Volunteers

Grateful for Volunteers

For the second consecutive year, a group of volunteers from Salem’s Relevant Life Church came out on an unseasonably warm Sunday in June to volunteer at CCPC. (Click here to see a post about last year’s work.) This happy and hard-working group painted, cleaned, did grounds work, and made repairs. CCPC’s Executive Director, Debby Lute, had this to say about the group from Relevant

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MLK Day of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. On January 18, 2016, a crew of students from Corban University came out to CCPC to work in our community garden. Every year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Corban cancels classes so that students and staff can heed King’s call to serve others. For several years,

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Garden Growth

This summer, students from Corban University’s CUEST program (Corban University Essential Skills Transition) have been volunteering in CCPC’s garden. This hard-working group, hailing from Papua, Indonesia, have spent many hours pulling weeds, landscaping, and preparing the garden area for use by CCPC youth. Subsequently, the garden has been bursting with new life in recent weeks. Squash, corn, and other produce items are growing in

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Outflow Day

This past Sunday, we at CCPC were the grateful recipients of Relevant Life Church’s Outflow Day. On this day, the church closed down its regular services for one Sunday and sent its members out into the community to serve Salem. The group of about 30 people who came to CCPC spent hours out in the sun (on an unseasonably warm day, no less) laying paths,

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Happy Trails

At CCPC, we are very grateful for the piece of land on which our headquarters are located. Along with offices and meeting spaces, the property is home to the Project 180 residential program, a rec room, and a community garden. It is important to us as an agency that we take good care of this property and make improvements to it when we have

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