Nominations for January 2023
Congratulations to this quarters recipient CASA of the River Region serving Shelby Co!
|Date Submitted||Organization Name||Organization Website||Mission Statement|
|10/11/2022||Farmers Feeding Families|
|10/20/2022||Operation CatSnip of KY Inc||operationcatsnipky.org||We were founded in 2008 and incorporated in 2009 to help stop the overpopulation of free roaming and community cats in Shelby County. Our program is not funded by State, Federal, County or city government. All monies we receive are through private donations and fundraising. Our services are for outdoor cats and We ask for a financial donation at time of service. No one is turned away due to their inability to pay. Only. Our veterinarians are paid. We are all volunteer. We do not have a brick and mortar facility and we utilize our own vehicles and use our own fuel.|
|12/15/2022||Tyson’s Chance Animal Foundation||Tysonschance.org||Specializes in the rescue of special needs animals. Known for taking animals with severe medical or behavioral issues. Also has a successful hospice program. We love all breeds, we love seniors, we love to heal the sick, and we love to rehabilitate the misunderstood|
|12/16/2022||CASA of the River Region serving Shelby Co.||CASAriverregion.org||CASA supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused, neglected and dependent children so that they can thrive in a safe and permanent homes.|
|12/20/2022||Project Lifesaver||They provide equipment that tracks individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and autism if they happen to wander away.|
|12/21/2022||HorseSensing||horsesensing.org||Our mission is to help veterans transition back to civilian life more successfully through working with horses. To provide people in recovery from addictions a solid path to staying clean and sober for the long haul through working with and being with horses. To provide them a path to a purposeful, stable and fulfilling life through the principles of good horsemanship and providing them jobs with housing .|
|12/30/2022||Kentucky Wounded Heroes||https://kentuckywoundedheroes.net/||Kentucky Wounded Heroes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity that exists to serve Kentuckyâ€™s current or former members of the United States Armed Forces, sworn law enforcement, sworn firefighters, and sworn or affirmed EMS, that have been injured during combat operations or line-of-duty service. Our mission is to honor and empower the emotional wellness of these heroes through outdoor activities, programs, and services that enable them to reconnect to nature’s healing properties.|
|1/1/2023||Southside elementary PTO||Students, teachers and staff of Southside Elementary.|
|1/4/2023||Next Step Training Program||https://www.nextstepky.org/||Next Step Training Program exists to assist young adults with level 1 autism spectrum disorder in gaining skills that will enable them to successfully enter the work force.|
|1/4/2023||Clear Creek Elementary||Shelby junior golf.com||CREATING OPPORTUNITIES – BUILDING FUTURES|
|1/4/2023||Shelby Saddlebred Optimist Club||Optimist Clubs are dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids” and do their part through community service programs. Since each Club is autonomous and run by members in their community, Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the youth of their area in any way they see fit. Optimist Clubs see a need in their community and react to it.|
Our Mission Statement is: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.
|1/5/2023||Awake Ministries||https://awakeky.org/||We are a non-profit organization that offers services and resources that facilitate lasting recovery from the hurts, habits, and hang ups of life. Every resource that we offer is at not cost to the people that we serve. We are completely reliant on the faithfulness of God and funding from our community to continue in this work|