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SkillsUSA students asked to bring shoes to LouisvilleKy conference

SkillsUSA Students Donate Shoes to Local Organization to Save Lives with Safe Water Louisville, KY (June 21, 2016) – WaterStep has teamed up with the SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Association to create a way for attendees of the upcoming 52nd annual National Leadership Skills and Conference to save lives at risk of waterborne disease. Thousands of students traveling to Louisville for the conference this week have been asked to bring used athletics shoes to donate to WaterStep, an organization that collects and sells the gently used shoes to fund water projects in communities around the world. WaterStep’s large shoe collection boxes will…

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Louisville Ky Family support organization receives financial boost

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Recognizing that child abuse, neglect and violence are serious and preventable public health issues, WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), gave$3,100 to Family & Children’s Place to support their HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services) program. The HANDS program, which is expected to support over 800 families this year, provides voluntary in-home visitation for new and expectant parents to foster healthy pregnancy and births; stable child growth and development; safe homes; and self-sufficient families. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, The Economic Burden of Child…