Huntington Area Food Bank

Courts
10:16 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Ex-Huntington Food Bank Head Admits Embezzlement

The former head of a Huntington-based regional food bank has pleaded guilty to embezzling from the charity.

Fifty-seven-year-old Leigh Anne Zappin of Huntington admitted to taking more than $32,000 from the former Huntington Area Food Bank in 2012.

Zappin pleaded guilty Monday in Cabell County Circuit Court to one felony embezzlement count.

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West Virginia Morning
9:32 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Zero-Waste Event Services, Improving Basements for Energy Efficiency, & A Food Bank Faces Hunger

Morgantown resident Garth Lindley is the founder of Green Earth Event Services—an organization that provides recycling and composting services at events--and his goal is to provide zero-waste events. Improving your basement or crawl space for energy efficiency and better health. The Huntington Area Food Bank becomes the Facing Hunger Bank to more accurately reflect the area they serve.

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Facing Hunger Foodbank
3:58 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Huntington Area Food Bank Changes Name

Officials at the Food Bank in Huntington hope a new name will make all the difference in helping those in need.

Leaders at the Huntington Area Food Bank think the name change holds the key to better representing their coverage area. Tiffany Tatum is the Executive Director at the food bank.

“I hope that it opens people’s eyes, we can have this warehouse stocked full of food and I can give it out in a day, I know that I could,” Tatum said. “I hope that it hopes up a lot of opportunities for food resources.”

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West Virginia Morning
9:06 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Food Pantry for College Students, House Bills in Senate, Song of the Week

On this West Virginia Morning, college students are using a food pantry in Huntington. Food pantries for college students are becoming more popular.

Also, the clock is ticking down on getting bills passed through the hurdles of the legislature this session.

Also, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin are on this Mountain Stage song of the week.

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Marshall Food Pantry
1:42 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Marshall Opens Food Pantry for Students

MU Alumni Association holds drive for pantry.

College students are not part of the group that most would think about needing help from a food pantry. Marshall University officials say the need is definitely there for that little extra support for students to get by and are doing something about it.

Marshall University and the Huntington Area Food Bank have teamed up to develop a food pantry on campus for students. The idea for the pantry began two years ago.

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West Virginia Morning
11:59 am
Thu January 9, 2014

The State of the State Address, Pay Raises for Teachers, Food Bank Still Needing Donations

  Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin delivers his state of the state address. Its highlights include: a pay raise for teachers and state employees, among many other issues. 

  Also, the Huntington Food Bank talks about the post holiday demands on its resources.

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Non-profit
4:21 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

How do Food Banks Survive Slow Donation Periods?

The first few months of the new year always prove to be tough when it comes to gathering donations for non-profits like the Huntington Area Food Bank. So the food bank is thinking outside the box.

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