Louisville Mayor hopes to break record for 5th annual "Give A Day" Week

Louisville Mayor hopes to break record for 5th annual "Give A Day" Week
Representative John Yarmuth. (Source: Todd Hoyer/WAVE 3 News)
Representative John Yarmuth. (Source: Todd Hoyer/WAVE 3 News)
(Source: Todd Hoyer/WAVE 3 News)
(Source: Todd Hoyer/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is calling on the "Compassionate City" to help break a record for the 5th annual "Give A Day" Week.

The annual week of service runs from Saturday, April 16 through Sunday, April 24 this year.

Fischer said his goal is to break last year's record of more than 165,000 acts of kindness through volunteerism, donations and more.

"I think it really says a lot about our city. We want to just get together and help each other, lift each other up. That's our city's value of compassion," he said during a kickoff event at Meyzeek Middle School.

Fischer said he hopes every Louisvillian will get involved. Saturday, Representative John Yarmuth was one of many who got involved in the "Build A Bed" event at Meyzeek.

For a full list of ways to get involved, click here.

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