The day after Derby, volunteers head to Louisville hotels to collect the hats and fascinators from women who don’t want to drag them on the plane. Collected hats are then cleaned up and auctioned during the “Hats for Hope” event that supports Kosair Charities. The 2017 Hats for Hope is Thursday, April 20th at the Triple Crown Pavilion in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The event starts at 6:00 PM and you can purchase tickets at