Via The Daily Mail WV - Hunger stalks tens of thousands of people, young and old, in West Virginia. Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks, estimates that 250,600 people in the state struggle with hunger every day. Of them, 73,770 are children. Food banks are an essential link in the effort to feed
As seen in the Herald-Dispatch on 11-26-20. For Cyndi Kirkhart, helping others is a way of life. Her career led her across the country before returning home to West Virginia where she serves the Tri-State area as the executive director of Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington. Backed by a team of volunteers and staff members,
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HUNTINGTON — Facing Hunger Foodbank will host an online fundraising auction, Halt Holiday Hunger, this weekend to help area families in need during the upcoming holidays. The auction will open at noon Friday, Oct. 30, and close at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, at https://www.32auctions.com/facing-hunger-auction.com. All proceeds from the event will be used to help feed
Belinda Chapman is director of development and communications at Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington. It’s a position that often finds her at wit’s end searching for support, donations and manpower. “It’s a day-to-day operation of an age-old phrase called supply and demand,” Chapman said. “Things were busy when we operated normally, now we must cope
City National Bank provided a donation of $8,500 to support programming at Facing Hunger Foodbank during a check presentation on Thursday, Oct. 1. It is the fourth year the bank has made such a donation. This year’s funding will be directed to county schools in Lawrence County, Ohio, as well as Cabell and Wayne counties
POSITION SUMMARY: The CDL Truck Driver/Warehouse Staff member is part of a team that works to help achieve overall Facing Hunger Foodbank operational goals of delivering food to community members experiencing food insecurity. A CDL Truck Driver is responsible for the pickup and delivery of food through direct interactions with the public and partner organizations.
As closures and social distancing orders meant to limit spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sweep across the country, the impact is being felt in communities large and small. While changes taking place are disrupting the lives of nearly everyone in some way, food-insecure individuals will face particular challenges, and the number of people who
POSITION SUMMARY: The Warehouse Associate is responsible for performing a variety of labor-related tasks associated with the acquisition, storage and distribution of food and donated products including pulling orders, unloading deliveries, repacking food products, operating warehouse equipment, and general maintenance and cleanup. For more details, download the full job description and posting here.