How to Help

Donate Money

Operation Open Arms is supported solely through fundraisers and private donations from people who are willing to open their hearts and their pocketbooks to help a child. Won’t you consider a donation to our annual fund? Your tax deductible contribution can be taken securely and conveniently online by clicking the donate button below.

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Donate Time

Operation Open Arms relies on the generous support of our foster families and volunteers. Consider becoming a volunteer. Volunteers are needed for hosting and helping with events for our kids including:

  • Back to school
  • Baby shower for potential new children
  • Mentoring older children
  • Summer party
  • Christmas party

Donate Items

Whether or not you give financially, you can donate well-conditioned gifts directly to us. Your donations go directly to our clients. Items needed include:

  • New or very gently used clothing
  • New or very gently used toys
  • Outdoor play equipment
  • Tickets to Toddler Play Places
  • Tickets to entertainment events you may not be using (zoo, museum, sporting events, theater, etc)

Become a Foster Parent

Operation Open Arms is always in need of families willing to open their homes with love to a child whose mother is incarcerated. You can make a difference whether it is long term or only for a brief few months. The investment into the life of a child is worthwhile.

Learn About Our Services

Operation Open Arms, Inc. is licensed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to place children in homes for foster care or adoption. We recruit, train and provide support for families we license. We also provide outside parenting classes for related agencies.

About Our Partners

We appreciate the support we receive from so many valuable sponsors and donors throughout the year. Their contributions are what make it possible for us to continue to serve children and families.

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Operation Open Arms
8918 Stone Green Way, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40220
502-493-5007

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