Funds go to domestic violence shelters
FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 31, 2015) — First Lady Jane Beshear today announced that the seventh annual Shop and Share Day, a one-day goods drive to benefit Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence shelters across the state, raised $793,842.79 in combined goods and monetary donations on Saturday.
Shop and Share Day was held at Kroger, Food City and Super Dollar Discount Food stores across the state. Volunteers at each store collected goods from shoppers such as nonperishable food items, personal care products and school supplies. One hundred percent of the collected goods and monetary donations for Shop and Share go to KCADV shelters.
Last year alone, KCADV handled more than 23,000 crisis calls and served more than 42,000 men, women and children through its member programs.