LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Teenagers living in foster care are getting some much needed help after their apartment building was destroyed Tuesday in a fire.

The 16 young adults lost everything and are currently living out of the Boys and Girls Haven gym. Most escaped the fire with only the clothes on their backs.

The organization used the apartments for a pre-independent living program for teenagers who age out of the foster care system.

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Colonels stepped up with a $10,000 donation.

"We hold back a certain amount of money each year for emergency funds, so when things like this happen, we have the ability to go in and help out," said Lynn Ashton, president of the Board of Kentucky Colonels.

Boys and Girls Haven is asking for donations. To do so, click here.

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