Todd Thacker of South Point, left, Don Fulks of Chesapeake and others from Community Mission Outreach distribute farm produce from the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southeastern Ohio on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at the Chesapeake Community Center. Community Mission Outrerach is a United Way funded partner.
United Way campaign under way
Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:00 AM
The 2012 campaign is under way for The United Way of the River Cities with a goal of $1.25 million. Reaching that goal helps fund programs for more than 20 Tri-State agencies that provide vital services in Cabell, Wayne, Mason and Lincoln counties in West Virginia and Lawrence County, Ohio. One of those partners is the Community Mission Outreach.
Program mission: The purpose of the CMO is to help needy families in the area feed and clothe their families and improve their well being by providing nutritional food and adequate clothing.
Outcome: Families will be helped with food and clothing 5,039 times, totaling 13,209 people served.