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.
Love Our Neighbor Vendor Event
Saturday, December 1 @ Fern Creek United Methodist Church 11AM-4PM
This is a great opportunity to help raise funds and make donations to Louisville’s homeless street outreach ministry. Multiple vendors will be set up and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to the ministry. Donations are also greatly appreciated.
Tacos, Beers & Holiday Cheers
Thursday, December 6 @ Monnik Beer Co 6PM
Taco bar, holiday trivia and prizes to benefit the Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation.
Hoops 4 Heroes
Friday, December 7 @ Thomas Nelson High School 5:30PM
During this event there will be a variety of activities featuring local recruiters and veterans with proceeds going towards the American Legion! There will be a pregame tailgate that will be in the Commons before the games, along with activities through that include a veteran recognition ceremony, a military branch tug of war challenge, a patriotic gift basket raffle and much more!
Friday, December 7 @ Galt House Hotel 6PM
Santa’s elves are at the Galt House Hotel to help give back with Marine Toys for Tots – Louisville! Admission is free with a suggested donation of a new toy. No reservations needed. After riding the Peppermint Express, kids enjoy cookies, popcorn and a hot chocolate bar. The kids cuddle up to a screening of a Christmas movie – “Elf” with Will Ferrell on Friday nights and “The Polar Express” on Saturday nights.
Saturday, December 8 @ The Ice House 8PM
This formal event benefits Camp Quality Kentuckiana. Tickets are $75 each before December 1st, and then will increase to $90 after December 1st. Tickets include open bar, food, and entertainment. Tickets and more information can be found at www.wintersoireelou.comCamp Quality is a non-profit organization that provides a week-long summer sleep-away camp for about 100 children with cancer, as well as year-round activities for the children and their families.
Jingle Bell Bash
Thursday, December 13 @ Cross Gate Gallery 6:30PM
The Friends of the Bluegrass Land Conservancy are proud to host the 2018 Jingle Bell Bash at Cross Gate Gallery in Lexington. There will be a silent auction, live music from pianist Roger Moore as well as food and drinks from Local Feed.
Advocacy Into Action
Wednesday, December 19 @ The Olmsted 11AM
After an exciting year in public policy, join business leaders & elected officials for the unveiling of GLI’s 2019 State Legislative Agenda. The 2019 agenda builds on the successes from the past two years and guides the top legislative priorities for the Greater Louisville business community in Frankfort and Indianapolis. Hear from top state policy makers and be a part of growing our region’s economy through pro-active, pro-business legislative advocacy.
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!