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CAP employees, volunteers, and community members learn how to set up cots for emergency shelters.
Press Release

APPALACHIA – (May 11, 2022) Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) recently hosted emergency shelter trainings in Rockcastle and Floyd Counties, educating volunteer trainees on the various aspects of effectively and efficiently running an emergency...

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Greg Hershberg, Jodie Elliott, and Ben Ridner stand with a table of donated shoes.
Press Release

Christian Appalachian Project’s (CAP) Operation Sharing Program received a donation of 5,000 pairs of new children’s shoes from Rabbi Greg’s Shoe by Shoe Mission, based in Macon, Georgia. Operation Sharing will distribute the shoes to its community...

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Emmazell Gerken receives small surprises, like flowers, from CAP caseworkers.
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Her infectious laugh belies the struggles she has lived as she has spent most of her life caring for others. Even at 78 years old and legally blind, she hasn’t lost the whimsy of her childhood, recounting how her father gave her the nickname...

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A young boy enjoys a book at the 2022 Books for Kids Kick-Off at the Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center.
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Stacks of thousands of shiny, new children’s books proudly stand in a donated room at Project FLIGHT’s Book Bank in The Buffalo and Erie County Library, waiting eagerly for their new homes. The fragrance of freshly inked pages fills the air as a...

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Stephen Butler, University of Scranton student, works on a home repair project during WorkFest.
Press Release

APPALACHIA – (April 13, 2022) Students from around the country spent their spring break in Appalachia repairing homes in Eastern Kentucky which marked the 30-year anniversary of WorkFest with Christian Appalachian Project (CAP). This week of service...

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