Beattyville, Kentucky has the dubious distinction of being the poorest “white” town in the United States, according to a recent report in The Guardian...

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On Friday, October 23, Americans Helping Americans® interim executive director Bethelhem Tessema and staff had the opportunity to see first-hand the joy on the...

In McDowell County, West Virginia one-third of children living there go hungry at night. A large percentage lack adequate outerwear to keep them warm during...

Life in Appalachia can be harsh, especially for children. Going to bed hungry and waking up eager to get to school and a filling nutritious...

Out of 420 counties in Appalachia, 93 are considered ‘distressed’.  In the Appalachian region of Kentucky alone, more than one fourth of residents live...

This October, Americans Helping Americans® Executive Director Beth Tessema and staff had the opportunity to visit two of our partners in northeast Georgia to...

Throughout Appalachia there are tens of thousands of children who have just returned to school who can’t see the blackboard clearly because of a...

Throughout Appalachia, there are untold thousands of low-income children who rely on free and reduced price lunches when school is in session – often...

The Robert family in Laurel County, Kentucky has long been a familiar and popular one in the community, says Linda Gilreath, Executive Director of...