"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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Swoop! Swoop! "What was that?"
Campers who had traveled to The Great Smoky Mountains as part of our Travel Camp had just set out on a night hike when something seemed to be flying overhead. They had left their flashlights at camp in order to better appreciate the natural beauty of the dark woods, so they stood still and waited for the moon to shed a little... Read More
"Let us entertain you!"
The chorus refrain from one of the final numbers of The Cabbage Patch's Musical Theater Day Camp Talent Share brought cheers from the audience members, who were indeed entertained by performances in dance, stepping, song and more! This year, The Patch was proud to partner with Vault 1031, a local non-profit that is revitalizing the... Read More
"What is in this butter?!" a girl asked Chef Edward Lee during Young Chef Day Camp, eliciting laughs from fellow campers. It was the question they had all wanted to ask; they had never tasted anything like it. Chef Lee, who was hosting the group for a gourmet meal at his renowned restaurant 610 Magnolia, took the opportunity to teach the children about sorghum,... Read More