At The Cabbage Patch, we seek out the best local talent to support our mission. Creative people in our community are wonderful role models for the children we serve, so were were thrilled to partner with Jecorey Arthur, known as 1200 on stage, to present a music production workshop!
1200 is an elementary school music teacher and hip hop performer. As a... Read More
What's in a game? Most would say fun and entertainment, but at The Cabbage Patch, we look a little deeper and find opportunities to engage children in important lessons. The trick of educating children while they think they are playing is what makes our Educational Opportunities department so successful.
New in the Educational Opportunities department is Patch... Read More
Children often get frustrated when they are challenged in difficult subjects, but at The Cabbage Patch, they know that perseverance and patience will be rewarded. The Patch's reading program was created after it was identified that many of our elementary school members were behind in their reading skills by at least a grade level. Because these students struggled... Read More
"T'was the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." The familiar refrain never fails to capture the hearts and imaginations of people young and old at Christmas time. And so a young Cabbage Patch performing arts participant decided the share these words with his Patch family during a reading at the Christmas... Read More
In May 2015, The New York Times published a story about the importance of transportation for those working to improve the quality of life for their families. The article referenced a Harvard study that identified commuting time as the strongest factor in escaping poverty. According to Nathaniel Hendren, a Harvard economist, transportation is more of a contributing... Read More
When the time came to develop a theme for the 2015 Annual Auction, we looked to the success stories of our alumni for inspiration. Many Cabbage Patch members have made history in their families by becoming the first to go to college, the first to earn a degree...the first to show future generations what is possible. Where can history go from there? The accomplishment... Read More
In Partnership with Baxter's Corner
Thanks to The Cabbage Patch’s partnership with Baxter’s Corner, Young Author’s Camp is a wonderful program that helps our children develop their storytelling skills! Last year, we saw the Young Authors “Going Bananas in Space” with their debut book. This year, many of our favorite characters have returned with... Read More
“Not only did The Patch keep me out of trouble after school (and help my dad get some rest), it also helped to mold me into the man I am today. Every single staff member has had a role in moving me onward and upward in life.
Everyone cared, and everyone contributed, which says something significant about The Patch, when everyone loves you so much that... Read More
"Just knowing that people actually had hope in me and actually wanted me to do better for myself, that was a big push for me. I honestly can't thank them enough." -Jaquail Fowler, Cabbage Patch College Scholar.
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