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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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Funding Robotics for the Future

Funding Robotics for the Future

The Tahisco Tech Robotics Team at Tate High School in Cantonment, Florida is described as “a very young but driven team led by hard work and determination alone.” On March 16-19, 15-member the team hopes to be able to compete at The Inaugural Tallahassee Regional...

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Utility Assistance January 2022

Utility Assistance January 2022

Throughout the year, Americans Helping Americans® provides utility assistance funding to our partners in Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee to keep lights and heat on, and potentially prevent hundreds of families from becoming homeless. During no time of the year is our...

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Bridging the Digital Divide in Lee County, Kentucky

Bridging the Digital Divide in Lee County, Kentucky

In Lee County, Kentucky, located in rural eastern Kentucky, the poverty rate for children and youth under the age of 18 is 52 percent, according to Paige Denniston, coordinator of our partner there, the Lee County Elementary Family Resource Center. “That means half...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

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 22 degrees on Monday, November 22, and where our partner there, Big Creek...

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