Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc.

Brenda D. Cowan Coalition for Kentucky, Inc. self sufficiency, peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all Lt.

Brenda Cowan, a 12 year veteran of the Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services, was slain on a duty while responding to a domestic violence related call in rural Fayette County on Friday, February 12, 2004.


Today we honor, remember and pay tribute to the men and women who died in the 9/11 attacks.

Wreath Placement Ceremony At Monument To The Fallen | | Lexington, Kentucky

Wreath Placement Ceremony At Monument To The Fallen | | Lexington, Kentucky

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Lexington Fire and Police Department's Honor Guard will present colors and place a wreath in remembrance of those firefighters and police officers that have given their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony will take place at the Monument to the Fallen plaza in Phoenix P...

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One of the items stolen last week was our laptop used by our Supervised Visitation Program to write reports for the court. If anyone has an old laptop they would like to donate, please contact Karen Trivette at 859-276-4457 ext. 232. All donations are tax deductible.


Expansion on our Early Learning Center has started. BCC will be able to offer childcare services to an additional eleven children between the ages of 2 and 5. We are still asking the community for donations of toys, books and money to be used to purchase age appropriate furniture.


Picture of some of the damage to our builiding


Unfortunately, our non profit was burglarized overnight. Our building, staff offices and early learning rooms have been sufficiently damaged.

If you are interested in helping repair the damage or making a monetary donation, please contact our Executive Director, Karen Trivette at 859-276-4457 ext. 232.


Our kids are enjoying s'mores this afternoon. Yum!!


We are expanding our Early Learning Center to include 11 more children. If you would like to donate funds or supplies to help us accomplish our goal, please contact our Executive Director, Karen Trivette at 859-276-4457 ext. 232.


Front lobby at the Brenda Cowan Coalition.


Our Kids are excited to go to the Village Library today for Creatures of the Night and learn how nocturnal animals live in the darkness.


Our non profit is accepting donations to preserve her uniform in multiple display cases, donations are being accepted at any Traditional Bank or can be mailed directly to the Brenda Cowan Coalition for Kentucky located at 1364 Devonport Drive in Lexington, Kentucky 40504.


Lt. Brenda Cowan


Our Summer Program Kids decorated cupcakes today, the building smells so good!


Donations to the Librado Romero Memorial Fund can be made at any Traditional Bank. Donors should write "Romero fund" on the memo line of checks. Donations will be used to pay for the funeral expenses.


Our agency will join together with the community tomorrow at 6:30 at the District Court House Plaza for a candlelight vigil in honor of the memory of Librado Romero, who died protecting his daughter from her abusive ex-boyfriend and also in remembrance of those who lost their lives at the hands of their abusive partners.

Please join us. Let us stand together to end the violence.


Librado Romero's funeral is scheduled to be held at Fuentas de la Vida, the Hispanic ministry at Lexington First Church of God, 505 Kingston Road, in Lexington at 1pm on Saturday.

Donations to the Librado Romero Memorial Fund can be made to the Brenda D. Cowan Coalition, 1364 Devonport Drive, Lexington, Ky. 40504. Donors should write "Romero fund" on the memo line of checks. Donations will be used to pay for a funeral.


The Brenda Cowan Coalition is accepting donations for the surviving family members of the late Librado Romero. Librado Romero died protecting his daughter from her abusive ex-boyfriend.

The funds will assist in covering the costs for funeral and burial services and needs of the surviving four grandchildren. Please mail or drop off donations for the Romero fund at the Brenda Cowan Coalition located at 1364 Devonport Drive. Please specify on the check for funds to be given to the Romero fund. For further information, please contact us at 859-276-4457 ext. 232.


It's National Teacher Day - a heartfelt THANK YOU to all of the amazing educators who help shape our kids. Our agency would like to recognize our preschool and after-school teachers, thanks for all you do!!


Our store, Second Glance has prom dresses for sale, $5 each. Call 859-276-4457 ext. 223 for more information.

Second Glance


Our store, Second Glance, provides clean, gently used adult and children's clothing, for both the public and free of charge, to survivors of domestic violence and those devastated by fire. Referral letter from community partner needed. All donations to the store are tax deductible. Call 859-276-4457 ext. 223 for more information.


We participated in 6 health fairs in April and helped to screen a total of 385 women for breast cancer in Boyle, Casey, Garrard, Lincoln, Mercer and Washington Counties.


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Whatever we can do, should be done, to protect children.


Our outreach staff participated in Health Fairs in both Garrard and Mercer Counties in March. We helped screen 62 women in Garrard and 67 women in Mercer County for breast cancer.


Our non profit is currently hiring Supervised Visitation Monitors. Flexible schedule, Monday through Saturday, pay rate $10 hour, college degree mandatory. If interested please submit resume.


Our Kids wearing our Wildcat Menu t-shirts.


Our After School Kids waiting to cheer on the UK Wildcat's Buses.


Interested in purchasing one of our WILDCAT MENU shirts? $10 each. Show your support for the UK Wildcats and Brenda Cowan Coalition with one of our shirts!
Call 859-276-4457 ext. 232 for more information.

Cultural Diversity Festival - University of Kentucky | One Campus. One World

We will be participating tomorrow night in University of Kentucky Cultural Diversity Festival. This event starts at 7pm at Lyric Theater.

The Cultural Diversity Festival (CDF) spotlights what makes the University of Kentucky unique. As a collaboration between many facets of campus, CDF ensures the inclusion of many, and education of all who are involved. Find out more about us by reading our mission statement.


The Brenda Cowan Coalition is "Planting the Seeds of Change"


1364 Devonport Drive
Lexington, KY


(859) 276-4457



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