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For immediate release

Our partner, Caring Hands Ministries, has done great work with providing help with food, clothes, and support to veterans and their families in GA. Below is a recent press release from Caring Hands : For Immediate Release For More Information Ann Fleming...

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Providing shoes for children in Appalachia

In hard-hit places like Beattyville, Kentucky, it’s not uncommon for Sherry Lanham, director of the Lee County Family Resource Center (LCFRC), located in the town’s elementary school, to see students walking into the building wearing ill-fitting worn out hand-me-down...

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2017…what a year it was.

    With the help of many generous supporters, we continued our mission to reach Appalachian families. Through their gifts, our friends had a profound impact in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Arizona,...

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Digital Divide Update

Technology has a foothold in every aspect of today’s society but many children in the heart of Appalachia are getting left behind as for their parents a computer and internet service is simply a “luxury” they cannot afford. Last year, Americans Helping Americans®...

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Thank you for the Coats

The frigid days of winter are already upon the communities in the mountainous regions of Appalachia. That’s why each year, we distribute thousands of coats and winter accessories to our partners, such as Big Creek People in Action (BCPIA) in McDowell County, and...

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Helping fellow Americans in Puerto Rico

Last night, we joined the efforts of the First Lady of Puerto Rico by donating $5,000 to assist in meeting the basic survival needs of food, clothing, and shelter of the people of Puerto Rico, and to help facilitate the rebuilding of lives and communities. We stand...

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#CoatsforAmericans: Keeping Appalachian Children Warm

“Thank you for my coat. It is very warm,” says young Daniel, who added a drawing himself wearing a big, puffy coat and the words “happy and warm.” “Thank you for my coat. It will be very warm for school,” reported “Carlos T.” “Thank you for the warm coat. It was very...

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One Day Giving Event Brings Joy to Hundreds in Need

On Friday, October 23, Americans Helping Americans® interim executive director Bethelhem Tessema and staff had the opportunity to see first-hand the joy on the faces of hundreds of children and adults in Gainesville, Georgia who received new coats, hats and scarves,...

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