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Volunteers of America of Kentucky

 
Overview
Volunteers of America founded in 1896, is one of our nation’s largest, most diversified nonprofit human services organizations. The Kentucky affiliate serves Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Southern Indiana from our Louisville headquarters. We improve the quality of life for the most vulnerable people by providing them with the best programs possible so they can achieve self-sufficiency. The people we serve have one thing in common: without our services, they would surely be homeless.
Career Opportunities
A native Lexingtonian, Frank Minnifield is a graduate from Henry Clay High School as well as a distinguished alumnus from the University of Louisville. He became one of the Cardinals best cornerbacks ever from 1978-1982. After four seasons at U of L Frank Minnifield went on to have a stellar nine year NFL playing career with the Cleveland Browns from 1984-1992. He made the Pro Bowl every year from 1986 through 1989 and was named a potential inductee to the NFL Hall of Fame for 1998. Frank Minnifield and teammate Hanford Dixon are the founders of the fabled “Dawg Pound”. Frank Minnifield is a distinguished member of the following Hall of Fames:
  • Henry Clay High School Hall of Fame (where his jersey has been retired)
  • University of Louisville Hall of Fame (where his jersey has been retired)
  • Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame
  • Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame
Aside from his football notoriety, Volunteers of America has chosen to honor Mr. Minnifield for being an important civic leader who has made tremendous contributions to our community. He has always been committed to organizations that benefit youth and agencies that supply and encourage affordable home ownership.

In honoring Mr. Minnifield through this event, our community has the opportunity to say thanks for all he has done plus provide funding for programs that serve homeless families with children in our community. Mr. Minnifield will join an astonishing and elite group of past honorees. Previous Tribute Dinner honorees include philanthropist Lucille Little, Governor Martha Layne Collins, Alan Stein, Sam Barnes, and Luther Deaton.
Local Mission Statement
Volunteers of America of Kentucky is a spiritually based human service organization. We improve the quality of life for the most vulnerable people by providing them with the best possible care in order for them to achieve self-sufficiency.
Services
Volunteers of America of Kentucky and Tennessee provides assistance to more than 25,000 people every year throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Southern Indiana. From homeless families to the developmentally disabled, our 600 employees and 800 volunteers work hard to help those who are most at risk in our local communities.
Contact
Volunteers of America of Kentucky and Tennessee
570 South Fourth
Street, Suite 100

Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502.636.0771

Fax: 502.637.8111