Do you know the Basics of Alzheimer’s?

Do you know the Basics of Alzheimer’s? This free community workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease and is designed to help families and caregivers gain a better understanding of warning signs, diagnosis, risk factors and much more. Join us in Barboursville, WV, on June 29 at 12pm at The Village at Riverview for a presentation of the Basics of Alzheimer’s.

July 15th is the annual MedExpress Kids Day

July 15th during the annual MedExpress Kids Day

 

Saturday, July 15, 2017

 

Kids will take over downtown Morgantown from 10am – 2pm on Saturday, July 15th during the annual MedExpress Kids Day organized by Main Street Morgantown. Kids of all ages will learn about safety, play games, make crafts, and receive free goodies from area businesses.

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities will be participating in this outdoor event with corn hole, bubble and frisbee giveaways, and information about our Charity and how to get involved.

 

Volunteers will be needed for two shifts from:

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

 

Volunteer tasks will include:

  • Unloading and setting up of RMHC table before the event
  • Monitoring and assisting children with the corn hole activity
  • Passing out giveaways and prizes
  • Assisting with questions about RMHC
  • Tearing down of the table after the event is over

 

 

Interested in a Shift?

 

Please contact volunteer coordinator, Sara Blevins, at 304-322-2073 or sara@rmhcmgtn.org.

WV Free One-Day Bereavement Camp for children, ages 6-14, and the adults who love them. Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Morgantown, WV 

Free One-Day Bereavement Camp for children, ages 6-14, and the adults who love them. 

Camp Caring is a one day camp held to support children and teens in WV that have lost a loved one in recent years.  Focusing on large and small group activities, the Camp empowers each child to be able to express their grief and successfully cope with the feelings of loss and trauma.

Camp Caring runs optional concurrent sessions for the

adult(s) in the child’s life. The purpose is that each family member is individually strengthened and supported so that the entire family can move forward together to a place of new normal.

To Refer A Child, or to Volunteer:

Visit: wvcaring.org

(Applications may be downloaded)

Email: campcaring@wvcaring.org

Call: 1-800-350-1161


Primanti Bros. partners with Coach Huggins to benefit cancer patients

Primanti Bros. is partnering with WVU Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins for a fundraising event for the WVU Cancer Institute’s Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund.

The restaurant chain will kick off its Hometown Edge fundraising program at three Primantis Bros. locations – Morgantown, Clarksburg, and Wheeling – in May and June. The first event will be held at the Morgantown Primantis Bros. on Monday, May 22, from 5-6 p.m. Coach Huggins will be there to talk with fans and discuss his fund.

Coach Huggins will also attend the Clarksburg Primantis Bros. event on Tuesday, May 23, at 8 p.m. and the Wheeling Primantis Bros. event on Monday, June 12, at 4 p.m.

At each of these events, Coach Huggins will hand out Hometown Edge cards. Every time Primanti Bros. customers use a Hometown Edge card at any of the three participating restaurants in West Virginia, 10 percent of the purchase will be donated to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund. The program will run for one year.

Mountains of Hope is West Virginia’s Comprehensive Cancer Coalition

Mountains of Hope

Mountains of Hope is West Virginia’s Comprehensive Cancer Coalition. Mountains of Hope is comprised of more than 200 health care professionals, volunteers, cancer survivors, and community advocates from across the Mountain State. Coalition members meet on a quarterly basis in the Charleston area and work together to implement the goals and objectives outlined in our state’s ambitious comprehensive cancer plan. Mountains of Hope is the author of the WV Cancer Plan.

The four founding members of Mountains of Hope are the American Cancer Society (ACS), West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (BCCSP), and the West Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Program (WVCCP).

Mountains of Hope Membership Application

Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
350 Capitol Street, Room 514  Charleston, WV 25301-3715
Ph: (304) 356-4193 Fx: (304) 558-1553

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.