School Supplies

Providing School Supplies for the Children Without

October 20, 2013

School Supplies

Providing School Supplies for the Children Without

October 20, 2013

School SuppliesSupport is Needed Throughout the Year.

It is difficult for students to do well in school when they are faced with the worry of having enough school supplies to get them through the school year. Americans Helping Americans® provided 1,900 backpacks to five organizations in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia and Georgia filled with paper, pencils, crayons, sharpeners, scissors, notebooks, erasers, rulers and glue.

Did you know that 12% of children in Appalachia never finish their first year of high school?

Related Blogs

Repairing Homes in critical need of help

Repairing Homes in critical need of help

In rural Jefferson, Cocke, Grainger, and Hamblin counties in northeastern Appalachian Tennessee, our longtime partner there, Appalachian Ministries (AMOS) operates a home rehab program for the elderly, disabled, veterans, and other homeowners living in substandard...

Barefeet program

Barefeet program

Many of us have fond childhood memories of running barefoot on manicured lawns on warm summer days with the carefully tended, freshly cut grass poking up through between our toes. Following that is the excitement of having your mom or dad take you to a local shoe...

Providing health care for the most needy

Providing health care for the most needy

In White County, GA, there is one doctor physician for nearly 4,000 residents.  That’s more than four times the national average of 631 per physician.  That’s why, without our partner, Community Helping Hands Clinic (CHHC) in Cleveland, Georgia, hundreds of...