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...
Back to school kits

Back to school kits

For the vast majority of American children — and their parents — back to school time is a time of eager anticipation and excitement when students will be reunited with their old friends who they may not have seen since the last day of school and to start...
These Wheels Will Help So Much

These Wheels Will Help So Much

Our longtime partner in Beattyville, Kentucky, Cumberland Mountain Outreach, is a small grassroots non-profit organization focused on helping those most in need in the hard-pressed, rural Appalachian community – especially children and senior citizens. In the past...
Lunch Box bus

Lunch Box bus

On Tuesday, June 1 the wheels of the Lunch Box Bus, operated by our partner, Of One Accord, will be rolling again on the winding rural roads of Hancock and Hawkins counties in East Tennessee delivering meals to hungry children living in isolated pockets of poverty....
Recovery of Beattyville, KY continues

Recovery of Beattyville, KY continues

More than two months ago, Beattyville, Kentucky, and surrounding Lee County where our partner Cumberland Mountain Outreach operates, suffered an historic, 100-year flood. Dozens of businesses in the small town’s downtown area were forced to close, and hundreds of...
Americans Helping Americans to help send kids back to camp this summer

Americans Helping Americans to help send kids back to camp this summer

Last year at this time, our partners that operate summer day camps in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia were unsure how, or even if, they were going to be able hold their programs for low-income children in distressed, rural Appalachia. And although they were not...