WELCOME TO WE DAY COMMUNITY KY
We are dedicated to engaging, inspiring and empowering young people to participate in local and global acts of service, kindness and compassion. We share these ideas, celebrate these actions and show how WE MAKE DOING GOOD DOABLE during our annual event in Louisville.
The 2019 WE Day Community Kentucky will take place on April 16th at the
Kentucky Center for the Arts. Thousands of Kentuckiana students will share stories,
hear from inspiring speakers, enjoy some amazing performances and
take part in the amazing WE WALK FOR COMPASSION.
2019 WEDAY FEATURED SPEAKERS
Photographer, Author, Head of the National Geographic Photo Ark Project
Global WE Day Speaker, Ambassador, Author
WE Day Co-Host & Outreach Speaker
2019 WEDAY FEATURED PERFORMERS
Country Singer-songwriter and Humanitarian
Finalist on “The Voice”, 2018
Renowned Kentucky-born Cellist, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Activist
Watch highlights from We Day Kentucky 2018
Cirque Louis, light up bracelets and 2,400+ students...oh my! Check out our recap of this awesome event!
WE Day KY Impact Stories
Wheatley Elementary School
California Love was brought to life with the help of a recording studio and some students with a dream.
Robert Frost Sixth Grade Academy
These scholars discovered that in creating a special gift for someone they didn't know - they actually received the gift of friendship.
These middle school students understand how important it is to hear something good about themselves. They shared this feeling with others in need by way of custom Bingo kits.
Oldham County Middle School
These middle school entrepreneurs decided to turn their business interests into an action plan for social entrepreneurs by creating, marketing and selling custom made t-shirts that benefit Nicaragua.
PHOTO MOMENTS: WE DAY KENTUCKY 2018
Enjoy a few of our favorite images from the 2018 event that inspired thousands of students and generated over 44,600 hours local and global service.
Want to see more WE Day Kentucky moments? Check out our Archives Page to see 2017 & 2016.
WE DAY KENTUCKY FAQ'S
Questions about We Day Kentucky? We have answers! See below for answers to general questions about the event and ways to get involved.
We Day KY is a day of celebration and inspiration. You can’t buy a ticket to WE Day, you earn it through service. The day brings together world-class speakers, musicians and students who are leaders in service in their communities.
To earn a ticket to WE Day Kentucky, students and student groups must register at www.we.org. Using the free WE Schools resources kit they will receive after registering, students will plan and execute one local and one global service project during the year, focusing on any issues about which they are passionate! By completing these projects and reporting their results, they earn a ticket to attend WE Day Kentucky.
We Day Kentucky will take place at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts on April 16, 2019. The space will be filled with fun, compassion and service.
Every WE Day Kentucky has a Call To Action- a way for young people to come together to help young people in one specific manner. The Call To Action at WE Day Kentucky 2018 was to assemble WE CARE KITS to young people in need to be school-ready. The personal care items were donated to JCPS Family Resources Centers, Kentucky Refugee Ministries and local youth oriented non-profits in Jefferson County.
From the WE Day Kentucky Blog...
Being like-minded change-makers, creating a global community bound by compassion is a yearlong commitment. Read what WE have been up to!
On September 13th we are participating in #GiveForGoodLou, Louisville’s biggest day of local giving with the Community Foundation of Louisville. We believe with the strength of our movement, in 24 hours, we can get 500 donations. Help us reach our goal! Share our fundraising link with a post about “why... Continue Reading »
The next stop for Wheatley was the recording studio! The Young Prodigy’s went to the studio to record their song, California Love after school. They were so excited. The students faces lit up when they arrived at Bisig Impact Group to record. On the way to the studio, the kids... Continue Reading »
DuPont Manual junior and sophomore, Forest Clevenger and Emily Slaven, spoke about compassion and service, in particular, advocacy. They reminded viewers that advocacy is an extremely important, but often unrecognized form of service. Forest expressed the goal of both the Mayor’s Give A Day week and WE Day Kentucky – to get adults and young people doing service all... Continue Reading »