Introducing CEAP Essentials: Kids’ Edition

We have exciting news about a new program at CEAP! CEAP Essentials: Kids’ Edition aims to provide a little something special to bring joy during this stressful time. When a family comes to pick up their CEAP Essentials emergency groceries, each child will get a special bag of items just for them!  Each bag will
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CEAP’s Message to the Community

To our community: Our CEAP staff and board are reaching out their hands with love, peace and abundance to our neighbors and wrapping our arms around our community in solidarity. The ongoing health crisis and the recent tragic murder of George Floyd remind each of us that safety, security and stability can be vulnerable states;
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COVID-19 Volunteer Program update

CEAP continues to depend on a core group of volunteers during this time. Volunteers are assisting in the packing of CEAP Essentials, sorting food rescue, and providing curbside grocery service to participants. We’ve taken extra measures to ensure the wellness and safety of our volunteers, which is our top priority at CEAP. CEAP has increased
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Join the CEAP Team as an Americorps Emergency Response Member!

CEAP is partnering with AmeriCorps Emergency Response Initiative to host an Emergency Response Member.  The Member will be an essential part of the CEAP team in providing our community with needed resources during COVID-19 pandemic.  CEAP has pivoted to curb side pickup of CEAP Essential groceries, and Meals on Wheels Delivery every two weeks.  This
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$25,000 Matching Gift Announced!

CEAP has received a 25K matching grant from Otto Bremer Trust. This means that your donations will be DOUBLED until we reach $25,000! We need your help to get there. Help us meet the match by giving now at!  

#CEAPCommunity Spotlight: Meet Mike Witzany!

During the month of February, CEAP is celebrating our love for YOU, our community! We’ll be sharing a story each week from a volunteer and/or donor about their experience at CEAP and the “why” behind their commitment to our community! This week’s spotlight is Mike Witzany.   Two years ago, Mike was attending a local
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