Knights of Columbus support Heritage Hospice in Good Giving
Tom Handloser with Knights of Columbus’ Danville chapter presented a $500 check to Heritage Hospice’s Executive Director Janelle Wheeler as a match donation for the nonprofit’s participation in the 2016 Good Giving Challenge. The Challenge, overseen by the Blue Grass Community Foundation, begins Nov. 29 and ends at midnight Dec. 31. Contributions can be made online during this time and Blue Grass Community Foundation’s website will be live at 9 a.m. Nov. 29 with links to the area for donations to Heritage Hospice and other participants. As an agency serving Boyle County, Heritage Hospice is eligible for match money of 50 cents for every $1 donated. The Hudson-Ellis Foundation makes the match money possible. Hudson-Ellis is offering $25,000 in match money to Boyle agencies participating in the Good Giving Challenge. There is a cap this year of $5,000 in match money per participating agency. Heritage Hospice also provides end-of-life care to patients and support to their families in Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer counties. September golf tournament raises money for charities The Knights of Columbus Father Thomas J. Malloy Council No. 6317 holds many events to support its charitable contributions. Its major fundraiser is its annual golf tournament, which will be held Sept. 10 at Old Bridge Golf Course in Danville. Anyone interested in participating or supporting this event, should call Old Bridge at 859-236-1234. In addition to Heritage Hospice, the Knights of Columbus support seminarian training, right to life, church activities, school activities, Boy Scouts, Kentucky Association for the Mentally Disabled, prison ministry, youth groups at three parishes, St. Baldrick Foundation, Haven Care Center and Little Sisters of the Poor.