Donations taken for families of miners killed in disaster
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Council of Churches has established the Montcoal Mining Disaster Fund and is accepting donations to be distributed among the families of miners who were killed in Monday's explosion at Performance Coal Co.'s Upper Big Branch mine.
Those who wish to make a monetary contribution should contact the Council of Churches at 304-344-3141 or www.wvcc.org for details.
In addition, Appalachian Bible College is accepting gifts and other items for the families of the deceased miners. For details about nonmonetary donations visit www.abc.edu.