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Dv8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation, Inc
The mission of DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. is to teach second chance employees the trade of baking to elevate their earning potential and outfit employees with uniforms and food handler permits. DV8 has partnered with residential living facilities that serve people in recovery to employ the residents that are ready to enter the workforce. Employees also attend weekly workshops where Lexingtonians speak about their experiences and offer advice applicable to everyday life.

Partners In Education of Clark County
Our mission is to enhance the quality of instructional services provided to students through the use of school volunteers and business partners. We currently have 26 partners with a total of 170 volunteers serving over 2500 students in the Clark County School System and are always striving for more.

Lex-Care is an organization that connects service providers dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the community through emergency funding, in-kind assistance, and education, in partnership with other agencies. Lex-Care was established in 1987 and is a completely volunteer run organization that helps with financial assistance, transportation, and diapers for families in need.

Leeds Theater
Leeds Center for the Arts has been used by the community in Clark County for over 90 years. What started as a movie theater was converted to a community arts venue in the 1980s and strives to energize the community through the beauty and emotional power of the arts.

GleanKY gathers and redistributes excess fresh fruits and vegetables to nourish Kentucky's hungry. Staff and volunteers visit farms, groceries, orchards, farmers' markets, and home gardens to harvest or collect their excess produce and deliver it directly to a network of more than100 local feeding programs throughout Central Kentucky.

Shoulder to Shoulder Global
Shoulder to Shoulder Global serves the resource poor while offering learning opportunities for Kentucky students. Our partner clinic in Santo Domingo, Ecuador, provides health services to approximately 7,500 patients per year. Services include preventative and acute care, home health visits, dental care, childhood nutrition programs, and community and school-based health education.

Lady Veterans Connect Inc
LVC provides a transitional housing program for homeless women veterans where they can live for one year while receiving programs and counseling for healing and becoming productive citizens again.

ACCESS Men's Shelter and Soup Kitchen - Coalition of Committed Christians DBA ACCESS Soup Kitchen & Men's Shelter
Access Men's Shelter and Soup Kitchen is operated by the Coalition of Committed Christians Inc. We are a community based non-profit that provides meals for anyone in the community every day of the year and lodging for homeless men.Our mission is not only to provide those in need with nutritious meals and lodging for homeless men but provide services that will enable individuals to end the cycle of homelessness and help them become self-sufficient.

The Plantory
The Plantory is a nonprofit coworking space with a mission to cultivate a more sustainable and more effective nonprofit sector in Lexington. Through a variety of programs and community connections, we bolster collaborative efforts to make Lexington a more socially just city where all members of our community feel welcomed, empowered, and celebrated.

Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass, Inc
Junior Achievement's (JA) vision is to empower future generations to be financially independent creating a vibrant regional economy. JA connects volunteers from the business community with young people through the use of JA's proven curriculum to help students understand economic and work readiness concepts. JA's classroom programs are funded through investments by individuals, foundations and corporations.

Allegro Dance Project
Our Inclusive Dance Outreach Program provides dance training and performance opportunities for hundreds of children with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other specific needs, on site in Lexington area schools each season. Our Contemporary Dance Company combines dance, live original music and a thrilling variety of aerial and circus acts for exciting performance events at the Lyric Theatre each January and July.

Pride Community Services Organization
Pride Community Services Organization's vision is to create safe, inclusive spaces where every LGBTQ+ Kentuckian is celebrated and supported. We help to build communities that accept and celebrate each individual. We work to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people, their families, friends, and allies in Central and Eastern Kentucky. We accomplish this by enhancing visibility, empowering community members, and educating the public about issues impacting this community.

New Life Homeless Day Center (NLDC)
Our goal is an out of the weather, off the streets peaceful refuge where we can be a "connecting point" to jobs, housing, and other services to get homeless clients permanently off the streets.

Bluegrass Greensource
For 18 years, Bluegrass Greensource has empowered individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities with the tools they need to create a more sustainable Bluegrass. We do this in 20 counties through direct engagement of students and teachers, community members, businesses, and others who are invested in creating a more sustainable Central Kentucky.

Paws 4 The Cause
Paws 4 the Cause serves the homeless and injured animal population of Central Kentucky. We are a 100% No-Kill Non-Profit Animal Rescue that relies on our volunteers and the generosity of our donors to complete our mission, which includes receiving animals from high-risk situations who are facing life threatening illness, injury or euthanasia. Most of our animals come from the rural shelters of Kentucky, or are surrendered voluntarily by people for various reasons.