WELCOME TO THE FAMILY!
United Way of the Bluegrass is excited to welcome United Way of Franklin County into our family! We look forward to our partnership and are eager to combine forces in the fight for the basic needs, education and financial stability of every person in Central Kentucky.
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“I am excited to see the positive impact that UWBG is going to have on the Frankfort Community. By merging with UWBG, Frankfort is not losing a local presence but gaining the resource, commitment, and impact of a much larger vision and team. UWBG’s integrity, professionalism, and care for Frankfort comes second to none, there is no doubt that this is going to be a major win for the Frankfort Community.”
- Allen Sweeney, Former President of United Way of Franklin County
AGENCY PARTNERS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
American Red Cross
Bluegrass Community Action
Boy Scouts - Blue Grass Council
Capital City Activity Center
CASA of the Bluegrass
Emergency Food Pantry
Girl Scouts - Wilderness Road
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass
Nursing Home Ombudsman
ACCESS Soup Kitchen
South Frankfort Community Center
The Sunshine Center
Thornhill Education Center
FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Karen Wheeler, President
Jim Beam Brands
Joshua Harp, Vice President
Baughman Harp, PLLC
Rodney Webber, Treasurer
Raven Turner, Secretary
McNamara & Jones
Johnson Bearse, LLP
Frankfort Plant Board
“Over the years, United Way of Franklin County has been a pillar in the community by providing programs and needed services to 17 agencies. Through the merger with United Way of the Bluegrass, our agencies will continue to see programs and services. Just recently, agencies in Franklin County received funding from the UWBG COVID-19 relief fund that was much-needed help during this pandemic.
“United Way of Franklin County Board of Directors will continue to serve our community through UWBG- Franklin County Board of Trustees. It’s been a privilege serving on UWFC Board and most recently, during the last four months as President of UWFC. I’m looking forward to the next chapter with United Way of the Bluegrass as a Franklin County Board of Trustees serving our Frankfort community.”
- Karen Wheeler, United Way of Franklin County President and Community Relations and Ops Support Coordinator at Beam Suntory