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
Home. Perhaps now more than ever, Home is where many of us spend our days and nights. For some, being home these days can be challenging. For too many families, urgently needed repairs can’t be completed. The cost is just too high. Despite the challenges posed by the...
As the COVID-10 (coronavirus) pandemic continues, residents in Appalachia still need help and children still need to eat – particularly healthy foods such as vegetables and fruits that families are able to grow in their backyard or in neighborhood community gardens....
(Pictured: 11-year-old Ailesi, seated left, a member of Refresh Appalachia community garden planning committee, listens as various aspects and options of the proposed garden are presented.) Among Americans Helping Americans® newest partners is Coalfield Development...