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.
Bardstown Chili Cookoff and Bunco
Saturday, February 29 @ Bluegrass Tavern 6PM
Enjoy a chili supper and play bunco! $10 to play bunco, $10 to enter your prize-winning chili and just $5 to eat! All proceeds will benefit Barktown Rescue. Click here for more info.
Thomas Nelson Tennis Team
Thursday, March 5 @ Buffalo Wings & Rings 4PM
On this date, BW&R is hosting a dine & donate night for Thomas Nelson Tennis Team. When you dine in or carry out, they will donate 15% of your bill pretax to their funds. All you have to do is mention to your server or carry out attendant you are here for the fundraiser. A great way to mingle with the community, feed the family & help the school! Check out their event page.
The Pet Gala
Saturday, March 7 @ The Olmsted 6PM
The Pet Gala is the largest fundraising event for The Animal Care Society, which is a no-kill adoption agency for dogs and cats. Single tickets are $125 in advance and may be purchased at www.acspetgala.com
Wednesday, March 11 @ Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana 6PM
Get your five smartest, cleverest, wittiest, pop-culture-knowing-est best friends (over the age of 21) together for Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana’s 3rd annual Associate Board Trivia Night! A table of 6 is $240 and includes food and two drink tickets (unlimited non-alcoholic beverages included). 100% of proceeds benefit Gilda’s mission that no one faces cancer alone. Click here to learn more.
Drinks & Dreams
Wednesday, March 11 @ Great Flood Brewing Company 5:30PM
This is your opportunity to learn how Louisville, KY makes a National impact each and every day! Come learn more about The Dream Factory and how you can be a part of what they do in the National office to make a greater impact on the lives of critically and chronically ill children. This event is sponsored by Great Flood Brewing Company! The bar will be open and light snacks provided. Visit their event page for details.
Giving Back Group
Friday, March 13 @ Kosair Charities Center 6PM
Join a group of teens and adults with Spina Bifida to make a difference in the community.
Lanterns & Cherry Blossoms
Saturday, March 14 @ Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center5:30PM
Enjoy a gourmet dinner, open bar, and Asian-themed entertainment. Live and silent auctions will be available. All proceeds benefit Asia Institute-Crane House. Visit their event page for more.
Pack the Sack Louisville
Saturday, March 14 @ The Ice House 6PM
Tickets are limited this year and they will NOT be sold at the door. Table seating is first come first serve unless you have purchased a table! Table pricing: 1,200, and Ticket pricing: 150 each. This includes a 4-course meal by Super Chef Darnell Ferguson, Chef Gerron Hurt, Chef Brother Luck and Ice House Chef Laurence Agnew and an open bar. Help feed local children! Head over to www.packthesack.com to purchase tickets
Block Out Cancer
Saturday, March 21 @ 6 Pack Volleyball 10AM
First Shirley’s Way Volleyball tournament. There are two leagues, C and D. There will be a double elimination, split the pot and other raffle items. Come out and have a great time and support your local cancer charity! Sign up here.
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!