LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18)– After losing her youngest son to an overdose, a local woman is channeling her pain to making sure no other mother experiences a similar loss.
Making a Difference
As Hurricane Florence continues to batter the Carolinas, LEX18, the Salvation Army of Central KY, Cumulus Media, Fayette Mall, and Southland Christian Church are teaming up to help the Salvation Army’s relief efforts.
After years of serving the Lexington community, a hospice nurse is getting a wheelchair accessible van to help care for her son who lives with cerebral palsy.
MADISON COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18)– A Madison County man is giving the gift of music to kids who may otherwise never have the chance.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A year after their infant daughter died hours after birth, a Lexington family is marking her first birthday by supporting
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — At the Kentucky State Fair last month, two displays were made of canned goods to bring attention to Kentucky Proud’s Hunger Initiative. When the fair was over, those cans had to go somewhere.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A performance by students from Breckinridge Elementary School is going viral and now it is spurring a life-changing opportunity.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Deuce, a two-legged dog who defied all obstacles and found a new home, will be saying goodbye at a “Doggone”
LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A Lexington family is turning their hurt into an opportunity to spread love and cheeseburgers. The Dunn family lost their son Brad unexpectedly earlier this year. Tuesday would have been his 31st birthday, so the family chose to celebrate in a way that brad would love. "The answer is love," that was Brad Dunn’s motto. Brad struggled with mental health issues and passed away unexpectedly in April. "Gave us something to look forward t…
LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Each year Shriners Hospitals For Children selects two national patient ambassadors. This year, one of them is from Kentucky. Lily Silverstein, 18, is part of the Shiners Hospital family. "I’ve been here probably 17 or 18 years now," she told LEX 18. She was born without a Fibula, one of the main bones in the leg. Silverstein had to have her foot amputated at just 7-months-old. Over the years, she’s returned to Shriners for routines care…
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A little girl left paralyzed after a drive-by shooting in Lexington is getting a very big gift in the form of a brand new wheelchair accessible home. A local company is also making a big difference to make that dream come true. Amya Catching was celebrating her birthday last year when she was struck by a bullet from a drive-by. After learning Amya was still living in a split-level home that was not accessible for her wheelchair, the "Building Assoc…