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An Experience in Generosity with [give] 502!

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

An Experience in Generosity with [give] 502!

40 young professionals. $20,000. 36 worthy nonprofits. It sounds like the beginning of a reality TV show, and it is every bit as exciting. The Give 502 organization challenged young professionals to donate $502 each this year so they could pool the money and learn what it means to be major donors in the community.

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Back to School with the Patch!

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Back to School with the Patch!

Do you remember when “back to school” meant freshly sharpened pencils, notebooks, rulers and erasers? The supply lists have grown since then, and it can be hard for families to keep up with the expense! According to The Huffington Post, the average family spent $634.78 on school supplies this year. That’s a significant amount of money for many Patch Parents who live on a tight budget.

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Lessons Carved in Stone

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Lessons Carved in Stone

Summer camps have come to an end, and not only have we created a lot of great memories, we have started some new beginnings. Camp participants have had opportunities all summer to try new things and discover new talents. The children have learned computer skills that will help them throughout their school and professional careers, participated in performance opportunities that build confidence, visited college campuses to help make higher education decisions and more!

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Victories Big and Small

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Victories Big and Small

What do you think most teenagers look forward to when they think of summer? A break from school, sleeping in, staying up late and lounging by the pool may be the activities that come to mind. But here at The Cabbage Patch, we have a very special group of teens who spend most of the year preparing to challenge themselves mentally, physically and spiritually with a 100 mile biking and camping trip on the C & O Canal Bike Trail!

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So Dramatic!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

So Dramatic!

It’s okay to be a little dramatic with Performing Arts Day Camp! Our children were encouraged to get in touch with their emotions and express them in creative ways as we got into character to put on a theatrical production.

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