‘Jarek’s Journey’ book signing draws crowd

ASHLAND, Ky. – They lined up early for a chance not only to get a copy of “Jarek’s Journey” but also to have the subject of the book sign it. The reveal of the new Amy For Africa children’s book drew a crowd to the SuperHero [...]

By |2019-03-16T15:34:37-04:00March 16th, 2019|

Illustrator for Jarek’s Journey ‘humbled’ with project

ASHLAND, Ky.  - The artistic genius behind Jarek’s Journey is Brian Ashby, a freelance illustrator from Catlettsburg. Ashby did an amazing job of bringing Jarek, Chris and Amy Compston into friendly cartoon form in the pages of Jarek’s Journey. He was supplied with photographs and simply [...]

By |2019-02-28T17:22:08-04:00February 28th, 2019|

Amy For Africa pursues $1.1M school in Uganda

Amy Compston and son Jarek with students. By CHARLES ROMANS / The Daily Independent Poverty is a condition in which far too many people around the globe suffer, and there is one consistent characteristic of poverty that crosses all borders. Poverty robs people of [...]

By |2019-02-28T17:12:46-04:00December 25th, 2018|

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with donation to AFA

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with a donation to AMY FOR AFRICA!!! We are halfway through our SIXTH YEAR of operation in Uganda and God’s plans are MIGHTY!!! We have purchased 3 acres of land overlooking the NILE RIVER for a new Christian school that will house 1,000 students and board [...]

By |2018-11-26T17:00:10-04:00November 26th, 2018|

Marathoner asking for $20 to AFA to celebrate No. 20

FLATWOODS, Ky. – Gary Coovert runs not only for himself but for a purpose. He always has and always will. Coovert was one of the first runners to wear the Amy For Africa colors in road races and he celebrates running his 20th marathon on Nov. [...]

By |2018-10-08T17:50:41-04:00October 8th, 2018|

Youth group’s 30-hour famine raises $2,888 for AFA

ASHLAND, Ky. – Imagine going 30 hours without eating. Now imagine being 13 to 18 years old and doing it. No way? Say hello to the youth group at Unity Baptist Church, affectionately known as The Unit. The Unit, led by youth director Brad Callaway, made [...]

By |2018-08-09T09:08:44-04:00August 9th, 2018|
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