Goode News – September 2023

Article By:  Hal B. Goode, Executive Director

Newsletter   |   Sep 13, 2023

As the leaves begin to change and a new season unfolds, we’re excited to bring you the latest news and updates from Central Kentucky Community Action Council. This month, I want to highlight the importance of transportation in our community and how it impacts our daily lives.

Central Kentucky Community Action CATS Transportation is a lifeline that connects us, allowing individuals to access employment, education, healthcare, and social activities. Our community thrives when transportation options are abundant and accessible.

Consider this:

  1. Access to Opportunities: Reliable transportation opens doors to job opportunities, enabling individuals to become self-sufficient and contribute to the local economy.
  2. Healthcare Access:  Many rely on CKCATS transportation to access medical appointments, treatments, and pharmacies. Lack of transportation should never be a barrier to receiving necessary healthcare services.
  3. Community Engagement: Transportation fosters social connections. It allows residents to participate in community events, cultural activities, and gatherings that build a sense of belonging.

Our Initiatives:

  1. Transportation Assistance Programs: We are committed to providing transportation options for those who face financial barriers. Our programs aim to ensure that no one is left behind due to lack of transportation.
  2. Collaborations: We work closely with state transportation authorities, businesses, and other nonprofits to enhance transportation services and create innovative solutions for our community’s needs.
  3. Advocacy: We advocate for improved public transportation infrastructure and policies that prioritize accessibility and inclusivity. Together, we can create a more connected and resilient community.

As we move forward, let’s remember that transportation is not just a means of getting from one place to another; it’s a bridge that connects us to a brighter future. By working together, we can ensure that those in need in our community have the access they deserve.

More to come…………. much more.