Farewell, Darlene

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Food Pantry, Hospitality

All of us at Patchwork Central are deeply saddened by the unexpected death of Darlene Blagg, a volunteer extraordinaire and a member of the Patchwork Central Worship Community.  Darlene was present in many parts of life at Patchwork. She worked in the food pantry two days a week every week. She made cookies for First […]

Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Hospitality

We’ve needed to make a few changes around Patchwork as the number of covid-19 cases in Evansville have increased dramatically. These changes include: Masks are required for everyone inside our buildings. Neighborhood Hospitality is taking place outdoors on our front lawn. Our Bike Shop is closed until further notice. Even with these changes, we continue […]

Back to School!

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Hospitality

The new school year is just around the corner, and Patchwork Central is here to help families prepare! Patchwork Central’s annual Back to School Sale is coming up on Saturday, July 31 from 8 am-11 am. At at the sale, parents and guardians can purchase bags of new school supplies, new socks and underwear, and […]

Summer Arts & Smarts

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Arts & Smarts

Summer fun continues at Patchwork Central! We are a little over halfway through our Summer Arts & Smarts Children’s Programming, and so far there has been a lot of learning, fun, and laughter. Susan Fowler has graced us with her energetic presence. She has been telling stories, encouraging us to be “Purple People of Possibility […]

Bikes!

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Bike ReCycle

Patchwork held our monthly bike distribution event last week. During the four weeks prior, Pete and Paul had been refurbishing bikes in order to have a good selection available. Additionally, they were doing quick repairs for people whose existing bikes needed work. The morning of the distribution event was rainy, so we held off until […]