This is Kentucky's 3rd Annual Fed Up! International Overdose Awareness Day event. This event is in remembrance of those we have lost and a call for Federal Action to this issue.

  • Date: Thursday August 31st
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Location: Jefferson Park, Downtown Louisville, Kentucky (corner of 6th and Jefferson)

Speakers for the event:  Congressman John Yarmuth, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet John Tilley, President of Louisville Metro Council David Yates, Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell, Elder Lasserre Bradley Jr 

This year we will also be having a Candlelight Vigil / Lights of Hope event with The Addicts Mom in Frankfort, KY.  This event will occur simultaneously with the Fed UP! CandleLihgt Vigil in Washinginton D.C.

  • Date: Thursday August 31st
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Locatioin: Kentucky State Capitol, 700 Capital Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601 

Please join us for both events.


If you have lost someone to this epidemic and would like to have their picture displayed during the event, please send their picture with their name and age to


"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" -Edmund Burke

"We are all in together. Helping a fellow human, friend, foe, or stranger is the most selfless act we can do in this world"  -Johnny Squire