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The children’s program is on break and our building is open only in the mornings for the month of May, but that doesn’t mean we’re not busy at Patchwork. Every morning our building is full of visitors enjoying a cup … Continue reading

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School Year Reflections

Every year, our Arts & Smarts staff and volunteers are privileged to be part of many, many children’s learning and growth. They experience moments, both momentous and small, that tell them that a child’s life is better for having been part … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Old Friends in the Patchwork Office

Patchwork’s main office is a good place to be. Someone is always there to chat or to listen. There are other people there who know how you feel. Maybe they’ve been there themselves. At any point in the day, you may … Continue reading

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Art Blooms at Patchwork

Every afternoon of children’s programming at Patchwork involves a wide variety of activity throughout our building. It’s kids and adults working together in tutoring, preparing snacks, reading books, playing outdoors, or sharing the things that each one is excited about. … Continue reading

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Sozo Health Ministry Recognized

Yesterday evening, the Sozo Health Ministry was recognized at Leadership Evansville’s annual Celebration of Leadership. Sozo was the Project Award winner in the Health and Social Service category. It is nice recognition for the work that the health ministry is doing … Continue reading

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Snow Day at the Patchwork Coffee House

A week ago Monday, we shouldn’t have been open. And yet we were. School was cancelled because of snow that fell the day before, which meant our food pantry and children’s program were closed for the day. But roads near … Continue reading

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A Busy Patchwork Afternoon

Right now, the kids are running around outdoors, enjoying a little sunshine and warmer temperatures. They’re skipping rope, throwing a Frisbee, and tossing a couple balls around. Last week, there was snow on the ground! It’s the start of a … Continue reading

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