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
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
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.
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The New Year is a wonderful time for growth and improvement! Thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities and other building fund donors like Hilliard Lyons, two of The Cabbage Patch spaces have been transformed for 2015.
A grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities paid for new carpet in the Educational Opportunities department. What a wonderful... Read More
The cold winter landscape may be bleak in December, but in the Polly Williams Art Center at The Cabbage Patch, color blooms all year long! On Dec. 16, The Patch's young artists showed their most recent work at the Winter Art Show, which included several pieces from the recent exhibition at Local Speed.
One little boy walked carefully around a display... Read More
At the 2013 Annual Auction, College Scholar Rico Johnson shared his story with us and revealed that he was still struggling with the stress of college life from time to time. Fortunately for Rico, part of The Cabbage Patch's strategy for breaking the cycle of poverty is to support our College Scholars throughout the college experience to ensure their success!... Read More
Cooking is a great skill to learn, right? Who wouldn't want to impress their friends and family with homemade meals and gifts? At The Cabbage Patch, the kitchen is definitely a great place to learn, but we're not just talking recipes!
When you get a group of children together for cooking, teachable moments abound. Let's say we found a nice recipe that feeds... Read More
For many of the families we serve, Thanksgiving wouldn't be a very special day without the support of our volunteers! With budgets stretched to the limit in a season of high utility bills and holidays, parents find their resources spread thin.
Groups like Christ Church United Methodist are a blessing for these families, as they provide the much-needed... Read More