Republic Bank announces record gift to Metro United Way

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Republic Bank hosted an event to announce a record gift to Metro United Way, and to thank employee donors at one of its downtown locations Thursday morning. The total gift of over $188,000 from this year’s campaign marks the Bank’s largest ever combined corporate and employee donation. “Republic Bank and […]

Maryhurst celebrates 180th anniversary of serving children and families in greatest need

By Jamie Johnson, Building Kentucky Maryhurst, Kentucky’s oldest child welfare nonprofit, is celebrating 180 years of fulfilling its mission – to strengthen and empower children and families in greatest need. On Tuesday, February 6th, the organization brought together community leaders, volunteers, supporters and staff to celebrate the significant achievement of 180 years. “Celebrating 180 years […]

Metro United Way invests in solutions for systematic issues, commits to new priorities and focuses on equity for all

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Metro United Way is no longer a community chest pass-through organization, but one that strategically invests in solutions to persistent and systemic issues to help our community achieve better outcomes. Metro United Way supercharges organizations through capacity building, resources, training, mental health support, public policy collaboration and more. Republic Bank […]

Kentucky nonprofit pioneers international clean water effort; donation honoring Old National Bank victim to fuel further work

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky An anonymous $500,000 donation made in honor of Tommy Elliott, who died during the mass shooting inside Old National Bank last April, will launch the expansion of Louisville-developed clean water technology that will transform health outcomes for millions of people around the world. WaterStep, a Louisville-based nonprofit whose mission is […]

Nine community health champions recognized by WellCare of Kentucky, received grant for their organization

By Abuzar Iqbal, Building Kentucky On September 20, 2023, WellCare of Kentucky hosted its fourth annual Community Health Champions Awards at Churchill Downs in Louisville. The award honors individuals and organizations throughout the Commonwealth that play a pivotal role in removing barriers, improving outcomes, and supporting community wellbeing. Gov. Andy Beshear attended and spoke at […]