We’re looking for a few good Associate Board members!

Meredith Pack, PR & Marketing Manager

April 18, 2017

We’re recruiting for a new volunteer opportunity! If you are between the ages of 25-39, love collaborating with a team and are looking for a fun way to engage with a nonprofit, consider applying for our Associate Board. The Home’s Associate Board works with our staff and Board of...read more

Fond collection for the Home

Madeleine Dee, Executive Chef & Owner of Fond: a fine dining restaurant and handmade grocery store

March 21, 2017

I had seen Home of the Innocent’s billboard on Frankfort Avenue hundreds of times, but I’d never read it until an evening in late January when I decided to walk to the store instead of driving. After dropping some envelopes into the mailbox outside of Walgreen’s, I turned around...read more

Gaining independence with a smile

Jessica and Brandon Mitchell, parents of therapy patient

March 14, 2017

Our daughter Alayna was born five weeks early on January 11, 2013, weighing 3lbs 5oz. It was discovered that she suffered a fetal stroke a couple months before birth. She also suffered from intrauterine growth restriction and the umbilical cord was 1/3 the size it should have been. The doctor...read more

Combating human trafficking

Shannon Derrick, LPCC, Associate Director of Aftercare

March 6, 2017

Home of the Innocent’s Aftercare Program recently took part in an important research project conducted by the University of Louisville’s Human Trafficking Research Initiative. The final results of the project, the 2016 Youth Experiences Survey (YES), were released last Wednesday and the results were significant. As the Associate Director...read more

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