Our Mission is to join communities, build and strengthen neighbor relations, and work side by side with residents to address community-wide concerns linking resources supportive of a healthy, safe and economically vibrant standard of living.

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Featured Programs

 Provides meals to children in Applachia during the summer months when school is not in session.

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Offers children academic assistance, school supplies and the support they need to be successful in school.

HOME REHABILITATION

Provides families with safe and stable housing, including repairing roofs, floors, rotting porches and stairs and more .

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Our Impact

Tutoring Programs Help Kids Catch Up

Tutoring Programs Help Kids Catch Up

The McDowell County, West Virginia, Career & Technology Center partners with Big Creek People in Action, on a tutoring program for students who need additional help in specific academic areas. The program’s tutors, who are funded with grant money from Americans...

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Barefeet September 2021

Barefeet September 2021

Big Creek People in Action in McDowell County, West Virginia has long been a partner of Americans Helping Americans® as we have worked together to provide needy children with backpacks filled with school supplies, and warm coats, hats and gloves to keep them warm all...

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Food Boxes September

Food Boxes September

Throughout Appalachia, struggling families and the elderly and disabled getting by month to month on meager fixed incomes often have to make a difficult choice: pay their utility bills, rent -- or put food on the table for themselves and their children. But this...

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Feeding the Future of Kentucky

Feeding the Future of Kentucky

For students in Beattyville, Kentucky, school is back in session. Their weekdays will be filled with learning new things, spending time with friends, and adjusting to the new normal since the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Unfortunately, with 85% of these students...

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Puckett Family Community Garden

Puckett Family Community Garden

Barbara Puckett, owner of the Puckett Family Community Garden in Beattyville, Kentucky in Appalachian Lee County, is on a mission – “As a family, we would like to grow and produce vegetables for families in our community.” And thanks to the supporters of Americans...

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