MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) – West Virginia Black Bears are stepping as much as combat starvation within the Morgantown space.

The group is partnering with pantry plus extra to host the Bear Wants Meals for a Good Trigger drive.

“On the finish of the day, we realized that a whole lot of organizations do these vacation meals drives after which in the midst of spring into the summer time it will get rather a lot slower in a whole lot of locations, so we thought we’re baseball season that we’re operating throughout that point. it is the most effective time for us to do some pre-season stuff by reaching out to the neighborhood to attempt to do some type of neighborhood occasion that straight provides again,” Common Supervisor Leihan Sainato.

The meals promotion begins on Wednesday, February 1st and runs by means of the top of the month.

There are seven completely different collaborating touchdown spots round Morgantown.

“We’ve got Saturday occasions scheduled all through the month of February the place we’re doing a type of pop-up occasion at a few of these areas, so each Saturday in February you’ll be able to donate throughout these occasions and get free tickets. 2023 season we’re doing a grand prize giveaway, it’s a must to join at drop-off spots, it is all arrange for folks to take part,” Leighann Sainato CEO.

This is not the primary Black Bears charity venture they really do yearly and the proceeds all the time go to the meals financial institution to combat starvation.

“I believe a whole lot of instances as a company you are likely to become involved in income and issues that make the enterprise operate, however on the finish of the day we’re a baseball workforce and we depend on the assist of our neighborhood. For somebody who’s straight from this neighborhood, it solely is smart that we give again to the identical folks we wish to assist us,” CEO Leihan Sainato.

An inventory of things you’ll be able to donate may be discovered right here.



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