Volunteering in Kentucky

Photo courtesy Seedleaf

Photo courtesy Seedleaf


In the heart of Lexington, Ky., Seedleaf maintains a total of 14 community gardens. Seedleaf helps to cultivate these spaces, participates in city-wide composting, and offers sustainable cooking and preserving classes to children and adults. Service opportunities are offered weekly, and involve mulching, tree and shrub planting and garden maintenance. All ages. Get involved! Visit seedleaf.orgK. Boyajian

Christian Appalachian Project

Participants in this faith-based volunteer program comprise the largest organization serving marginalized groups in eastern Kentucky, with more than 50 active volunteer corps members. CAP’s various programs include serving at food pantries, providing disaster relief in areas affected by hurricanes, floods and tornadoes, working with the elderly, and offering domestic violence survivor support. CAP serves six communities throughout Appalachian Kentucky and provides room and board for volunteers in each area. Time commitments are chosen by volunteers and range from a week to a year. 18 and older. Get involved! Call 606-256-0973 or visit christianapp.orgK. Boyajian


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