Superman Jonah

Papaw Rick Knight, grandparent of resident

February 16, 2017

I’d like to introduce you to our little Superman! My grandson Jonah was born with what most doctors have described as the most severe case of Marfan syndrome they’ve ever seen. Given little hope of survival as a newborn – less than three days – we are so pleased...read more

Helping children in foster care

Kelly Pullen, MSSW, LCSW-S, Senior Vice President of the Childkind Center

February 13, 2017

As the number of children in foster care in Kentucky continues to rise, our work becomes more important than ever. With more than 8,000 children in out of home care, the Therapeutic Loving foster Care and Adoption (TLC) team at Home of the Innocents is busier than ever. Where...read more

Show your support with flowers!

April Hall, Development & Outreach Coordinator

February 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away! When shopping for flowers for your loved ones this year, we ask that you consider purchasing from Nanz & Kraft Florist. In addition to the beautiful floral arrangements, Nanz & Kraft also offers a unique online fundraising program to benefit non-profit...read more

Small Children, Big Battles

Allison Doan, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Casey Drake, Physical Therapy Assistant

February 1, 2017

“Sometimes, real superheroes live inside the hearts of small children fighting big battles.” -Unknown In the Kosair Charities Pediatric Convalescent Center at Home of the Innocents, we have the privilege of working with some of the coolest heroes you will ever meet. We would like to introduce you to...read more

Trivia Night benefits the Home!

April Hall, Development & Outreach Coordinator

January 20, 2017

Join us for a night of trivia fun! The Honorable Order of the Blue Goose – Kentucky is hosting a Trivia Night PM to benefit Home of the Innocents. The cost is $20 per person (team of six players). Included in the cost are a pizza, pasta and salad...read more

Qualified Distribution for those 70.5 and older

Steve Milburn, Ed.D., Planned Giving Manager

January 18, 2017

Are you or someone you know at least 70.5 years old? If so, and if you have an IRA, you may be able to give an amazing gift to Home of the Innocents and to yourself! You can make a Qualified Charitable Contribution and receive tax benefits. Your gift...read more

Helping End Homelessness

Liza Smith, Employment Specialist for Aftercare

January 10, 2017

When most people think of homelessness, an 18-24 year old young adult is not the person that comes to mind. But that’s the population filling shelters. They’re sleeping in their cars, abandoned buildings and other locations not suited for human habitation. Often, these individuals have young children. They may...read more

Thank you!

April Hall, Development & Outreach Coordinator

January 4, 2017

Thank you for helping make the holidays wonderful for our kids! Each child that we care for had a great Christmas because of the wonderful donors in our community. The overwhelming support we receive, not only this time of year, but throughout the year, helps us make a difference...read more

Morgan Family Adoption Day!

Kelly Pullen, MSSW, LCSW-S, Director of Therapeutic Loving foster Care

December 21, 2016

Today we celebrate the Adoption Day of siblings Michael, Brittany, Ashleigh, Danielle and Cheyenne who were adopted by Brigid and Jason Morgan. Congratulations to the Morgan Family, we are so happy for you! We hope you all enjoy your first holidays as a family of seven.

Holiday Planning

Steve Milburn, Ed.D., Planned Giving Manager

December 15, 2016

In my role as Planned Giving Manager, I spend a lot of time talking to people who have been supporting the Home for many years with generosity and great care. I also spend a lot of time thinking about the value of having a plan in place, so that...read more