USW Cares: Women of Steel: Local union chapter donates to food pantries

By Stephanie Stanley Assistant Editor/News Watchman Staff Writer, Pike County Daily

On Wednesday, local women gathered together to present checks to several local food pantries in an effort to give back during the holiday season.

Throughout the past year, members of Women of Steel Local 689, affiliated with United Steelworkers Local 1-689, hosted a variety of fundraisers to support their goal of supporting local charities. As a result, the volunteers were able to collect $1,800 in three weeks, funds which allowed them to donate $500 to food pantries located in Ross, Pike, Jackson, and Scioto counties. The chapter also made a donation to Fluor-B&W in support of their efforts to provide food to needy children ... more

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