Through a collection of funds, YCF fosters greater giving and volunteerism, builds endowments to ensure that grants are always available, and works hand-in-hand with thousands of local residents and donors to address our region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.
Hundreds of people have trusted our organization with their hearts and donations. Whether it's supporting education or athletics, the homeless or the arts, a new animal shelter or a clean environment . . . there's no end to the good we can do.
The DAC Education and Resource Fund focuses its support on the educational needs of individuals with disabilities and their families and, when funds are available, provides resources to include home modifications, assistive technology, personal development, training and support services.
Interest it accrues will be distributed in the form of Assist Award Scholarships to high school students with special needs.
Net earnings from the fund will be used annually to provide educational opportunities for children from low-income families and to help cover the cost of enrichment programs for children.
It will help children in Monongalia County gain opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise have, such as providing scholarships for tutors.
The 30-by-50-foot Marion County Patriot American Flag now flies atop a 125-foot pole overlooking I-79 in Fairmont. A dedication ceremony was held on Flag Day with local citizens and dignitaries in attendance.
The tallest flagpole in the area is part of the Korean War Memorial being built at the East Marion County Park. Contributions are still needed to purchase and maintain replacement flags. This flag will be a symbol of local pride and patriotism that people will be able to see, night and day, for many, many years to come.
The 25th annual West Virginia Black Heritage Festival will be held from September 11-13 on E. B. Saunders Way in Clarksburg. As always, the event will feature food, music, friends and family in a celebration of the beauty of the African-American culture.
The event is FREE so bring the whole family. Browse the vendors for unique gifts, taste some delicious soul food and listen to music by world class artists.
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WV Black Heritage Festival
September 11th, 2015
The 25th annual West Virginia Black Heritage Festival will be held from September 11-13 on E. B. Saunders Way in Clarksburg.
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