Imagine going to school and not being able to read what the teacher is writing on the blackboard – even while sitting on the...

While spring is just around the corner, this past harsh winter in northeastern Georgia with its record-setting frigid temperatures and snow and ice storms...

Four young children and their baby brother were living in an unheated basement with no electricity or running water with their mother, struggling with...
Heating Homes

On the morning of Wednesday, December 31, the last day of 2014, the low temperature in Cleveland, Georgia, where our partner Caring Hands Ministries...
Winter Coats

In places such as War, West Virginia, Rogersville, Tennessee and Cleveland, Georgia, temperatures can hover around freezing during the months of January and February...
After-school programs

A little more than 30 miles south of Washington, D.C., there is a community named Triangle, Virginia. Located in Triangle, there is a large...
Thank You for our new winter coats

Life can take unexpected turns, but many in Appalachia lack the resources to prepare for these surprises. One family we helped fell on hard times...
Home Repair

It’s practically impossible for the vast majority of Americans to comprehend – much less imagine living in -- such conditions of squalor. For thousands in...
Utilities Assistance

Food or heat? Rent or electricity? Life or death? Many living in Appalachia have to face these hard choices each day. When choosing to buy...

Imagine Thanksgiving Day without a hot meal, much less a delicious turkey dinner with stuffing, sweet potatoes, and, of course, pumpkin pie, and eating...