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February: Duffels of Hope Drive

April Sage, Development & Outreach Coordinator

February 15, 2018

Each month, we host a drive for specific needs within our organization. Aside from our general Wish List, this helps support the efforts of various programs. When the drive changes, we will publish information about the program for that month, along with a list of the most needed items more

CHFS, Home of the Innocents Partner to Provide Transitional Health Care to Foster Youth

Meredith Pack, Associate Director of Communications

January 22, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin, First Lady Glenna Bevin and leadership of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) and the Home of the Innocents in Louisville today celebrated a new partnership to provide improved transitional behavioral health services to children in foster care. more

Make holiday magic for Aftercare!

April Hall, Development & Outreach Coordinator

November 7, 2017

Every year, we host our Holiday Magic program where our kids’ holiday wish lists are matched with wonderful donors from our community. We are able to provide Christmas to over 600 of our kids and families we provide services for every year! This year, we are extending our more

Help us make some holiday magic!

Rachael Victoria, Marketing Intern

November 3, 2017

Imagine waking up on Christmas morning to realize that another year has gone by and you don’t get to open presents with your family by the Christmas tree in your own home. This story resonates with the kids at Home of the Innocents. Unfortunately, they do not all get more

TLC Parents Receive Angels in Adoption Award

Meredith Pack, PR & Marketing Manager

September 26, 2017

  The Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCAI)’s Angels in Adoption® Program provides Members of Congress the opportunity to honor an individual, couple, or organization from their district that have made an extraordinary contribution on behalf of children in need of homes. These heroes hail from all 50 states, more

IPA Launches new Reach for Kids Event

Lindsey Robinson, Social Media Intern

September 18, 2017

Help us “Reach for Kids” at Bowman Field this fall! The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) is sponsoring a 4-mile Run/Walk as part of the 2nd Annual Aviation and Military Heritage Festival at the airfield on October 14. Five dollars from each registration fee will benefit Home of the Innocents, more

Take a Taste of Louisville and Help the Home!

Rachael Victoria, Marketing Intern

September 5, 2017

Are you a foodie or someone who is hungry for some local and delectable food and drinks? Look no further, Taste of Louisville has all this and more! This event will be sure to satisfy your cravings. Taste of Louisville is on Wednesday, October 18 at Louisville Executive Aviation from 6-9 pm. more

Open Arms Children’s Health Purchases Little Ears Hearing Center

Meredith Pack, PR & Marketing Manager

September 1, 2017

Louisville, Ky.  (September 1, 2017) – Open Arms Children’s Health, Home of the Innocents’ comprehensive pediatric outpatient health center, has purchased Little Ears Hearing Center. Little Ears is the region’s only facility specializing in childhood hearing loss and related services. The newly merged center offers hearing evaluations for children more

Brendon P. Bachelor Foundation’s ‘Duffels of Hope’ Announces Partnership with Home of the Innocents

Brendon P. Bachelor Foundation

August 30, 2017

Louisville, KY (August 30, 2017): The Brendon P. Bachelor Foundation is thrilled to announce their new partnership with Home of the Innocents. This partnership between the two organizations will benefit and strongly support Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens – local foster children. Brendon P. Bachelor Foundation launched ‘Duffels of Hope’ more

How the Home Has Changed Me

Home of the Innocents resident

July 11, 2017

Recently, children in our residential shelter had an essay contest. The topic was How Home of the Innocents has changed me. Below is the winning essay.    I have been at Home of the Innocents since March 6, 2017. When I first got here, I struggled with expressing more