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 […]

Maryhurst President & CEO Judy Lambeth Selected as 2014 NFocus Empowering Woman

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Maryhurst is thrilled to announce that CEO Judy Lambeth has been recognized by Nfocus Magazine as a 2014 Empowering Woman. The five women panelists will be celebrated for their accomplishments and discuss ways to improve the health, safety, educational attainment and job security of all women in our community. Tonya Abeln, Editor of Nfocus, will […]


Grant to help expand outpatient services  Maryhurst is excited to announce it is the recipient of the Kentucky Kids Recovery Grant for nearly $1 million dollars allowing them to expand outpatient services.  “This reflects Maryhurst’s mission of serving those in greatest need and provides the opportunity to bring these services to families within their homes […]

Save The Date- Foxhollow Farms 7th Annual Fall Festival To Benefit Maryhurst


WHAT | Foxhollow Farm is excited to host the 7th Annual Fall Festival, a fun-filled celebration of autumn that has become a favorite for families throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana.  The 2014 Fall Festival includes a variety of entertainment and culinary delights for the whole family to enjoy.   The day includes live music, pumpkins, hay […]

Gardening and Cooking with our Girls


Our girls love to learn all about maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, two of their favorite things are gardening and cooking. The girls love spending time in their garden and grow tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers, different types of lettuce and carrots. Many of our girls have developed a love of cooking as well. They […]

Color Me Justice Art Exhibit


Maryhurst students have created works of art as a way to express their voice visually. Their exhibit will be hung in the teen section of the Downtown Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library. It will be available for viewing starting August 6th and ending October 10th. Read below to find out more about the […]

Maryhurst to Honor Rose Meeks at Journey of Hope Luncheon

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24th Annual Celebratory Luncheon  Featuring Special Guest Annie Locke, Owner Pure Barre Summit Maryhurst kicks off its 24th Annual “Journey of Hope” luncheon today, Thursday, May 15, at 11:00 am at The Galt House.  The annual fundraiser highlights Maryhurst’s work with Kentucky’s abused and neglected children, as well as pays tribute to its many generous supporters […]

Foster Care Feature: Jonathan’s Story

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Jonathan came to Maryhurst’s foster care program when he was just six years old.   He had been so badly neglected that he grunted to communicate.  His behaviors were unbelievably challenging, requiring constant supervision. But Maryhurst foster parents are amazing.  Jonathan’s foster mom, Marcia, is a long-term Maryhurst employee who is truly gifted in her ability […]

Maryhurst Announces 2014 “Journey of Hope” Luncheon


24th Annual Celebratory Luncheon Presented by Brown-Forman Corporation  (Louisville, KY – March 26, 2014)  Maryhurst is pleased to announce the details of its 2014 “Journey of Hope” luncheon on Thursday, May 15, at The Galt House Hotel.  The annual fundraiser highlights Maryhurst’s work with Kentucky’s abused and neglected children, as well as pays tribute to […]

Maryhurst to Participate in 2014 Mayor’s Week of Service


Maryhurst is pleased to announce its participation in the annual Mayor’s Week of Service, April 12-20, 2014. Maryhurst will offer the following community service projects: For more information and availability of each project and to sign up for one of Maryhurst’s community service projects go to and click on “to volunteer for an existing […]