News & Events

Upcoming & Past Events and News
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Bourbon Raffle

Neighborhood House is selling tickets for your chance to win a collector's edition of Buffalo Trace (number 95 of only 400 in existence!), Four Roses Limited Edition Barrel Strength or a collection of Woodford Reserve.

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, October 10, 2019 12:00 am
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Play to Learn

Come join us for an afternoon of family-friendly fun in our new natural playground.

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, October 2, 2019 3:00 pm
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Our Newest Addition

It has been an exciting week at Neighborhood House, and we can't wait to share the finish product.

by Latara Appleby   |  Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:00 am
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UofL Hite Art Institute — Thank You!

You may have noticed that our logo and materials look a bit different from this time last year.

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, July 8, 2019 11:00 am
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Learning and Connecting in "Bro Club"

Boosting self-confidence in "Bro Club."

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, June 3, 2019 2:00 pm
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Derby at Our House

The Run for the Roses runs longer than two minutes at Neighborhood House.

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, May 6, 2019 3:00 pm
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11th Annual Race For Success is in the books

The Annual Race for Success took place on April 11th. This is the 11th Annual version of the event and it was our best one yet.  We had record participation this year and raised just shy of $50,000...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
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Welcome Jasmine!

Welcome to the newest member of our team, Jasmine Cunningham! She will be working with families at Neighborhood House and in our community on financial stability. Her individual coaching sessions will include guided help on budgeting, credit score improvement...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:00 am
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Thanks for visiting, UofL Cardinals!

Our friends (and neighbors!) at The Kidz Club recently asked if we’d like to join in hosting a group of football players from the University of Louisville. We jumped at this opportunity and offered up our community room for the day. Players spent time playing...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, December 6, 2018 12:00 am
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Excellence Academy Celebration

We get to see Melinda’s leadership every day as the director of our Child Development Center (CDC), and we’re so excited she was the recipient of the Values Award at the recent Excellence Academy celebration! We’re so proud of Miss Jamaica and Miss...

by Latara Appleby   |  Sunday, November 18, 2018 12:00 am
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Holiday help from Santa’s elves

You may think we’re getting ahead of ourselves with Christmas music before Thanksgiving, but we’re already working hard to ensure that our families have a joy-filled holiday season...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 am
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Financial literacy program update

The Humana Foundation recently announced a generous grant to Metro United Way to support financial literacy in our community. We are thrilled to be one of the seven agencies chosen to take part in this initiative!

by Latara Appleby   |  Friday, November 9, 2018 12:00 am
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Another successful summer

The summer of 2018 brought another successful year of our full day out-of-school time program. This year, we provided educational, hands-on learning opportunities to more than 100 youth. They were able to have hands-on opportunities in photography, art, drums and...

by Latara Appleby   |  Saturday, September 1, 2018 12:00 am
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Neighborhood House Grows By One

We are excited to welcome Allison Johnston to Neighborhood House! Allison joined us last week as our new Family Services Manager, where she will be leading one-on-one coaching, Parent Cafés and organizing workshops. She is eager to get to know the families in our...

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, July 23, 2018 12:00 am
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Summer 2018 Update!

Summer at Neighborhood House is in full swing, and the children are beyond excited for what’s planned. Dreamers’ Academy is our summer program dedicated to inspiring the youth to dream about their futures, and develop specific plans to help them achieve...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00 am
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Neighborhood House News – April 2018

Pam Rice, our longtime executive director, retired from Neighborhood House at the end of February after leading us through an incredible period of growth. While we will miss her terribly, we understand that after 15 years she may be ready for a vacation. We may not be...

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, April 2, 2018 12:00 am
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A Note From Pam Rice, Executive Director

The start of 2018 is bringing many changes to Neighborhood House, including the hiring of a new Executive Director. After an extraordinary 15-year journey, I have decided to retire from Neighborhood House at the end of February 2018. Together with our Board and staff,...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:00 am
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Google Fiber Launches at Neighborhood House

On Wednesday, October 18, Google held its official launch event for the new Google Fiber service in Louisville at Neighborhood House. The event, attended by Mayor Greg Fischer, other elected officials, and local business leaders, celebrated the arrival of the high...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:00 am
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Neighborhood House Burns Its Note

