FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jill Seyfred, Executive Director
October 1, 2018
KY COLONELS AWARD RECORD $2M IN GRANTS
PREVENT CHILD ABUSE KENTUCKY AN HONORED 2018 RECIPIENT
Lexington, KY – Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is proud to announce it received a grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $9,888.75 to purchase equipment to enhance training efforts across Kentucky.
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky serves the Commonwealth by engaging partners committed to preventing child abuse towards making ending child maltreatment a public priority. To learn more, visit www.pcaky.org.
The $2 million mark is a record for the KY Colonel’s annual grant program, according to HOKC Executive Director Sherry Crose, as more than 230 charities throughout the Commonwealth will receive grants this year and 3-million Kentuckians will be aided through the combined impact of the non-profit organizations receiving these grants.
Lynn Ashton, Commanding General of the Kentucky Colonels said, "A Kentucky Colonel is more than just a certificate, it's a group of compassionate people who care about people.”
HOKC is a 501(c)(3) supporting Kentucky charities and worthy organizations through its Good Works Program. Donations are given by Colonels appointed by the Governor, who chose to exercise this honor in a meaningful way. For more information go to www.kycolonels.org.