Executive Director, The Cabbage Patch Settlement House
Official Job Posting from Ashley Rountree and Associates
We are seeking a compassionate, energetic leader for a 109-year old Christian Settlement House in Louisville, Kentucky that profoundly changes lives of vulnerable youth and families. A community treasure in one of America’s... Read More
Almost any Cabbage Patch alumnus will tell you that once you are a Patcher, you are a Patcher for life! Our staff members frequently seek out former members to see how they are doing, and we find many success stories along the way. One amazing role model is recently graduated Cabbage Patch College Scholar Evan Packer who, after completing his undergraduate degree... Read More
What's in a game? Most would say fun and entertainment, but at The Cabbage Patch, we look a little deeper and find opportunities to engage children in important lessons. The trick of educating children while they think they are playing is what makes our Educational Opportunities department so successful.
New in the Educational Opportunities department is Patch... Read More
In Partnership with Baxter's Corner
Thanks to The Cabbage Patch’s partnership with Baxter’s Corner, Young Author’s Camp is a wonderful program that helps our children develop their storytelling skills! Last year, we saw the Young Authors “Going Bananas in Space” with their debut book. This year, many of our favorite characters have returned with... Read More
“Not only did The Patch keep me out of trouble after school (and help my dad get some rest), it also helped to mold me into the man I am today. Every single staff member has had a role in moving me onward and upward in life.
Everyone cared, and everyone contributed, which says something significant about The Patch, when everyone loves you so much that... Read More
"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.
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The Cabbage Patch is a home away from home for many children throughout the week, but when the weekend comes, our members find themselves missing the gym, the art room and even the Educational Opportunities department! If your children didn't have a computer at home, or art supplies, or a green space where they could run and play, couldn't you understand their... Read More
"I try to teach my kids the lessons that I learned at The Patch." Jamie Fox is a Master Sergeant in the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing. He is also a devoted father who imparts the lessons of The Cabbage Patch to a new generation. (more…) Read More