Stories from The Patch

A Happy Thanksgiving From Christ Church!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

For many of the families we serve, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be a very special day with out 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.

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Patch Parent Thankful for New Car Courtesy of Oxmoor This Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

This Thanksgiving season, Oxmoor Auto Group, Progressive Insurance and The National Auto Body Council (NABC) teamed up through a nationwide community service project called Recycled Rides to repair and donate a refurbished car to a deserving local family. For the second year in a row, they reached out to The Cabbage Patch to find the lucky recipient!

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What Makes The Patch’s College Scholars Program Different?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Do you know what makes The Cabbage Patch College Scholars program different from other scholarship programs?

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Fall Festival Fun!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Halloween can be downright scary! We’re not talking about ghost and goblins, but rather the dangers of children being out after dark. It’s a tradition at The Cabbage Patch to provide our members with a safe alternative to trick or treating so Patch Parents don’t have to worry about things like distracted motorists, candy allergies and other things that go bump in the night! But what do the kids at The Patch think about trading trick or treating for our Fall Festival?

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We Call it Learning, They Call it Fun!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

We once asked a longtime Cabbage Patch member what first drew him to our programs. He said his grandmother was looking for a safe place for him to play and learn, but all he needed to hear was that there was a gym where he could play basketball.

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Who Do You Help When You Support Christmas Assistance at The Patch?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

At The Cabbage Patch, all of our clients are unique, but many share common circumstances. When you support Christmas assistance you are helping families who typically:

* Are headed by a single parent, approximately 42 years of age

* Include 2-3 children

* Are supported by a net annual income of $18,147

* Run on a deficit of $38 per month…this adds up!

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