5 tips on how to organize a Food Drive

Many people are intimidated when we suggest that they organize a food drive. Adults and students prefer to order food items off our Amazon List or to drop off can goods. While this is greatly appreciated, we are encouraging you step out of your comfort zone and organize a food drive! Pick a pantry. In…

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A Food and Toiletries Pantry in the Shawnee area

RAK Louisville is partnering with Shawnee Christian Health Center (http://shawneechristianhealthcare.org/) to help them set up a Food and Toiletries pantry in their facility. Food Items Needed Canned Meat (tune, Chicken, Sausage, SPAM) Canned vegetables (peas, corn, green beans) Cereal Boxes Spaghetti and Spaghetti sauce Canned fruit Oatmeal Instant Potatoes Snacks (granola bars, Crackers) Macaroni and…

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2019 Snow Day Challenge: Burritos from Burrito Riders

It was an unexpected 2 Snow Days in the Louisville area. We took the opportunity to issue a Snow Day challenge to make a batch of breakfast burritos for the Burrito Riders. We made it a challenge and offered a Chipotle gift card to the first 5 burrito makers.This challenge has been highly successful.  …

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Stocking the Byck Elementary food pantry

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ next_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text admin_label=”monthly challenge Text- desktop” _builder_version=”3.7″ use_border_color=”off” border_style=”solid”] BYCK ELEMENTARY IS STARTING A NEIGHBORHOOD PANTRY MANAGED BY THE FRYSC (FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER) AS A SERVICE TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD. RAK LOUISVILLE IS PARTNERING WITH THEM TO STOCK THE PANTRY WITH ESSENTIALS. FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF ITEMS NEEDED. Items that are needed to…

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Grand Opening of Louisville’s first women only day shelter

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.7″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.7″] Last Friday, Uniting Partners (UP) for Women and Children had their grand opening as the first women’s only day shelter in Louisville. UP Louisville is located in the basement of the Diocesan house, adjacent to Christ Church Cathedral on 2nd Street. The…

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Packing Sack Meals for The Forgotten Louisville

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Intro Text” _builder_version=”3.7″] By: Audrey (and Ella) Smith We heard that RAK Louisville was working with the Forgotten Louisville to help feed the homeless community. Every Wednesday, they need 50  sack meals, and they ask for two people or groups to sign up to…

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RAK Summer Challenge

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.7″] UP for Women and Children is a Day Center that will be opening to provide a safe space for homeless women and children to go during the day to access showers, laundry, case managers and social services. Homeless women have very unique needs that are not currently being served in Louisville. There…

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