Serving Grainger, Cocke, Jefferson and Hamblen counties, Tennessee – Appalachian Outreach strives to provide a holistic community approach to service. Whether it is firewood for families who cannot afford to pay their heating bills, new roofs for dilapidated homes to protect them from the harsh weather conditions of the Appalachian region, or for emergency assistance for the area’s homeless population, Appalachian Outreach is there to help.
Big Creek People in Action, War, West Virginia Serving McDowell County, West Virginia –Big Creek People in Action assists the people of War and surrounding communities at every stage of their lives, whether as children through tutoring and educational assistance, adults through computer literacy and vocational training, or the elderly and disabled through home repairs and utilities assistance.
Caring Hands Ministries, Cleveland, Georgia
Serving White, Hall, Lumpkin, and Dawson counties in northeast Georgia – Caring Hands ministry lives up to its name by providing short term and long term assistance to alleviate immediate, basic needs. Caring Hands puts those who come through their doors on the path to independence and self-sufficiency by addressing the needs of both the individual as well as the community as a whole.
Come-Unity Cooperative Care, London, Kentucky
Serving Laurel County, Kentucky – Come-Unity helps those who often times fall between the cracks of other aid programs by providing those in most need with supplemental food, dentures and eyeglasses, and even new bed sheets, linens, and furniture for those following a fire.
Cumberland Mountain Outreach, Beattyville, Kentucky
Serving Lee, Owsley, Wolfe, Estill, and Breathitt counties, Kentucky – Based in the heart of Appalachia, Cumberland Mountain Outreach operates a summer home repair program and also distributes donated resources such as furniture and appliances to those in need. Its goal is to bring those serving the home repair program and those being served closer together.
L.A.M.P. Ministries, Gainesville, Georgia
Serving Hall, Gwinnett, Lumpkin, and Jackson counties, Georgia – L.A.M.P. Ministries provides the abused, the homeless, the angry and at-risk youth of northern Georgia with a source of new hope for the future. L.A.M.P. Offers counseling and case management services, emergency shelters with food, clothing, and other items, as well as referral services to connect young people with the help they need.
Lee County Family Resource Center, Beattyville, Kentucky
Serving the children who attend Beattyville Elementary School, and located in the school building itself, the Lee County Family Resource Center is our newest partner. In addition to providing the LCFRC with school supplies, dental kits, shoes, winter coats to students who often show up to school in flip-flops and without a coat even in the coldest days of winter, we initiated a pilot program providing more than two dozen of the most-needy students with desktop computers so they can do their homework and research assignments at home, as well as stay in touch with their teacher via email when school is closed due to inclement weather.
Ocoee Outreach, Cleveland, Tennessee
Serving Bradley County, Tennessee – Ocoee Outreach works to reduce the dramatic effects of economic disparity in eastern Tennessee by connecting local churches to summer service opportunities such as building wheelchair ramps, distributing and sorting food for emergency pantries and working with area children.
Of One Accord, Rogersville, Tennessee Serving Hancock and Hawkins counties, Tennessee – Of One Accord serves a large area with a wide variety of needs in a way that ensures dignity and respect for the most vulnerable. Its central distribution centers provide food, clothing, and furniture to those who need it while its mobile children’s food programs, summer food program for children and year-round home repair teams allow them to reach out into the community.