Kentucky Gives Day provides money for non-profits

BROWNSVILLE Ky.- May 14th is known as Kentucky Gives Day, which is an online 24-hour annual fundraising event where anyone can donate to support many different causes.

Kentucky Gives Day has raised nearly $1.7 million in partnership with the non-profits that participate, according to Kentuckygives.org.

One of the participating non-profits is the Bridge to Recovery in Edmonson County. The goal of this organization is to create a safe environment where clients can recover from trauma.

As of right now, the Bridge to Recovery has raised $2,160 through the website.

The CEO of the Bridge to Recovery, Paul Hamblin, said he’s honored to have his organization be a part of Kentucky gives day.

“We’re really honored to be a part of Kentucky Gives Day. They’re recognizing the importance of non-profit organizations in the state. We’re excited that we’re in our second year of participating,” Hamblin said.

Some other local participating organizations in the Kentucky Gives initiative include, Room in the Inn Bowling Green and the American Cave Conservation Association incorporated in Horse Cave.