Warm Hands Warm Hearts Outwear Drive for United Way

Please donate your new or gently worn children’s and adults’ winter hats, scarves, mittens, gloves, boots, and coats to be distributed throughout Monongalia and Preston Counties.

Collection Sites

The Dominion Post
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Clear Mountain Bank
Monday – Friday
Regular Lobby Hours
For more information, please contact Beth Elyard, FRN Manager, at 304-296-7525 or by email at frn@unitedwaympc.org.
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2017 Holiday Assistance Programs taking applications and need volunteers and donations!

2017 Holiday Assistance Programs taking applications and need volunteers and donations!

Hello Everyone!

The holiday season is just around the corner and many of you have requested information about the Holiday assistance programs available in our area. Many of us know families who could benefit from assistance during this time of year. If you know a family who would like to apply for assistance, please see the contact information below for all of the local programs. The same contact information can be used if you’d like to donate or volunteer to assist in any of the programs. I know donations and volunteers are always welcome. PLEASE ENCOURAGE FAMILIES NEEDING ASSISTANCE TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE as assistance is limited based on resources. APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW. (and so are donations. )

The annual United Way Holiday Food and Toy Distribution is in its 36th year of community outreach in 2017. The purpose of the Holiday Food and Toy Distribution is to provide needy families in Monongalia County with food and toys for the holiday season 

To Apply for Assistance:

Applications will be accepted at The Connecting Link Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, October 2nd through Friday, November 17th from 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Their office is located in the Monongahela Building (235 High Street) in Room 208.

 

You must bring the following items with you to register:

•Proof of income

•Proof of expenses

•Birth certificate, social security card, driver’s license or medical card for each family member 

Applicants must be Monongalia County residents to receive food and toys.  Toy distribution is for children ages birth to 18 years.  (*In order to receive gifts, the children in the home must be actively enrolled in school.) 

Distribution will be held on Thursday, December 14th.  

To Volunteer: 

On December 11th, 12th, and 13th, volunteers are needed to sort and bag donated food and organize toys in preparation for the distribution. It is on these days that a large portion of the effort behind the distribution takes place.  Volunteers will be on hand to show you how you can assist in the effort.  Any group or individual interested in helping should join us on these days.  The distribution of food and toys to families will take place on December 14th. Volunteers are also needed on this day to assist with the distribution. 

If you questions about volunteering, please contact volunteer@unitedwaympc.org or by phone at (304) 322-2063. 

To Donate: 

If you are interested in making a financial contribution, please contact one of the following:

•United Way at 304-296-7525 for food

•Christian Help at 304-296-0221 for toys

•Humane Society at 304-296-6247 for pet food   

SALVATION ARMY- SEASONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: 

Morgantown, WV

1264 University Ave.

PO Box 753, 26507

MORGANTOWN

Telephone: 304.296.3525

 

Preston County Service Unit

124 Morgan Street

KINGWOOD

Telephone: 304-329-1245

 

ALBERT GALLATIN SERVICE CENTER

Saint Benedict’s Learning Center

100 Rear South Washington Street

Masontown, PA

Telephone: 724-583-9603, 724-437-0580

 

Fairmont Service Unit

1512 Locust Avenue

FAIRMONT

Telephone: 304-366-2601

 

Grafton, WV

111 Beech St.

GRAFTON

Telephone: 304.265.3565

 

Uniontown, PA

32 West Fayette Street

UNIONTOWN

Telephone: 724-437-2031

 

 

Donations being accepted for Rosenbaum Family House re-gift online auction

Donations being accepted for Rosenbaum Family House re-gift online auction

The Rosenbaum Family House will hold a “Reduce, Reuse, Recyle” online re-gift auction during the week of June 4. Donations are being accepted now through Monday, May 29.

Donate new, unwanted gifts and make a difference in someone’s else life. View the Rosenbaum Family House’s “Rewritten Rules of Re-gifting.”

The Family House is a drop-off location, but additional easy drop-off points are available. For information about drop-off or other questions, contact Jillian Zangari at 304-598-6094, option 3, or jillian.zangari@wvumedicine.org.

A tax receipt for donations will be provided. All items not appropriate for auction will be given to other charitable organizations. Smaller items may be put together to form a basket.