Our grants stock food banks with healthier perishable items; deliver meals
to children in the summer times when school is out as well as to families
without vehicles that live too far from grocery centers; provide funds to
purchase turkeys and dinner meals for holiday celebrations; and construct
community gardens which sustain the community with healthy produce and
teach families how to grow their own food with innovative techniques.
Right now and through the winter, our utility assistance program will help keep the lights and heat on and the water running for 750 families in distressed regions throughout Appalachia. Among these places is Jefferson City, Tennessee, where our longtime partner...
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 they're going...
“Summer Fun Boxes” Full of Toys and More Make for “Christmas in July” for Children Not Able to Attend Summer Camp
Although our partner in McDowell County, West Virginia, Big Creek People in Action (BCPIA), was not able to move forward with its annual summer camp program out of an abundance of caution, they are pleased that they are planning to offer a fun substitute for dozens of...