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.
Opal’s Dream Golf Scramble
Friday, June 29 @ Elizabethtown Country Club 8AM
Hit the golf course in support of Opal’s Dream Foundation. ODF works in senior care facilities to improve quality of life. From items as small as a new blanket to an uplifting trip to the zoo, Opal’s Dream is to support the forgotten.
Flags Ride & Freedom Fest
Saturday, June 30 @ Bluegrass Harley Davidson 8:30AM -7PM
USA Cares flag ride is back and better than ever! Live music by the Louisville Crashers, vendors, food, and cold beer will make this a fun event. Visit USA Cares event site for more info.
Relay for Life of Nelson County
Saturday, June 30 @ Nelson County Fairgrounds 4PM
Celebrate the survivors! Donations from this event will help fund cancer research and patient care programs. For more information visit the event page.
Lou City Supports Second Chances
Saturday, June 30 @ Louisville Slugger Field
Support your local soccer team and Second Chances Wildlife Center. For more information check out their event page.
Cocktails & Conservation: Forecastle Foundation Concert Series
Thursday, July 5 @ Butchertown Grocery 7PM
Get a sneak peak at this year’s festival performers along with a silent auction and a special menu of chef Bobby Benjamin’s favorite foods. Proceeds will benefit the Forecastle Foundation. Click here for more info.
Booty Burn & Bubbly
Wednesday, July 11 @ Omni Hotel 5:30PM
Enjoy a fun fitness class on a beautiful patio. Drinks included in ticket price. All proceeds go to Mispits and Friend’s Dog Rescue.
Horsepower for Heroes
Saturday, July 14 @ Kentucky Exposition Center 5PM
Jeffersontown Police Department along with Kentucky Sports Car Club is hosting an autocross event to benefit Kentucky Wounded Heroes. This will be a time trial race with a single patrol car. Email firstname.lastname@example.org more info.
Kick Back Tuesday: St. Vincent de Paul
Tuesday, July 17 @ Falls City Brewing Co. 4PM
$1 from every beer sold will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul in an effort to end homelessness in Louisville.
Project School Supply
Friday, July 20 @ Bardstown Walmart 8:30AM – 6PM
Bring donations of school supplies, gift cards, checks, or cash to help fill a school bus with supplies for area schools! Help ensure that no child has to start school without the tools they need to be successful.
Tuesday, July 24 @ Louisville Slugger Field 7PM
Enjoy watching the Louisville Bats take on the Buffalo Bisons. Throughout the evening wish kids will participate in special events in the stadium, including throwing the first pitch, on field activities and sharing their stories. 100 free tickets are available now!
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!