These kits will be distributed through the annual Point In Time (PIT) Count, which occurs at the end of January, by the Kanawha Valley Collective and the WV Coalition to End Homelessness. A total of 66 kits were assembled thanks to the generosity of our subsites and their volunteers, as well as the Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau, St. John’s Charleston, Constellium, Game Stop, Sheetz, and more.
Our VISTAs also attended and participated in “A Day To Remember the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at the Kelly Miller Community Center in the Monticello community of Clarksburg. Speakers reflected on the importance of Dr. King’s legacy and the work ahead to be done towards a more racially equitable future. The keynote speaker was Katherine “Kitty” Dooley. Attendees also heard music from Morning Star Baptist Chuch’s choir. A highlight of the evening was when all the attendees were asked to stand together and sing Lift Every Voice and Sing: