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Growing Imagination!

Published on March 19, 2019

The PNC Grow Up Great Initiative is an integral part of the lives of the youngest scholars at Family Scholar House–and in the Grow Up Great Imaginarium, these youngest members of the FSH family are invited to explore the world around them in all sorts of ways.

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Not Your Parents Derby Party

Published on March 18, 2019

On Friday April 19th, 2019, Derby City Party People will host its signature fundraiser, Not Your Parent's Derby Party benefiting Family Scholar House.

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Wine, Women and Shoes

Published on January 15, 2019

Wine, Women, and Shoes will be held March 1 at the Henry Clay. Sip fine wines, shop designer fashions, mingle with The Shoe Guys, savor delicious bites, enjoy a glamorous fashion show presented by Von Maur, bid on auction items, enter the Key-To-The-Closet raffle sponsored by Churchill Downs, Inc.

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How Amazing it Feels!

Published on January 15, 2019

An FSH Participant Story. “Someone forgot to tell me how amazing it feels to accomplish a college degree. Wow! I DID IT!” These are the opening words to an email from an FSH participant to FSH staff following her college graduation this past December. Barbara’s email goes on to speak beautifully of the values and mission of Family Scholar House: community.

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National Rise Prize Winners

Published on January 3, 2019

When student parents rise, we all rise. So proud to be among the winners of the national Rise Prize, an initiative led by Imaginable Futures and Lumina Foundation! Accelerating postsecondary success for parenting students helps not just them, but also supports the economic mobility and well-being of their families.

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Thankful Hearts

Published on December 20, 2018

The email came to our Chief Possibility Officer’s inbox one Thursday evening, from a Family Scholar House supporter. The supporter wanted to express her pleasure at a call she received from a Family Scholar House participant during this year’s Thank-A-Thon.

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