To sponsor a Christmas Basket for a family in need, contact Doug Holm with Counseling and Family services at (502) 753-4434.
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...
Each spring, Cabbage Patch staff members take a group of children to Central Park to spruce up the landscaping. The other volunteers refer to The Cabbage Patch kids at the “Garden Ninjas.” They replant pansies, mulch and pull weeds. It would be a big job got just one or two volunteers, but because they all work together, they make quick work of beautifying...
“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...