Huntington food bank awarded $600,000 grant

via The Herald-Dispatch

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced a $600,000 grant for Facing Hunger Foodbank in Huntington during a virtual event Friday.

“This funding will go to provide medically indicated food boxes to all the counties that we have not been able to serve in the past three years with that program,” Cyndi Kirkhart, the CEO of Facing Hunger, said via Zoom.

Thanks to a Facing Hunger Foodbank program, health care patients are maintaining a healthy diet. The food bank supports patients in need of meals to support their health with the Medically Indicated Food Box Program on a monthly basis.

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