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Help Out: Sept. 15, 2013

By Staff reports

Mr. Handyman helps

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Mr. Handyman of Kanawha Valley took part in the National Day of Service Sept. 11, donating 18 hours of repair and maintenance jobs at Rea of Hope Fellowship Home.

Owner Greg Paxton and his team of technicians worked on a variety of projects, including the installation of new railings on the outdoor porch and steps at the Charleston house for women who are overcoming alcohol and drug problems.

The National Day of Service and Remembrance was established in 2009 as a way to encourage Americans to participate in service and remembrance activities on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

It was the fifth consecutive year Mr. Handyman has taken part, donating a combined 2,900 hours of labor to groups in need during the past four years.

Crossroads needs items

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Crossroads Men's Shelter has need of the following items:

Large containers of oatmeal, jelly, peanut butter, large containers of shampoo/body wash, bleach wipes, paper towels, toilet tissue and dishwashing liquid.

The items may be brought anytime between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to the shelter, at 503 Leon Sullivan Way.

Fight hunger gala

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The India Center is holding its second annual gala to fight hunger at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the center, 800 Green Road, South Charleston.

The gala is a benefit to raise funds for Manna Meal soup kitchen.

The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and entertainment.

Cost is $60 per person. Only 200 tickets are available. For tickets, call Joe Noronha at 304-344-8756 or Jean Simpson at 304-345-7121.


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