Whether in school or virtual learning, these kids need new shoes

Whether in school or virtual learning, these kids need new shoes

Throughout Appalachia, it not uncommon, in fact, it’s more likely the norm, that children show up for school wearing worn out, hand-me-down shoes, often with more “hole” than “soul,” or even worse, arriving for class wearing nothing but flip-flops on the coldest days...
Flash Drives for Young Minds in Beattyville, Kentucky

Flash Drives for Young Minds in Beattyville, Kentucky

For many Appalachian parents, being able to support the educational efforts of their children can be challenging. Now, with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to plague the communities you help us serve, the topic that is on most parents’ minds is what...
These supplies really make a world of difference to these children

These supplies really make a world of difference to these children

Among our partners throughout Appalachia who receive hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies for elementary and middle school students each year is Caring Hands Ministries in Gainesville, Georgia. Our partners know who in their communities need the limited...