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Closet Factory Partners with Boys & Girls Haven to Give Back to Youth

May 28, 2024 – Closet Factory is dedicated to more than enhancing your closet, they also are dedicated to enhancing their community. Their new Closet Factory Cares Program is partnering with Boys and Girls Haven to give back to children in need.

Boys & Girls Haven Helps With Foster Care, Independence Readiness and Counseling Services

May 19, 2024 – “Our mission is really to help these children and families,” says Amanda Masterson, the organization’s CEO. “In [the Goldsmith Lane facility], we serve boys ages 11 to 17 who need residential treatment and who are in the state’s foster care system.”

$75K donation to Boys and Girls Haven allowing the organization to expand programs

May 8, 2024 – Thieneman Construction donated $75,000 to the foster care organization to replace the gym’s collapsing ceiling, lighting, and 60-plus-year-old windows. The donation also went toward updating the campus’ landscaping.

Boys & Girls Haven asks community for its support

May 7, 2024 – During the month of May, observed as National Foster Care Awareness Month, Boys & Girls Haven is inviting individuals in the Archdiocese of Louisville and the wider community to engage with and support its work.

World’s Largest Biscuits and Gravy Competition Returns to Louisville This Weekend

Feb 14, 2024 – The event’s mission is to raise funds for a local foster care agency, Boys and Girls Haven.

GDL: Boys and Girls Haven

Mar 29, 2023

GDL: Boys and Girls Haven Groundbreaking for Hope and Haven Riding Arena

Mar 29, 2023

GDL: Boys and Girls Haven Pre-Independent Living

Mar 29, 2023

GDL: Foster Care at Boys and Girls Haven

Mar 29, 2023

GDL: Boys and Girls Haven Expanding their Animal-Assisted Therapy Program

Mar 23, 2023

Congressman Morgan McGarvey Announces $240,000 In Americorps American Rescue Plan Funding For Louisville

Feb 10, 2023 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Morgan McGarvey (KY-03) announced Father Maloney’s Boys & Girls Haven in Louisville has received a $240,000 AmeriCorps grant through the American Rescue Plan (ARP).

With residential housing full, Kentucky needs more foster parents

Feb 7, 2023 – LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There are kids in Kentucky with nowhere to go. It’s a problem folks who work with foster youth daily warn will persist unless more people step up to become foster parents.

Archbishop tours Boys and Girls Haven

Jul 28, 2022 – Archbishop Shelton Fabre met with leaders of the Boys and Girls Haven, including CEO Amanda Masterson and board member Steve Diebold, early last week to discuss new ways for the archdiocese to work alongside the foster care agency.

Former American Idol contestant Jackson Snelling performs for Boys and Girls Haven

Dec 7, 2021 – LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Jackson Snelling, a singer and songwriter who was a contestant on the most recent season of American Idol, performed for foster children at Boys and Girls Haven. Snelling spoke to the children about his experience living with autism, adoption and coping with the death of his father.

Aging Out of Foster Care and Why 18 Year Olds Still Need Help

Jan 23, 2020 – ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — About 10,000 young people in foster care in Kentucky will age out of the system when they turn 18. Some say that’s too young to take on the world alone. A handful of charities, like the Boys and Girls Haven in Louisville, will offer help transitioning to independent living;