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.
Chandra has been bullied and harassed on a regular basis at her school. At one point, things got so bad that a group of girls jumped her and beat her up, and shortly after came to her home to intimidate her. Staff members at The Cabbage Patch helped her family contact the police and get the process started to establish a restraining order.
After the situation...
February is Black History Month! We asked Manager of Educational Opportunities Brandi Giles for some tips on celebrating Black history in Louisville. Here is what Brandi had to say!
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1. Spend time recognizing more obscure African-American figures.
For years, The Cabbage Patch staff members noticed a trend among our members; as they became teenagers, they come to The Patch less frequently, even if they had been enthusiastic participants for years! Some of this disengagement could be attributed to the teens needing to get part time jobs to help their families financially, and so we added a Teen Employment...
The children served by The Cabbage Patch primarily live in low income households with single parents. Limited resources mean that family members can be frustrated and stressed, which is why The Patch is such an important place for our members. A new initiative that takes a proactive approach to behavior intervention is Mindfulness Monday, a weekly program that...