This fall, several Cabbage Patch staff members participated in the Metro United Way Poverty Simulation, in order to better understand the challenges faced by our clients. Just imagine if you tried to pawn your possessions to pay for food, only to find that the pawn shop doesn’t want them. Or consider what it would be like to pay bills if you had no Internet... Read More
It seems like every year, we find ourselves asking the same question around the holidays: "What do we get for the person who has everything?” The answer may well be found at the Temptations Holiday Boutique! More than twenty years ago, a group of women with small businesses organized an annual holiday boutique which has grown into a highly anticipated, well... Read More
It probably comes as no surprise that the parents who bring their children to The Patch are likewise eager to learn. The Family Services Department works with a great parents who have fun while improving their lives!
During October, the Patch Parents meeting focused on winterizing the home with Project Warm. One of Project Warm’s staff members conducted... Read More
Recently, University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto spoke at the Rotary Club of Louisville. His remarks largely centered on how UK is the "University for Kentucky," and its commitment to building a well-educated workforce and addressing Kentucky's most pressing needs. (more…) Read More
At the University of Louisville’s School of Medicine, Cabbage Patch science campers leaned close to a hospital bed to inspect a very realistic medical simulation robot.
“My chest hurts!” Suddenly the robot seemed to spring to life, but he wasn’t feeling well! Campers jumped back in surprise, and nervous laughter ensued. Once they composed themselves,... Read More
“In the same way that an artist creates with paint, or a musician creates with notes, I make art with flavor,” said Chef Anthony Lamas of Seviche during Young Chefs' Camp. The campers were visiting the award-winning Highlands restaurant and learning about how Lamas’ Latino heritage inspired his culinary career.
“This is like my first album,”... Read More
One morning at The Cabbage Patch, the children of Spy Camp infiltrated the administrative offices. They had some questions for Emma Gonna Planitall, a secret agent who specializes in event planning.
“What is your shoe size?” asked one camper as he peered at his agent dossier. He and his fellow spies were trying to find the double agent in our midst who... Read More
With recent government cuts to after school and summer programs, it is more important than ever that privately funded organizations fill the need for constructive programming during out of school time. At The Cabbage Patch, we are blessed to have supporters that make creative solutions possible for the challenges faced by at-risk children.
Traditionally, low... Read More
When a Little Free Library appears in a neighborhood, the first reaction is often curiosity. People pause to see what’s inside the interesting little box, and they wonder who put it there. We thought we would share the story behind our Little Library at 1421 S. 6th St.
Local design firm Luckett & Farley launched their Leadership Institute (LFLI)... Read More
Working together to create beauty – what a wonderful lesson to teach a child! During Spring Break at The Patch, art camp focused on collaborative creativity, with our friends from Baxter’s Corner leading the fun.
Children were presented with just four colors – blue, red, white and yellow – and a color chart with a dazzling array of hues. Working... Read More