On December 15, 2022, Exalted Ruler Willie Hylton from Lewisburg Elks Lodge #1758 presented a check in the amount of $2,750.00 from the 2021 Beacon/Spotlight Grant that the Elks received by Judy Steele with the Penny Pitch organization. Penny Pitch is a 501-C3 Organization that helps needy families with the Christmas season so that more families may receive food, presents and needed assistance with energy costs during the Holiday Season.
On Friday, December 17, 2021, Exalted Ruler presented a check for $2,750.00 to Anne Thomas thru the Mountaineer Food Bank Mobil Pantry in Rainelle, West Virginia. The Pantry is housed in the First Baptist Church of Rainelle. The Mobile Food Pantry will serve around 275 Families which include 50 families that do not have any transportation. These 50 meals will be delivered by volunteers. The Mobile Food Pantry is the 4th Saturday of each month. Around 20 volunteers pack boxes for the recipients to pick up. This month, the meals included supplies for a Holliday Meal for Christmas. Mountaineer Food Bank is a 501 c3 Organization that utilizes various Mobile Pantry’s throughout Southern West Virginia.