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Bridging the Digital Divide for 35 Students in Kentucky

Bridging the Digital Divide for 35 Students in Kentucky

In 2017, Americans Helping Americans® initiated a pilot program to help bridge the digital divide for students attending Beattyville Elementary School, in hard hit Lee County, Kentucky, providing 30 of those most in need with all-in-one desktop computers. With the...

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A Home is Repaired Just in Time for Christmas

A Home is Repaired Just in Time for Christmas

For Americans Helping Americans® partner Big Creek People in Action, which operates a home rehab program in the summer in McDowell County, West Virginia, replacing leaking roofs are challenging, and expensive. “You need to know what you are going to do or you can...

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Afterschool Programs Can Help Struggling Students

Afterschool Programs Can Help Struggling Students

Sometimes all a child struggling in school needs is some one-on-one tutoring after school, and some encouragement. Americans Helping Americans® is able to provide support to afterschool programs, such as one operated by our partner, Big Creek People in Action, in...

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A Simple Blanket Makes Diane’s Day in Tennessee

A Simple Blanket Makes Diane’s Day in Tennessee

In Tennessee, Diane’s husband passed away after a long illness earlier this year. She and her husband had come to our partner Appalachian Outreach for help with repairs to their home and basic necessities such as food and clothing provided by Americans Helping...

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Giving Tuesday on December 3: Cozy Kicks for Kids

Giving Tuesday on December 3: Cozy Kicks for Kids

In Lee County, Kentucky, described by The New York Times as one of the “hardest” places to live in the country, a pair of new socks and shoes is a luxury many parents cannot afford for their children. But this Giving Tuesday, December 3, for just $21 you can ensure a...

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Providing Holiday Meals Across Appalachia

Providing Holiday Meals Across Appalachia

Each year for more than 20 years, thanks to the supporters of Americans Helping Americans® we have been able to ensure that thousands of children, parents and seniors have a nice turkey meal with all the trimmings over the holiday season. Among our partners who hosts...

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