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Health Plan donates $120,000 to food banks across West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A health maintenance organization is donating $120,000 to multiple food banks across West Virginia.

The Health Plan recently presented $10,000 checks to 12 different food banks.

The money will go toward assisting each organization with restocking their pantries and providing meals to West Virginians in need.

“At The Health Plan, we believe in the power of giving back to the communities we serve,” said Jeff Knight, president and CEO, in a statement. “We understand the significant challenges faced by individuals and families experiencing food insecurity, and we are dedicated to supporting their well-being. By supporting these food banks, we aim to alleviate hunger and contribute to the
overall health of West Virginians.”

In 2022, the Health Plan donated over $1 million to various nonprofits in an effort to enhance the communities they serve.

The donation recipients are listed below:

  • Church of the Nazarene in Campbell’s Creek
  • Union Mission Ministries in Charleston
  • Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway
  • Huntington City Mission in Huntington
  • Christian Help in Morgantown
  • Old Man River’s Mission in Parkersburg

The following food banks in Wheeling will also benefit from the funding:

  • Catholic Charities
  • House of the Carpenter
  • Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling
  • St. James’ Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
  • St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church

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