Huntington Bank, United Way prep school supplies

PARKERSBURG – Huntington Bank for the sixth consecutive year is working with the United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley to provide school children with new backpacks and school supplies.

“Huntington’s 2014 Back-to School initiative is part of an annual, six-state-wide program in which over 100,000 backpacks and supplies have been distributed to children in need over the past five years,” said Mike Fleak, community president for Huntington Bank. “Huntington believes that educating today’s youth is priority, and without the necessary supplies, students face a major disadvantage at school. As the cost of school supplies continues to rise, purchasing and replenishing school supplies have become increasingly more burdensome and helping our local families is the absolute right thing to do.”