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We couldn’t do what we do without your donations. We need both funds and goods to stock our center.

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We are happy to work with these other wonderful agencies, and will provide referrals.

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Special Events

The Nest has some great annual events. Make plans now to attend!

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Good Giving Challenge:  Monday, November 3rd - Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 11:59p.m. 

You could win the Golden Ticket by donating Monday, November 3rd through Friday, December 12th, 2014

Donors between the ages of 21 and 36 who give at lease $25 or more to the Nest through BGgives.org between Monday, November 3rd and Friday, December 12th, 2014 are eligible to win the Golden Ticket!  Donors will be entered once for each $25 gift (give $25, you are entered once; give $150 you are entered six times!).  You must enter your year of birth at checkout to qualify.  

The Golden Ticket will get you everywhere; its an ALL ACCESS PASS, with free admission for you and one guest to several shows at various Lexington entertainment venues.  

The winner will be randomly chosen from eligible donors in January 2015 following the conclusion of the Good Giving Guide Challenge on Friday, December 12th, 2014.


Click here to see the Leader Board and see how we are doing.  With your kindness and generosity, we can soar to the top! 

Click here to see the awesome things you can get if you donate! 



The Nest Center for Women, Children, and Families provides a safe place for education, counseling, and support to children and families in crisis. Our programs focus on the prevention of physical and sexual abuse and neglect of children and the stabilization of the family unit.

Our STARS-rated Child Care Program provides free, high quality full-time or respite child care for families in need. The Nest also offers the Self-Help Parent Program, a program designed to support families recovering from violence, abuse, and neglect, and to promote stronger family units and positive family communication.

Our Crisis Care Management Program assists families that are in need of emergency supplies, including food, toiletries, clothing, and cleaning supplies, and offers referrals for emergency financial and legal assistance.

Finally, The Nest offers individual and group counseling through our Domestic Violence Counseling and Support Program.

Kids of the Nest.

Support The Nest

Kid of the Nest getting an Eater basket.

The Nest has volunteer opportunities for individuals with a wide variety of interests and talents. If you want to help, we can find a place for you!

We depend on the generosity of donors to help us with both financial support and donations of goods for our Crisis Care Management Program.

Corporate donations and sponsorships are essential to our operations. Sponsor one of our events and help us make a difference in the lives of Lexington’s families.


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