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.
Rise from The Ash Bash
Friday, February 22 @ Limestone Hall 6PM
Join the Recovery Café Lexington team for a night of live music and dinner to support an organization that will provide a safe space with access to resources that will help those recovering. Click here for more info.
Sunny’s Sweetheart Dance
Friday, February 22 @ BBC Bourbon Barrell Loft 8PM
An evening of drinks, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, raffle prizes and throwback fun. Grab you boo, your best friend, partner, mom, or come single to support Saving Sunny, Inc. If you’re an animal person, you’ll love Saving Sunny. They’re dedicated to building a more compassionate community for animals and their humans. They also assist dog owners with resources and work to reduce the flow of pit bulls in shelters. Visit their event page for ticket information.
Wine, Women & Shoes
Friday, March 1 @ The Henry Clay 6PM
Sip fine wines, shop designer fashions, mingle with The Shoe Guys, savor delicious bites, enjoy a glamorous fashion show, bid on auction items and enter raffles, all in support of Family Scholar House. Family Scholar House is works to end the cycle of poverty and transform the community by empowering families to succeed in education and achieve life-long self-sufficiency. Click here to learn more.
Summer Dreams Gala
Saturday, March 2 @ 6PM
Support Dreams with Wings at their annual gala. The event will include silent and live auctions, live entertainment, and a meal by Heitzman’s. Visit their event page for more info.
Montessori Mardi Gras
Saturday, March 2 @ St. Joseph Montessori Children’s Center 6PM
Cocktails, blackjack, silent auction, live auction, entertainment and more! All proceeds benefit children’s education at the Montessori Center. Click here for ticket information.
Tails & Ales
Saturday, March 2 @ Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
This fun beer tasting event includes a silent auction, snacks and live music. The first 400 registrants will receive a free collectible tasting glass. Proceeds benefit the Lexington Humane Society. For more information click here.
Saturday, March 9 @ Henry Clay 6PM
Into the Blue marks the 22nd annual JDRF Promise Gala. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation works to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
Dinos & Donuts
Saturday, March 16 @ Nunnlea Historic Home 10AM
Kids will have the opportunity to decorate donuts, get their faces painted, and participate in other dino themed activities. All proceeds will benefit the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. Space is limited so purchase your tickets as soon as possible.
There are new events every month so be sure to check back with us in July for an updated list of charity events in our area!