Providing for Mighty Molars

Providing for Mighty Molars

In many places in rural Appalachia, toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss are not seen as basic needs for keeping children’s teeth clean and healthy, but sadly a “luxury” that many parents simply cannot afford. In fact, for these children, their parents have...
Georgia Partner Provides Healthcare to the Uninsured and Indigent

Georgia Partner Provides Healthcare to the Uninsured and Indigent

The mission of Americans Helping Americans® partner, Community Helping Hands Clinic in Cleveland, Georgia, is to provide healthcare to the “medically underserved” in White County where there is just one physician for every 4,100 residents – more than two-and-a-half...
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...
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...
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...