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Help Out: Sept. 1, 2013

By Staff reports

Cereal drive

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Elementary students from Charleston Montessori School are holding a drive to collect cereal for Covenant House. The drive will continue through Sept. 18.

Students are collecting cereal schoolwide and encourage the community to join in the effort. Boxes or bags of cereal may be dropped off during school hours, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, at the school, 805 Price St., on the West Side.

The students learned of the need for food during a tour of the Covenant House Drop-In Center when they delivered 200 tubes of toothpaste.

For more information, call 304-340-9000 or visit www.educatewv.com.

Community yoga class

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Jason Withrow is teaching one-hour yoga classes at 6 a.m. on Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way.

The fee per class is $7, a portion of which will be used for mission outreach. The class will teach about local and global organizations and choose organizations to benefit from the mission funds.

In good weather, the class will meet on the lawn beside the church. Bring a yoga mat.

Withrow completed the 200-hour teacher training for the Yoga Alliance in 2011. He teaches a more vigorous practice, mixing styles like Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow and Power Yoga, to create unique yoga classes.

For more information, contact Jason Withrow at vataone@gmailcom or Sue Webster at First Presbyterian Church, sue@firstpresby.com.

Crossroads needs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Crossroads Men's Shelter needs the following items:

Sugar, lunch meats, American cheese slices, cooking oil, Pine-Sol, surgical gloves in medium and large sizes, bottled water and laundry detergent.

Items can be brought anytime between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to the shelter, 503 Leon Sullivan Way.


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