Dreams Take Flight


Dreams really took flight tonight for several local non-profit organizations. As part of the annual Kosair Charities Gifts & Grants program they awarded $11, 328, 725 to the organizations listed below.

Along with awarding Dr. Sofia Franco with the Roger Fox Award and Madeline Abramson received the Sam Swope Community Leadership Award.
Award winners were flown in on Vintage Warbird planes. The following organizations were this years recipients:
Americana Community Center Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
Bluegrass Center for Autism
Boys & Girls Haven
Cabbage Patch Settlement
Camp Quality of Kentucky
CASA, Inc. Program: Bullitt County
CASA, Inc. Program: River Region
Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Central Louisville Community Ministries
Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery
Custom Quality Services, Inc.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Down Syndrome of Louisville, Inc.
Dream Foundation
Dreams with Wings, Inc.
ECHO (Exploited Children’s Help Organization)
Epilepsy Foundation Kentuckiana, Inc.
Face It Movement Grants
Family & Children’s Place
Friends School, Inc.
Fund for the Arts
Fund for the Arts, Inc.
Gilda’s Club Louisiville
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, Inc.
Green Hill Equestrian Therapy, Inc.
Heuser Hearing & Language Academy
Home of the Innocents
Hope Center for Growth
Hope Southern Indiana, Inc.
Hosparus, Inc.
House of Ruth, Inc.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America: Kentucky Chapter
Hurstbourne Christian Church for Eastern Area Community Ministries Christmas Store
Jewish Family & Career Services of Louisville, Inc.
Kentucky Center for the Arts Endowment Fund, Inc.
Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation, Inc.
Kentucky School for the Blind
KentuckyOne Health: Jewish Hospital, St. Mary’s Healthcare and Kosair Charities Children’s Peace Center
Kids Cancer Alliance, Inc.
Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies
Lighthouse Promise, Inc.
Lindsey Wilson College
Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.
Louisville Pediatric Therapy Center
Meredith-Dunn School
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Kentucky Southeast Indiana Chapter)
Nativity Academy @ St. Boniface
Neighborhood House
One Plus One Equals U, Inc.
Open Door Youth Services
Park Lands of Floyds Fork
Pitt Academy
Project One, Inc.
School Choice Scholarships
Scottish Rite Club:  Bullitt County
Shively Area Ministries
Shriners Hospital for Children: Lexington (Capital Campaign)
Shriners Hospital for Children: National
Silver Heights Camp & Retreat Center
South East Associated Ministries, Inc.
South Louisville Community Ministries
SPAVA (Society for the Prevention of Agressiveness and Violence among Adolescents)
Special Olympics Kentucky
Spina Bifida Association of KY
St. George’s Community Center, Inc.
St. Matthews Area Ministries
Summit Academy of Greater Louisville, Inc.
The Council on Developmental Disabilities
The Healing Place
The Learning Center at the Valley & Middletown Christian Church
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Salvation Army
The Sunshine Center
University of Louisville (Pediatric Medida Support)
University of Louisville Spinal Cord Program
Upside Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
USA Cares, Inc.
VIPS (Visually Impaired PreSchool)
Volunteers of America, KY