Nominations for July 2021
Nominations for July 2021
Congratulations to The Butterfly House of Shelby County on being selected as the July 2021 recipient.
|Organization Name||Organization Website||Mission Statement/Population Served:|
|Shelby County Junior Golf Foundation||http://shelbyjuniorgolf.com/||Mission Statement-|
CREATING OPPORTUNITIES – BUILDING FUTURES
Population Served- Youth aged kids in Shelby County. Grades K-12 and also some college students.
|Shelby Co. Parks Foundation||https://shelbyparksfoundation.org/||Misson Statement:|
Maintain for the present and expand for the future.
Shelby County Parks Foundation ( a 501c-3)supports Shelby Co Parks which serves all adults and youth in Shelby and surrounding counties.
|Shelby County Junior Golf Foundation||http://shelbyjuniorgolf.com/||Developed in 2017 the foundation believes in strengthening the live and futures of local youth through developing numberous opportunities for tgem to learn and play the game of golf.|
|A Place to Sleep||https://www.aplacetosleepministry.org||Place to Sleep operates on the beliefs that:|
A good night’s sleep is important to a child’s health.
A good night’s sleep will help a child’s concentration and improve school grades.
Having a bed of their own improves a child’s self-esteem.
|Kiwanis||http://www.Kiwanis.org||Kiwanis clubs focus on changing the world by serving children, one child and one community at a time. Our hope is that one day, all children will wake up in communities that believe in them, nurture them and provide the support they need to thrive.|
|Tyson’s Chance||http://Tysonschance.org||Tyson’s Chance Animal Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue based in Shelbyville, KY. Our primary focus is the rescue of special needs animals.|
A majority of our adoptable animals are seniors, medical cases, and those with social or behavioral issues. We also provide hospice care to terminally ill animals who have been relinquished to shelters or given up by their owners.
Tyson’s Chance rescues all breeds, sizes, ages, and temperaments. We love to heal the sick, rehabilitate the misunderstood, and provide safe haven for those in their golden years.
|Kids in the USA, Inc||https://www.facebook.com/KIDSintheUSA||To provide education, communication, and community support services of unsurpassed quality to individuals, families, and community members affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. To ensure employees, volunteers, and members of the community are competent and committed to help them achieve their educational and personal goals and to communicate and access their needs within the community.|
|Horse Sensing||HorseSensing was started in 2010 to help veterans with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder, now referred to as Post Traumatic Stress. Utilizing the EAPD equine knowledge system of Chris Irwin, from the start the horses and their welfare were given top priority in our sessions. We still operate in the same way today.|
|Veteran’s Club/Veteran’s Village||http://www.veteransclubinc.org/||MISSION STATEMENT:|
To Provide Connection, Healing, Recovery and Housing for the Veteran Community.
To provide healing to Veterans through equine therapy, address homelessness for Veterans with Camp Restoration Housing Recovery Community and to provide connection and support through family outreach.
|Cento Latino||http://Centro-Latino.org||Centro Latino is a non-profit organization that improves the lives of Latinos in Shelby and surrounding counties and promotes civic engagement by educating, motivating and helping them access trustworthy support systems. Centro Latino celebrates our hard working vulnerable families who help make our community better. These families strengthen our community and endeavor to improve life for themselves, their families, their neighborhoods and our society. Our mission at Centro Latino is to advance their prospects to achieve a part of the American Dream.|
|Farmers Feeding Families||https://metrounitedway.org/program/farmers-feeding-families/||5,100 people (11.5%) in Shelby County are food insecure. Many of those affected by food insecurity are senior citizens, rural residents, veterans or kids. Through our new Farmers Feeding Families program, Metro United Way in Shelby County is focusing on reducing hunger and its associated health issues in our community.|
|Christiansburg Baptist Church Being Sheep Ministry||To demonstrate the love of Christ while meeting the immediate needs of those in our community.|
|The Butterfly House of Shelby County|
Our Mission here at The Butterfly House is to facilitate family visitation and monitored exchanges in an environment where children are protected physically and emotionally while custodial parents/guardians and non-custodial parents/guardians are treated with the utmost respect.
|Sleep Armor||none||We are dedicated in making and providing U.S. Veterans weighted blankets to help lessen the symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and any other medical issues associated with these conditions. The blankets can provide a deeper, more sound sleep and relieve anxiety during the day or night. The blankets are donated to the Veterans.|
|Habitat for Humanity of Shelby County||http://Habitatshelbyky.org||Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.|
We serve Shelby County families and individuals have a decent place to live.