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Sixth annual Circle Of Hope Campaign to benefit Mountain Mission

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Wal-Mart-Cross Lanes and West Virginia Radio Corporation will team up to present the sixth annual Circle of Hope to benefit Charleston-based Mountain Mission on Friday and Saturday.

The event will be held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at West Virginia Radio Corporation, 1111 Virginia St. E. There will be sponsors' check presentations to Mountain Mission at 11 a.m. The food drive event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Cross Lanes Walmart.

More than $50,000 in cash and several trailers filled with food are expected to be collected at this year's Circle of Hope to help more than a thousand area families put food on their tables this Christmas season.

 Food items needed include boxed turkey dressing, sweet potatoes, fruit cocktail, 10-pound bags of potatoes, macaroni and cheese, applesauce, 5-pound bags of sugar and brownie mix. Mountain Mission will also accept cash donations and staff will be available to provide receipts. Financial contributions can also be made online at  



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