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Mayor Greg Fischer Newsroom


You Can Make Donations of Goods During Mayor's "Give A Day" Week

Friday October 21, 2011

Donations can be taken to city golf course clubhouses

You can still help during Mayor Greg Fischer's first “Give A Day” week by donating canned goods, clothing and shoes until 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.

“We want Louisville to be known as the most caring city, where neighbors help neighbors and people look after each other,” Fischer said. “We want as many people as possible in all areas of our city to get involved in Give A Day.”

Donated items can be dropped off at any of nine Metro Parks’ golf course clubhouses between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 17 – 23. For golf course locations, click here, or see below.

Bobby Nichols Golf Course
4301 East Pages Lane 40272

Charlie Vettiner Golf Course

10207 Mary Dell Lane 40299

Cherokee Golf Course

2501 Alexander Road 40204

Crescent Hill Golf Course

3110 Brownsboro Road 40206

Iroquois Golf Course

1501 Rundill Road 40214

Long Run Golf Course

1605 Flat Rock Road 40245

Seneca Golf Course

2300 Pee Wee Reese Rd. 40205

Shawnee Golf Course

460 Northwestern Parkway 40212

Sun Valley Golf Course

6505 Bethany Lane40272

"Metro United Way and our Volunteer Connection are proud to be helping Mayor Fischer organize his volunteer service events,” said Kelly C. Garvey, Metro United Way’s Director of Engagement Initiatives. “As the region's volunteer center we are here to help both organizations find the volunteers they need and help volunteers share their time and talent with very worthy causes."

Fischer also announced that another Give A Day week of service will be held April 15-22, helping kick off the 2012 Kentucky Derby Festival. “The Kentucky Derby Festival knows very well the importance of volunteers and we’re very excited having the ‘Give A Day’ service initiative as part of next year’s official Festival schedule,” said Mike Berry, President and CEO of the Kentucky Derby Festival.

For more information about the October “Give A Day” week of service, please contact Kelly Garvey, Metro United Way, 292-6153 or kelly.garvey@metrounitedway.org or Brenda Frank, Special Assistant to Mayor Fischer, 574-2018 or brenda.frank@louisvilleky.gov.

The growing list of organizations that will be available for volunteers to help includes The Center for Women and Families, Dare to Care, Boy Scouts, House of Ruth, Kling Center, Catholic Charities, Brightside, Home of the Innocents, Family Scholar House, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Jewish Family and Career Services, American Cancer Society and Father Maloney’s Boys and Girls Haven.