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Dv8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation, Inc
The mission of DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. is to teach second chance employees the trade of baking to elevate their earning potential and outfit employees with uniforms and food handler permits. DV8 has partnered with residential living facilities that serve people in recovery to employ the residents that are ready to enter the workforce. Employees also attend weekly workshops where Lexingtonians speak about their experiences and offer advice applicable to everyday life.
Organic Association of Kentucky
The Organic Association of Kentucky (OAK) is a non-profit, membership based organization dedicated to improving the health of the environment and the citizens of Kentucky by providing resources and education to farmers and consumers who are interested in driving change for a more sustainable and organic food system.
The Salvation Army
We address poverty with a comprehensive approach. We start by meeting basic needs and follow through with education to help families build a better future. Last year we served more than 30,000 individuals locally through our Homeless Shelter, Early Learning Center, Boys & Girls Club, Food Pantries, Clothing Banks, and Holiday Assistance Programs.
Seedleaf exists to nourish communities by growing and sharing food. For eleven years we have been working with our neighbors to increase the amount, affordability, nutritional value, and sustainability of food through our network of community gardens.
The North Limestone CDC's mission focuses on connecting neighbors with resources and opportunities, and creating programs for equitable community development, focusing on the three areas of Community & Cultural Initiatives, Economic Opportunity, and Housing Design & Construction.
Friends of Hemp
Friends of Hemp is growing the U.S. agricultural hemp industry through education and opportunity. We focus on building market demand which directly benefits the American farmer. We collaborate with local and national organizations to enhance market development of the re-emerging hemp industry.
God's Pantry Food Bank
At God's Pantry Food Bank, our mission is to reduce hunger in Kentucky through community cooperation making the best possible use of all available resources. Through our network of nearly 400 member agencies and programs, we were able to gather and distribute enough food to create more than 27 million meals last year for children, seniors, and families in Central and Eastern Kentucky.
Community Arts Center
We're proud to be the artistic epicenter of our community, providing easy and affordable access to high-quality arts experiences for children and adults. The adaptive reuse of the historic federal building places the Community Arts Center at the intersection of history, art, and culture for our region. Join us!
Allegro Dance Project
Our Inclusive Dance Outreach Program provides dance training and performance opportunities for children with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other specific needs, on site at Lexington area schools. Our Contemporary Dance Company awards apprenticeships and paid contracts to talented dancers for exciting performance events at the Lyric Theatre each season, featuring live original music and a thrilling variety of aerial and circus acts.
Achieving Recovery Together
Our mission is to increase the number of people living in long term recovery from a substance use disorder and to make the quality/accessibility of services easier to manage by creating a recovery oriented system of care. #wedorecover
Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
Goodwill helps Kentuckians with disabilities or other challenges achieve and maintain employment to gain a better quality of life. With 64 stores and more than 1,200 employees, Goodwill provides job preparation and placement services for people who have disabilities or challenges such as a language barrier, criminal background, and limited education or work history. Through these services, Goodwill helps Kentuckians overcome barriers, with a focus on helping individuals climb out of poverty.
The Well of Lexington Inc
We are a housing first approach for women who are victims of the human trafficking industry. We provide a 2 year program of case management while our women receive individualized development plans including the 12 steps, medical care, education & job training. We are an interfaith organization that is completely funded by donors & local sponsors. Our housing first approach allows women to focus on their mental, physical, educational, and spiritual recovery. Love Heals - We've seen it happen!
Shoulder to Shoulder Global
Shoulder to Shoulder Global serves the resource poor while offering learning opportunities for Kentucky students. Our partner clinic in Santo Domingo, Ecuador, provides health services to approximately 7,500 patients per year. Services include preventative and acute care, home health visits, dental care, childhood nutrition programs, and community and school-based health education.
Kentucky Horse Park Foundation
Philanthropic support is essential for the Kentucky Horse Park to continue operating as a working horse farm, a world-renowned competition facility and an international center for equine education. The Foundation supports the work of the Kentucky Horse Park by providing annual operating support, and funding special projects and educational programs.
Nurturing lives harmed by intimate partner abuse. Crisis intervention, support groups, legal advocacy, emergency shelter, economic justice, housing assistance. We do these things 24-hours a day because everyone has the right to healthy relationships. And we believe you want to live in a community that supports survivors.