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 […]

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, […]

Handmade By Survivors Holiday Gifts

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 […]

Stuff Your Stockings!

Looking for the perfect gift for the holidays? Comeout  to our Stuff Your Stockings event on December 13 from 5-8 p.m. at our commercial kitchen. Our Handmade By Survivors products make popular gifts and are great as stocking stuffers! Our shelter residents have been busy all year creating beautiful soaps, candles, and lip balm to share […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]