Congratulations Shameika for being selected as District 22 Black History Month Award Winner

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Our Foster Parent Coordinator, Shameika DeVane recently was nominated for the District 22 Black History Month Award. She accepted the award at the Louisville Metro Council Award Ceremony. Congratulations on your nomination, we could not be more proud of our staff! Shameika DeVane is the Foster Parent Coordinator at Maryhurst Family Treatment Home. A northeast transplant, DeVane arrived in […]

Fun in the snow!


Although some found the snow to be a challenge, we decided to make it an opportunity for an activity with our girls! By using empty spray paint and mustard bottles (thoroughly cleaned, of course), we were able to fill them with vinegar, water, food coloring and baking soda for a little snow day fun! The […]

Thanks Beau!

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Thanks to Beau Schnatter, a Trinity high school student who put together these great baskets for a school service project! He donated them this past weekend for our Weekend Baskets donation drive.

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 […]