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WLWT partners with Red Cross to raise money for CPR training
Donations to provide free CPR/AED certifications in underserved areas of the Tri-StateContinue reading »
For several months now, NKADD has served as the administrator of a large data study about housing inventory, cost, and relationship to economic conditions and jobs in the eight-county Northern Kentucky region. This study was conducted following a competitive procurement process which resulted in the selection of Stantec, a national consulting firm with a presence in Kentucky, from a field of highly qualified applicants.Continue reading »
Local Organizations Will Be Awarded Over $3.7M to Improve Health Outcomes
Interact for Health Announces First Wave of Community Grants
Cincinnati—Interact for Health today announced a first wave of community grants, totaling over $3.7 million, aimed at improving health outcomes and reducing gaps in the Greater Cincinnati region.Continue reading »
Five local employers celebrated as uncommon leaders
NKY-based Talent Magnet Institute puts spotlight on companies investing in their peopleContinue reading »
(Newport, KY -- March 3, 2023) Brighton Center, Inc. and Brighton Properties, Inc. welcomed Governor Andy Beshear and local nonprofits to Brighton Center's Family Center as he presented more than $1 million to Campbell County nonprofits. "We are honored to welcome Governor Beshear and excited to recognize the incredible investment in each of the nonprofit awardees that make such a meaningful difference in the community and make Northern Kentucky such a special place," said President and CEO Wonda Winkler.Continue reading »
Fidelity Employees Direct Grant Funding and Volunteer Engagement to Brighton Center this Holiday Season
(Newport, Kentucky – February 14, 2023) Brighton Center was nominated by Fidelity employees to receive a $10,000 grant.
Fidelity has launched an employee-led grantmaking program called Your Choice, which gives Fidelity employees an opportunity to nominate a nonprofit in their community that they are passionate about. The Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of Fidelity employees selected Brighton Center as the recipient of this associate-led grant.Continue reading »
Brighton Center Receives Grants Totaling $4,500 from Three Local Walmart Stores
(Newport, Kentucky – February 14, 2023) Brighton Center, Inc. has received grants from Walmart stores in Alexandria, Florence, and Fort Wright. Each local Walmart store chooses which organizations to fund with their Walmart Community Grant, and all three Northern Kentucky Walmart store managers have selected Brighton Center. These grants will help fund Brighton Center’s Emergency Assistance Food Pantry and Brighton Center’s Neighborhood Community Garden.Continue reading »
Brighton Center Receives $5,000 Grant from The Papa John’s Foundation for Building Community
(Newport, Kentucky – February 14, 2023) Brighton Center’s Youth Leadership Development has received a grant for $5,000 from The Papa John’s Foundation for Building Community.
Youth Leadership Development is an after-school program for middle school youth ages 11-15 to build leadership skills and conduct community service projects in order to empower youth to make a difference in their own lives and develop to their fullest potential. Youth who are not already involved in positive after-school activities are recruited to join Youth Leadership Development through their schools.Continue reading »
Brighton Center Receives $250,000 Donation from Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation to Assist Displaced Residents in Newport and Covington
(Newport, Kentucky – February 14, 2023) Brighton Center, Inc. received a donation from Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation to assist displaced residents in Newport and Covington. Brighton Center, along with several other local Safety Net Alliance of Northern Kentucky provider agencies, has been assisting families who have been displaced from their homes to navigate their sudden need for relocation. Families that are displaced do not have the disposable income to cover unplanned moving expenses as they are often living paycheck to paycheck.
Residents at Victoria Square Apartments, one of Newport’s last housing communities with affordable rates, were given notices to vacate this summer, with very little time to identify alternate housing. Current residents, many of whom have called Victoria Square home for decades, have been unable to find nearby housing, and when they do it is close to double what they were currently paying. With the recent closure of City Heights in Covington, the area has experienced an increase in individuals being displaced with nowhere to turn. Within the past year, Northern Kentucky has lost more than 800 housing units that are affordable and attainable for working families.Continue reading »