News Democrat Leader | Logan Good Samaritan celebrating 20 years of service – Kentucky News

News Democrat Leader | Logan Good Samaritan celebrating 20 years of service – Kentucky News

A 20 year celebration has been scheduled to honor the impact Logan County Good Samaritan has had in our community over the past 20 years. The Open House Celebration will be held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, from 2-5 p.m. at 602 East Fourth Street in Russellville.

Logan County Good Samaritan, Inc. is a is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian benevolent ministry organization funded by participating churches in our area, private donations, and United Way. The non-profit strives to provide, upon proper evaluation, assistance of food, emergency housing, emergency transportation, or household necessities for residents of Logan County. Good Samaritan assists clients in locating the proper local and state agencies to meet their needs.

“We are always looking for ways to improve the lives of our clients. We research other agencies and programs that may be of assistance and refer clients to them,” said Denise McDonald, Executive Director of Logan County Good Samaritan. McDonald has been with Logan County’s Good Samaritan for 16 years.

Good Samaritan’s main objective is to provide emergency assistance for residents of Logan County. Encouraging clients to seek out and use available resources to help themselves change their situations is very important.

“Although we target the low-income population, we serve any individual needing assistance, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, or age,” McDonald said. The local Good Samaritan only serves Logan County residents. The exception to this is limited transient assistance for overnight lodging and food.

Logan County Good Samaritan, Inc. was organized in 1996 to meet a…

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