On Thursday, September, 15 Neighborhood House held a Note Burning ceremony to commemorate the final payment on our mortgage. Joined by Mayor Greg Fischer; Metro Councilmembers Cheri Bryant Hamilton and Kelly Downard; Stock Yards Bank Chairman & CEO, David P....

by Latara Appleby   |  Friday, September 16, 2016 12:00 am
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Over 100 Kids Have a Safe and Enriching Summer at Neighborhood House

Dreamers’ Academy 2016 provided a safe, fun and enriching program to over 100 youth from Portland and the surrounding neighborhoods of West Louisville. These children and teens enjoyed recreational and fun horizon-broadening experiences. Most importantly, they...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:00 am
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Allan Houston Leads An Inspiring 2016 Race for Success

On Tuesday evening, February 23, 2016, Neighborhood House held its 8th Annual Race for Success event at The Muhammad Ali Center, featuring Assistant General Manager of the NY Knicks, former NBA All-Star, and Louisville native, Allan Houston. Earlier in the day, Allan...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 am
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Neighborhood House Receives Surprise Visit From NBA Player, Rajon Rondo

Neighborhood House youth received an early holiday gift with a visit from Louisville native, former University of Kentucky basketball standout and current Sacramento Kings point guard, Rajon Rondo. Rondo surprised youth, families, and Neighborhood House staff the...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, December 30, 2015 12:00 am
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Allan Houston is Special Guest at Upcoming Race for Success event

Neighborhood House is thrilled to announce that Allan Houston, Assistant General Manager of the NY Knicks and former NBA Allstar, is returning home to Louisville to serve as the keynote speaker for their Race for Success event on February 23rd at The Muhammad...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:00 am
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Our Teachers Recognized for Excellence

Metro United Way held a celebration to honor Excellence Academy teachers for their hard work over the past year. Teachers were recognized for professional development achievements and delivering high quality education to preschool children. Neighborhood House...

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, November 30, 2015 12:00 am
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Halloween Fun

Halloween was SPOOKtacular at Neighborhood House. Our preschoolers and toddlers trick and treated throughout our different departments where they were greeted with candy by Kentucky Country Day School students, senior adults from our Four Seasons program and staff...

by Latara Appleby   |  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:00 am
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2015 Golf Scramble a Huge Success

On Monday, October 12th,  the Neighborhood House Golf Scramble was held under sunny skies at Wildwood Country Club. Thank you to our corporate sponsors who helped support this event which raises vital funds for our programs that serve children and families: KFC, DDW...

by Latara Appleby   |  Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:00 am
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Give Local Louisville Day – October 1

On Thursday, October 1st, you can participate in the biggest day of local giving and support Neighborhood House! Online credit card giving will take place here from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. 100% of the money raised for Neighborhood House will go directly  to our...

by Latara Appleby   |  Friday, September 25, 2015 12:00 am
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2015 Golf Scramble

Make plans to attend the 2015 Golf Scramble presented by KFC US October 12, 2015 at Wildwood Country Club 12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Shotgun Start Foursome – $1,000 Honorary Sponsor – $500 Individual Entry – $250 Hole Sponsorship – $150 For more...

by Latara Appleby   |  Thursday, September 24, 2015 12:00 am
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Neighborhood House Block Party is a Big Success

On Saturday, August 8th, Neighborhood House held a End of Summer Block party for the residents in the neighborhood. Close to 500 people attended the event which had children’s games, food, inflatables and music. Thank you to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield...

by Latara Appleby   |  Friday, September 11, 2015 12:00 am
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Press Release: Neighborhood House receives contribution from Walmart

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Neighborhood House receives contribution from Walmart  LOUISVILLE, Ky. April 20, 2015 – The Walmart Foundation and Neighborhood House, a non-profit agency based in Portland, are partnering to reduce hunger and poor nutrition endemic within...

by Latara Appleby   |  Monday, April 20, 2015 12:00 am
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Portland Neighborhood House included in royal tour

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – West Louisville’s Portland neighborhood received some royal treatment Friday. The Royal Duchess of Cornwall made a special trip to Neighborhood House near West 25th Street and Portland Avenue. The Duchess of Cornwall saw something...

by Latara Appleby   |  Friday, March 20, 2015 12:00 am