Children are the basis for ensuring vitality and growth in our communities. Given chances to stay active, think and learn through experiences, we help youth living in Appalachia and in other areas throughout the nation. We help them take pride in themselves, their heritage and in their surroundings.
Our Impact in 2019
meals served in Tennessee through our summer food program
Children participated in summer camps and enrichment programs in Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee
youth assisted through our Youth Delinquency prevention program In Georgia
Children supported in Georgia through our summer food program
“Summer Fun Boxes” Full of Toys and More Make for “Christmas in July” for Children Not Able to Attend Summer Camp
Although our partner in McDowell County, West Virginia, Big Creek People in Action (BCPIA), was not able to move forward with its annual summer camp program out of an abundance of caution, they are pleased that they are planning to offer a fun substitute for dozens of...
Repairing Homes. Repairing Lives!
Home. Perhaps now more than ever, Home is where many of us spend our days and nights. For some, being home these days can be challenging. For too many families, urgently needed repairs can’t be completed. The cost is just too high. Despite the challenges posed by the...
Americans Helping Americans Introduces our Garden Match Program
As the COVID-10 (coronavirus) pandemic continues, residents in Appalachia still need help and children still need to eat – particularly healthy foods such as vegetables and fruits that families are able to grow in their backyard or in neighborhood community gardens....