“Special Olympics goes beyond training and competing; it’s about transformation. For athletes, it means newfound confidence and being part of a team. Our Huntington volunteers set out to make a difference in the athletes’ lives, not realizing how it would change their own.” – Chad Prather, Huntington Bank
In the first episode we learned over 13,000 veterans in West Virginia experience food insecurity. The Mountaineer FoodBank fights that food insecurity with their Veterans Table program, which provides shelf-stable and fresh foods to veterans, including those who are homebound.
In the second episode, we learned that many West Virginia veteran’s with food insecurity were choosing to feed their pets before themselves. Scott Segal and The Segal Law Group stepped up to help our veteran’s care for their pets.
“To think that someone could serve our country at 18, 19, 20 years old and one day not have food on their table, it’s just not OK with me,” Prather said. “We can do better here in West Virginia.” – Huntington Bank Regional President Chad Prather
Veterans are the last to ask for handouts, yet so many in West Virginia are hungry. Help the Mountaineer FoodBank in serving veterans – just like they’ve served us. Join Huntington Bank and other community partners in our effort to expand the Veterans Table program to Charleston and Parkersburg – so that every single veteran in the Mountain State has food on the table.
Despite their sacrifices, many of our veterans have to worry about putting food on the dinner table. Mountaineer Food Bank is dedicated to helping these veterans by providing monthly food boxes.