The Times West Virginian

February 20, 2014

Pantry representatives can pick up Gift of Love food today: PHOTOS


Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — After more than $16,000 was donated to the Times West Virginian’s annual Gift of Love food drive, it’s time for representatives from local food pantries to pick up their food.

The donated money was used to purchase food Wednesday at Save-A-Lot in White Hall. Rich Poff, store manager, and his staff sorted and placed the food on several pallets.

Representatives from area food pantries will be able to pick up their food at the Times West Virginian office today. Agencies will get their food at the back dock as they have in the past.

Along with the food purchased Wednesday, food has been provided by residents of Marion County.

The food pickup schedule for today is as follows:

10 a.m. — Central UMC Food Pantry.

10:30 a.m. — Fairmont-Marion County Food Pantry.

11 a.m. — Salvation Army.

11:30 a.m. — Mannington Food Pantry.

Noon — Fairview Food Pantry.

12:30 p.m. — God’s Food Pantry, Teverbaugh UMC.

1 p.m. — Our Father’s Breadbasket.

1:30 p.m. — Fairmont Soup Opera.

2 p.m. — Fairmont Union Mission.

2:30 p.m. — Worthington Wellness.

3 p.m. — Shepherd Love Food Pantry.

3:30 p.m. — The Nest.

4 p.m. — Church of Christ on Oakwood Road.