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Primate Rescue Center Inc.
Apes and monkeys have been used as lab subjects, entertainment animals, and even been unsuccessfully tried as household pets for decades. As a result, many apes and monkeys have suffered emotional and physical traumas and need our help! Fortunately, our sanctuary provides a supportive, quiet safe haven for these wonderful animals for the rest of their lives. We care for nearly fifty primates, including 9 chimpanzees and 38 monkeys and lesser apes.
Bluegrass Heritage Museum
The Bluegrass Heritage Museum brings the history of the area to life by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting objects valuable to the history of Winchester, Clark County, and the region. We offer three floors filled with continually evolving galleries focusing on agriculture, Civil War and other military history, instrument-maker Homer Ledford and more.
Georgetown Child Development Center
We are a nonprofit childcare center in the heart of Georgetown, Kentucky. We have been serving parents and children since the 1970s. We use the Kentucky Early Childhood Standards and Teaching Strategies curriculum as our guides in developing lesson plans. We document each child's progress as they meet objectives on the developmental continuum laid out by Teaching Strategies beginning in our infant classrooms. Individualized goals for children are established based on the continuum.
Holly Rood is a two hundred year old house which belongs to the people of Clark County and Kentucky. It was built as a home for James and Susan Clark with construction beginning in 1812 and completed in 1814. James later became the Governor of Kentucky. The house has seen the Civil War, two World Wars, the sinking of the Titanic, Rock & Roll and has survived it all! Holly Rood is used to promote the understanding of our local history, while being actively involved in the present.
Surgery on Sunday, Inc.
Surgery on Sunday is a not-for-profit organization that provides essential outpatient surgeries to income-eligible, uninsured or under-insured individuals who do not qualify for federal or state assistance. Even with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many people are still not able to procure health insurance. Some who do have deductibles so high that they are unable to take advantage of their policy's benefits. We exist to provide surgical care for these members of our community.
Children's Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass
The Children's Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass is dedicated to reducing the trauma experienced by child victims of sexual abuse. We provide a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to the investigation, prosecution, and treatment of child sexual abuse cases in Central Kentucky. Each year, nearly 850 children come to the Center for forensic interviews, medical examinations, counseling and support. All services are provided in a friendly and safe environment at no cost to a child's family.
Newton's Attic is dedicated to providing students with highly unusual educational experiences and providing STEM (Science Technology, Engineering Mathematics) educational resources to parents, students and teachers. Our mission is to stimulate interest in science and engineering through exciting hands-on projects, classes and summer camps.
We guide missions and wilderness experiences throughout Kentucky that grow faith in action. We engage participants in service and adventure, train young adults to guide these experiences, and assist community members with practical service.
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
Winchester Clark County Farmers Market
We are the only Kentucky Proud Farmers Market serving Winchester and Clark County, KY. We provide the community with locally grown produce, meats, honey, baked goods, jams and jellies, sauces, flowers, and crafts. In season, all our produce, food products and crafts are provided by local growers and artisans. We sponsor many events throughout the season, including a Kid's Bucks Day, Veggie Fest, Barbecue Festival, and a Fall Festival.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington
CASA of Lexington's mission is to provide trained, supervised volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the family court system.
BIA Cares, Inc.
BIA Cares was founded to build a better future through active participation in community service projects that support and promote the physical, emotional, and social well-being of Kentucky families.
We are dedicated to physically, nutritionally, and spiritually serving the homeless and low income population of Lexington and the Fayette County area. We offer prayer and counsel and serve free, warm meals daily through our Dining with Dignity ministry, where a speaker shares God's love with our guests before each meal. We equip people with adequate shoes through our Michael's Feet ministry. Lastly, we provide hygiene products to our neighbors in need through our Self Care ministry.
Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, Inc
Junior Achievement's (JA) vision is to empower future generations to be financially independent creating a vibrant regional economy. JA connects volunteers from the business community with young people through the use of JA's proven curriculum to help students understand economic and work readiness concepts. JA's classroom programs are funded through investments by individuals, foundations and corporations.
The Salvation Army
We help Central Kentucky families overcome poverty both now - with food, shelter, clothing, and medical care - and in the future, through education. Last year we served over 30,000 individuals locally through our Homeless Shelter, Early Learning Center, Boys & Girls Club, Food Pantries, Clothing Banks, and Holiday Assistance Programs.