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 2017
meals were served to low-income children through the Lunch Box bus, which delivers meals in rural Tennessee when school is out for the summer.
elementary and middle school studentsreceived backpacks filled with school suppliesthroughout Appalachia and elsewhere
vocational training participants received one-on-one tutoring support though a vocational training program sponsored by the McDowell County Career & Technology Center.
At Americans Helping Americans® we understand the great need for preventative dental care for children, beginning when they are able to hold a toothbrush and brush their teeth themselves. In Appalachia, that’s too often not the case. Now, we are proud to announce that...
Spring is in the Air: But Summer Camps Are Approaching Fast It’s only April and flowers are just beginning to bloom and the first of the year’s leaves are appearing in the trees. And it won’t be long before summer’s here, schools out and millions of American children...
Beattyville, Kentucky has the dubious distinction of being the poorest “white” town in the United States, according to a recent report in The Guardian newspaper. Of communities of more than 1,000 people, Beattyville is among the four lowest income towns in the...