REEDSVILLE — Members of Vietnam Veterans Put up 977, together with John Hyre, director of the Preston County Sheltered Workshop, stuffed 40 containers of meals to supply Christmas dinner for native Preston County veterans in want.
Objects within the field included a ham, potatoes, canned greens, rolls, butter and orange juice.
“The Useful Harvest Feeding Program supplied the meals for the containers,” Hyre stated. “Wholesome Harvest is funded by the Hazel Ruby Basis. Meals from this system additionally offers meals to 35 meals pantries in Mon and Preston County.”
He stated the United Method of Monongalia and Preston and Counties oversees this system.
Based on the United Method, prior the being distributed, the meals is packaged on the Useful Harvest headquarters in Morgantown, with different help on the Preston County Workshop. The United Method workers, volunteers and workshop volunteers give the meals to space pantries and applications, which then distribute it to households in want in each counties.
Hyre stated Christmas dinner wasn’t the one meal supplied to native veterans this 12 months He stated members of VVA Put up 977 additionally boxed meals for Thanksgiving dinners for native veterans.
Jim Savage, president of VVA Put up 977, stated this was the primary 12 months the VVA has labored cooperatively with different organizations to ship dinners to native veterans.
“We do one other comparable program yearly, however we purchase the meals and gadgets for these dinners,” he stated.
Vietnam Veterans Put up 977 will be reached at P.O. Field 803, Masontown, WV 26542. Observe @VVAChapter 977 on Fb for details about conferences.
For extra details about the Preston County Sheltered Work Store cellphone 304-864-6446, or go to Fb, or pcsworkshop.com.
The United Method of Monongalia and Preston and Counties will be discovered at unitedwaympc.org or by calling 304-296-7525.