Operation Sharing

Christian Appalachian Project’s Operation Sharing Program partners with a network of more than 1,300 nonprofit organizations, community-based agencies, schools, and churches throughout the Appalachian region to deliver hope to people in need through the distribution of essential items.


Become an Operation Sharing Partner

Over the course of 30 plus years, Operation Sharing has delivered more than $2 billion worth of donated materials to more than 1.5 million people across all 13 Appalachian states and two Ozark states, Arkansas and Missouri. The program receives gift-in-kind donations to distribute from caring partners and corporations at warehouses in Corbin and Paintsville, Kentucky. These donations often include, but are not limited to: food, office supplies, household supplies, furniture, beverages, building supplies, hygiene items, and clothing.

When natural disaster strikes Appalachian communities, Operation Sharing responds to the immediate need by distributing food, water, cleaning supplies, and other essential and emergency items to impacted communities.

To learn more about how to become a partner or get involved with the program, please contact an Operation Sharing warehouse.

Corbin Location
Call: 606-523-5799
Email: opshare@chrisapp.org
Mail: 441 KY-2417, Corbin, KY 40701
Paintsville Location
Call: 606-789-3148
Email: opshare@chrisapp.org
Mail: 485 Ponderosa Drive, Paintsville, KY 41240


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