President – Kim Howell, Paddock Media Group
Vice President – Jerry Cantrell, Community Volunteer
Treasurer – Tim Wallen, Fit Money CPA
Secretary – Peg Patton, Mortenson Family Dental
Executive Director – Kimi D. Wells,


Jean O’Brien, Anthem Medicaid
Paris Johnson Parada, Pet Friendly Rentals
Scott Sager,  WLKY TV
Christina Dettman, WLKY TV Freelance Reporter
Mark Turner, Strothman & Company
Nikki Thornton, Trueup Louisville
Mike Kennedy, HKC Roofing & Construction

Chairman Emeritus, Liz Everman

2018 Adopt-a-thon Sponsors:

Aetna Better Health of Kentucky
Anthem Medicaid
FFO Home
HKC Roofing & Construction
Knights of Columbus
Kosair Charities
Employees of MSD

2018 In-Kind Supporters:

John Martin Trees
Kentucky Kingdom
Louisville Magazine
Malibu Jack’s
Mike Michalak – Little Caesar’s Pizza
Stockyards Bank & Trust
Target (Mall Road)
Texas Roadhouse
Today’s Woman
You Butter Believe It Cookie Company

In Search of Forever Families

Liz kidsRight now, thousands of Kentucky children are living in foster homes, group homes, and residential centers, waiting for adoptive families. They’re not the babies many of us think of when we think of adoption.  Most are school-aged, many are teenagers, and some have physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Approximately one-third are children of color, many have experienced some degree of neglect or abuse and some are sibling groups who want to stay together. Their common bond is a strong desire to be part of a permanent, nurturing family – a “forever family.”

Wednesday’s Child, Inc. is an independent, primarily volunteer, non-profit 501 c3 organization whose mission is to advocate for these children, to expand public awareness about their plight, to recruit and inform prospective adoptive parents, to help bring children and families together, and to offer encouragement to families created through adoption.

We encourage you to read about these children, watch their stories, and help us raise awareness about adoption. Better yet, perhaps you might consider opening your home and your heart to a child who needs you. Click here to learn more about the process of adoption.

Liz Everman
Chairman Emeritus




Wednesday's Child