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.
Bundle Up with Bourbon & Blues
Friday, January 25 @ Limestone Hall 7PM
This event will benefit the patients and families served by Bluegrass Hospice Care. Heavy hors d’oeuvres by Selma’s Catering and Events, bourbon workshops, live music by Jordan English band, mystery boxes and more! Cash bar also available. Click here for tickets
Twisted Pink Masquerade Ball
Saturday, January 26 @ Speed Art Museum 6PM
Twisted Pink works to extend lives and improve quality of life for late stage breast cancer patients and their families by funding metastatic breast cancer research. Click here for more information.
Thursday, January 31 @ Town & Country Bank and Trust Co. 10AM
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked on North Third Street in Bardstown. You can sign up at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-driveor walk in between 10 and 3.
Project Pet at Pinot’s Palette
Thursday, January 31 @ Pinot’s Palette
Project Pet is here! Painting It Forward at Pinot’s Palette benefits the Animal Care Society. Check out their event page for more information.
Beautiful Dreamer Ball
Saturday, February 9 @ Kreso’s Restaurant 6:30PM
Rock & Roll with The Stephen Foster Drama Association. Tickets to the black-tie-optional fundraiser are $125 per person and include dinner, cocktails, live music, trivia, silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit the Stephen Foster Drama Association and are tax deductible. For tickets and more information visit www.stephenfoster.com/beautiful-dreamer-ball or call 502-348-5971
Human Trafficking Awareness Conference
Tuesday, February 12 @ Swain Student Activities Center 5PM
The University of Louisville Women’s Center and Women 4 Women Student Board are raising awareness of human trafficking in Kentucky to educate students and the community about the complex issue of human trafficking and to encourage taking action to prevent it. This year’s conference will focus on the sexual exploitation and trafficking of youth. Speakers and breakout sessions to be announced soon. Check the event page for more info.
Runway & Rescue
Friday, February 15 @ Churchill Downs 7PM
Proceeds will benefit The American Saddlebred Museum and select American Saddlebred Rescues. Click here for more information.
Wrapped in Red Gala
Saturday, February 16 @ Omni Louisville Hotel 6PM
This party for a purpose supports the American Red Cross Louisville Area Chapter’s community disaster programs and services. Attend the full gala experience which includes cocktail hour, 3 course meal, dancing and live and silent auction. For those who want to join later, we have a dance only option for the Red Lounge, which starts at 8 p.m. Click here for tickets.
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!