Hear from students about the struggles of growing up in Appalachia and how iBELIEVE has changed their futures.

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    Students from OH and WV kick off their involvement with iBELIEVE in a 5-day, 4-night summer leadership camp.

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  • 2013 Annual Report

    Check out the Annual Report for what was our biggest year yet, and learn about how we're growing faster than ever!

    2013 Annual Report

    Learn how you can send a student to summer camp this year!

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iBELIEVE WV Winter Retreat

Start 2015 off right with the FIRST EVER iBELIEVE WV Winter Retreat! The retreat will take place Saturday, January 31st-Sunday, February 1st at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, West Virginia. More details are available in the flyer available below. The event is FREE for iBELIEVE WV students- but is limited to the first 50 registrants, so be sure to register ASAP! 

Click Here to Register for This Event

Click Here to Download the Health Form (Complete this form and bring it with you to the event!)

Click Here to View the Flyer

Look How iBELIEVE Has Made an Impact.

After just 4 years, iBELIEVE has made a monumental impact in the lives of our youth. 2015 will be no different with over 500 students from Appalachian OH & WV!


More than 220 students from Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania participated in iBELIEVE summer camps in 2014.


Principals and Counselors from 54 high schools helped select their student-leaders and invested in their students future.


iBELIEVE is a non-profit fund under the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. Thanks to the generous donations of individuals and corporations, iBELIEVE will make an impact in   37 counties of OH and WV.

Ohio Valley

Benefit Dinner

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We cordially invite you and your friends to our 3rd annual Ohio Valley Benefit Dinner! Come out to the Belmont Hills Country Club to support an amazing cause! The silent and live auctions are sure to please, and the atmosphere cannot be beat.

Wednesday October 29, 2014

6:00pm Cocktail Hour

Belmont Hills Country Club

47080 National Rd W, St. Clairsville, OH 43950


Mid-Ohio Valley

Benefit Dinner

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We hope to see you and your friends at the 2nd Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Benefit Dinner! Please join us for a night of great food and even better company. Clear your calenders for October 1st, 2014, because you do not want to miss this event!                               

Wednesday October 1, 2014

6:00pm Cocktail Hour

Nemesis Shrine Center

244 Watson Rd, Parkersburg, WV 26104



Benefit Dinner

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We invite you to join us for a night of fun at the Jerome Schottenstein Center's new $20 million basketball facility as we come together to raise awareness in support of Appalachian Youth. The evening will include cocktails, a 3-course dinner, and silent/live auctions. 

 Friday April 17, 2015

6:00pm Cocktail Hour

Jerome Schottenstein Center

555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210



Thank You To Our Donors!


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