The Look of Integrity

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Ted is a man who “looks” homeless. His hair is a little stringy and he looks like he hasn’t showered for a couple days. He talks wildly to himself. You would probably move away from him if he passed you on the street. I probably would, too, if I didn’t know him. Ted is also a man […]

40 Years: Patchwork Central’s Ruby Anniversary

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In 2017, Patchwork Central celebrates 40 years of serving our neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming! We’re excited to be planning some special events to celebrate, starting with our annual Soup, Salad, & Style event on Thursday, February 23 from noon-1:30 pm. Tickets cost $45 for individuals or $450 to reserve a table of 8. […]

40 Years: Patchwork Central’s Ruby Anniversary

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Arts & Smarts, Bike ReCycle, Events, Food Pantry, Garden, Health Ministry, Hospitality, Uncategorized

In 2017, Patchwork Central celebrates 40 years of serving our neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming! We’re excited to be planning some special events to celebrate, starting with our annual Soup, Salad, & Style event on Thursday, February 23 from noon-1:30 pm. Tickets cost $45 for individuals or $450 to reserve a table of 8. […]

Creating Community

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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 past couple months we have hosted nutrition students from the University of Southern Indiana. They have done a […]

Reports from Friends

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The weather is scorching, the children’s program is on break for the month, and yet there is plenty of activity in Patchwork’s building. Monday through Thursday mornings in August our building is open for coffee, showers, the food pantry, bikes, Health Ministry, phones, talking with Patchwork staff, and much more. There are moments like Hershel […]