Greenbrier toy drive
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The Greenbrier's third annual Create a Dream Tree for Kids drive raised nearly 40,000 Christmas gifts for more than 80 charities in West Virginia and beyond. All were donated and wrapped by resort guests and area volunteers.
Greenbrier owner Jim Justice started the drive two years ago with the aim of ensuring that all families throughout the region awaken on Christmas morning with a gift for their children.
Red Cross donation
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Woodmen of the World Insurance Co. recently donated $1,000 to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region, continuing a partnership that has been built during the past five years. In this time, the two groups have worked together to strategically place assistance in needed areas during disasters.
"Woodsmen of the World is the key to our humanitarian mission. With their generosity, they are ensuring that the Red Cross is always and will always be there. Their donation allows us to be ready to provide immediate shelter, food and clothing to clients of disasters year-round," said Becky Howard, chief development officer for Red Cross West Virginia.
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