Apr 24 2019 Mayor’s 2019 Give A Day Week breaks last year’s record with more than 235,000 volunteers and acts of compassion

With volunteers cleaning neighborhoods, donating bikes to refugees, building beds for local youth and collecting canned goods and personal care items, Mayor Greg Fischer’s eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service made a big impact on the city and amounted to more than 235,000 acts of volunteerism and compassion during the week that ended Saturday, April 20, 2019.

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Apr 10 2019 Give blood with the Red Cross during Mayor Fischer’s eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service

April is National Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Mayor Greg Fischer to host a special blood drive during the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service. The community is invited to take part in the inaugural Mayor’s Give A Day Blood Drive, Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S. 4th St. in Louisville.

Apr 10 2019 Give A Day Impact: Pedal Power

Click here to see the video or read the story about Pedal Power and their Give A Day Projects by Sara Wagner on WHAS 11 News

Mar 27 2019 Mayor rallies community for eighth annual Give A Day Week of Service, April 13-20

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Metro United Way, Jefferson County Public Schools, Kentucky Derby Festival and a variety of nonprofits to kick off the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week of Service with support from Metro United Way, April 13-20, 2019

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May 7 2018 Mayor Fischer honors Louisville's outstanding high school seniors

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 50 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

This year’s recipients include immigrants from Somalia, Kenya, Cuba and other countries, along with students who have overcome illness, personal struggles, disabilities and behavioral issues to achieve success.

Apr 26 2018 Mayor Fischer's address for the 2018-19 recommended executive budget

Thank you. 

I’d like to thank each of you for your service to our city through the Metro Council.  I’m proud to serve alongside you. 

When we each swore an oath to “faithfully execute, to the best of my ability,” the office we’d been elected to serve, we knew it was a great honor.

We also knew it was a great responsibility, one with rewards and challenges, obligations and opportunities.

Apr 25 2018 Mayor Fischer’s 2018 Give A Day Week breaks last year’s record with more than 205,000 volunteers and acts of compassion

Volunteers cleaned neighborhoods, built beds for children and collected canned goods for the hungry. They donated bicycles to refugees, fed the homeless from food trucks and collected inspiring stories and scarves for women facing cancer.

Apr 16 2018 Fairdale mural project completed as birthday gift to Mayor Fischer

Louisville Parks Foundation LogoAs part of Mayor Greg Fischer’s Give-A-Day week of volunteer service across the city of Louisville, th

Apr 12 2018 Mayor Fischer's seventh-annual 'Give A Day' Week of Service starts Saturday

Still time to get involved; volunteers needed through the week, April 14-22                            

Thousands of Louisvillians will be volunteering and participating in acts of compassion -- from neighborhood cleanups to donating canned foods for the hungry – as part of the Mayor’s annual Give A Day Week of Service, which kicks off Saturday.

Mar 26 2018 Brightside & Passport Health Plan Spring Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, April 14
Thousands of volunteers will join together on Saturday, April 14 for the Brightside & Passport Health Plan Spring Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify sites across Louisville.

Feb 26 2018 Mayor Fischer rallies Louisville for 7th annual “Give A Day” Week of Service, April 14-22

Joined by representatives from local organizations and volunteer committees, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced plans for his 2018 Give A Day week of service.

This year’s Give A Day week is set for April 14-22, although the Mayor noted that many projects will be under way earlier, to avoid conflicts with Thunder over Louisville at the end of the week. Give A Day is an official Kentucky Derby Festival event, and kicks off the festival season.

Jan 4 2018 Mayor Fischer's 2018 State of the City address

Mayor Greg Fischer delievered the 2018 State of the City address on Jan. 4, 2018, at the South Central Regional Library in Okolona. Below are his prepared remarks:


Thank you. 

May 19 2017 Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement Announces Annual Worksite Wellness Award Winners

Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Coach Scott Davenport; Dr. James Frazier, Norton Healthcare Vice-Resident of Medical Affairs and Dr. Sarah Moyer, medical director for the Department of Public Health and Wellness  today presented the annual Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement Worksite Wellness Awards to 40 Louisville businesses and 10 businesses from other parts of the state.