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Backpacks for George’s Creek Elementary School

Nearly one in four residents of the small town of Lonaconing, located in the Appalachian region of Maryland, live in poverty, about 10 percent higher than the natural average of 14 percent. Many of these children’s parents struggle to just make sure there is plenty of...

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Back-to-School in Beattyville

On the morning of August 3, hundreds of Lee County, Kentucky students, and their parents arrived at Beattyville Elementary bright and early to wait in line for the school’s doors to open at 8:30 a.m. No, it wasn’t for the first day of school just yet, but for its...

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Veteran Support-Serving those who served us

Melvin Sapp is a 62-year-old Vietnam veteran struggling to get by on complete disability and he and his wife have their hands full raising three of their grandchildren in their modest home in rural Tennessee. Because of his disability, Melvin has been unable to do...

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Dozens of kids sent to camp

ABLE Families of Kermit, West Virginia, is our newest partner, and this summer we are proud to report that thanks to our generous supporters we were able to help send dozens of kids to camp operated by the grassroots nonprofit organization. Each year, thanks to our...

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The Lunch Box Bus is rolling!

Monday, June 4, was a momentous day for hundreds of schoolchildren in Hancock and Hawkins counties, Tennessee – it was the first day of summer vacation that the Lunch Box bus came to their tiny communities bringing them a free, healthy and filling lunch....

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Lunch Box Program

In the summer of 2017, hundreds of hungry children in rural Appalachian Tennessee waiting anxiously each weekday to hear their favorite sound. And no, it wasn’t the ring of the bell of an ice cream truck loaded with sweet treats for sale on a hot summer’s day. In...

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