Volunteers said the problem began when Monongalia County condensed the committees overseeing the park into one.
food drive collected 12 tons of food on Saturday.
The 31st annual WCLG Holiday Food Drive collected
non-perishable foods at Monongalia County
schools and local businesses. On Saturday, residents could leave items for
pickup with their mail.
The drive collected enough to feed more than 625 families
and stock food pantries in the county, according to a news release.
The food will be distributed to families in need through the
United Way of Monongalia
and Preston Counties
on December 13 at the Armory on the Mileground in Morgantown.