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PAINTSVILLE, Ky. — Many challenges face local Appalachian communities including economic and educational uncertainty leading to stress, anxiety, and sometimes depression at higher rates than the rest of the country. Counselors with Christian...

Press Releases

Owen Wright, Pat Griffith, and Guy Adams assist second-year camper Natalee with cutting the ribbon at the dedication of Bradford Hall, the new girls’ dormitory at Camp Shawnee.ENDICOTT, Ky. — Camp Shawnee, one of the oldest camps in Eastern Kentucky...

Volunteer Voices

By Hannah GobinI sit here on this old picnic table, looking out across the valley to a kudzu-covered ridge and I am reminded of the Kentucky beauty that surrounds me. Not just the landscape but the people as well. I came here to share hope with the...

Volunteer Voices

By Sarah HarpThis weekend my volunteer community was up late playing a game after a fun night of contra dancing. When it's already four in the morning, and sunrise is at six, why end the night? My housemate David made some eggs, packed some fruit,...

Volunteer Voices

By Sam HarrisPeople back home will sometimes ask me how life in Kentucky is going, and it's always hard to pinpoint an answer. It's challenging, it's rewarding and it's a huge blessing.The other day I was thinking about how I have always loved the...

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