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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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Home, School, and Community Gardens are Growing!

Home, School, and Community Gardens are Growing!

At Americans Helping Americans® we understand how difficult it can be for people living in distressed rural and remote regions of Appalachia to access fresh vegetables and fruits living in what is known as a “food desert” where the nearest actual grocery store is an...

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Lunch Box Bus

Lunch Box Bus

The wheels on the Lunch Box buses are rolling again through rural East Tennessee thanks in part to the supporters of Americans Helping Americans®. Our partner, Of One Accord (OOA), headquartered in the small town of Rogersville, reported that its summer...

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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...

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65 Homes to Be Repaired Throughout Appalachia in 2022

65 Homes to Be Repaired Throughout Appalachia in 2022

One might say it takes a “village” to repair a house or mobile home to enable low-income elderly and disabled homeowners to be able to continue to live in the place they love and call home. But the reality is, it takes much more than that. It takes a small local...

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Growing Gardens in Appalachia this Spring!

Growing Gardens in Appalachia this Spring!

As spring has arrived (technically, anyway), our gardening programs in Kentucky and Virginia are working diligently to ensure they are ready to hit the ground running when it comes time to put seeds and seedling to ground. In Kentucky, our partner, the Puckett Family...

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A science fair for the next generation of scientists

A science fair for the next generation of scientists

On Friday, April 22, the Heber Dunaway Gymnasium at Lee, Kentucky, County Middle High School in will be packed with students proudly showing off their science fair projects to their fellow classmates, teachers, parents, and, of course, the judges. And with the help of...

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