Our Mission is to join communities, build and strengthen neighbor relations, and work side by side with residents to address community-wide concerns linking them to the resources supportive of a healthy, safe and economically vibrant standard of living.

Featured Programs

 Provides meals to children in Applachia during the summer months when school is not in session.

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Offers children academic assistance, school supplies and the support they need to be successful in school.

HOME REHABILITATION

Provides families with safe and stable housing, including repairing roofs, floors, rotting porches and stairs and more .

Our Partners

Our Impact

Our Gardening Programs Sprouts more than Food

Our Gardening Programs Sprouts more than Food

Throughout Appalachia, children and families go hungry every day due to food insecurity issues, primarily because their limited financial resources mean that they are faced every month with the difficult decision of whether to pay their rent, utilities, or other...

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Education Program Intended to Help Close the Gap

Education Program Intended to Help Close the Gap

The Data:  In the Appalachian region of Tennessee, the percentage of the population ages 25 and older without a high school diploma is 12.4 percent, according to The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook,...

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After School Tutoring can be so much more than academics

After School Tutoring can be so much more than academics

Elementary school students attending the Big Creek People in Action's (BCPIA) afterschool program in McDowell County, West Virginia, know that thanks to Americans Helping Americans each evening before they go home they will receive a nice supper, along with the...

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Where We Work