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Rockin Appalachian Mom Project

Backpack Snack Program -- Small But Crucial Step in Fighting Hunger in the U.S.

Jenifer Howard | Posted 02.13.2012 | Impact
Jenifer Howard

Many of the children in Martin County, Kentucky, eat only when they are in school. No food at home on weekends or during school vacations. That means that more than 1,500 children in this community went hungry.

Help Thy Neighbor

Amy Guerrieri | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics
Amy Guerrieri

Going to Martin County is a little like stepping back in time: beautiful Appalachian Mountains and a rural landscape, but the poverty in the area is staggering -- some local residents don't have electricity or plumbing; outhouses are often seen.