Color Me Justice featured as Courier Journal’s Visual arts picks for week of Jan. 4


VISIONS OF JUSTICE In 2014, the Speed Art Museum launched a project called Wall Together that collaborates with nonprofit groups throughout the community on exhibits that help provide a forum for diverse voices among the area’s youth. The museum created the current exhibit, “Color Me Justice,” with Maryhurst Academy, Kentucky’s oldest child welfare agency that […]

Congratulations to Valle Jones!

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On Friday, November 21 at  the National Philanthropy Day event hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and one of our board members, Valle Jones, is received an award for Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year . This well-deserved award is for all the work Valle has done for the Stand Up for Girls Campaign! Congratulations […]


ON DISPLAY AT LOCAL SPEED, THE SPEED ART MUSEUM’S SATELLITE SPACE (November 12, 2014) The Local Speed, the Speed Art Museum’s satellite space at 822 East Market Street, is currently hosting Color Me Justice, an exhibit of works created by students from Maryhurst Academy. The young artists have created works of art as a way […]

Help Brighten A Maryhurst Child’s Holiday

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Maryhurst Holds Annual Holiday Gift Drive to Fulfill Wish Lists Plus, Delicious Gourmet Cookies!  Louisville, KY – November 5, 2014 –Maryhurst is kicking off their annual Holiday Gift Drive and is asking the Louisville community to help brighten a Maryhurst child’s holiday this season.   Now through Friday, December 12 Maryhurst is accepting donations to help fulfill […]

Meet our November Butterfly: Tracey Roberts-McKinney


Tracey Roberts-McKinney came to Maryhurst when she felt that she had nothing to lose. With multiple failed placements and incidents of running away, Tracey felt out of control. While she was transitioning into Maryhurst, Tracey pushed people away and struggled to connect with the other girls and her mentors. However, once she started to feel […]

Faces of Louisville: Madeline Abramson


by Heidi Potter, StyleBlueprint Louisville see the full post here: The former First Lady of Louisville, Madeline Abramson, is now the Lieutenant Governor’s wife, and she is as comfortable, charming, and absolutely approachable –as she has always been. She enjoying her new, bigger scope of the entire state, but she has slowed down since her days […]

Foster Care Spotlight: Lederrick Wesley

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Residence:  Bardstown, KY How/Why did you decide to become a foster parent? I became a foster parent because I thought it would be a great thing to do and I felt “called” to do it.  There are many hurting children out there who are in need, and I felt that I could help provide the adequate […]

Maryhurst Breaks Ground on Madeline’s Cottage


Maryhurst Breaks Ground on Madeline’s Cottage and Other Phase One Site Plans to Begin New Cottage Expected to Open Spring 2015 (September 3, 2014) Maryhurst is pleased to announce the official groundbreaking of a new cottage on the Maryhurst Campus in eastern Jefferson County. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, Maryhurst […]

Foster Parent Feature: Marcia Collins

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Why did you decide to become an adoptive parent?  Because he had been in my home for such a long time, I was his only family and the only one he knew.  Even my extended family embraced him. When did you become involved with Maryhurst?  In 1993, as a youth counselor.  I became a foster […]