Jan 26 2018 Youth volunteers sought to create Valentines for Meals on Wheels recipients

City's Senior Nutrition Program organizes fifth annual Love Letters campaign

 

 Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program invites young people to create handmade Valentine's Day cards as part of the annual  Love Letters campaign. The cards will then be included in meal deliveries to Meals on Wheels recipients and shared with other senior programs to help lift the spirits of older adults in our community.

Nov 1 2017 City Honors More than 550 Retired and Senior Volunteers for Service

The work of more than 550 retired and senior volunteers in the Louisville area will be honored at a special event on Thurs., Nov. 2.  The Louisville Metro Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) annual recognition event will take place at Churchill Downs’ Triple Crown Room (5th Floor), 700 Central Ave. from 12:15 – 2 p.m.

Aug 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Car and Booster Fitting Stations, A Healthy Living Club and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in September to help keep families safe and healthy including car and booster seat fitting stations by Norton’s Children Hospital; a Healthy Living Club; a Diabetes Self-Management Series; and a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

May 31 2017 City's Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 44 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 Wednesday, May 31.  The “Spring Into Celebration” event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. 6th St.

Apr 4 2017 On Day of National Service, Mayor Fischer thanks volunteers from RSVP and Foster Grandparent Program

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined more than 4,500 city and county leaders nationwide in recognition of the National Day of Service.

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) sponsors this day of recognition to highlight the value of national service and the positive impact of Senior Corps and AmeriCorps.

Apr 4 2017 Second Quarterly Park Hill Resource Fair on April 8

Theme:  "Sowing the Seeds of Peace"

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place will host its Second Quarterly Community Resource Fair for the Park Hill neighborhood this Saturday, April 8.  Themed “Sowing the Seeds of Peace”, the event will be held at the Park Hill Community Center, 1703 South 13th St. from 12 – 4 p.m.

Mar 17 2017 "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 15th 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. 

Feb 28 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners offer Fairs for Home Buyers, Youth Summer Programming and Sodexo Job Opportunities
Resource workshop for heroin addicts also offered on March 1
Jan 31 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Sponsor a Prom Dress Collection, Energy-Management Workshops and

Neighborhood Place sites bring together multiple partners in February to provide opportunities including energy management workshops, a 16-week Diabetes Prevention Program, free dental screenings, an African American Read-In and much more.  In addition, the Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place location is collecting new and gently used prom dresses and accessories to benefit high school seniors in the Park Hill neighborhood.

Jan 25 2017 Young People Set to Lift the Spirits of Louisville’s Seniors One Valentine’s Day Card at a Time

DoSomething.org and Meals on Wheels America join forces for fourth annual Love Letters campaign 

Jan 10 2017 Revised: Neighborhood Place Partners Offer a Winter Coat Distribution, Two Energy Management Worskhops and Much More

Note:  This version revises the location of the Coat Distribution to only the NorthWest Neighborhood Place

Dec 8 2016 Mayor Fischer thanks city’s Retired and Senior Volunteers Program participants

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored the work of more than 500 active volunteers of the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, or RSVP.

"The citizens who serve as RSVP volunteers demonstrate compassion in action year round,” said Mayor Fischer. "I am grateful to them for helping to make our city stronger, and an even better place to live."

Nov 17 2016 Volunteer tax preparers needed in Louisville

Louisville Metro Department of Community Services is recruiting volunteers for the 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) through its collaboration with the Louisville Asset Building Coalition.    

Oct 20 2016 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, October 22

Thousands of volunteers will join together on Saturday, October 22 for the bi-annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify sites across Louisville.  

Sep 26 2016 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population on Oct. 5

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2016 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wednesday, October 5. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.