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 8 2019 Metro Councilman Engel, Brightside, Fern Creek Community Association and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22), Brightside, the Fern Creek Community Association and the Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, April 13, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.

Mar 18 2019 "March for Meals" raises awareness of hunger, the elderly
Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 17th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 12 2019 Mayor says SummerWorks ‘crucial’ to nurturing youth, developing city’s talent pipeline

Summer jobs are critical to developing the community’s youth and building a stronger local economy, Mayor Greg Fischer said today in launching the SummerWorks jobs program for 2019.

The program partners with companies and non-profits to provide good summer employment for young people age 16-21.

Mar 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host the Fifth Third E-Bus, a summer resource fair for youth and much more in March

Neighborhood Place partners have planned numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family in March. Activities include the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, a prom dress giveaway, a summer opportunities resource fair, a mindfulness workshop and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Nov 30 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Holiday Festivities, a Women's Empowerment Group and Much More

Neighborhood Place joins with community partners to host the Park DuValle Holiday Festival on Dec. 1 featuring visits with Santa and a holiday concert, and a Kwanzaa Reception on Dec.

Nov 5 2018 City honors more than 600 Retired and Senior Volunteers for service in our community

The work of more than 600 retired and senior volunteers in the Louisville area will be honored at a special event on Wed., Nov. 7.  The Louisville Metro Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) annual recognition event will take place at Churchill Downs’ Millionaire’s Row (6th Floor), 700 Central Ave. from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The theme is “Everyone’s a Millionaire with RSVP.”

Nov 2 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners celebrate 25th anniversary and annual Magnificent Taste

Neighborhood Place partners offer valuable workshops and services  each month like car seat safety checks, educational baby showers and a healthy living club.  The month of November features two special events including the 25th anniversary celebration of First Neighborhood Place and the annual Magnificent Taste which assists needy families during the  holidays.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Aug 16 2018 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 16

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year.

May 22 2018 Electric Fans Needed for Local Seniors and Disabled Residents

Donations accepted through June 11; Fan giveaway on June 16

Apr 18 2018 City's Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 46 Years of Service in Louisville

The work of more than 130 Foster Grandparents who help mentor children will be honored at a special luncheon on Friday, April 20. Themed “Volunteers...the Heart of the Foster Grandparent Program”, the event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave.

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 2 2018 Neighborhood Place Participates in a Month-long Shoe Drive, Three Employment Recruitment Events and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy events and services in April to benefit the entire family including a month-long athletic shoes collection for JCPS students; employment recruitment opportunities with FedEx Ground, ElderCare 4 Families and Sodexo; a Family Spring Fling at Portland Community Center and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Apr 2 2018 Parks and Recreation seeking volunteers for National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

The National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament will be hosted by Louisville Parks and Recreation’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation program (AIR) from April 12-15, and the organization is looking for volunteers to help staff the event.

Mar 19 2018 "March for Meals" Raises Awareness of Hunger, the Elderly

Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 16th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net.