Gallery 2016 All Roark is on National TV Show – The Relative Race where we promoted the new Pantry Plus MooreFirst storage/sorting area was in the Old Magistrate Building 2016Opening our first pantry at South Middle SchoolSetting up for our first Mountaineer Mobile Food Giveaway at Mason Dixon ParkWe did our first mobiles with just a handful of volunteers and under the guidance of TambraWe quickly learned that our mission and our ambitious goals involved a LOT of heavy lifting and moving (4000 pounds of sports drinks from the Boy Scout Jamboree via the Mountaineer Food Bank)So excited to be moving out of the Old Magistrate Court to a new storage unit courtesy of Carol Atkins and City Neon! We had no idea we had so much stuff! Thank goodness for all the volunteers and Mid-Atlantic Landscaping for providing vans and trucks.Some of our best volunteers are our kidsThe Atkins Family – donated our 1300 feet storage plus paying our utilities and our insurance. Carol is our angel making what we do possible!We work together with our client in rain, snow, sleet, and sunshine!We have become known for our Blue Barrel drop offs in front of our storageWe welcome the new superintendent of schools, Ed Campbell, to Monongalia County by having him help open a new pantry at Mountaineer Middle School – our 11th Pantry!We spend an exorbitant amount of time unloading trucks and carrying boxes – couldn’t do it without our No. 1 Volunteer Mark GallOur partnership with WVU especially the Center for Service and Learning is important to work with students and help them develop into community leaders as well as helping us to engage volunteers.We form a lot of Bucket Brigade lines to move food from one place to anotherWe were thrilled to be the recipients of the Audia Heritage Caring Foundation grant for two years.For the second year in a room, The Board of Realtors honors us as a recipient of their Fiesta Fun Day. Our very own Jerrica tries to help board members win Ring Toss.With the help of the Women’s Giving Circle, we are able to further their goals of helping to increase the education and life skills of young girls by ensuring they have access to the hygiene products they need so they can focus their attention on education.Grants and donations make it possible to provide feminine hygiene in our schools and to the community.Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia has been with us since the beginning making sure that it is possible for us to keep our work ongoing to lift our community and to provide for the mission of making sure that no child goes to bed hungry in our community.