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Our Community

Click on any of the links on this page to find out more about some of our community groups and activities.

Swop don't Shop 

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Community Garden

Capel Ed has supported the Goytre Community Garden Project by allowing the garden to be set up within the grounds of Capel Ed.

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Dinky Doo

Named after a much loved lady who lived in Goytre village,this project, set up and maintained with the help of Capel Ed members, aims to make available surplus food from shops and supermarkets to the community. The volunteers collect, check and safely store/freeze the food in a room in the chapel before taking it to the local village hall to be made available to all.

Offering Apple at the Market
Eastern Valley Foodbank 

The Eastern Valley Foodbank was set up at the Hope centre in Pontypool 10 years ago by a member of Capel Ed. Supported by the Trussell Trust, it is part of a network of foodbanks across the UK. Several members of Capel Ed regularly volunteer here.  

Compassion

Worldwide 356 million children live in extreme poverty. Poverty robs children of their basic rights to learn,play and grow 

It robs them of hope.

Founded in 1952,Compassion is a leading Christian children's charity. 

More than 2 million children attend Compassion projects in over 8000 churches in 25 developing countries around the world. 

Many people from our church support the work of Compassion and between them they sponsor over 40 children around the world.

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