Appalachian Dream Center

Appalachian Dream Center

American Dream CenterA 40,000 sq. ft. building located in Holden, WV donated by A. T. Massey Coal Company in November, 2000, this facility serves as the center of Operation Compassion’s outreach to the people Appalachia.

Operation Compassion Appalachian Distribution Center

Operation Compassion regularly ships semi-trailers of food and clothing to needy people in West Virginia. The facility holds 10 semi-trailers of food and clothing, allowing us to supply dozens of other nonprofit agencies. The basement of the Dream Center is large enough to hold 10 semi-trailers
of food as well as a freezer that accommodates 
40,000 pounds of frozen food.

Meals at the American Dream CenterRegional Food Pantry

Food boxes are distributed weekly to families in need.

Medical Clinic

Located on the first floor of the Appalachian Dream Center, is a fully functional free medical clinic. Medical and pharmaceutical assistance is provided monthly to individuals in need.


David Lorency – President, Operation Compassion

Rev. Michael Hartwell – Coordinator, Appalachian Dream Center


Appalachian Dream Center
P.O. Box 758
Holden, WV 25625
Phone: (304)752-4605
Fax: (866) 524-0408