Clothing Drive and Celebration Event

In honor of our upcoming production of Glory Denied*, Kentucky Opera is partnering with USA Cares and Republic Bank to support veterans in our community. Every day until October 23, you can donate clothing, blankets, and coats for veterans in need at the following locations:

  • USA Cares National Headquarters: 11760 Commonwealth Drive, Louisville, KY 40299
  • The Frazier History Museum: 829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Bourbons Bistro: 2407, 2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
  • Delta Dental of Kentucky: 10100 Linn Station Rd, Louisville, KY 40223
  • Republic Bank: 3811 Ruckriegel Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299
  • Republic Bank: 10100 Brookridge Village Blvd, Louisville, KY 40291
  • Republic Bank: 11330 Main St, Louisville, KY 40243
  • Sullivan University – Main Campus: 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
  • Sullivan University College of Nursing: 4000 Dupont Cir, Louisville, KY 40207
  • Sullivan University College of Technology & Design: 3901 Atkinson Square Dr, Louisville, KY 40218

The clothing drive will culminate in our Bourbon & Blankets event on October 23 from 6 PM – 10 PM at Bourbons Bistro (2255 Frankfort Ave.)

Bourbon and Blankets

The cost of the cocktail party will be $45 and will include bourbon tastings and “wrapped” hors d’oeuvres alongside performances from Kentucky Opera artists. Anyone who brings a donation item the night of the party will get $10 off the event.

To RSVP for Bourbon & Blankets:

Call (502) 894-8838 or email

*Music by Tom Cipullo; Libretto by Tom Cipullo, based on the book by Tom Philpott