AT&T Believe Appalachia Donates Mattresses to Charleston Fire Department
Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin and Charleston Fire Chief Shawn Wanner today joined AT&T West Virginia President Andy Feeney to announce Believe AppalachiaSM has donated new mattresses for all Charleston Fire Stations. During the February 3, 2020, Charleston City Council meeting, Council voted to allow the City to accept donated money from AT&T for the purchase of new mattresses for first responders.
“We are grateful to AT&T and the Believe Appalachia campaign for donating mattresses to our firefighters,” said Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. “These folks put their lives on the line to keep Charleston and her people safe daily. Giving them a nice place to rest, in the few moments they are able, will no doubt help our first responders.”
"AT&T is proud to continue our support for the community and West Virginia's first responders by helping provide new mattresses for every fire station in Charleston through our Believe Appalachia initiative," said AT&T West Virginia State President, Andy Feeney. "This contribution is part of our $50,000 investment in ