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 2019
meals served in Tennessee through our summer food program
Children participated in summer camps and enrichment programs in Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee
youth assisted through our Youth Delinquency prevention program In Georgia
Children supported in Georgia through our summer food program
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...