Enter your e-mail to sign up
for Our Daily News Updates

Twelfth annual Hats for Hope event supports breast cancer patient care with Derby style

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/Screen-shot-2015-02-12-at-10.40.36-AM-150x150.png

Hats for Hope has raised more than $500,000 over the past 11 years to support breast cancer patient care through its signature pre-Derby silent auction cocktail event.   The 12th Annual Hats for Hope in 2015 will feature approximately 300 …

Horses and Hope named official charity of
the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/horsesandhope_1.6.15_220-150x150.png

Horses and Hope has been named the official charity of the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. All proceeds raised for Horses and Hope will go directly toward a new mobile screening van equipped to screen for seven cancer types.   …

Warm your loves ones’ homes this Valentine’s Day with a HUG – home utility gift certificate

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/KUthumb.jpg

Wondering what to get that special person in your life for Valentine’s Day? Consider a HUG, or home utility gift certificate, from Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company.   A HUG credits the utility account of any …

UK’s Goss named to Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Good Works Team

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/Bria_Goss_425-150x150.jpg

  University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior guard Bria Goss has been named to the Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team.   The Allstate WBCA Good Works Team is comprised of 10 student-athletes; five from the NCAA Division …

A Decade of DanceBlue: UK celebrates a tradition of standing for those who can’t

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/DB14_2.10.15_slider-150x150.png

  By Erin Grigson KyForward reporter   DanceBlue is best known for the 24-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping marathon that ends the year of fundraising. But it is more than a marathon.   Feb. 14-15 marks DanceBlue’s 10th anniversary of University of …

Coba Cocina, Dress for Success Lexington host celebrity tequila night, a red carpet affair

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/Screen-shot-2015-02-09-at-9.44.11-AM-150x150.png

Coba Cocina will be partnering with Dress for Success Lexington for a Celebrity Tequila Event on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.   Walk the red carpet during the Oscars on Feb. 22 and enjoy celebrity …

Bullitt County dentists, UofL dentistry faculty, students provide kids with reasons to smile

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/Screen-shot-2015-02-09-at-9.12.02-AM-150x150.png

Teaching children about proper oral health, eliminating tooth pain and providing new smiles are benefits of the Smile Kentucky program, a community partnership that tackles what the U.S. Surgeon General has called the number one common, chronic childhood disease – …

Mayor Jim Gray gives key to the city to new president, CEO of Hospice of the Bluegrass

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/Screen-shot-2015-02-05-at-8.41.59-AM-e1423143208669-150x150.png

  Liz Fowler recently moved to Kentucky to become president and CEO of Hospice of the Bluegrass.   Lexington Mayor Jim Gray presented her with a key to the city.   To see more on KyForward, read Hospice of the …

Lexington Dream Factory announces new board members, ‘Dreams Take Flight Gala’

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/LDF-Save-the-Date-150x150.png

  New members of the 2015 board of the Lexington Dream Factory include Jim Dusso, Jed Kerkhoff, Meredith Lane and Mark Yates.   When asked about the new additions to the Board, one of the founding Board members, Darrell Ishmael, …

President of nonprofit to accept Children Community Leader Award for commitment

thumb_http://www.kyforward.com/philanthropy/files/2015/02/randy-coe-150x150.jpg

Thursday, Feb. 5, Kentucky Youth Advocates and Child Advocates from across Kentucky will award Randy Coe, President of Kosair Charities, the 2015 Champion for Children Community Leader Award for his commitment to protecting children from child abuse and neglect.   …