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.
Kentucky State Parks Day at the Races
Thursday, October 25@ Keeneland Race Course 11AM
Support the Kentucky State Parks Foundation with a fun filled day. For more information contact Molly Caldwell at 859.351.8430 or email@example.com.
Halloween for Huntington’s Disease
Saturday, October 27 @ Mercury Ballroom 8PM-1AM
A night of surprises and theatrics awaits you. Dancing all night with live music from V-Groove and DJ Mike Ballard. White castle cheeseburgers to be delivered at 11pm. Click here for information on general admission prices, VIP options and discount tickets. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please email John Klarer at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Bash at the Museum
Friday, November 2 @ Kentucky Derby Museum 6PM
After the races walk over to the Kentucky Derby Museum and enjoy a cocktail for a good cause! This can’t miss event will feature Bluegrass inspired hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a live auction of exciting racing experiences and memorabilia. All proceeds benefit Thoroughbred Charities of America. Click here for details.
Montessori 5K Color Run
Saturday, November 3 @ Downtown Bardstown 8AM
Get Active Fundraising Color Splash Run is an untimed fun run featuring a 5k course. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they will be doused in color. There will also be a final color toss celebration. Check in starts at: 11/2/18 from 4:30-7:00pm at Old Talbott Tavern.
Out of the Darkness Walk
Saturday, November 3 @ Louisville Waterfront Park 8:30AM
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Check out their event page for more info.
Saturday, November 3 @ Chuckleberry Farm & Winery 6PM
Entertainment and festivities for this very special evening include silent and LIVE auctions, exciting games, catering by Uncle Ham’s BBQ, and live music. Each ticket includes entry to the event, dinner, and two drink tickets. A cash bar will be available. All proceeds benefit Barktown Rescue.
Sliders, Sips & Suds
Saturday, November 10 @ The Regency 6PM
Sample delicious food and drinks in support of Kosair Children’s Charities. Visit their event page for more info.
Music for Movement
Saturday, November 17 @ 3rdStreet Tap House 6PM
More than 50 million adults and 300,000 babies and children have some form of arthritis. It is the leading cause of disability among adults in the U.S. Some forms of arthritis not only affects joints but can affect the entire body, eyes, lungs, heart and or spleen. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation. Click here for more info.
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!