ASP has served Breathitt County for many years, and we are devastated by the impact of the flooding in Summer 2022. We are committed to continue our partnership with Breathitt County Schools to host our repair program in order to assist those that were impacted.
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Meet the Summer Staff
Left to Right: Matt Akins (Center Director), Bella Lussi (Finance Coordinator), Adam Shelton (Operations Coordinator), Rebecca Gutierrez (Volunteer Coordinator)
Sleeping Quarters: Volunteers will be sleeping in the gym. This space is air conditioned.
Cafeteria/Kitchens: Meals will be eaten in the school cafeteria.
Showers: Showers will be outside in a shower trailer.
Recreation Space: There is some outdoor space with a playground and grass area. There is also a walking trail around the campus that volunteers are welcome to explore.
Closest Medical Facility: Kentucky River Medical Center, 540 Jett Dr. Jackson, KY 41339
About the Community
County Seat: Jackson, KY
Major Employers: Coal Mining
Per Capita Income: $19,053
Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 33%
Interesting Facts: During World War I, the county filled its quota of service men by volunteers only. They had so many sign up there was no need to instate the draft.
Learn more about the area by visiting the official Breathitt County, KY website.