Maryhurst Students engage in 6 week culinary course


Maryhurst Students are currently engaging in a 6 week Chef in Residence Program through Heuser Health. Each week, Martha Feige, (Registered Nurse with Baptist Health of Louisville & Health & Wellness Coach at Health Sync) delivers instruction about various foods and cooking techniques.  Each week, the students engage in culinary learning and hands on cooking, […]

Business & Professional Women of River City Mentoring Program

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This October, the Business & Professional Women of River City (BPW) organization and Maryhurst began a job mentoring program.  Members of BPW worked on a bi-monthly basis with girls at Maryhurst helping them with professional development, resume writing, interview coaching, job shadowing, and other job readiness skills.  The program wrapped up this month with a […]

Madeline’s Cottage Hard Hat Sneak Peek Event


Thursday, March 12th, we held a sneak peek preview of Madeline’s Cottage, named for long-time supporter, Madeline Abramson. We are excited to see the progress of the cottage, which will house 14 girls! The weather was perfect for guests and friends to tour the new building, which is planned to be completed in June 2015. Check […]

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 […]