Emergency meals and shelter cash awarded to 4 native W.Va. counties

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) – Federal funding was awarded to counties in West Virginia by the Department of Homeland Security.

The local board is mandated to distribute funds provided by Congress to expand the capacity of food and conservation programs in high-need areas across the county.

The following counties were most recently selected for funding to complement emergency food and shelter programs:

Marion County: $ 26,356

Taylor County: $ 7,068

Tucker County: $ 2,000

Randolph County: $ 13,879

Agencies wishing to apply should visit the United Way website at https://go.uwmtc.org/efsp. All applications are due by Wednesday, February 3, 5 p.m. Agencies don’t have to be a United Way agency to apply.

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