Makes College Possible
Just knowing that people actually had hope in me and actually wanted me to do better for myself, that was a big push for me. I honestly can’t thank them enough.” – Jaquail Fowler, Cabbage Patch College Scholar
I thought (The Patch) was a place to drop off my kids. That’s not what it is. It’s a place that gives counsel. It helps the parent, it helps the kids.
Create a Legacy of Purpose
"I try to teach my kids the lessons that I learned at The Patch.” Jamie Fox is a Master Sergeant in the KY Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing. He is also a devoted father who imparts the lessons of The Patch to a new generation.
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.
- July 16, 2018
- 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
This annual golf tournament is played at scenic Valhalla, an 18-hole, 7,496 yard, par 71 private course ranked #1 in Kentucky and in the top “100 Greatest Courses in America” by Golf Digest. Golfers played the same course that hosted the 1996, 2000, and 2014 PGA Championships as well as the 2008 Ryder Cup. This year’s tournament pin placements...
“I didn’t know there was this much water in the world!” shouted Harper* as she gazed out over Niagara Falls. Harper was part of a group of six Cabbage Patch members who went on a trip to Canada as part of our Global Civic Engagement program. The Patch has long been expanding the horizons of at-risk youth with travel camps, and the trip to Ottawa further...
Grit is defined by Merriam-Webster as “firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger.” Recently, we spoke with our client, Samantha* and realized that she is a very “gritty” person.
Samantha graduated with her associate’s degree in paralegal studies in the spring of 2017. Since then, she has been working very...
Once a month, families gather for a Patch Parents meeting, where they share a meal and receive information and resources that help improve their quality of life. At one such meeting, tables surrounding the room were covered with books. Having collected excess book donations for several months, the Educational Opportunities staff members were able to share with...