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Good Neighbors

Published on December 14, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

One of the most enlightening memories from my childhood was of a spontaneous week night picnic with a neighbor family. I was 7 or 8 years old and although I saw it all as it occurred, it wasn’t until a few years later that I really understood what had happened.

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Education Through Internship

Published on December 2, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

Here at Family Scholar House, we aim to meet every need of our participants to enable them to succeed. Our career readiness programs equip our scholars with the skills they need in order to be successful in the workforce after graduation.

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A Time for Thanks

Published on November 17, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

November is a time for giving thanks. We want to take the time to say “thank you” to our incredibly supportive community here in Louisville. On November 3, we were so fortunate to have a volunteer group from Brown-Forman spend the day with us at our Stoddard Johnston Scholar House campus.

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Why We Volunteer

Published on October 16, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

At Family Scholar House, our volunteers make our mission statement a reality for so many families, and we absolutely could not accomplish that without them. Lisa Dahlem and her daughter, Kate, are two of our outstanding volunteers that have served our FSH community for years. We recently interviewed Lisa to learn more about why she chose to serve our organization so many years ago, and what it is that keeps her coming back to this day.

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Mom and Daughter Scholars

Published on September 29, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

Last week, we had the opportunity of interviewing five-year-old Taylor, one of our little scholars. This year was a big year for Taylor and she started kindergarten with JCPS. While the school year looks very different, Taylor’s enthusiasm for school is ever present.

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Published on September 9, 2020, by Kate Brackett to the FSH Stories Category.

We are fortunate to partner with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky. Through this partnership we serve as a placement site for AmeriCorp and VISTA members. These talented individuals dedicate a year of service to our families, our agency and overall our community. Read below as Briana, recaps her first month as a member of the FSH team.

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