Champions for Children Virtual Event

Champions for Children Virtual Event

What a morning! On Tuesday, April 13th, we were thrilled to welcome members of the community, virtually to the annual Champions for Children Breakfast. After last year’s unfortunate cancellation due to the pandemic, it was such a joy to bring our message to friends old and new and share our mission, stories and hope that together, we can protect our most vulnerable citizens, our children. The event was made possible by generous sponsors who support our work and continue to support the community. Thank you to the following companies who helped us produce this event: Thanks to this incredible community […]

Thank You to Oxmoor Ford!

As we countdown to our upcoming Champions for Children Virtual Breakfast, we are so grateful for the companies who have sponsored this event including first time sponsor, Oxmoor Ford. Recently, we were able to welcome representatives from Oxmoor Ford to our campus! If you’d like more information about the Champions for Children Virtual Breakfast, please click here.

2020 Wrap Up – Thank You to Our Funders!

It’s hard to believe we have already wrapped up the first quarter of 2021, but it’s never too late to say thank you. In 2020, our largest fundraiser of the year was canceled due to COVID, but the following long-time partners stepped up and made some of their largest and most generous gifts ever to support our mission to protect and heal children and families. Family & Children’s Place received emergency funding to continue providing services during the COVID-19 quarantine from the following: The One Louisville Fund, organized by the Community Foundation of Louisville, gave a total of $70,000. Delta […]

The Conversation Can’t Stop

We are only a few days past the anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s tragic death and it is important to note that one of the best ways to prevent repeating these abhorrent and tragic events is through education and intentional actions. Family & Children’s Place remains committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and has been working tirelessly to increase access to resources for staff and ensure the conversations and work don’t stop. Black lives matter. The lives of every child, youth and adult who has experienced racism, inequity, trauma, injustice and discrimination matter. And what matters most is for Family & […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $625,000 grant for youth-led program to address substance abuse prevention & conflict resolution

Grant will target zip codes 40202 & 40203; areas experiencing record high violence and substance abuse (LOUISVILLE, Ky. –)  Middle and elementary students residing in two of Louisville’s most economically distressed zip codes will soon have access to a program designed to improve educational outcomes through the prevention of drug abuse thanks to a grant from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  The grant and program were developed by the Central Louisville Coalition (CLC)—a group comprised of representatives from Jefferson County Public Schools, non-profits, governmental agencies, faith-based institutions, and […]

GLHS to Host Recruitment Event & Book Drive

The Greater Louisville Head Start Program is committed to making sure ALL children have access to quality childcare program that prepares them to be lifelong learners. That is why we are hosting a recruitment event on Friday, February 12th from 11:00-3:00 p.m. to enroll children in the head start and early head start programs. Families living in the 40202, 40203, 40208, 40209, 40210, 40211, and 40212 zip codes are eligible to apply. Children participating in the program’s center-based care will have access to high-quality care learning activities that support school readiness and help families access and navigate mental, health, and […]