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Flash Donation Drive for Survivors – A Domestic Violence Awareness Month Event

It’s a three-day Flash online donation drive to support survivors from Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29. Shop the GreenHouse17 “Rest Well” wish list on Amazon.com from Fri, Oct 27 – Sun Oct 29 to purchase much-needed bedding supplies for adults and children surviving abuse. And ship your donation directly to our emergency shelter. View our wish list at this link. Items on our wish list range in price from $10 to $40. The goal…

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17 Flower Arranging Tips

Are you looking at your bundle of beautiful flowers and thinking…now what?! We’ve prepared 17 tips to support you through the process. Grab some scissors and let’s get creative! Don’t forget to take a photo of your creation to share with us. Tag us on Facebook @GreenHouse17 and mention us @greenhouse17ky on Twitter and Instagram. Believe in your amazing flower arranging skills. Say these words aloud: “I am the flower whisperer.” What vessel will you…

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Two new Kentucky laws go into effect

Today  – June 29, 2017 –  two new laws improving protections for victims of domestic and dating violence law go into effect. 1.)  Under the new law sponsored by Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty, it is illegal to evict any victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse or stalking who has a civil or criminal protective order. The new law also requires landlords to allow survivors who have long-term protective orders to replace locks on…

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VISTA Development Specialist Position

This opportunity is for one-year Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) position provided through HHCK Homes for All.  Please review all position information prior to submitting your application from this link at Kentucky Nonprofit Network Career Site. This job posting will close on Friday, February 10. To qualify for VISTA, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident and pass a background check. Benefits  of service include a living stipend of $973…

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Om Yeah – Yoga and Hot Chocolate!

We all know the holidays can be hectic and that sometimes you just need a break. That’s why we’re offering a yoga and hot chocolate event on December 17. Come and relax with us in a class led by Delia Rose Gibbs and GreenHouse17 staff members, then savor the delicious hot chocolate catered by Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream alongside gourmet marshmallows made by Pamela Graham McDaniel! The class will be held at Barefoot…

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Painting with GreenHouse17!

Have you been looking for a way to brush up on your painting skills? If so, come out to our Painting with GreenHouse17 event hosted by the talented instructors at Ethos! In this class, you will create a beautiful painting inspired by GreenHouse17’s farm. The paintings will go home with you to serve not only as a snazzy new decor piece in your home, but also as a reminder of the importance of giving individuals…

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Home for the Holidays Concert

Join us at The Burl (map it) on Sunday, December 4 for a night of holiday music and fundraising for all ages. Rhyan Sinclair and Tara Bassett co-host this evening featuring some of the best musicians in the Bluegrass performing your holiday favorites to benefit the Foster Care Council of Lexington, KY and our organization: All the Little Pieces Paper Moon The Sway Whitney Acke Mandy Ray Jeana Pillion Ray Adams Kris Bentley David McLean Perry Ritter Pre-sale…

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Merry AXEmas

Calling all Classic Rock lovers! This month we have a very exciting opportunity from Classic Rock 92 One and Willis Music in Lexington! These two business have joined forces to hold an online auction to raise funds for GreenHouse17 and two other wonderful local nonprofits: Lexington Rescue Mission and Military Missions Inc. Each charities will have 2-3 guitars that you can bid on from now until December 22 at 6 a.m. EST. Two guitars are up for…

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Message from Our Executive Director

A message from Darlene Thomas, GreenHouse17 Executive Director: “Our vision is a community, nation, and world in which intimate partner abuse no longer exists. The safety and healing of survivors are complicated by systemic oppression. We stand against sexism, racism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of persecution. And we will nurture lives harmed by intimate partner abuse. Today, tomorrow, and until the violence ends.” Related links: Our Statement of Inclusion National Network to End Domestic Violence, Post-Election Statement National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Statement, Call to President-elect Trump

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