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3000 Coats4Americans.

3000 Coats4Americans.

Our Goal, with you, this Giving Tuesday.  Provide 3,000 winter coats to youth and adults in Appalachia. Winter is not just coming, but it has already arrived in the mountains of Appalachia where the low temperature in the small town of War, in McDowell County, West...

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Warmth for Winter

Warmth for Winter

Winter is not just coming, but it has already arrived in the mountains of Appalachia where the low temperature in the small town of War, in McDowell County, West Virginia is predicted to drop to 27 degrees on Sunday, November 13, and where our partner there, Big Creek...

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Repairing Homes in critical need of help

Repairing Homes in critical need of help

In rural Jefferson, Cocke, Grainger, and Hamblin counties in northeastern Appalachian Tennessee, our longtime partner there, Appalachian Ministries (AMOS) operates a home rehab program for the elderly, disabled, veterans, and other homeowners living in substandard...

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Barefeet program

Barefeet program

Many of us have fond childhood memories of running barefoot on manicured lawns on warm summer days with the carefully tended, freshly cut grass poking up through between our toes. Following that is the excitement of having your mom or dad take you to a local shoe...

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Providing health care for the most needy

Providing health care for the most needy

In White County, GA, there is one doctor physician for nearly 4,000 residents.  That’s more than four times the national average of 631 per physician.  That’s why, without our partner, Community Helping Hands Clinic (CHHC) in Cleveland, Georgia, hundreds of...

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Vocational Support Provided Year Round

Vocational Support Provided Year Round

In McDowell County, West Virginia, there are virtually no opportunities for gainful employment for many, particularly those young adults with no marketable job skills. That’s why Americans Helping Americans® supports a tutoring program offered at the county’s Career...

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Flood Relief

Flood Relief

Not again! That was likely the reaction of tens of thousands of residents of eastern Kentucky, first responders, government officials at the local, state and federal levels, and nonprofit organizations serving distressed Appalachian communities, including us here at...

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Project Backpack

Project Backpack

It’s nearly back-to-school time, and for children in Appalachia living in low-income households it’s a time of fear of embarrassment of showing up for the first day of classes and when the teacher tells them to take out their pencils and paper, and they have neither....

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Home Repairs for Needy Family in Eastern Tennessee

Home Repairs for Needy Family in Eastern Tennessee

The Appalachian Ministries of the Smokies (AMOS), our longtime partner formerly known as Appalachian Outreach, in Jefferson City, Tennessee, has been busy this spring making dreams come true for elderly and disabled homeowners in their community by repairing leaking...

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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...

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