Keeping your eyes on the cross

By MARK MAYNARD ASHLAND, Ky. - On Tuesday afternoon my assignment – given to me by myself - was to find the man with the cross. I’d talked with him on his cellphone and had a general proximity of where the man carrying the cross was [...]

By |2015-03-31T21:35:28+00:00March 31st, 2015|

Mission to Moyo team adds another member

ASHLAND, Ky. -The Mission to Moyo team has grown to a dozen with the addition of Whitney Saucedo from Samaritan's Feet. Whitney will be joining with the Amy For Africa organization to help in the distribution of 26,000 pairs of shoes in Moyo from May 17 [...]

By |2015-03-26T07:28:38+00:00March 26th, 2015|

Team AFA runners strut their stuff

GREENUP, Ky. -Team Amy For Africa runners got the spring season off to a rousing start on Saturday, including many who participated in the Samaritan's Feet Shoes of Hope 5K at the Greenup Fairgrounds. Here are some of the highlights: Rob and Lori Hale completed their [...]

By |2015-03-22T22:51:29+00:00March 22nd, 2015|

AFA reaches Samaritan’s Feet shoe goal

The exact shoes that will be put on the children of Moyo in May. ASHLAND, Ky. — The blessings of a generous northeastern Kentucky community are going to be spilling into Moyo, Uganda in two months when Amy For Africa takes 26,000 shoes into [...]

By |2015-03-19T17:19:01+00:00March 19th, 2015|

Haircutting fundraiser nets $5K for AFA

Tabitha Coyer works on a customer. Shannon Luther, left, and others in Ambiance salon during the Hair-A-Thon. Working the Hair-A-Thon at Ambiance. ASHLAND – Shannon Luther wanted to do something for the Amy For Africa / Samaritan’s Shoes mission effort. [...]

By |2015-03-16T08:31:54+00:00March 16th, 2015|

Partnering with a community that has a heartbeat

Nine of the 11 who will be going to Moyo in May. Rob Barber, Maggie  Lawentmann, Shannon Luther, Chris and Amy Compston, Tony and Amy Blankenbeckley, Kathy Whitely and Mark Maynard. Below: Jon and Rob VanHoose. By MARK MAYNARD / AFA President ASHLAND, Ky, [...]

By |2015-03-11T13:41:55+00:00March 11th, 2015|

Hair-A-Thon ready for Friday

Ambiance Salon, 3045 Winchester Avenue in Ashland, will be having a fundraiser for Amy For Africa on Friday. It's a 24-hour Hair-A-Thon to raise money for the mission. ASHLAND, Ky. - Ambiance Salon's 24-hour Hair-A-Thon for Amy For Africa will be Friday. The salon [...]

By |2015-03-03T20:33:45+00:00March 3rd, 2015|