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Kosair Charities Hosts Night at the Zoo

Kosair Kids ® Night at the Zoo aims to provide a safe, stress-free trick or treating for special needs kids in our community.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 18, 2018) – Kosair Charities helped make trick or treating possible for children with special needs and their families on Wednesday night. Over 2,100 attendees enjoyed candy booths, character photos, glow sticks, a dance party, and more during the event.

“This is an event like no other,” said Keith Inman, President of Kosair Charities. “The children and families inspire me on a daily basis and it is incredible to help them celebrate Halloween in a comfortable way.”

Kosair Kids ® Night at the Zoo and the collaboration between Kosair Charities and the Louisville Zoo began 13 years ago. It is a private event is made possible by both Kosair Charities as well as funds donated on Give for Good Louisville.  Held during “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” at the Zoo, attendance is limited at this event to ensure a spacious and safe environment so kids and families escape their challenges for a stress-free Halloween experience like no other.

“We are honored to have partnered with Kosair Charities for over a decade to make this event possible and share both the Zoo and a unique trick or treat experience,” said Zoo Director, John Walczak. “The smiles on the kid’s faces are priceless.”

The event was held on Wed., Oct. 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. at The Louisville Zoo.

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About Kosair Charities: 

Since 1923, Kosair Charities has shown children their potential, instead of their obstacles. Through our grant and financial assistance programs, we are advancing child advocacy services, childhood education, clinical research, pediatric healthcare, and social services—setting the stage for kids to take flight. Learn more at


About the Louisville Zoo:
The Louisville Zoo, a non-profit organization and state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
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