Faithful Helpers

"If we want to be helpful, then we need to be in partnership."    When Pastor Mark Davis moved from Boise, Idaho to begin his role at First Presbyterian Church of Lexington 10 years ago, he asked the search committee to connect him with a few of our community’s leaders.   Former Fayette District Court Judge Lewis Paisley suggested Darlene Thomas. In the years since those meetings, Pastor Mark has led the congregation in meaningful survivor support.   One example, Music for Mission, is an annual philanthropic concert series organized by…
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Alpha Chi Omega: Real Strong Women

"The fight against domestic violence starts with your friends and family."    Ending domestic violence is the national philanthropic focus of Alpha Chi Omega, and members of the University of Kentucky chapter embrace the mission with passion and creativity.  “Alpha Chi Omega is all about fostering an environment that builds real strong women through their college experience who become contributing members of our society,” explains Tatum Mowery, Chapter President.   Every semester, members volunteer at the shelter and organize campus-based awareness events like Volley Against Domestic Violence and Donut Let Love Hurt to…