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The Patchwork Central Blog is Moving!

Hello to everyone who has been getting updates from Patchwork Central through our blog! We’re glad you’ve found us and that you’re interested in what’s happening at Patchwork! We’re excited to say that Patchwork is launching a new and improved website and … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Neighborhood

Many of the people who work and volunteer at Patchwork live within a one mile radius of our building. That includes 7 out of 10 staff members and key volunteers. And, even if someone at Patchwork doesn’t live in the … Continue reading

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A Group Effort

Business in Patchwork’s Food Pantry has been booming. In the first 6 months of 2016, we’re serving an average of almost 200 people per month. That’s up 35 people every month compared to 2015! That means we distribute a large quantity of … Continue reading

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Here in the New Year

We’re barely two weeks into 2016, and already we’ve had more than our share of busy days. After a short break for Christmas and New Year, we were open and our programming was in full swing on Monday, January 4. … Continue reading

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Living by the Arts & Smarts Creed Official

Recently, I needed to summarize the spirit of Patchwork’s Arts & Smarts children’s program in two minutes or less. I decided to read “The Creed Official,” the official Arts & Smarts code of conduct that the children recite every day … Continue reading

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Bursting at the Seams

Next week at Patchwork, the pace will pick up dramatically. We’ll be back to full days of programming with the first Art Garden Week filling the building each day with around 50 children, teens, and adult volunteers. The joy, activity, and … Continue reading

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2015 Arts & Smarts Year End Celebration

On Thursday, April 30, we celebrated another successful year in the Arts & Smarts program. Over 100 people filled Patchwork’s Meetinghouse to celebrate the children’s accomplishments, to thank our Arts & Smarts volunteers and staff, to reflect on the year’s … Continue reading

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