Acts of Kindness

Acts of Kindness in Georgetown is an outlet to highlight the light and graciousness of our people and their actions.

Have you recently witnessed an act of kindness? Please submit your entry here.

 Amen House Baskets

Community food baskets for Thanksgiving – can we get an amen?

Georgetown’s AMEN House provides food, clothing and financial assistance to thousands of families in Scott County. The need for its services is always there, but the Thanksgiving holiday shines an even brighter spotlight on the critical importance of this nonprofit organizations’ outreach and impact on the food-insecure in our community. READ MORE




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 Six-Year-Old Raises Funds for Popsicles for First Responder

Every hand can help, no matter how small! 6 year old Taytum Hardin has taken it upon himself to give back to his community and everyone who works hard to keep it safe. READ MORE




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Georgetown Fire Department partners with Santa for Toys for Tots

It will just look a little different this year. Steve Woodrum - State Farm is now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys and/or monetary donations until November 15th to support the cause. READ MORE




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 Birdsong Quilting, Embroidery & Crafts Sparks Statewide Mask-Making Mission


This local Georgetown quilt shop is on a mission to provide masks to those who need them the most, stressing the importance of community, togetherness and the Georgetown spirit READ MORE



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 Live, from Windsor Gardens

It’s the little things that count. And the folks at locally-owned senior living care facility Windsor Gardens of Georgetown know that some of the littlest things have the biggest impact. READ MORE





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Brothers in bourbon give back

A van packed full of food and supplies was driven all the way from Texas to Kentucky and donated to Georgetown’s AMEN House recently, thanks to a hero who created his own foundation and a chance friendship with a local bourbon distiller. READ MORE



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Florida honeymooners and Kentucky hospitality

When volunteer guide Connie Minch learned that a just-married Florida couple had their honeymoon visit to a Kentucky attraction clipped due to coronavirus-related closings, she sprang into action to open the doors of Ward Hall to them. READ MORE




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Old Friends Overwhelmed With Generosity

With social distancing restrictions put into place, Old Friends Throroughbred Retirement Farm has had to close their farm to visitors and cancel all of the events scheduled for their opening season. Desipte all of this, they have recieved generous amounts of support from both locals and horse lovers alike. READ MORE



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Scott County Teacher Parade Gets an 'A' From Students

Want to make a child smile during remote-learning days? Plan a pop-up parade!
That's what Scott County principals and teachers did recently, only it wasn't just one child. The act of kindness of these enthusiastic educators made every student in the school district smile. READ MORE




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