Liberty streets. Thanks for making us a part of this great project!
Award will provide after-school programming for at-risk Meyzeek Middle students LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 2, 2016) – Humana Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place, which will be used to support out of school programming for students attending Meyzeek Middle School in downtown Louisville. A magnet school, Meyzeek draws students from outside the neighborhood to its excellent math, science and technology programs, but it’s also a neighborhood school, serving young people living in poverty in the Smoketown and Shelby Park communities, where more than 52 percent of students qualify for free or reduced lunch. The out of […]
Grant will provide Safe Sleep Kits to families to help ensure safe sleeping space for infants LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 1, 2016) – UPS Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place to help provide safe sleep kits to families lacking a safe sleep space for their infants and with limited means to provide them on their own. Every five days, an infant in Kentucky dies from a sleep-related factor, and in 2013, 90.5 percent of unexpected infant deaths had at least one sleep-related factor documented. In Jefferson County, for every 1,000 babies born, seven will die from […]
General services grant will help ensure continued care for children, families hurt by abuse LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 1, 2016) – The Glenda and Gordon Ford Foundation has awarded a $2,020 general services grant to Family & Children’s Place to help provide ongoing care for children and families impacted by violence, abuse and neglect. The gift will allow the agency to provide more direct service support and care, rather than use precious and limited resources to cover operational costs. These non-restricted funds support the entire agency and contribute to our strategic plan to secure additional resources that will enable us to […]