Amy For Africa pursues $1.1M school in Uganda

By |December 25th, 2018|

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 hope. The locally-based charity, [...]

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with donation to AFA

By |November 26th, 2018|

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 another 200. Our NEEDS [...]

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

By |October 8th, 2018|

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. 3 in the Monumental [...]

POWER BALL: Fultz hits 763 HRs with dinger every 24 seconds in AFA fundraiser

By |August 11th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Barry Bonds, eat your heart out. Matt Fultz hammered 763 home runs – albeit Wiffle ball home runs – in five hours to benefit Amy For Africa. The Ashland CPA and businessman set a goal of surpassing Bonds’ 762 career home run total in 24 hours at [...]

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

By |August 9th, 2018|

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 it through the 30-Hour [...]

Matt At Bat: Fultz prepares for Wiffle Ball Home-Run-A-Thon

By |August 7th, 2018|

ASHLAND, Ky. – Matt Fultz is gearing up for his Wifflle Ball Home-Run-A-Thon Friday and Saturday on the corner lot of Unity Baptist Church. Fultz, a CPA and small business owner of a Kona Ice franchise in Ashland, is attempting to hit 762 Wiffle ball home runs over a 24-hour [...]