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Tell Us Your Rod Napier Story

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...
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The Search is on! Do You Know Our Next Executive Director?

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...
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Always Be Prepared!

One of the greatest adventures a Cabbage Patch member can experience is our 100 mile biking and camping trip. The journey is full of lessons in perseverance, resilience and respect for our environment. Before we even set wheels on the trail, however, there are other lessons to be learned. We teach young people to be prepared by inspecting and servicing their...
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New Board Introductions!

Several new friends have joined us in profoundly changing lives as 2019 Cabbage Patch Board members! We are grateful for their commitments and will be introducing them here, a few at a time, over the next few weeks. Mark Pfeifer is a former Patch Board President who joins us for a new term of profoundly changing lives! He is a Professor of Medicine and...
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Guest Post: Musician Jim McGee

Musician Jim McGee led 10 two-hour sessions of the Music and Rhythm group in November and December 2018, which engaged kids in performance of diverse indigenous music of Kentucky including gospel song, freedom song, blues, call and response spirituals, jug band, jazz, KY fiddle tunes, holiday songs, kids songs R & B, and hip hop percussion. The goal of the...
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Welcome, 2019 Board Members!

Several new friends have joined us in profoundly changing lives as 2019 Cabbage Patch Board members! We are grateful for their commitments and will be introducing them here, a few at a time, over the next few weeks. First up, David Dorsey and Emily Lawrence! David Dorsey is retired from Brown-Forman. He is married to Lee Ann and they have three grown children....
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Merry and Bright: An Evening with Robert Half

What good friends the children of The Patch have at Robert Half! For the seventh year in a row, the Robert Half Christmas Party treated Patch members to dinner, games and gifts during one of the most anticipated events of the year. Based on good behavior and active participation, 30 Cabbage Patch members earned the privilege of participating in the party. Children...
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Saving for the Future

Did you have a lot of direction when you were growing up about financial responsibility? Financial literacy is something that is often left out of a young person’s educational journey, but it’s very important! Thanks to PNC and State Farm, The Cabbage Patch is able to provide this much-needed program. Andrew* started out at The Cabbage Patch as a Teen...
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Making the World a Better Place

Each spring, Cabbage Patch staff members take a group of children to Central Park to spruce up the landscaping. The other volunteers refer to The Cabbage Patch kids as the “Garden Ninjas.” They replant pansies, mulch and pull weeds. It would be a big job for just one or two volunteers, but because they all work together, they make quick work of beautifying...
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Bonjour, Canada!

“I didn’t know there was this much water in the world!” shouted Harper* as she gazed out over Niagara Falls. Harper was part of a group of six Cabbage Patch members who went on a trip to Canada as part of our Global Civic Engagement program. The Patch has long been expanding the horizons of at-risk youth with travel camps, and the trip to Ottawa further...
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