Cure CF Inc. is a nonprofit committed to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States. All of the funds raised throughout each year support several efforts all across the country focused on cystic fibrosis research.
The Animal Care Society is a private No-Kill adoption agency whose purpose is to find new, safe, and loving forever homes for adoptable dogs and cats. ACS is a privately funded, volunteer driven organization whose financial support comes solely through annual subscription memberships, donations, and adoption fees. They receive no federal, state, or local government funding. Over the last ten years, ACS has placed over 8,000 pets into devoted and responsible homes.
Every Christmas, the Oldfather Law Firm adopts a number of underprivileged children from our local schools to ensure that they have an enjoyable Christmas. Oldfather Law Firm employees shop for, wrap for, these children. In addition, Oldfather Law Firm employees help host a breakfast with the University Club for the children of Cochran Elementary. The children are fed a pancake breakfast and then meet with Santa, who passes out presents.
The Franciscan Shelter House is a refuge for the poor and homeless in downtown Louisville. It is open 5 days a week, providing 350 to 550 meals per day. It is staffed by 3 paid employees and up to 20 volunteers each day. The shelter house is sponsored by the Franciscan Friars who oversee its operation. It is also affiliated with Dare to Care, Kentucky Harvest, and many local businesses that supply food for meals, which are then prepared and served by volunteers.
The Flaget Alumni Association promotes educational and charitable grants designed to memorialize the spirit and memory of Flaget High School so that its spirit may be passed on to generations of the future. It also supports the ministry of the Xaverian Brothers to honor their commitment to education and the poor.