Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon announces $100,000 in COVID-19 emergency funding awards

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. —  The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon and its Board of Trustees are pleased to announce its Phase One COVID-19 Emergency Initiative awards.

The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon announced its first phase of grant funding to support our region impacted by the ongoing pandemic. The Foundation’s Phase One COVID-19 Emergency Response Initiative awarded $100,000 to organizations in Barbour, Lewis, Randolph, Upshur and Webster counties.

“During these uncertain and challenging times, it is more important than ever that we come together as a community to help each other,” said Janell Ray, Executive Director of the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon. “Our communities are faced with unprecedented needs and our Foundation is committed to providing support during this crisis.”

This first phase of emergency response funding includes:

Mountaineer Food Bank – $50,000
Grant funding will support 23 local food pantries, mobile markets and food box distributions.

West Virginia Local Health, Inc. – $50,000
Grant funding will support each of the five county health departments in performing their key activities during this pandemic.

For other Foundation information, please view our website: https://pallottinebuckhannon.org.

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