Inspirational Events

Stories about events that have inspired you

Abundance Orchard

Posted August 7, 2017

Read about the inspiring VBS held at Jeffersontown Christian Church (JCC) this summer. VBS 2017 was called Abundance Orchard. It was in coordination with The Society of St Andrews (SOSA). SOSA is an organization that promotes feeding America’s hungry by decreasing waste and gleaning fields. You can read more here.

Day of Hope

Posted June 10, 2017

From  Student Nurse to  Nurse Educator, Jacqueline “Blue” Browning remembers the laughter and wonderful conversations with the children and parents at Day Of Hope and shares why she continues to be an avid volunteer at Day of Hope. You can read more here.


Hope during the Holidays

Posted December 1, 2016

On November 21, 2016, Todd S. planned to take a leisurely shopping excursion to price Christmas Trees and ornaments for himself when his plans changed in order to provide a child and her mother a Merry Christmas. Through his actions that day, he joined the Portrayal of Hope journey. Read Todd’s story here.


Firehouse Fest

Posted September 26, 2016
LIGHTFEST Re-Ignited activities are geared towards innovative educational experiences while having fun. Read more about the first Firehouse Fest held in 2015 and Chef Jess who ran it.


Day of Hope

Posted September 22, 2016

Ryan Hatfield tells about his experience volunteering at a Day of Hope and how it has inspired him to return year after year. Read about his insight here.


Olympic Torch Relay

Posted July 16, 2016

“The 1996 Summer Olympics torch relay  was run from April 27, 1996 until July 19, 1996, prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta… The relay involved over 12,000 torchbearers, including Muhammad Ali, whose lighting of the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony is remembered as one of the most inspiring and emotional moments in Olympic history” – Wikipedia

Read here about one torchbearer’s experience about this very special and inspirational event.



Posted May 15, 2014

The Inspirational STORY behind the event