Healing Starts Here

Thousands of Kentucky’s children are in crisis, removed from their homes because they have been abused or neglected. For many, Maryhurst is the only answer. Recognized as one of the few agencies in the country capable of caring for teenage girls who are among the most traumatized victims, Maryhurst helps those who have nowhere else to turn for healing and hope.

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Virgil Christian Tribute Polo Match

The 15th Annual Virgil Christian Tribute Polo Match benefits Maryhurst. This is a fun, casual, and family friendly event spectating the oldest equestrian sport. It will take place on Saturday, July 22. The gates open at 4 p.m. and the match begins at 5 p.m. Food trucks will be available and live music will follow […]

Alumna of the year

The Maryhurst Alumna of the Year award is bestowed upon a woman who represents a lifetime commitment to success. Recipients of this award have overcome obstacles and have triumphed over childhood abuse and neglect to become attorneys, business owners, carpenters, models, educators, artists, nurses, police officers, foster parents, and judges, as well as wonderful mothers, […]

The need for Maryhurst’s services today is greater than ever. With Kentucky leading the nation in child fatalities due to abuse and neglect, more children are desperate for the hope and healing only Maryhurst can provide. However, given the challenging economic climate and far fewer state funds available to care for the children removed from their families, we rely on community support more than ever.

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Butterfly Stories

DebbieLopez-Thorpe and family"I am indebted to Maryhurst for what Maryhurst did for my Mother, Annie George Thomas. My Mother was removed from a very dysfunctional home and placed in Maryhurst in 1945." Read more of Annie's story