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Vocational Training Support
Appalachian students don’t receive the same resources as students in
other places of America. Our grants sponsor after school sessions with
both tutors to help a struggling student as well as after school meals they
may not get at home; sponsor tutors and vocational sessions for career
building; provide school supplies to thousands of students yearly; sponsor
summer camp groups to prevent hunger, boredom, and isolation during the
long months of summer; and give laptop computers to students who do
not have a personal computer at home to enhance their education.
OUR IMPACT IN 2021
school supply kits were delivered at the start of the school year
computers were given to students in kentucky without home computers to allow them to complete research projects in their own home
students enrolled benefited from the after school tutoring in west Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia
young adults attended our vocational school
Afterschool Programs Start!
Big Creek People in Action, LAMP Ministries, Cumberland Mountain Outreach, Restoration at the Well
There can be no doubt that the best way to develop a love of learning in a student is to start off at an early age – even before they start the first grade. “One of our most rewarding programs is our afterschool program,” says Dyanne Spriggs, co-executive director of...
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...
Christy Brown and Heather Estep Americans Helping Americans® Americans Helping Teachers grant recipients Christy Brown and Heather Estep teach at the Washburn School, a Pre K-12, Title 1 school located in the foothills of Clinch Mountain in the rural community of...