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
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...
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...
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...