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 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
(Pictured: Rosy Moore, second from left, and Aimee Mutter, left, with McDowell County Career and Technology Center students, from left, Christina, Seth, Amanda and Adam) For nearly 10 years, Rosy Moore has been helping high school students in West Virginia get off to...
This summer, as it has every year since 2010, Big Creek People in Action will once again be offering its Super Why Reading Camps and Odd Squad Math Camp in collaboration with West Virginia Public Broadcasting expected to serve about 60 children with educational fun...
In many respects Juan was a typical middle school boy, but he also suffered from isolation. He had no friends and was shy because he could not speak clearly with his classmates. “He often felt alone and afraid, so he mostly kept to himself,” we were told by Mary...