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.
FUNdraiser for the Drama!
Thursday, March 1 @ 3rd Streep Tap House 6pm
Cafe Primo is providing pizza, Darren Patrick and Chris Bradley will be our entertainment! Bring a friend and donate to the Stephen Foster Drama! $5 entry, donations welcome and will receive tax receipt upon entry.
2018 Bottoms up Bash
Friday, March 2 @ the Olmsted 6:30pm-11:59pm
Kick up your heels while kicking colon cancer’s butt! Join the Colon Cancer Prevention Project for a meal by Masterson’s Catering, an open bar, silent auction, and dancing with The Louisville Crashers! The Colon Cancer Prevention Project is dedicated to getting the conversations started about ON TIME screening for colon cancer. Tickets are available now. Check out their website to learn more about the organization.
The Arrow Fund – Paint for Your Pet
Saturday, March 10 @ Penelope’s Pottery Painting 11am-4pm
Come to Penelope’s Pottery Painting and paint a bowl for your pet! For every bowl painted, $10 will be donated to The Arrow Fund. Your pet will receive a beautiful new bowl and you will help support the mission of The Arrow Fund to help animals who are victims of cruelty! For more information email Penelopepotterypainting@gmail.com or checkout their Facebook event.
Amvets Post 9 Presents Night at the Races
Saturday, March 10 @ Amvets Post 9 Louisville 6pm-10pm
The event will be held in the back hall. There will be pony bingo, paper pull tabs, 50/50 drawing, a cake wheel and more! The back bar will be open as well as Stewart’s Diner at the Niner for your enjoyment. Open to the public, no admission charge. For more information visit their Facebook page.
WHAS Crusade for Children
Thursday, March 15 @ Buffalo Wings & Rings (Bardstown) 4pm-10pm
Every year since 1954, the WHAS Crusade for Children has raised money for special needs children. Nelson County High School is proud to partner with Buffalo Wings & Rings to raise money for our community and others like us. 15% of proceeds from your meal will benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children on behalf of Nelson County High School. Carry out included!
Gift of Life Gala
Saturday, March 17 @ Speed Art Museum 7pm-11pm
The National Kidney Foundation invites you to participate in the Gift of Life Gala. They will be honoring the dedicated medical professionals and pioneers in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. There will be a hors d’oeuvres, complimentary cocktails, live and silent auction, as well as live entertainment held in the spirit of supporting the National Kidney Foundation and its mission. Tickets are available now.
Support Junior League of Louisville at Le Moo!
Monday, March 19 & Le Moo 5pm-9pm
This organization made up of women is committed to promoting volunteerism, developing women’s potential & improving the community. Simply dine at Le Moo and let them know you’re there to support the Junior League. They will donate up to 10% of your check to the group! Click here to make reservations.
KY Walk for Wishes® Kick-off Party
Tuesday, March 20 @ Kentucky Science Center 6pm-8pm
Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana has teamed up with Kentucky Kingdom to raise funds to grant local wishes. Help make wishes come true and spread hope, strength and joy to children with critical illnesses through Make-A-Wish Day at Kentucky Kingdom featuring Walk for Wishes. The event is free.
The Fight Foundation 5k
Saturday, March 24 @ Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest 9am-11am
The Fight Foundation exists to help raise money to end childhood cancer. Your participation in this event is greatly appreciated. Whether you plan to walk, run, or just have fun, people of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to join us! Bring your children, your family, and your friends. Enjoy the 3.1 mile course through beautiful Bernheim Forest, and raise money for a great cause! Click here for pricing and registration.