Posts Tagged "kentucky"

Around the World in 5 Days!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The children of The Cabbage Patch explore global culture without leaving Louisville in our Around the World Day Camp! The food, crafts, music and other traditions from a variety of regions make up an exciting week of discovery.

This year, highlights of Around the World Day Camp included a dance performance and workshop by the McClanahan School of Irish Dance, and a Brazilian jazz concert.

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Volunteer Kate Holwerk Honored

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Kate Holwerk, or “Kate The Great,” as we call her, is one of The Cabbage Patch’s most dedicated volunteers, but we are not the only ones who have noticed the impact she makes in our community! The Younger Woman’s Club, which has served Kentucky’s nonprofit organizations for more than 90 years, has honored Kate with their Citizen Laureate award! The award was presented on May 19 at the organization’s Charities Allocations event.

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A Governor’s Scholar at The Patch!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that we have a Governor’s Scholar in our midst! Janae, a long-time Cabbage Patch member who is active in our Leadership Development program, has been selected as one of Kentucky’s outstanding rising seniors.

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A Camp Kentahten Adventure

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Imagine how exciting a camp adventure would be for a child who rarely leaves the city! Most of the young people served by The Cabbage Patch live in urban neighborhoods, and the outdoor experiences that they have with The Patch truly broaden their horizons. For the past five years, Tim Horton Camp Kentahten has generously provided a camp weekend for approximately 50 children of The Patch that includes a ropes adventure course, arts and crafts, archery and more – all at a state of the art facility.

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When Will We See You Again?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2016 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

The Cabbage Patch Board of Directors is a diverse group, and each Board member brings a very unique set of talents and connections to our mission. We value their guidance in financial matters, strategic planning, marketing plans and more, and ask any Cabbage Patch Board member why they serve and the answer will be the same: it’s all about the children! We organized a fun night of program volunteering for the Board so they could connect with the children of The Patch, and after the activities in visual arts, performing arts, athletics and education, there was one interaction that was particularly moving. A Board member was saying goodbye after helping a young girl with an art project and when asked “When will we see you again?”

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