Summer Fun begins for the children that so need it in Appalachia

Summer Fun begins for the children that so need it in Appalachia

Young students across the U.S. are looking forward to the end of another academic year and eagerly awaiting summer vacation, during which many will go on trips with their families to the beach, camp in the mountains, and attend summer camps. But for many in distressed...
Summer Camp is more than just Fun!

Summer Camp is more than just Fun!

This June, nearly two dozen children ages 5 to 13 in McDowell County, West Virginia, had a summer camp experience of a lifetime thanks to our partner there, Big Creek People in Action (BCPIA), and the supporters of Americans Helping Americans┬«. BCPIA...
Americans Helping Americans to help send kids back to camp this summer

Americans Helping Americans to help send kids back to camp this summer

Last year at this time, our partners that operate summer day camps in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia were 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...