Stories from The Patch

What Makes The Patch’s College Scholars Program Different?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Do you know what makes The Cabbage Patch College Scholars program different from other scholarship programs?

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Fall Festival Fun!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Halloween can be downright scary! We’re not talking about ghost and goblins, but rather the dangers of children being out after dark. It’s a tradition at The Cabbage Patch to provide our members with a safe alternative to trick or treating so Patch Parents don’t have to worry about things like distracted motorists, candy allergies and other things that go bump in the night! But what do the kids at The Patch think about trading trick or treating for our Fall Festival?

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We Call it Learning, They Call it Fun!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

We once asked a longtime Cabbage Patch member what first drew him to our programs. He said his grandmother was looking for a safe place for him to play and learn, but all he needed to hear was that there was a gym where he could play basketball.

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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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