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Family & Children’s Place receives $10,000 for HANDS program

PNC Foundation funds will help give babies best start possible LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2019) – The PNC Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place. The funds will help support the agency’s Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program, which works with new and first-time parents to give babies the best start possible. PNC Foundation, which provides support in the Louisville area, has partnered with Family & Children’s Place with their “Grown Up Great” program, to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life. Through HANDS, home visitation staff works […]

Family & Children’s Place Welcomes New Ambassador Class

LOUISVILLE, KY (July 16, 2019) –  Family & Children’s Place, Louisville’s leading child abuse prevention and treatment provider, is pleased to welcome seven young business and community leaders, the agency’s fifth class of Ambassadors. Members of the 2019-2020 Ambassador Class include: Lauren Bisig, Ambassador Chair, Northwestern Mutual Alex Brey, Oxford Rhine Real Estate Liz Morris, Humana Ashley Rice, OrangeTheory Fitness Janet Schmitt, FireKing Security Group Shannon Siders, Kwantek Reed Welker, Maxim Healthcare Services “The Family & Children’s Place Ambassador program began as a way to develop meaningful relationships with young professionals looking to improve their community,” shared Holly Neeld, director […]

Family & Children’s Place receives grant from Rotary Club of Louisville focused on preventing and helping youth escape human trafficking

$10,000 grant will be supported by a mentorship program and training of Rotarians on how to identify victims (LOUISVILLE, Ky.–) The Rotary Club of Louisville has awarded Family & Children’s Place (FCP) a grant that will help the organization fight human trafficking and support some of the youngest victims of this national epidemic.  The $10,000 grant will be further supported by Rotarians who will be trained on how to identify possible trafficking victims and a mentorship program focused on helping teens avoid high risk situations that could lead to a dangerous lifestyle. “When it comes to human trafficking, we know […]

Family & Children’s Place receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Kentucky

Delta Dental of Kentucky has awarded a $10,000 grant to support Family and Children’s Place (FCP). Family and Children’s Place focuses on preventing and stopping trauma in children as well as providing counseling services and other assistance to victims throughout the recovery process. This includes physical and sexual abuse, neglect and maltreatment and human trafficking. The funds will support a variety of the agency’s programs that are provided to more than 23,000 Kentuckians annually. “Over the past three years, we have seen a dramatic increase across the region in the number of families needing our services,” said Pam Darnall, President/CEO […]

Gheens Foundation grants $50,000 gift to Family & Children’s Place

Grant will enable agency to help and support underserved children and families in Louisville’s West End LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 13, 2018) – The Gheens Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place, which leads efforts in Louisville and Southern Indiana to prevent, stop, and treat child violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect. The grant will help support the agency as it expands services, including new parent support, counseling, and mental health assessments, to underserved communities in the city’s west end, including several offices in the new YMCA under construction at 19th Street and Broadway. “We are beyond thrilled […]

Family & Children’s Place named a highest rated charity

Family & Children’s Place adherence to accountability, transparency, and strong financial health have earned the child abuse prevention and healing agency a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way,” Charity Navigator President and CEO Michael Thatcher wrote in a letter to the agency. “Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Family & Children’s Place exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work, and this exceptional designation from Charity Navigator […]

UPS Foundation awards $10,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Grant will provide mobile technology to help families raise safe, healthy babies The UPS Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant in March to Family & Children’s Place to help provide mobile technology – laptops and mobile connections – to staff whose work takes place primarily in clients’ homes. Family & Children’s Place is the leading agency working in Louisville and Southern Indiana to stop and prevent child violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect, and to heal trauma from abuse when it is reported or discovered. The UPS grant specifically will support HANDS, an evidenced-based preventive program designed to prevent abuse, ensure baby […]

Cralle Foundation awards $8,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Funds will support agency’s response to increasing incidences of abuse, neglect The Cralle Foundation Inc., awarded $8,000 in late May to Family & Children’s Place to help the agency continue its work to prevent and stop child violence, abuse, exploitation, and neglect, and to provide hope and healing to children and families hurt by trauma from abuse. Children and families served by Family & Children’s Place, which is celebrating 135 years of continuous service to Louisville and Southern Indiana – includes children who have been sexually or physically abused, children of families that have experienced domestic violence, and children at […]

Louisville Bar Foundation awards $8,500 to Family & Children’s Place

Grant will help provide language translation services at the Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center The Louisville Bar Foundation awarded a $8,500 grant on June 6, to Family & Children’s Place to support ongoing language translation services to children and families helped by the agency’s Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center (KCCAC). As the world becomes more diverse, we see more and more children and families who have immigrated to the United States and Louisville area,” said Pam Darnall, president and CEO of Family & Children’s Place. “In just five years, we’ve seen an almost 500 percent increase in the cost of […]

Kentucky Bar Foundation awards $5,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Grant will support  Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center and language translation services The Kentucky Bar Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Family & Children’s Place to support services provided by the agency’s Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center (KCCAC) and to help provide ongoing language translation services to children and families utilizing the agency’s programs and services. “This generous award will enable us to continue to give children and families the very best chance to be healthy, happy and safe, despite their painful pasts,” said Pam Darnall, president and CEO of Family & Children’s Place. The KCCAC is the area’s […]