Fundraisers in the Louisville area

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Helping Eastern Kentucky: Fundraisers in the Louisville area

Want to help our friends who are struggling with flooding on the other side of state? There are many ways to help right from home. Countless organizations and businesses in the Louisville area hold fundraisers. To submit one, send information to [email protected]/Jefferson CountyJCPS and JCTAG Gift Cards: Purchase gift cards for personal use (Lowes, Walmart, and Visa/MasterCard) in $25 increments. Gift cards can be dropped off at the JCTA office at 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40218 from 8:30am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri. Cleaning Supplies: Order cleaning supplies (disinfectant, Clorox, cleaning solutions, soaps, etc.) from Amazon and have them shipped to KEA Grayson Office, 132 Interstate Drive, Grayson, KY 41143 Top up Whitesburg Medical Clinic. He said they need at least 3,000 items: Soap, body wash, bath towels and facial tissues Toothbrushes and toothpaste Shampoo and conditioner Hairbrushes and combs Disposable razors and shaving cream Deodorant Feminine hygiene products First aid kits and items contained in first aid kits Fans and dehumidifiers Kroger hand sanitizer Several Kroger stores in Kentucky collect items in bins. They collect cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items, including baby wipes. Here are the Jefferson County locations: 9080 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 402994915 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 4021612501 Shelbyville Road, Middletown, KY 402435929 Timber Ridge Drive, Prospect, KY 40059 Click here to see the rest of the locations. Fleet Feet Louisville 1st-5th Aug. Collection of bottled water, non-perishable items, cleaning supplies, pet supplies. Drop off at 117 Breckinridge Lane or 211 Clover Lane Suite KTrouble BarAug. 1-710% discount after a donation, a portion of sales of cocktails, shirts, flights and tote bags go to the East KY charity. Penn StationPenn Station restaurants in Louisville are raising funds. Each store has its own list of what donations it accepts. They also have at least one store in Shepherdsville, Bardstown, Radcliff and Elizabethtown. Carmichael’s BookstoreSaturday, August 6 All profits from all three stores go to charities in eastern Kentucky organized by the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky and the Hindman Settlement School on Ormsby Ave. Rainbow Blossom in Middletown, 12232 Shelbyville Rd. 502 Power Yoga in the Highlands, 2210 Dundee Rd. #203 Sister Bean’s Coffee House at 5225 New Cut Rd. Here is a list of what they are collecting. Hardin County Schools of Hardin County Until August 5th People can bring gift cards from Visa, Dollar General, Lowe’s, Amazon and Walmart to the Hardin County Board of Education headquarters located at 65 WA Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, KY. The cards are then sent to the school’s Family Resource and Youth Service Centers in the affected area. The Hardin County Board of Education headquarters is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Gift cards of all denominations are accepted. Donors are asked to write the donation amount on the gift card. Meade CountyMeade County School DistrictThrough August 11, Meade County schools are collecting donations at all locations.Click here for a list of accepted items.We will continue to update this list.

Want to help our friends who are struggling with flooding across the state?

There are many ways to help right from home.

Tons of organizations and businesses in the Louisville area are holding fundraisers.

To submit one, send the information to [email protected]hearst.com

Louisville/Jefferson County

JCPS and JCTA

Gift Cards: Purchase gift cards for personal use (Lowes, Walmart, and Visa/MasterCard) in $25 increments. Gift cards can be dropped off at the JCTA office at 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40218, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cleaning Supplies: Order cleaning supplies (disinfectants, Clorox, cleaning solutions, soaps, etc.) from Amazon and have them shipped to KEA Grayson Office, 132 Interstate Drive, Grayson, KY 41143, KY 41143.

metro hall

Wednesday 3 August – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m

Mayor Greg Fischer is asking people to donate the following goods to help restock the Whitesburg Medical Clinic. He said they need at least 3,000 items:

  • Soap, shower gel, bath towels and facial tissues
  • toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • hair brushes and combs
  • Disposable razors and shaving foam
  • deodorant
  • feminine hygiene products
  • First aid kits and items contained in first aid kits
  • fans and dehumidifiers
  • hand sanitizer

Kroger

Several Kroger stores in Kentucky collect items in bins. They collect cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items, including baby wipes.

Here are the Jefferson County locations:

  • 9080 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40299
  • 4915 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40216
  • 12501 Shelbyville Road, Middletown, KY 40243
  • 5929 Timber Ridge Drive, Prospect, KY 40059

Click here to view the other locations.

Fleet Feet Louisville

1st-5th August

Collection of bottled water, non-perishable items, cleaning supplies, pet supplies.

Get off at 117 Breckinridge Lane or 211 Clover Lane Suite K

interference bar

1st-7th August

10% off the tab after a donation, a portion of sales of cocktails, shirts, flights and totes go to Eastern KY’s charity.

Penn station

Penn Station restaurants in Louisville are collecting donations. Each store has its own list of what donations it accepts.

They also have at least one store in Shepherdsville, Bardstown, Radcliff and Elizabethtown.

Carmichael’s Bookstore

Saturday August 6th

All profits from all three stores go to East Kentucky relief efforts organized by the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky and the Hindman Settlement School.

QueerKentucky

An LGBTQ organization sets up four donation boxes at different locations:

  • Old Louisville Coffee Co-op at 316 Ormsby Ave.
  • Rainbow Blossom at Middletown, 12232 Shelbyville Rd.
  • 502 Power Yoga in the Highlands at 2210 Dundee Rd. #203
  • Sister Bean’s Coffee House at 5225 New Cut Rd.

Here is a list of what they collect.

Hardin County

Hardin County Schools

Until August 5th

Individuals may bring Visa, Dollar General, Lowe’s, Amazon, and Walmart gift cards to the Hardin County Board of Education Head Office, located at 65 WA Jenkins Road, Elizabethtown, KY.

The cards are then sent to the school’s family and youth support centers in the affected area. The Hardin County Board of Education headquarters is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Gift cards of any denomination are accepted. Donors are asked to write the donation amount on the gift card.

Mead County

Meade County School District

Until August 11th

Schools in Meade County collect donations at all locations.

Click here for a list of accepted items.

We will continue to update this list.

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