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Horsing Around for Derby at The Patch!

This Derby season, don’t forget to plan something for the kids! We've been working on lots of projects at The Patch that you can do at home. Derby Hats What you need: Plastic or paper bowls, pie tins, newspaper, paint, glue, tape and embellishments like sequins, feathers, etc. Cover the bowl or pie tin with glue and smooth newspaper over it. Use several...
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Preparing Youth for the World of Tomorrow

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Almost any Cabbage Patch alumnus will tell you that once you are a Patcher, you are a Patcher for life! Our staff members frequently seek out former members to see how they are doing, and we find many success stories along the way. One amazing role model is recently graduated Cabbage Patch College Scholar Evan Packer who, after completing his undergraduate degree...
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Healing the Wounds of The Past

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. As such, early experiences are an important public health issue. The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) survey puts a numeric score on the collective negative experience, with the number escalating...
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Yes, You Can!

On a recent evening at The Patch, one of our Board members was volunteering in the performing arts department when a child approached her with a puppet. The Board member asked the puppet what he liked to do, who his friends were and other questions. It soon became evident that this shy child was telling her story through the puppet, and the Board member felt...
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The Patch’s New Groove!

Music is a fun and functional part of education! For instance, music and math are related. If children understand beats and rhythms, they are practicing counting, dividing and recognizing patterns. Music can also introduce children to different cultures or create connections within the world of media and performing arts. The Patch was fortunate to welcome a brass...
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Facing Poverty with Hope and Solutions

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...
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The Perfect Gift, and the Perfect Opportunity to Give

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...
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Saving Energy, Empowering Families with Project Warm!

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...
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UK: The University for Kentucky

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…)
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Paging Future Doctors…Science Camp at The Patch!

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,...
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