100 Women Who Care At MOV Donate To John 6 Food Ministry | News, Sports, Jobs

John Six Food Ministries was awarded $7,100 by 100 women who care for MOV at its Spring Quarterly Meeting on April 20. From left to right, Stacey Hall, Daniel Orfin, Lisa Collins, Jessica Huffman, John Six, Megan Seaman, and Angie Reich. (photo courtesy)

PARKERSBURG — 100 Women Who Care at MOV, a group dedicated to improving the Mid-Ohio Valley, held a spring meeting on April 20 at the Parkersburg Arts Center.

At each meeting, attendees each donated $100 and heard three local nonprofits talk about their organizations and what they would do if they were chosen to receive the group’s quarterly contributions. increase. At the end of the presentation, attendees voted for their top picks and all funds go directly to the winning nonprofit.

Presentations were made by Memorial Health Foundation, Williamstown Food Pantry and John Sixth Food Ministry. The group raised $6,200 on the night of the event, with additional funds donated over the next few days.

The John Sixth Food Ministry was awarded $7,100. The John Sixth Food Ministry provides free meals to 350 hungry homeless people in Parkersburg every Sunday afternoon.

Founded in 2021 by Jessica Huffman and board members Daniel Orphin, Angie Reich and Megan Seaman, the group has raised approximately $38,000 in seven one-hour meetings.

“We’re coming together as local women to inject funds directly into these deserving nonprofits to benefit the Mid-Ohio Valley and keep our hard-earned money here where we live. Not only does it bring important awareness to the essential work they are doing behind the scenes.” Huffman said. “Many of our members, myself included, have lived in the area their entire lives and are learning amazing things about our community that we never knew. It has become very valuable to these groups.”

The Spring Quarterly Conference was sponsored by Dr. Paula Galpo, with swag bags donated by Hall Financial, Paterson Farms, Wildroot Flowers and Tranquil Intentions Wellness Center. Several prizes were donated by JustAJar Design Press, Donna Spader, Marietta Main Street and Hall Financial.

The next 100 Women Who Care in the MOV conference will be held on July 20th from 5-6pm social hours. A business meeting will be held from 6pm to 7pm.

For more information, or to register for the July meeting, follow the Facebook group, their website. 100womenmov.comEmail 100womenmov@gmail.com Or call or text 304-615-4506.

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