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Global Connections

Many nations from across the globe came together at Patchwork on Wednesday to teach the children in our Arts & Smarts program. International students from the University of Southern Indiana’s International Community Service program have been visiting us every Wednesday … Continue reading

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Creating Community

When we talk about “creating community” at Patchwork, one of the things that we do is to create a place where a variety of people can come together, meet each other, and learn from one another. For example, for the … Continue reading

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Life Is Connections

Patchwork is in the middle of our fabulous summer children’s activities. We started two weeks ago with Art Garden Week I.¬†It’s our biggest week of the year, with over 25 children and 25 high schoolers and adults in attendance. Participants … 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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Connecting People and their Food

During Art Garden Week II, I was photographing a group of kids and adults digging potatoes out of the garden when I noticed a man standing at the edge of the garden watching. I recognized him as someone who has … Continue reading

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Driftwood Art and Plans for the Future

The pace of the summer at Patchwork reaches its peak this week with Art Garden Week II and our annual potluck Garden Feast this Thursday, July 11 from 5 pm-7 pm. Everyone’s invited to come to this feast to celebrate … Continue reading

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