Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels gives nearly $150,000 to local non-profits

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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels gave away nearly $150,000 on Friday.

An event in Hazard wrapped up a week of giving, which totaled $2.1 million donated to 265 non-profits.

20 of those non-profits are in Eastern Kentucky.

"We have a grant program and today is our Eastern Kentucky grant impact event. We are going to give away around a hundred-fifty thousand dollars to 20 amazing non-profits in Eastern Kentucky," said Sherry Crose, the executive director of the order.

Since 1951, the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels has given away $50 million to 1,600 non-profits.



 
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