Youth Programs

Summer Camp

 

Summer Food

 

Deliquency Prevention

 

THE CHALLENGES

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

It’s cold out there

It’s cold out there. Many of us turn the heat up and remain cozy at home when it gets cold. But for too many Appalachian families that’s not the case. Our emergency utility assistance program has helped hundreds of families stay warm. It has...

The Lunch Box Bus

It’s mid-April and across the country temperatures are rising. Millions of children are counting the weeks and days left until the last day of school and fun-filled weeks of playing outside, swimming pools and vacations to the beach, or maybe even Disney World . But...

Bridging the Digital Divide in Appalachia, And Granting Christmas Wishes

The “digital divide” is the difference between the “haves” and the “have nots” – those children who have computers and broadband access at home, and those who do not. Computers and broadband internet access at home and is a matter of concern of educators who more and...