Posts by Jesse

Who Do You Help When You Support Christmas Assistance at The Patch?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

At The Cabbage Patch, all of our clients are unique, but many share common circumstances. When you support Christmas assistance you are helping families who typically:

* Are headed by a single parent, approximately 42 years of age

* Include 2-3 children

* Are supported by a net annual income of $18,147

* Run on a deficit of $38 per month…this adds up!

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Exploring Kentucky, Exploring Ourselves

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Your support of The Cabbage Patch creates a supportive environment where children can form lasting friendships. When a young person is part of a positive, ambitious group, it makes it easier for them to step outside of their comfort zone and discover a new talent or interest. The group dynamic helps each child identify their unique strengths and therefore encourages independence and motivation.

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“Don’t Quit Fighting Until The Clock Stops.” – Gary (Coach) Schaffer, 1937-2014

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The Cabbage Patch family was saddened to hear of Gary (Coach) Schaffer’s passing, but we are inspired by his coaching philosophy: “Don’t quit fighting until the clock stops.” Gary learned to play basketball at The Patch and went on to win more than 200 games as coach for Pleasure Ridge Park High School.

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The Cabbage Patch in Motion!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

It’s only natural for children to want to move! Whether they are jumping for joy, shimmying with excitement or even fidgeting out of boredom, little ones seem to be in a constant state of motion. Dance is a creative way to channel this energy into a beneficial pastime, but many schools do not offer dance training as part of their curriculum. The The Cabbage Patch, dance is one of the unique after school activities that inspire excitement in our members.

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Connecting with Nature

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Autumn often inspires people to connect with nature. The leaves are in stunning color and the air is just crisp enough to remind us that winter is coming. At Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, they celebrate the season with Colorfest, a perfect opportunity for a city kid to discover their inner environmentalist!

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