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Royal Farms expanding its footprint in Martinsburg

May 17,  2024 

Royal Farms takes pride in being more than just a convenience store. As it prepares to open its doors in Martinsburg, it is committed to supporting local initiatives and becoming an integral part of the community fabric.

Royal Farms will be making a monetary donation to Berkeley County Meals on Wheels of Martinsburg.

 >>READ IT HERE<<

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Whalton awards final grants as EWVCF bids him farewell

Apr 21, 2024 

 Friends, colleagues and associates gathered Tuesday afternoon at the Martinsburg Roundhouse to say a final thank you to Michael Whalton, as he officially stepped down as executive director of the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation (EWVCF). The first presentation went to Meals on Wheels of Berkeley County, while the next was presented to the Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle. Berkeley Senior Services also received a check, as did CCAP/Loaves and Fishes. Representatives from each of these organizations were in awe of the unexpected grants. >>READ IT HERE<<

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Meals on Wheels to host open house as it seeks volunteer drivers

Apr 21, 2024 

Each day of the week, over 150 volunteers for Berkeley County Meals on Wheels provide hundreds of homebound residents throughout the county with a hot meal.

In response to a growing need for volunteer drivers, the organization will host an open house from 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday from at its facility at 116 E. King St. in downtown Martinsburg.  >>READ IT HERE<<

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VOC-AG Students Spearhead Garden Project to Benefit Local Organizations

March 31st, 2024

Hedgesville High School Vocational Agriculture (VOC-AG) students held a special media event for the opening of a new outdoor garden, a 1.5-acre area that will be used to grow several varieties of root vegetables to benefit the Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission and Berkeley County Meals on Wheels.   >>READ IT HERE<<

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Making A Difference

March 1, 2024 - The Journal

 For the fifth year in a row, the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle (UWEP) is kicking off its annual Unity Campaign.   >>READ IT HERE<<

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Senior Care Nonprofits Recieve $31,000 in Grants

January 10th, 2024

In late 2023, the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation (EWVCF) awarded $31,000 in grants from the Kings Daughters Senior Citizens Charitable Fund. Six organizations received grants to boost their programs providing care to the elderly living in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan countie >>READ IT HERE<<

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Meals on Wheels receives donation

January 1st, 2024

Dianne Waldron, executive director of Berkeley County Meals on Wheels, receives a check from Chazz Printz, volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels. The donation comes from the Bowles Rice Foundation.  >>READ IT HERE<<

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Eastern Panhandle Talk with Rob & Dave

Mar 5, 2020 - WRNR

Watch Dianne Waldron, Jim Reed, and Frank Ceravalo on "Eastern Panhandle Talk with Rob and Dave", getting the word out about our upcoming Golf Tournament Fundraiser on May 27th!  MOW segment begins at mark 1:36:48  >>WATCH IT HERE<<

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Tuscarora Ruritan Club holds gift auction

Feb 12, 2020 - The Journal

The Tuscarora Ruritan Club held a gift auction during its annual holiday gathering of club members and family on Dec. 9, 2019. The gift auction raised approximately $2,000 in auctioned value of gifts and donations, with the intent that the raised funds be donated to local charities... READ MORE>>

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Eastern Panhandle Talk with Rob & Dave

Dec 19, 2019 - WRNR

Beginning at mark 1:45:05 of the video, listen to a great interview with Dianne Waldron spreading the word about Meals on Wheels!  >>WATCH IT HERE<<

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 Nov 26, 2019 - The Journal

Representatives from Bank of Charles Town, also known as The Community’s Bank, recently gathered with the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle to announce a new focus on fighting hunger in the Eastern Panhandle... READ MORE>>

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Panhandle Live! with Mike & Marsha

Nov 19, 2019 - WEPM

Meals on Wheels' own Dianne Waldron, Linda Barnhard, and MaryAnn Crawley in an always fun morning interview with Mike & Marsha!   >>LISTEN HERE<<

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Nonprofits stretch resources to meet demands of an aging population

Sept 11, 2019 - The Journal

As the population ages and more members of the baby-boomer generation become senior citizens, organizations which care for these individuals are continuously trying to do more with less. ... READ MORE>>

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Panhandle Live! with Mike & Marsha

May 6, 2019 - WEPM

Meals on Wheels' Dianne Waldron, Jim Reed, and MaryAnn Crawley promoting the upcoming 17th Annual Golf Fundraiser Tournament with Mike & Marsha!   >>LISTEN HERE<<

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Woman spends 30 years volunteering...

Jul 25 2018 - The Journal

Thelma Gerspach, a resident of Martinsburg, has spent the last 30 years volunteering at Berkeley County Meals on Wheels. Gerspach, 95, recently passed her West Virginia driving exam, renewing her license to drive until she’s 100...  READ MORE>>

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At the Clorox open house on 2/15/20, we met Michael Holly (Clorox VP) and had a surprise meet-up with Governor Jim Justice!

(Photos - top: Dianne Waldron, MOW Program Manager; and Michael Holly, Clorox VP of Product Supply.

bottom, L-R: Marshall Spiker, MOW Board President; Dianne Waldron, MOW Program Manager; Jim Justice, Governor of WV)

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