1 in 7 Americans are dealing with food insecurity. What does that mean? It means there's a good chance that someone you know doesn't know if they will have enough food to eat from day-to-day or week-to-week. Blogger Jenny of has been there. In this...

No Food. No Clean Water. No Indoor Plumbing. No Housing. It's not just in third world countries, it's right here in the United States. The Appalachia region is the poorest region of the country, with poverty rates 150% over the average rate in some areas, and childhood poverty rates is as high as 56%. Almost 17% of homes are classified as "substandard"--having more people than rooms and no indoor plumbing.

[blockquote blockquote_style="default" align="left" text_align="left"]

Food. Water. Clothing. Shelter.

[/blockquote] Meeting basic needs--that's how we can begin giving people in Appalachia hope so that they can move forward and change their lives. And, guess what? It's not as difficult as you think! Just $26 can provide: