We have made excellent progress toward identifying the next Executive Director of the Cabbage Patch as Tracy Holladay prepares to retire in 2020! With several interviews already conducted in July, we are ahead of schedule, and feel confident that we will meet our goal of making an offer in the fall.
It’s clear that people know that The Patch is a great organization!... Read More
The Cabbage Patch creates a sense of community that helps support young people as they conquer unfamiliar and sometimes intimidating challenges, like starting college!
In July, The Patch staff held a college scholar party that hosted both new and seasoned scholars for a laughter-filled evening. The party started out with an introduction from Educational Opportunities... Read More
Can you imagine how exciting it would be for a child to visit a radio station, or create their own advertisement? The Cabbage Patch’s Media Moguls camp introduces young people to the business of communications with the help of generous community partners!
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Another year, another amazing story by the campers in Young Storyteller’s Camp! This year, Linda and Mary Ellen (Chief Pencil and Chief Crayon) from Baxter’s Corner Publishing Company, assisted our young campers in crafting the story of Drastic Plastic!, an underwater adventure with an environmental twist.
Young Storyteller’s Camp provides the opportunity... Read More
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... Read More
One of the best ways for a club, organization or business to make a big impact with the children of The Cabbage Patch is to organize a service project! This can mean setting up a food or school supply drive, helping with facility repairs or cleaning or hosting a party or celebration. Christ Church United Methodist completed a very timely service project recently... Read More
Several new friends have joined us in profoundly changing lives as 2019 Cabbage Patch Board members! Here's another look at some of the newest Board members working behind the scenes to profoundly change lives at The Patch!
Michael Drake is the Director of Generation Services at LG&E. He and his wife Sarah have three children and they worship at Southeast... Read More
Cabbage Patch alumna Frankie Lewis managed to win the hearts of not only the audience of Project Runway, but also the hearts of her fellow designers! We are so proud of her for conducting herself with integrity, honesty and resilience during the competition.
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It is bittersweet to announce that we will be celebrating 38 years of service by Director of Programs and Facilities Rod Napier at his retirement party on May 18. In his time at The Patch, he has helped establish a variety of education and youth development programs, supervised the growth of The Patch’s staff and volunteer team, worked on the 19,000 square... Read More
A Message from Bill Meyer, Cabbage Patch Board President:
Since 1984, The Cabbage Patch has been guided with integrity, ambition and devotion by Executive Director Tracy Holladay. It is remarkable to have such longstanding leadership, and The Patch is fortunate to have a very strong foundation because of it. We are excited to report that this foundation will... Read More