The Summer of FUN is happening this year in Appalachia

The Summer of FUN is happening this year in Appalachia

For the past several years, our partners who operate summer day camps throughout Appalachia have been unsure how, or even if, they were going to be able hold their programs for low-income children in distressed, rural Appalachia. And although they were not able to...
Our Utility Assistance Program Helps the Homeless Too

Our Utility Assistance Program Helps the Homeless Too

Right now and through the winter, our utility assistance program will help keep the lights and heat on and the water running for 750 families in distressed regions throughout Appalachia. Among these places is Jefferson City, Tennessee, where our longtime partner...
Flash Drives for Young Minds in Beattyville, Kentucky

Flash Drives for Young Minds in Beattyville, Kentucky

For many Appalachian parents, being able to support the educational efforts of their children can be challenging. Now, with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to plague the communities you help us serve, the topic that is on most parents’ minds is what...
Congratulations to Linda Smith – Helper of the Month for April!

Congratulations to Linda Smith – Helper of the Month for April!

We would like to acknowledge Linda Smith as the recipient of the Americans Helping Americans® – Helper of the Month award for April! Congratulations, Linda! We heard about Linda from our partner, Sherry Lanham of the Lee County Family Resource Center in Lee County,...