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FRN, United Way get grant

By Staff | Oct 1, 2010

MARTINSBURG – The Family Resource Network and the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle recently received $78,000 from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services for substance abuse prevention services in Berkeley and Jefferson counties.

The grant will fund a project that strives to address underage drinking, prescription drug abuse and fetal alcohol syndrome.

The agencies will also work with the Berkeley County Coalition Against Substance Abuse and the Jefferson County Coalition on Substance Abuse.

“This grant provides resources to create sustainable substance abuse prevention services that will make noticeable improvements in the lives of our young people and other members of our local community,” said Jan Callen, United Way of the Eastern Panhandle executive director, in a press release.

For more information, visit www.familyresourcenetworkotp.org or www.unitedwayep.org.