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02 Feb, 2022
Kanawha Valley Labor Council’s ChallengeTHE CHALLENGE - Help striking USW Local 40 members in Huntington with a food / paper product / or monetary donation. No amount is too small – all donations will help.Again, please let me know if your Local Union or CLC accepts the challenge so I can add your Union (Local #) / CLC / or personal name to the below list. Again, no amount is too small!AFT-WV #8046 donated $1,000CWA Local 2009 donated $2000Marshall-Wetzel-Tyler Labor Council donated $250Southwestern District Labor Council donated $2000Marion County AFL-CIO Labor Council donated $1000North Central Labor Council donated $500Jerry Payne – personal donationBill Weiss – personal donationChad Francis-UMWA – donating suppliesKanawha Valley Labor Council donated $1000 to the USW Strike Fund and during Christmas they gave $1000 to the Angel Tree Fund that purchased toys for the USW member’s children.South Central Labor Council donated $500.WV Alliance for Retired Americans donated $250.Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 625 – previously delivered several boxes containing all food items to fix a Holiday meal.CWA 2001 – adopted children from the Angel Tree and purchased Christmas Gifts – plus more – I believe a food donation.You may drop food and other items off at the below locations.Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 6253611 James St. - Charleston, WV 25387Paul Breedlove, Business ManagerKanawha Valley CLC Vice President - 304-553-3939United Brotherhood of Carpenters LU 4391560 Kanawha Blvd. East - Charleston, WV 25311Gary McCallister, Carpenters Council RepresentativeKanawha Valley CLC Financial Officer - 304-494-1606West Virginia AFL-CIO501 Leon Sullivan Way - Charleston, WV 25301304-344-3557Gary McCallister has volunteered to pick up donations - contact Gary at 304-494-1606Mail donations or gift cards to:USW Local 40 - Strike and Defense Fund - Attn: Chad Thompson - 712 Buffington Street - Huntington, WV 25702Plans are to deliver all collected items to the USW food bank on or around February 14th.

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