Youth Programs

Summer Camp


Summer Food


Deliquency Prevention



Children are the basis for ensuring vitality and growth in our communities. Given chances to stay active, think and learn through experiences, we help youth living in Appalachia and in other areas throughout the nation. We help them take pride in themselves, their heritage and in their surroundings.

Our Impact in 2018

meals were served through a summer food program

school kits/backpacks containing all the required school supplies and 16 community partners in West Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland.

individuals were supported through the work readiness program and through work assistance, independent enterprise support, and vocational training.

Latest Blogs/News

Medical Program History

For the past nearly 15 years Americans Helping Americans® has been helping people throughout Appalachia see, eat and smile better through our eyeglasses and dental programs, as well as providing them with emergency medical assistance for necessary prescriptions in...

A ramp for Jimmy

Jimmy has now spent the last two West Virginia winters living in his truck, even though he owns what is technically a “house” in the tiny community of Shaft Holler. But if our partner Big Creek People in Action (BCPIA) co-executive director Marsha Timpson who serves...