Incorporated in 1990, Americans Helping Americans is an organization that focuses on providing help to citizens who live in extreme povery in the United States. It offers long-term solutions for problems of starvation, limited education, substandard housing and insufficient medical care. The organization serves the elderly, disabled and poverty-stricken populations throughout the Appalachian regions in Virginia. It is an affiliate of Christian Relief Services Charities. Americans Helping Americans assists low-income communities to reduce resident isolation, build neighbor relations and provides self-improvement opportunities. The organization works in partnerships with local churches, civic groups, hospitals and businesses. In addition, Americans Helping Americans administers various after-school programs and conducts youth leadership and sports camps.