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Nourish Lexington distributed more than 50,000 meals since inception eight weeks ago

Nourish Lexington, which began serving meals eight weeks ago, has prepared and distributed more than 50,000 meals to date. The organization also announced that it has surpassed the $200,000 mark on dollars spent in the local economy. To date, 32 shift workers received payment. In addition, Nourish Lexington received $10,000 from the Coronavirus Response Fund at the Blue Grass Community Foundation. “The...

Local Coronavirus Response Fund sets fundraising goal of $1 million, awards $370,000 to area nonprofits

United Way of the Bluegrass and Blue Grass Community Foundation have announced a fundraising goal of $1 million for the Coronavirus Response Fund. The two organizations joined forces last month to launch the Coronavirus Response Fund to provide critical support to vulnerable populations across their joint service area adversely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The Fund is supporting local and...

Coronavirus Response Fund launched to provide relief across Central and Appalachia Kentucky

United Way of the Bluegrass (UWBG) and Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF) have joined forces to launch a Coronavirus Response Fund to help provide critical support to vulnerable populations across Central and Appalachia Kentucky who may be adversely affected by the coronavirus outbreak. Working closely with the City of Lexington — nonprofit and community leaders are uniting to streamline fundraising...

United Way joins forces with Blue Grass Community Foundation, Lexington for COVID-19 Response Fund

Kentuckians are strong, resilient and ready to do what is needed to help create and maintain a safe and healthy community. But the fact is, many friends and family members will experience hardships as a result of the shut-downs and closures during the COVID-19 response. Even though we are living apart, we can unite to help make a difference. To help serve more individuals and families across the Bluegrass...