Basic Needs

Americans are suffering with costs of everyday goods increasing. Americans Helping Americans addresses this issue by providing items often taken for granted. We distribute coats and blankets for enduring the harsh Appalachian winters. Proper footwear for students so their feet are protected and they can do the activities they want. Food boxes so that 10,000 families can supplement their nutrition needs. Also, dental kits to help the children practice correct oral hygiene.

Grants are also provided to our partners in Appalachian, local leaders and organizations that wish to help their neighbors to provide assistance for utility bills. Often times landlords evict renters for delinquent utility payments which can snowball a family into living on the streets. Americans with oxygen machines also rely on electricity to live and we make sure we can assist those people.


Food Bank Support

Bare Feet

Utility Support


Food, coats, medical appointments, personal hygiene items are easy to come by for many but many go without. Our programs provide these basic needs.

Our 2022 Impact

Students received school supplies

Holiday meals served

people received utility/rent assistance

Students in after school

Patients visited our sponsored free health clinic

Latest Blogs/News
2,500 Food Boxes soon on their way to families in need

2,500 Food Boxes soon on their way to families in need

In distressed communities in Appalachia and elsewhere in the U.S., children, families, and senior citizens are going hungry every day – stretching their food budgets until they break as rent and utility bills must take priority over putting food on the table. That’s...

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Helping to Bridge the Digital Divide

Helping to Bridge the Digital Divide

For years, Americans Helping Americans® has been working to help bridge the digital divide for elementary, middle and high school students in the rural Appalachian community of Beattyville, Kentucky, by providing them with the computers their parents cannot afford and...

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