Group Workcamp East Bank, West Virginia
East Bank was founded just before the 1900s when coal-mining operations were at their peak. This community grew in spirit and small-town vibes until multiple years of flooding wiped out pieces of their town and history. Located along the Kanawha River, this Appalachian community has been left to fight for its place in the state.
Today, many residents with disabilities and Black Lung disease populate East Bank. The population may be older, but the community and culture are rich and bold. During your time in the city, you will make new friends whom you’ll never forget and make real, practical differences in these residents’ lives. You will be hard pressed to find a more appreciative individuals than those of West Virginia. Remember, these West Virginians are strong individuals who have contributed much to this nation’s success.
For ages 14+