What can you learn from a horse? Some lessons are simple: perhaps you are afraid to get in the saddle, but you build courage by riding anyway. Some lessons are a little more complex: the way you lead a horse is a lot like leading people...are you patient? Do you work with the horse or get frustrated if he doesn't obey?
The Cabbage Patch and HOOF (Horses Offering... Read More
One of the most inspiring success stories to come out of The Cabbage Patch is that of the late Kim Glass, who was the first Cabbage Patch College Scholar and, later, a Patch Board member. Thanks to her hard work and the opportunities afforded to her because of her active participation in our programs, Kim became an architect and was a driving force behind The... Read More
When is the last time you looked at a favorite piece of art or literature in a new way? The Leadership Development teens were challenged to do just that with a writing exercise that helped them analyze and reinterpret some whimsical poems by creating parodies!
Poetry gives us a glimpse into how our kids construct thoughts and convey their messages. By giving... Read More
For many teenagers, Spring Break is a just a time for relaxation and fun in the sun. However, the members of The Cabbage Patch's Leadership Development program like a little challenge and adventure in their time off from school!
[caption id="attachment_3762" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fun and adventure on the Katy Trail[/caption]
The bike routes of... Read More
The Cabbage Patch family celebrates the life of Joe Burks, Sr., a faithful supporter and tireless advocate for Louisville’s at-risk youth. Joe went to his eternal reward on March 20, 2015.
Joe was an outstanding athlete who brought lessons of teamwork and perseverance to the children of The Cabbage Patch. As a coach, his unique ability to develop personal... Read More
At the Cabbage Patch, we have a team of specialized staff members, and it is their enthusiasm and expertise that make our programs truly unique. Because our teachers are committed to their personal exploration and success, they are wonderful role models for children who want to expand their horizons. Recently, our Recreation and Youth Development Specialist Elizabeth,... Read More
Beads, King Cake and red beans and rice can only mean one thing...it's Mardi Gras at The Patch!
Recreation and Youth Development Specialist and Louisiana native Miss Candice brought a taste of New Orleans to Louisville with a variety of programming for our members. While children created their own floats, signs and costumes, they learned about the rich... Read More
The Cabbage Patch family honors the life of Theodore "Ted" Merhoff, who went to his eternal reward on February 5, 2015. Ted was a dedicated member emeritus and Past President of the Cabbage Patch Board of Directors. He was also instrumental in the financial support of The Patch, first during his career as Senior Vice President and Director of Charitable and Endowment... Read More
When was the last time you put a mirror to your face and reminded yourself that you are phenomenal? The strongest confidence comes from within, and you can set a wonderful example for young people in your life by embracing your unique gifts.
The ladies of our Leadership Development Club participated in a workshop led by local model Marissa Brooks that had... Read More
For children who are growing up in an urban environment, the natural world is an intriguing place. Discoveries like earth sciences, nature-based fitness challenges and outdoor exploration offer inspiration that could lead to lifelong passions. We help the members of The Cabbage Patch nurture their sense of adventure with a variety of nature-based programs.
Summer... Read More