Wildcats for H.O.M.E.S.

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Mentorship Program

The Wildcats for HOMES Mentorship Program sends UK students to local Fayette County Elementary Schools to volunteer with children either experiencing homelessness or at-risk for homelessness.  This is a 1-2 hour commitment every week, in which our mentors go to their assigned school and mentor, play with, and/or tutor Lexington’s at-risk children.

If this appeals to you, please fill out this interest form: https://goo.gl/forms/TxBU2RPlUCujVto12

For those interested, contact Lexi Lane at alexis.lane@uky.edu or (304)964-1039

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Saturday, November 10th - Monday, November 19th

Saturday, November 10th – Day of Service, 8am – 10am

  • Location: UK Athletics Auditorium in Willy T

Monday, November 12th – Food and Housing Insecurity Volunteer Fair, 11am – 1pm

  • Location: Gatton Student Center

Tuesday, November 13th – Incarceration Panel, 7:00pm

  • Location: Gatton Student Center 330 AB

Wednesday, November 14th – Oxfam Hunger Banquet, 7:00pm

  • Location: JSB 221

Thursday, November 15th – Environmental Discussion, 7:00pm

  • Location: Gatton Student Center 330 AB

Friday, November 16th – Thanksgiving Basket Drive Ends

  • Turn in any donations by 5:00pm to CCO (Gatton Student Center A255)

Monday, November 19th – Friendsgiving


If you are interested in participating in these events, contact Danielle Doering at danielle.doering@uky.edu

About Us

Welcome to Wildcats for Housing, Opportunity, Mentorship, Employment, and Services (H.O.M.E.S.)! Our mission is to provide structured experiences, in part by developing sustainable campus and community partnerships, that motivate students to learn about, think through, and take action against homelessness.

Contact Us


Mentorship Chair

Volunteer Chair

Adrienne Poole


Awareness Chair

Danielle Doering


Day of Service Chair

Wade Hall


Thanksgiving Baskets Chair

Darcy James


Promotions Chair

Savanna Rowe


Young Adult Homelessness Chair

Beau Revlett



We are looking for passionate, committed students to apply for this year’s Coordinator Team! If you are a UK student, have a passion for making the world a better place and stand against homelessness: find more information and the application at the link below!


National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

2016 + 2018

Can Castle Competition

Thanksgiving Baskets


Day of Service

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