Men's shelter needs
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Crossroads Men's Shelter is in need of the following items: Pine-Sol, bleach, laundry detergent, shampoo, coffee, butter, lunchmeat and cereal.
Items may be brought between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily to Crossroads Men's Shelter, 503 Leon Sullivan Way.
Library needs volunteers
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Kanawha County Library needs community volunteers to stage the main library's street fair June 29, during the last weekend of FestivALL.
Tasks include setup, cleanup, overseeing children's activities and selling items in the book sale. Volunteers for setup and cleanup should be capable of lifting heavy items.
Setup for the book sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28; setup for the street fair begins at 8 a.m. June 29. The street fair runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and cleanup takes place immediately after the event ends.
To volunteer, email pam....@kanawhalibrary.org about when and how long you can help.
WVU baseball for CF
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Children with cystic fibrosis and their families are being treated to the May 5 baseball game between West Virginia University and the University of Oklahoma.
The WVU Charleston Division department of pediatrics is hosting the 1 p.m. game at Appalachian Power Park.
In addition to the ballgame, Paterno's at the Park restaurant is contributing a portion of its proceeds on May 4 and 11 to support the WVU Charleston Division pediatric cystic fibrosis program.
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States.
The deadline for submissions to Help Out is noon Wednesday for the following Sunday. If you would like a response from the public, please provide the name and telephone number of a person who can be listed in the newspaper. Send information via email to ea...@wvgazette.com, by fax to 304-348-1233, or by regular mail to Help Out, The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301.