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First 10 In fund-raiser connects 10 nonprofits with 10 local restaurants at Aviation Museum

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A unique fund-raiser on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. will involve learning about the work of 10 nonprofits while enjoying the food of 10 restaurants.   The First 10 In at Lexington’s Aviation Museum of Kentucky located on Airport …

#17 Days #17 Ways: Honestly ask yourself
if your behavior at work, home is abuse-free

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  By Dan Schlachter Special to KyForward   We often perform our daily habits without thinking about them. We get so caught up in the endless distractions and stresses of life that we rarely examine our own behaviors. If abuse …

#17 Days #17 Ways: Remembering the three women murdered daily can help to end abuse

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  The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics calculates that an average of three women are murdered by an intimate partner each day in this country and that these murders represent more than a third of all female …

#17 Days #17 Ways: GreenHouse17 will be only source for gifts for 100 during holidays

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  By Zach Logue Special to KyForward   Donation drives for such things as clothing, bedding and personal toiletry items are a great way for individuals and/or groups to get involved in helping members of their community who are survivors …

YMCA of Central Kentucky receives $15,000 from AT&T for Black Achievers program

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  YMCA of Central Kentucky announced that will receive a $15,000 contribution from AT&T to support their Black Achievers program. The contribution will help participating students learn about future educational and professional opportunities while helping improve academic deficiencies and increase …

Kentucky eBay employees give $10,000 of eBay Foundation funds to Covington Partners

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The eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation has given a $10,000 grant to Covington Partners for its mentor program.   The funds will be used to enhance and sustain the Covington mentoring program which matches more …

#17 Days #17 Ways: Young people need help defining relationships as healthy or unhealthy

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  Emotional violence in a dating relationship can be difficult to define whether it’s happening to you or to someone else, but can be dangerous nonetheless. GreenHouse17′s tip today is to recognize emotional abuse and get out of a bad …

New state program collects, refurbishes and distributes used hearing aids to those in need

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  A new state program is collecting used hearing aids to refurbish and distribute to Kentuckians with hearing impairments and who need assistance.   The Kentucky Assistive Technology Service Network’s Statewide Hearing Aid Assistance and Reuse Program is accepting hearing …

Foxhollow Farm Fall Festival to use fall fun to raise funds for two Louisville-area nonprofits

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  The tiny town of Crestwood outside Louisville will celebrate its seventh annual Fall Festival at Foxhollow Farm to benefit a local nonprofit for abused and neglected children, and an education outreach program. The festival will be Saturday, Oct. 11, …

Lexington is one of 26 cities ‘challenged’;
$5 million offered for innovative projects

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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will hold a Q&A in Lexington this afternoon to discuss the Knight Cities Challenge, which is seeking new ideas to make Lexington and 25 other communities more vibrant places to live and …