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W.Va. Gov. Calling for Food Donations, Drive to be Held at Capitol Tuesday

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Thousands of people have lost refrigerators full of food during the power outages, and the Governor of West Virginia wants to help those in need.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will be having a food drive Tuesday at the State Capitol. The drive is set to start at 5 p.m.

You are asked to bring non-perishable foods to the drop off location.

The food will the be sent to the Mountaineer and Huntington Food Banks -- and will be distributed to families in need as quickly as possible.

Items needed include:

  • bottled water
  • oatmeal
  • dry cereal
  • cream of wheat
  • baby formula
  • shelf-stable milk
  • peanut butter
  • pasta
  • tomato sauce
  • dry beans
  • canned fruits
  • vegetables
  • meats
  • soups

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