Nonprofit Spotlight | Kosair for Kids

Kosair for Kids                                                        
982 Eastern Parkway
Louisville KY 40217
(502) 637-7696

Contact Person: Thomas Fanning, Director of Development                                                        
Contact Email:                             

Please use 300 words or less to describe your agency and your impact in the community For 100 years, Kosair for Kids has existed to enhance the health and well-being of children in our community by delivering financial support for healthcare, research, education, social services, and child advocacy. We strive to meet kids where they are and raise them to new heights through life-changing partnerships and programs. We believe that every child should have access to the medical care they need, regardless of financial circumstances. Kosair for Kids is the most comprehensive children’s charity in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and with your help, our goal is to help more kids in our second century than in our first.

Agency Mission Statement or Description: Enhance the health and well-being of children by delivering financial support for healthcare, research, education, social services, and child advocacy.

Year established: 1923.

Counties/regions serviced:  Southern Indiana and all of Kentucky.

Focus areas:

Kosair for Kids strives to help children realize their potential while overcoming their obstacles. Our work focuses on four main pillars, Kosair Kids Advocacy, Kosair for Kids Financial Assistance Program, Kosair for Kids Experience Fund and Kosiar for Kids Grants Program. Through these program areas, we create joy for one child, one family, one day at a time.

Impact in community:

Kosair for Kids is the catalyst that creates a world where children in need live life to the fullest. In 2022, its efforts touched the lives of nearly 200,000 children thanks to generous supporters who want to see every child succeed. 94% of programs supported in 2022 serve children with medical disabilities. Kosair Kids in all 120 Kentucky counties and throughout Southern Indiana experienced the power of joy thanks to generous contributors.

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers have been making a difference at Kosair Charities for 100 years! Share your time, talent, and enthusiasm by helping support the Kosair Kids of Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

For individual or group opportunities or questions regarding any of our volunteer opportunities, please contact Thomas Fanning at or 502-814-9893.

How 1si members can help your organization:  

We would love to invite you to join us at our 9th annual Pie Auction Presented by Mister “P” Express. This one-of-a-kind event will be held on Sunday, November 19th at Mellwood Art and Entertainment Center. This family-friendly event is a great way to get the perfect treat this holiday season. Guests can bid on pies and other desserts baked by local celebrity chefs and well-known bakeries. To find out more information or to purchase tickets, please visit our website at

Tags: No tags

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *