Right now, our community food pantry is every Tuesday, 2 – 5 p.m. at The St. Martin Village.
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Podcast: Through their eyes
The pandemic made it difficult to keep our kids podcast going. We hope to bring it back when it is safe to do so. Check out the first episodes our CIL kids made.
Community Inspired on Lex18
Organization helps kids handle difficult situations
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A Lexington organization is holding a series of workshops to help end the cycle of violence after some of their summer camp attendees witnessed a deadly shooting. Two weeks ago, the children at the Community Inspired Solutions summer camp were playing outside when a deadly shooting took place a few hundred yards away at the Coolavin Park Apartments.
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On December 20, 2017 CIS lost it's Co-Founder and Vice President Mike Thomas to cancer. I have thought a lot about what to post and say but have had much difficulty finding the words that express our deep sense of loss and sorrow. Mike's profound commitment to his community and the children living there was unparalleled. He will always be loved and missed by those who knew him. Those of us with CIS are committed to continuing our work to help the children and strengthen the family. We ask that you will pray with and for us for continued success.
ARISE Life Skills certification
On May 25, 2017, nine trainees received their ARISE certification as Life Skills Instructors. The two day training was delivered on site in Lexington, Kentucky and was taught by ARISE Senior Trainer Su Sigrist. The following trainees graduated successfully: Rebecca Webb Therese Wright Carla D. Jordan Jeremy Reese Stephanie M.
Go Dolphin Award Nomination
Congratulations to our own Mike Thomas for his nomination for the prestigious 2016 GoDolphin Award! The GoDolphin Award is presented to a community leader associated with the Equine Industry who is making a difference in his/her community. GoDolphin is the global thoroughbred breeding and horse racing stable founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. Way to Go Mike, we are so proud of you!
Ms. Rebecca in the news
Rebecca Webb couldn't push aside a deep need to help young people before and after they are snared in a web of violence. "That stayed on my heart," Webb said. "I couldn't let it go or it wouldn't let me go."
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