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Mountaineer Food Bank to Receive $500,000 From State

Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway and Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington are getting a total of $1 million from the office of Governor Jim Justice. The money for the two facilities was included in this year’s budget. Funds will be used for food and infrastructure.Justice presented ceremonial checks for $500,000 each during Tuesday’s COVID-19 briefing to the two West Virginia food banks.“I promised this money in my State of the State address two years ago and included it in my budget again this year,” Justice said during the presentation.“This will be the . . .

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