“You don’t work your way out of poverty, you educate your way out” is a phrase that former longtime staff member Roosevelt
Chin loved to say. This truth is at the heart of The Cabbage Patch’s College Scholars Program, an inspiring initiative that drives our mission to profoundly change lives.
The College Scholars program assures that at-risk students prepare to be college-ready; choose their college goals wisely; apply themselves throughout their college career; and graduate debt free, or with minimal debt. By maintaining a mentoring relationship throughout all stages of preparing for and navigating college, The Cabbage Patch is very successful in helping at-risk students attain degrees and become career-ready.Read More
One of the most remarkable things about The Cabbage Patch is the longevity of our staff members and volunteers. Many of those who serve our mission stay with us for decades, because their work here is more than just a job. When you see the smiling faces of the children playing in the gym or studying in the Educational Opportunities department, it’s easy to see why people like Rod Napier commit most of their lives to The Patch.Read More
With many of The Patch’s College Scholars home for the holidays, December is the perfect time to celebrate their successes and connect them with future scholars! Manager of Educational Opportunities Mayghin Levine organized a festive holiday party that included a chance for the scholars to share lessons from the college experience with members of The Patch’s Teen Club.Read More