FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KOSAIR CHARITIES DONATES $10,000 TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER ARTS IN HEALING PROGRAM IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN
LOUISVILLE, Ky.— The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts recently received a generous $10,000 gift from Kosair Charities. This grant will be used to support The Kentucky Center’s Arts in Healing program, which provides positive arts experiences to those healing from physical and mental health challenges.
“We are lucky to have such a giving and generous philanthropic community,” said Kentucky Center President Kim Baker. “This gift from Kosair Charities will make it possible for The Kentucky Center to transform even more lives and bring joy to those in difficult circumstances through the arts.”
This grant from Kosair Charities will help Arts in Healing expand its program to reach more than 3,000 children with special needs.
Arts in Healing currently serves patients recovering from substance abuse, movement disorders and the wounds of war, children facing physical and emotional abuse and abandonment, seniors embracing the end of life, families dealing with homelessness, and patients undergoing cancer treatment. Participants engage in instrumental music, vocal music, storytelling, dance, drama and visual arts – providing a creative outlet for stress and difficult circumstances.
Learn more about The Kentucky Center's Education and Community Arts programs.
About The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
The mission of The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts is to lead and enrich the artistic, educational and economic vitality of the region by providing unparalleled programming and cultural events. The Center serves Kentucky through education and initiatives which expand and diversify audiences while enhancing their understanding, appreciation and support for the arts.
About The Kentucky Center’s Arts in Healing Program
Arts in Healing provides artist residencies and on-going arts programming of instrumental music, vocal music, storytelling, dance, drama, poetry-writing and the visual arts to patients in 15 local healthcare facilities, including Our Lady of Peace, Nazareth Home, The Robley Rex VA Medical Center, Frazier Rehabilitation Institute, Volunteers of America, The James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and the Home of the Innocents.
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