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Equinox Ranch

Contact: Margo Capparelli
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2586
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone Number: 828-356-8307
Secondary Phone Line: 508-330-9454
Email Address:
Website Address:
Office Hours: by appointment
Directions: 24 West Rogers Road
From the main WCU entrance, take 107 S (away from Sylva)  for 1.8 miles. Turn left onto West Rogers Road. Make an immediate right into the driveway at Equinox Ranch, and follow the driveway through the meadow & up the hill to the house.
Agency Description: Equinox Ranch is renovating a property in Cullowhee to serve returned combat veterans.
The program's goals are to awaken the mind, body, and spirit of warriors whose traumatic memories and attempts at repressing have left them emotionally numb, volatile, and closed off to the world. The program focuses on building the skills that help veterans readjust to the civilian world and their work, relationships, and communities.
Training: provided as needed
Time Commitment: varies

Skills, Experience, and
Special Requirements:

Each project has a different set of skills and/or experience requirements. All are welcome to volunteer.
Volunteer Involvement: As the Equinox Ranch property is being renovated, volunteers can help with a variety of tasks like painting, helping to hang drywall, landscaping, and pressure washing. Volunteers who can help with grantwriting, fundraising, maintaining a website and social media, and assisting during special events are welcome. Additional areas volunteer involvement will be needed when renovations are complete and the organization begins working with returned service members.

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