With Heart

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Last Tuesday, a man came up to the window where we serve coffee and snacks. Gail, the day’s Hospitality Hostess, noticed that he was feeling emotional.   The man told Gail, “You don’t realize how different you are from other places. Other people say Patchwork just gives you coffee and a donut, not a real […]

A New School Year Begins

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Patchwork Central’s after school Arts & Smarts program kicked off on Tuesday, and we’re anticipating a great year. Already students in grades K-5 have gotten started in tutoring, working one-on-one with adult and high school tutors to keep caught up in school this year. The tutors do not only help the students with homework, they […]

A Feast of Joy

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“I’m a weaver. I take the different threads of things and pull them together.” That’s how Susan Fowler describes her storytelling, and it’s a great way to describe the Garden Feast that Patchwork held yesterday to celebrate our Summer Arts & Smarts Program. An entire energetic summer of fun came together in a frenetic swirl […]