Savoring The Moment

Charitable Check Nets $134K For City Shelter

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Posted: September 14, 2013

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, presents a $134,375 check from Washington, D.C.-based Taste of the South to Mercy House Executive Director Twila Lee on Friday at the shelter’s North High Street location. Taste of the South has donated more than $4 million to Southern charities in its 31-year history. (Photos by Jason Lenhart)
Mercy House Executive Director Twila Lee talks about the program’s pantry. Twila said the shelter will use Friday’s $134,375 gift from Taste of the South to help fill the pantry as well as make upgrades.
Rep, Bob Goodlatte looks over a Mercy House brochure with Executive Director Twila Lee on Friday at the Harrisonburg shelter’s North High Street location.
HARRISONBURG — Twila Lee is now the biggest fan of Friday the 13th.
 
Sixth District Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Roanoke, presented Lee with a check for $134,375 on Friday, a gift from charitable people…


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