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165th Picnic

Picnic 165 is Coming

Save the date. Picnic 165 is coming on Saturday, August 9th and it's going to be bigger and better than ever. Stay tuned to this page and join our email list for all the latest updates. Also, plan to join us for Friday Night Live on Friday, August 8th.

Construction Beginning on the Cottages!!

A ground breaking ceremony was held on April 22nd to kick-off the beginning of the construction of the new Residential cottages for St. Joe's kids. SJ Kids Foundation President Ja Hillebrand spoke about the history of St. Joe's and the need for the cottages to create a more appropriate environment for the type of children who are now served. He then invited some of the major donors for the cottages to come forward, along with a few of the kids who currently call St. Joe's "home", and they turned shovels of dirt to symbolically begin the construction process.

The four new cottages will provide St. Joe's kids with a healing and appropriate home in a contemporary, less institutional, therapeutic and home-like environment. Each of the cottages will have individual rooms for the children, therapy offices, a dining room, a community area, and counseling rooms. There will also be a quad-like area for the kids to have more privacy from the main building.

Over $4 million has been raised towards the $5.5 million Capital Campaign goal, giving us enough to begin construction. Fundraising will continue for the additional amount needed, and donations of all amounts are appreciated. Visit our Give Five donation page to make a gift to help us reach the goal.

SJKids Foundation President Ja Hillebrand
Breaking the ground

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Save the Date: Upcoming Fundraising Events

Some organizations in the community hold events to support St. Joe's. Following is a list of upcoming events. Click the event name to go to the organization's website for more details.

Thank You to the Picnic 164 Sponsors!

Applebee's Abel Construction Byron Electric United Auto Workers New Country Q103.1 Lite 106.9 The Eagle 107.7 Country Legends 103.9 CBS Outdoor Stock Yards Bank Marian Development Group Publishers Printing Mad Pixel Art and Design All About Kids Sterling G. Thompson Co. ArCom

Jennie Wolf
Miller Company
GE
Ballou's Rent All Inc.
Blincoe & Shutt, PSC
Brownsboro Center Barber Shop
Fastline Publications
Gates Automotive
James Hickey CPA
Mortenson Family Dental
Oscar's Hardware
Party Mart
Play It Again Sports

Foster Family-Based Treatment Association

Council on Accreditation

Children's Alliance of Kentucky

True Up Louisville

Stars For KIDS Now

Creative Curriculum

Foster Care info link

Give Five logo

Foundation link

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