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LouisvilleKy Zoo Reduces Winter General Admission Price and Announces Kroger Wild Winter Days Food Drive

  Louisville, KY., – The Louisville Zoo adult (12–59) general admission will be reduced to $9.95 and $6.95 for children (ages 3–11) and seniors (60+)  now through Feb. 28, 2018.   The Louisville Zoo is proud to team up with Kroger to help Dare to Care again support families in our community with a winter food drive during the Zoo’s Wild Winter Days presented by Kroger through Feb. 28.  Guests who bring at least one canned food item per person to benefit Dare to Care or who show their Kroger Plus card will receive $1 off winter adult or child’s admission. If…


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Foxhollow Farm Celebrates 10 Years of Tradition with the Annual Fall Festival  

Louisville, KY  – “Foxhollow Farm’s 10th Annual Fall Festival” will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 10am-6pm at the farm, located at 8905 HWY 329 in Crestwood.  The popular family-friendly event will feature more fun and activities than ever before, including a corn maze, an obstacle course, pony rides, pumpkin picking, hayrides, arts & crafts, games with prizes, the Squallis Puppeteers, a kids’ costume parade, special photo ops, silk-dying, food trucks, live music, and more. Parking is $15 per car, and proceeds will benefit the Dare to Care Food Bank and Foxhollow Farm’s Outreach Program, which includes an educational field trip series with Maryhurst.  For more information, please visit http://foxhollow.com. “We will use the…


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LouisvilleKY’s Zoo Announces Reduced Winter General Admission Prices

Louisville, KY., – The Louisville Zoo adult (12-59) general admission will be reduced to $9.95 and $6.95 for children (ages 3-11) and seniors (60+) starting Nov. 1, 2016 through Feb. 28, 2017. The Louisville Zoo is proud to team up with Kroger to help Dare to Care again support families in our community with a winter food drive during the Zoo’s Kroger Wild Winter Days Nov. 1 through Feb. 28. Guests who bring at least one canned food item per person to benefit Dare to Care or show their Kroger Plus card will receive $1 off winter adult or child admission….


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2016 Voyageur Canoe World Championship kicks off in LouisvilleKY Saturday

PRESENTED BY YUM! BRANDS AND MAYOR GREG FISCHER, SET FOR JULY 30 First Race-Media Race 2PM Canoe race on the Ohio River will benefit Dare to Care Food Bank   Louisville, KY, June 9, 2016 – The 2016 Voyageur Canoe World Championship, presented by Yum! Brands and Mayor Greg Fischer, will be held July 30, 2016, at Louisville’s Waterfront Park.  The event will feature over 30 Voyageur Canoes racing on the Ohio River to claim the 2016 World Championship featuring a picnic atmosphere!  Yum! Brands is presenting the event with supporting sponsorship from Gordon Food Service, Restaurant Supply Chain Solutions, and…


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LouisvilleKY Loves Its Tailspin Ale Fest

On Being a Volunteer Pourer at LouisvilleKY’s Tailspin For Pete’s Sake. . . that was the chocolate-peanut butter beer I was pouring, along with Sweet Baby Jesus, which, was just about as good. I was told the difference was a single percent of alcohol, but no one I spoke to mentioned any difference. I’m no beer connoisseur, and prior to the Tailspin Ale Fest at LouisvilleKY’s Bowman Field on Saturday, I wasn’t “in” on the craft beer scene. I spent several hours as a volunteer beer pourer on an unbelievably clear and warm February day. Pouring beer is a fun job,…


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Louisville Ky middle school’s generosity wins top dollars in grant money

Louisville, Ky., – Johnson Traditional Middle School was one of five schools nationwide awarded $5,000 in technology products as a recipient of the Lead2Feed Challenge Early Entry Drawing. The Johnson Traditional Middle School student team, led by teacher Stephanie Weatherholt, partnered with local Louisville community food pantry Dare to Care to help alleviate local hunger. The student team held two can drives stuffing close to 1,300 backpacks with more than 2,800 cans of food and on the day of their event, their teacher was in a car accident, but still encouraging the students to rally together to make her proud and surpass their…


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Here’s a chance to help feed the hungry in Louisville Ky

  Local restaurant announces Dec. 17 holiday fundraiser for Dare to Care Food Bank   Louisville, Ky. (December 14, 2015) – Helping those in need has never been this easy – or delicious! Louisville-based fast-casual restaurantYang Kee Noodle announced today that it will host a fundraiser for Dare to Care Food Bank all day Thursday, December 17 at both its Oxmoor Mall and Middletown locations.   “Yang Kee Noodle will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all snacks, soups, salads and stir-fries sold to help ensure Kentuckiana children and families don’t go hungry this holiday season,” said Dan Huckestein, Operating Partner for Yang Kee…


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Yum! Turns 18, Celebrates with Drive to End Hunger in Louisville KY

Louisville, KY – Yum! Brands, Inc.  is celebrating its 18th anniversary and it’s more apparent than ever that the company is feeding much of the world.  As part of its vision, Yum! wants to be a Company with a Huge Heart…. caring for its community and saving lives. While World Hunger Relief is the global effort to end hunger, it all starts here in Louisville. Yum! Brands is a lead sponsor of Dare to Care Food Bank, and has donated $13 million and 52 million meals during the last 13 years. Today the need is bigger than ever, with one in five Kentucky children at risk of…


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Louisville’s Churchill Downs Distributes More Than $220,000 in Kentucky Derby, Oaks-Related Donations To Charities

Story by John Asher from Churchilldowns.com Louisville, Ky., – Charity partners who worked with Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) during this spring’s 141st annual celebrations of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Longines Kentucky Oaks were presented with donation checks for their Derby and Oaks Week activities that totaled $222,705. Kentucky Oaks women’s health partners Bright Pink and Horses and Hope and two participants in the Derby and Oaks Week “Taste of Derby” celebration – Louisville food bank Dare to Care and Sullivan University’s Center for Hospitality Studies Culinary Arts Program – received their donation checks during ceremonies in…