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New Monthly Handmade By Survivors Soap Club

Our new monthly Soap Club subscription makes a wonderful holiday gift for someone special! Q: What makes the new Soap Club special? A: Subscribers will receive a monthly bar of Handmade by Survivors soap, and each month’s soap will be different. Subscriptions are available for 3, 6, or 12 months, and every month’s soap ships…

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Let’s Talk about the GoodGiving Challenge

The 2019 GoodGiving Challenge happens Tuesday, December 3 – Monday, December 9. Bluegrass Community Foundation coordinates this week of online giving to grow good in our community. And we’re so excited because that’s exactly what your generous good gift will do in the lives of survivors. Our staff made a video series to share how…

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GoodGiving Challenge: Your Gift Grows Good for Survivors

The 2019 GoodGiving Challenge begins on Tuesday, December 3. Bluegrass Community Foundation coordinates this week of online giving to grow good in our community. And we’re so excited because that’s exactly what your generous good gift will do in the lives of survivors: $25 Support Group for Survivors $50 Day of shelter for one survivor $100 Legal…

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Speak My Name

We speak these names to remember their lives and call for an end to the violence.  Please listen for one minute as we speak the names of 26 victims killed by intimate partners in Kentucky from September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019. Speak My Name is a project of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic…

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Corporate Gifts – Handmade by Survivors

Give a Hope Box of Handmade by Survivors products this holiday season to showcase your community support and celebrate social enterprise for good. Each Hope Box is $25, with a minimum of 10 ordered, and will include the following items: 1 – Soy Wax Candle (10-hour burn time) 1 – Bar of Soap (5 oz)…

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Shelter Renovation Completion

Please join us on Tuesday, October 15 to celebrate the completed renovation of our region’s emergency shelter for survivors. 10 – 11 am Re-dedication Ceremony with Lexington Mayor Gorton and special guests, followed by tours of the shelter. 11 am – 2 pm Open House drop-in event with tours for service partners and friends of…

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U-Pick Day on the Farm

You and your friends are invited out to the farm for some flower-picking fun! Saturday, September 28 10 am – 1 pm 4400 Briar Hill Road in Lexington $15 bucket No tickets required. Dozens of seasonal flower varieties available. We’ll provide the buckets. Bring your clippers, if you got ‘em. Rain or shine and family-friendly.…

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Shelter Renovation – Phase III Update

Darlene Thomas, our Executive Director, takes you on a tour of the shelter renovation progress in this video. “Please know that this community — you all — are a part of this organization. GreenHouse17 wouldn’t be here doing what we’re doing without your help…” Learn more about giving, adoption, and naming opportunities to support the…

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Support Survivors on Kentucky Gives Day

We’re counting down the days to this year’s Kentucky Gives Day on May 14. Your support for survivors on Kentucky Gives Day will help fund our shelter renovation to increase beds and improve confidentiality for adults and children who are healing from abuse. Our goal is to raise $2,500 during the big day. Make a…

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Shelter Renovation: Phase II Update

This post is part of a series about the renovation of our emergency shelter. Phase II of our shelter renovation has been completed ahead of schedule. This portion of the project focused on the west wing of the facility and included construction of the new Large Support Group and Conference Room. Existing bedrooms were fitted…

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