FAIRMONT – A Fairmont company has taken its company anniversary celebration to a whole new level.

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, officials at Healthcare Management Solutions LLC decided to give $1,000 to 20 different nonprofit organizations in North Central West Virginia, many of which are in Marion County, for a total of $20,000.

“We are proud to share some of the fruits of our 20 years of success with 20 deserving nonprofits,” HMS President Leah Heimbach said in a press release. “These charitable donations not only strengthen the spirit of our work to protect vulnerable populations, they also help make our local communities safer, stronger and healthier.”

Here is a list of 20 organizations selected to receive donations.

Milan Puskar Health Right/Friendship House, of Morgantown, which provides peer recovery programs for people living with substance use disorders and other mental health challenges. Health Right also funds and operates the Friendship Fairmont at the corner of Locust and Cleveland streets.

Health Access Inc., of Clarksburg, works to eliminate disparities for those who lack access to basic health care. They help residents in Harrison and Doddridge counties get primary and specialty care, prescription drugs, cancer screenings, vision, dental and more, all at no cost.

The Disability Action Center, of Fairmont, is a comprehensive education, training and enrichment center for more than 450 children and adults with disabilities and their families in North Central West Virginia.

The Marion County Humane Society, of Fairmont, is a non-profit, no-kill animal welfare organization that provides care for more than 5,000 animals a year.

Hope Inc. The Domestic Violence Center of Fairmont provides resources and services for domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and stalking human victims in Marion, Harrison, Doddridge, Gilmer and Lewis counties, ensuring their safety, encouraging self-sufficiency, and promoting non-violent lives.

CASA of Marion County, which is located in Fairmont, protects, educates and promotes the well-being of Marion County children who have been abused and neglected, utilizing the talents of community volunteers who ensure that children are provided with safe and healthy homes. permanent.

Pet Helpers Inc., of Fairmont, is a nonprofit, all-volunteer foster network for homeless animals waiting for their forever homes. With no facility or paid staff, all funds go to veterinary care, food and medication for the animals.

Soup Opera, of Fairmont, serves one daily meal seven days a week, 365 days a year, to 100+ people in need per day in Marion County and surrounding areas. Sobrania Inc./Soup Opera also offers toiletry and shower products, apparel, blankets, dishes and more upon availability.

Stepping Stone Inc., of Fairmont, is a community-based treatment facility serving adolescents ages 14-17 and transitioning adults ages 18-21 who are in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Resources Human West Virginia, are victims of abuse or neglect and/or were removed from higher level treatment or out of state placement, and have disruptive behavior and emotional distress. The program teaches residents to respect themselves, the community, parents, police, public officials, adults and their peers.

Tygart Valley United Way, which has offices in Fairmont and Elkins, provides funding to numerous nonprofit organizations in a five-county area that improve the lives of others. This year, United Way is focusing on families who have jobs but don’t qualify for any kind of state or federal aid, but just can’t make ends meet.

The Op Shop, of Fairmont, is a nonprofit community rehabilitation program that creates opportunities for adults with disabilities in sheltered or competitive employment. Services include independent living skills, life skills training, job placement, job training, work adaptation and supported employment.

Pressley Ridge, of Morgantown, offers support and hope to families and individuals through foster care and adoption assistance, community and home-based services, outpatient services, special education, autism services, residential services and aging services in transition.

The March of Dimes, of Arlington, Virginia, has been fighting for maternal and infant health for 80 years, supporting research, leading programs, and providing education and advocacy so that every family has the best possible start.

Rescue Ministries of WV/Union Mission, of Fairmont, provides physical and spiritual services to those in need in West Virginia through a men’s shelter, women’s and children’s shelter, family shelter, soup kitchen, thrift store and living room, no one is displaced and everyone has access to warm meals and shelter.

Connecting Link, of Fairmont, addresses the immediate needs of individuals in crisis and helps locate resources for North Central West Virginia residents, including assistance with utility interruptions, prescriptions, transportation, eviction and first month’s rent.

Genesis Youth Crisis Center, of Clarksburg, provides a safe, temporary place for children to stay until arrangements can be made for permanent placement.

The Bi-County Nutrition Program, with offices in Nutter Fort, Salem and Shinnston, provides packaged and home-delivered meals, nutrition education and referrals to those 60 and older, their spouses and their children with disabilities. limited in loading.

The WV Coalition to End Homelessness, of Bridgeport, helps agencies and communities in West Virginia where homelessness is either a widespread or hidden issue to ensure that no child, veteran or family enters homelessness in the first place. Housing people is the only way to end homelessness.

The Clarksburg Mission Community provides comfort, safety and resources to those in need, including emergency shelter, transitional housing, food, assistance and more.

Clarksburg Mustard Seed is a food pantry that serves free food, clothing, cleaning and hygiene items, and household items to people in the community. The pantry also accepts donations for those in need.

HMS uses a blend of healthcare expertise and technology to create cost-effective solutions that federal and state agencies and our private sector partners need to ensure that residents of nursing homes and other healthcare settings receive the care they need. best possible no matter where in the US

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