Create an Environment of Giving
I grew up in a neighborhood of takers, and The Cabbage Patch is an environment of givers.” – Bob Willis, Senior Account Executive, Neace Lukens Insurance Company.
We Change Lives
The Cabbage Patch is a local
Louisville children's charity
We foster self-esteem and responsibility through purpose-driven programs in which approximately 1,000 at-risk children and their families participate each year.
The Cabbage Patch Settlement House is a local, non-profit Christian organization
Our mission is to equip and empower at-risk children, youth, and their families to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their economic, educational, emotional, moral, physical, social, and spiritual potential.
How To Join
Anyone between the ages of 8 and 16 are welcome
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, all classes and activities offered through The Cabbage Patch are free to our members.
Susana* rang the doorbell at the Family Services department, having parked her car in front of The Cabbage Patch in anticipation of loading her Christmas basket items. The wind chilled her, and she gladly stepped into the warmth of the room filled with Christmas packages when staff member Doug opened the door.
Susana lives in one of Louisville’s most troubled...
One of the greatest adventures a Cabbage Patch member can experience is our 100 mile biking and camping trip. The journey is full of lessons in perseverance, resilience and respect for our environment. Before we even set wheels on the trail, however, there are other lessons to be learned. We teach young people to be prepared by inspecting and servicing their...
Several new friends have joined us in profoundly changing lives as 2019 Cabbage Patch Board members! We are grateful for their commitments and will be introducing them here, a few at a time, over the next few weeks.
Mark Pfeifer is a former Patch Board President who joins us for a new term of profoundly changing lives! He is a Professor of Medicine and...
Musician Jim McGee led 10 two-hour sessions of the Music and Rhythm group in November and December 2018, which engaged kids in performance of diverse indigenous music of Kentucky including gospel song, freedom song, blues, call and response spirituals, jug band, jazz, KY fiddle tunes, holiday songs, kids songs R & B, and hip hop percussion. The goal of the...