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...
Serving Our Neighbors: American Helping Americans’ Impact in 2023

Serving Our Neighbors: American Helping Americans’ Impact in 2023

As we reflect on 2023, American Helping Americans (AHA) is immensely grateful for the positive impacts made in lifting up the underprivileged in the Appalachian region. Rural communities more so than urban experience the effects of poverty like food insecurity on a...
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,...
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...