Funded Partners

United Way of Central Kentucky is proud to announce the following 2018-2019 Funded Partners:

 
1. Big Brothers Big Sisters: $50,000 to provide supportive mentoring relationships to at-risk children

2. Breckinridge County Schools: $9,000 to help preschoolers enter kindergarten ready to learn and to support after-school vocational training for middle-schoolers

3. CASA of the Heartland: $50,000 to provide abused and neglected children in the Hardin County court system with trained volunteer mentors who advocate for their best interests and help them find safe, permanent, and loving homes

4. Central Kentucky Community Action: $5,000 to help struggling families achieve financial stability through Community Collaboration for Children

5. Circles of Grayson County: $7,910 to support startup of a program to move low-income adults out of poverty through mentoring and wraparound services

6. Cloverport Independent Schools: $4,000 to help provide employment opportunities and supply hygiene products for students

7. Community Health Clinic: $70,000 to provide healthcare for the working poor who fall through the cracks in the changing insurance system

8. Elizabethtown Independent Schools: $34,000 to provide at-risk students with homework assistance, educational enrichment, physical and arts activities, and family events at Panther Place After-School Program

9. Feeding America Kentucky's Heartland: $77,000 to keep local students from going hungry over the weekend through the BackPack program and distribute produce from the Farms to Foodbanks program

10. Grayson County Alliance: $50,000 to prevent hunger through the food pantry

11. Grayson County Ministerial Association: $10,000 to improve the self-sufficiency of those struggling to meet their basic needs

12. Grayson County Schools: $8,000 to support United Way Born Learning Academies which engage parents in improving school readiness and provide supplemental hygiene products to students in need

13. Hardin County Adult Education: $16,500 to provide wraparound coaching for adults pursuing their GEDs

14. Hardin County Schools: $50,000 to prepare children for kindergarten, conduct educational home visits, and keep teen parents on track to graduate through the First Connections program

15. Helping Hand of Hope: $21,000 for job placement services that remove barriers to employment and $96,500 for emergency assistance with rent, utilities, and other basic needs

16. LaRue County Schools: $6,000 to support career navigation services for adult learners pursuing their GEDs

17. Legal Aid: $2,500 to provide legal services to help families prevent foreclosure and eviction, be protected from domestic violence, and put clients back on the path to financial stability through expungement

18. Magnolia Cumberland Presbyterian Church’s Shepherd’s Pie Food Pantry: $13,500 to provide fresh produce, meat, and other foods to families struggling with hunger

19. Meade Activity Center: $12,500 to provide scholarships for low-income children to participate in youth sports and summer camps

20. Meade County Schools: $10,810 to help preschoolers enter kindergarten ready to learn and to support after-school vocational training for middle-schoolers

21. Mission Hope for Kids: $10,000 to provide an enriching after-school environment for at-risk students

22. Silverleaf Sexual Trauma Recovery: $40,000 to provide counseling to children who have suffered sexual abuse to prevent future mental health and substance abuse which can stem from untreated trauma

23. SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program: $60,000 to provide safety for survivors of domestic violence as well as the advocacy, education, and resources needed for them to regain their independence and self-sufficiency

24. Tri-County CASA: $22,500 to provide abused and neglected children in the Breckinridge, Grayson, and Meade County court system with trained volunteer mentors who advocate for their best interests and help them find safe, permanent, and loving homes