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.