For too long, who and what it means to be a West Virginian has been defined for us. It’s time to redefine the Mountain State in our own words and in the eyes of the world.
Our state is full of leaders bringing hope and opportunity. These are the stories of real West Virginians who are making a difference.
What brings you hope? Experience the stories, and then read our Make a Difference Guide to get started with creating positive changes in your community today.
The community in the Mercer Street Grassroots District of Princeton, WV shows how creative collaboration can be the catalyst to revitalize a rural downtown.
The close-knit team behind this newspaper shows us how commitment to people and place can build the trust needed to become a 100-year guardian of local history.
A team of residents in the Monticello neighborhood of Clarksburg are proof that no matter the size of a community, collaboration and perseverance can build a beacon of hope.
A community doesn’t have to be tied to a single place: this dynamic group teaches us that people, united in purpose, can create a transformational impact.
During a time for innovation and reinvention, the community of Hinton is looking to their greatest asset – their people – to rebuild an economy for the future.
Two towns make one community.