Please call Eli at 502-653-9850 to make arrangements to donate items. Leave a number where you can be reached and a description of the items you would like to donate. Food/household item donations can be dropped off in a separate area outside Family Development by appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Our goal is to keep... Read More
Week of August 10 - When you support The Cabbage Patch’s COVID-19 emergency fund:
> You put food on the tables of families in need
> You assure that deferred bills do not pile up and overwhelm parents
> You help children who are struggling with online learning
> You provide stability during a time of greater uncertainty
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Fashion designer Frankie Lewis has built her career and her brand around courage and confidence. “Being brave is not about standing up and showing people how good you are,” she explains, “It’s about getting out there and showing people what you love to do, even if it’s a work in progress.” Frankie is now not only a Cabbage Patch alumna, but also a... Read More
Marita Willis, President, eHome Network with Community Ventures Corp., knows first-hand about the life-changing work of The Cabbage Patch.
When did you begin attending The Cabbage Patch?
I began my journey at The Patch when I was 8 years old - as a second grader. And I stayed through my senior year in high school. I came with my 6 brothers... Read More
We want to welcome Janae Cofield, a Cabbage Patch College Scholar, as a new voice at The Patch! Janae will be sharing her views this summer on a variety of topics. If you have a question for Janae, please email our communication department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today, Janae explains the history and significance of Juneteenth.
Juneteenth:... Read More
In February, We asked Manager of Educational Opportunities Brandi Giles for some tips on celebrating Black history in Louisville. Here is what Brandi had to say!
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1. Spend time recognizing more obscure African-American figures.
Honoring the lives and triumphs... Read More
For years, The Cabbage Patch staff members noticed a trend among our members; as they became teenagers, they come to The Patch less frequently, even if they had been enthusiastic participants for years! Some of this disengagement could be attributed to the teens needing to get part time jobs to help their families financially, and so we added a Teen Employment... Read More
The children served by The Cabbage Patch primarily live in low income households with single parents. Limited resources mean that family members can be frustrated and stressed, which is why The Patch is such an important place for our members. A new initiative that takes a proactive approach to behavior intervention is Mindfulness Monday, a weekly program that... Read More
It’s a tradition at The Cabbage Patch to make sure that each child has a merry Christmas, especially if their family needs a little help providing the holiday cheer. In 2019, The Patch was able to help 69 families (247 individuals) with Christmas assistance. The project is made possible due to the kindness and generosity of over 20 different Christmas sponsors... Read More
If you visited The Cabbage Patch during Winter Break, you may have seen lots of decorated candles and children writing letters very thoughtfully… what was this about? Why, Kwanzaa, of course!
What is Kwanzaa?
This holiday was created in 1966 by Maulana Karenga, a professor of Pan-African studies at California State University, in order to honor African... Read More