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There are wonderful charities throughout Kentucky working to help people from all walks of life. Whether through acts of service, participation or simply a financial contribution these charities need YOUR help! Sometimes it can seem overwhelming to decide which charity to donate to, so we will be compiling a list every month of fun upcoming charity events to help guide you in the right direction.

Kicking Butt 5K

Saturday, August 24 @ Waterfront Park 8AM

This annual event brings together survivors, fighters, advocates, healthcare providers and community partners to eliminate preventable colon cancer death and suffering. Visit their event page for more information.

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 24 @ Louisville Zoo 5PM

Enjoy delicious tastings from craft breweries, wineries and local restaurants, music entertainment and animal encounters while supporting the Louisville Zoo’s mission to “better the bond between people and our planet.” For more information on the event or to learn about sponsorship opportunities for Brew at the Zoo, email friendsofthelouisvillezoo@gmail.com.

Dippin’ Dogs

Saturday, September 7 @ Bardstown City Pool 10AM

Bring your dog to swim at the 8th annual Dippin’ Dogs! All money raised will benefit the Bourbon City Bark Park, the Humane Society of Nelson County, and Pawsville.

Bourbon, Patriots & Veterans

Sunday, September 8 @ My Old Kentucky Home 5P

This event will feature dinner, guest speakers, awards, silent auction, music, and of course bourbon. 100% of proceeds will be used for Veterans related programs, services and events. Click here for more information.

SBAK Golf Scramble

Friday, September 13 @ Weissinger Hills Golf Course 12PM

The 2019 SBAK Golf Scramble will help raise funds SBAK’s FREE programs and services provided to individuals affect by Spina Bifida in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.  Registration includes green fee, cart, lunch, and raffle prizes. Visit their event page for pricing and details.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, September 21 @ University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field

The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Visit their event page for more information.


There are new events every month so be sure to check back with us in September for an updated list of charity events in our area!