Countdown to Christmas

Celebrate Advent season and prepare for Christmas with us! We hope you’ll join us and learn more about CAP and the people you help us serve.

Our prayer for you today

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

— Romans 15:13 (NIV)

Today is #GivingTuesday

On this global day of giving, listen to an inspirational story of how one of our counselors from Camp AJ got a camper to smile for the first time in 3 years, all because of supporters like you, that make this CAP program possible.

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Our wish for you

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.

— Agnes M. Pahro

A special gift for CAP friends

Merry Christmas! Receive this 2019 CAP Wise Men ornament with your donation of $50 or more while supplies last. Display it on your tree as a reminder of the lives your love is changing in Appalachia.

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See how you're changing lives

Meet a CAP recipient and hear her story of struggle and appreciation for all of CAPs programs -- programs only possible because of YOUR support.

From our table to yours

Every family has their favorite Christmas dinner recipes. Click on the cards and find CAP family holiday dishes you can make and enjoy with your loved ones.

Our prayer of gratitude

Lord, You establish peace for us;
all that we have accomplished You have done for us.

— Isaiah 26:12 NIV

Well said, Henry

I heard the bells on Christmas Day, their old, familiar carols play, and wild and sweet, the words repeat, Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Our 2020 Supporter Card

We hope this supporter card serves as a reminder of the way you make a real difference in the lives of people who live in dire need throughout Appalachia.

The blessing of time together

The holidays mean fun times with the ones we love. Sharing a favorite Christmas movie is a great way to make memories. Check out this top 10 list of Christmas classics and snuggle up with your loved ones to enjoy!

In loving memory

Remember your loved ones with a donation this Christmas, and we’ll light a candle in their honor and include them in our prayers.

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Help feed families in Appalachia

Your support helps keep shelves stocked with healthy food at our Grateful Bread Food Pantry. Please give the people in Appalachia the blessing of a full plate this holiday season.

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Gifts that give back

You can save on meaningful Christmas gifts that help provide life-changing services. Use the promo codes "ShipFree" or "10%off" to get free shipping or 10% off your purchase at our online store -- your choice!

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The most blessed news of all

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord."

— Luke 2:10-11

A true friend to the people of Appalachia

Meet Stephanie Richardson, a CAP employee at the Child and Family Development Center.

Thank you for supporting Christian Appalachian Project

Did somebody say Christmas cookies?

Enjoy some of our staff’s favorite holiday cookie recipes. Click on the images and you'll find recipes to bake, just in time for Christmas.

A great time to give

During Advent, its important to slow down and think about how you can be of service to others.

See how you're transforming lives in Appalachia

The greatest gift of all

For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.

— John 3:16

You're answering their prayers

In America's heartland, multi-generational poverty plagues families, often leaving children with little hope of a bright future. Your support restores hope for families in need in Appalachia.

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