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Shop & Share Successfully Raised $585,880 in Supplies for DV Shelters

Governor and First Lady Bevin (far right) with the Program Directors of Kentucky's 15 DV shelters.

 FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin and First Lady Glenna Bevin joined community partners this week to announce the results of the 2018 Shop & Share fundraiser for domestic violence shelters in the Commonwealth.

PNC Foundation Supports Economic Empowerment

PNC Logo

KCADV received a generous $8,000 grant from the PNC Foundation this month. PNC has been a loyal supporter of the Economic Empowerment Program since 2009. KCADV's Economic Empowerment Program serves 2,000 survivors annually with financial education, emergency fund, free tax preparation and credit building to help survivors get financially fit to live independently. Thank you to the PNC Foundation for making this work possible.

Kentucky Colonels Award $8,000 to KCADV

KCADV has received a grant from the Kentucky Colonels in the amount of $8,047.62 to purchase appliances for KCADV Homes in Hazard, KY. KCADV is developing 12 units of supportive, affordable rental housing for domestic violence survivors in Hazard. Residents will be linked to supportive services at LKLP Safe House.

Governor Matt Bevin and KCADV launch the Purple Purse Challenge

2017 Purple Purse Announcement from Peace4KYHomes on Vimeo.

Governor Matt Bevin and KCADV have launched the Purple Purse Challenge, a statewide fundraising campaign to provide emergency assistance for survivors of domestic violence.

KCADV featured at The National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

​KCADV Evaluation Coordinator Alyssa Tremblay is thrilled to join 200 presenters at The National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence this week in San Francisco. Alyssa is sharing KCADV's partnership with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, which delivers Economic Empowerment Programming to K-TAP recipients and connects more victims of domestic violence with supportive services. Alyssa's presentation Your Money, Your Future: Using Economic Empowerment to Improve Lives of Survivors is a Pr

JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Verizon Support Economic Empowerment Program

KCADV would like to thank JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Verizon for their support of the Economic Empowerment Program. With their assistance, KCADV was able to serve 2100 victims of domestic violence with economic empowerment services in the last year.

Webinars offered for new leasing protections law

This summer, a new law went into effect offering leasing protections for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual violence. The Lexington Fair Housing Council and the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence are offering three free webinars about the new state law this month and in September.