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Calipari foundation working to help struggling Kentucky families during time of uncertainty

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today John Calipari is doing his part to help struggling families during the current coronavirus crisis that has crippled the state, nation and the world. The Calipari Foundation, the Kroger Company, and Fayette County Public Schools will be providing food for families based in 37 elementary schools through April 20 and said if they “need more, then we will do more — eight...

Calipari’s Comedy Mania brings Dailey & Vincent, Bill Engvall, Sinbad for charity

The “rock stars of Bluegrass” bring music and wacky humor to Comedy Mania on Nov. 20 at Rupp Arena at 7:30 p.m. to benefit three charities. (Photo provided)   Laughter is good for your health, your mental state and your relationships. It’s apparently also good for charity.   The Calipari Foundation brings the Comedy Mania Benefit Show with stars like Bill Engvall and Sinbad...

Fans can vote online to help John Calipari raise $100,000 in Coaches’ Charity Challenge

  Staff report   UK head coach John Calipari needs your help to raise $100,000 for The Calipari Foundation.   Calipari took to his website, CoachCal.com, Thursday to ask fans to vote for his charity in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Like the NCAA Tournament, coaches are divided into four regions — East, West, South and Midwest — for the initial round of voting....

Fans can vote online to help John Calipari raise $100,000 in Coaches' Charity Challenge

  Staff report   UK head coach John Calipari needs your help to raise $100,000 for The Calipari Foundation.   Calipari took to his website, CoachCal.com, Thursday to ask fans to vote for his charity in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Like the NCAA Tournament, coaches are divided into four regions — East, West, South and Midwest — for the initial round of voting.   John...