It only takes one spark of hope to change someone’s life.
In 2014, Rev. Calvin Holloway, The Patch’s Manager of Family Development, first met Melanie and her daughter. The two were living with Melanie’s father as Melanie, a single mom, was struggling to balance life and work. She was taking care of her dad, attending nursing school, working 20-25 hours... Read More
Senior Family Support Specialist Doug Holm recently attended a training called “Reframing Childhood Adversity” sponsored by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. Overall, the session emphasized that child adversity must be framed as a public issue, a preventable problem, and a solvable problem. As the training progressed, Doug recalled memories... Read More
Exciting Summer Camp Announcement from The Patch:
The news you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived! We want to share with you our plans for SUMMER! In order to maintain social distancing and keep all of our campers safe and healthy, we will be limiting our summer programs to 8 weeks of day camps and 6 weeks of evening educational enrichment. Due to COVID-19... Read More
When you support The Cabbage Patch’s invitational golf tournament, you make a profound difference in the lives of young people like Jenay and Dariyah. While they are close in age, Jenay is Dariyah’s aunt, but they have grown up like sisters because Jenay’s mother has raised them both. Keenly aware that Dariyah looks up to her as a role model, Jenay has... Read More
The Cabbage Patch recently received a grant from The Norton Foundation to support the Seed to Table program for the next three years! Founded by legendary chef Kathy Cary and stewarded by long-time volunteers Leslie Ellis, Judy Buckler and Lea Fischbach, Seed to Table teaches children to grow and cook their own food.
New to this program are the proposed Pollinator... Read More
Client Testimonial: Ladarius, College Scholar
The Cabbage Patch has impacted my success in and out of the classroom. At The Patch, the people are not just helping you with your homework, they are your family, role models, guidance counselors, and a shoulder to lean on whenever you need it. Personally, they have had a big impact on my life. I have been... Read More
The Cabbage Patch is celebrating an important milestone: 13,000 NTI assignments completed, and 668 hours of educational support!
At this time last year in 2020, Patch children were looking forward to finishing out the school year and signing up for summer camps. The organization’s new Executive Director Corey Miller had just started in January, and was looking... Read More
This Little Light of Mine: You Can Help it Shine!
Light the Way - become a monthly donor to support the daily work of The Patch.
Be a Ray of Hope - give to our endowment fund to ensure that The Patch is a light for years to come.
Help the Light Endure - make The Patch a part of your estate planning to leave a legacy.
Donate to The Cabbage Patch... Read More
Braylin* has been struggling with Non-Traditional Instruction, and frustration led her to the Behavior Intervention Specialist’s office recently. She and Ms. Micah were going to talk through some of the issues she was having when Braylin saw a magazine on the desk.
“That looks just like you,” Braylin said to Ms. Micah as she studied the beautiful woman... Read More
Please join us in welcoming our new Board members for 2021!
Doug Chin – Nephew of long time Cabbage Patch staff member Roosevelt Chin! Manager of Generation Safety at LG&E
Chris Hall – Family administrator with Spero Health and a member of First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown.
Brad Hume – Retired attorney and member of Second Presbyterian Church
Megan... Read More