HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - A concert benefiting a good cause took place this weekend at the old Henderson County Fairgrounds.
Six performers were lined up for Saturday’s event, which has been described as a concert for change.
All proceeds from the concert are going towards a foundation named after Chloe Randolph, who was killed in a domestic violence case last year.
“We’re not just Chloe strong, we’re going to be strong for them, and we want them to know they’re not alone anymore, and so many have been for so long,” director Stacey Mccord-Crooks said
Event organizers held the concert to bring awareness to domestic violence in Henderson.
Kristie Randolph, the vice-president of the Chloe Randolph Foundation, says the COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for everyone, but the organization has made great strides this year.
The non-profit organization has gotten a bill passed, and plans to open an advocacy office that will be located downtown this fall. The group is also working toward creating a shelter for men and women in need.
The foundation is hoping that every single person who attended on Saturday could be a reminder for someone in need that they’re not alone.
Foundation leaders say this concert is only the beginning.
“We’re moving forward in the process of opening a shelter for men and women,” Randolph said. “Domestic violence does not stop during a pandemic - it actually escalates, so we’re still trying to bring about awareness, education, and support the community for domestic violence.”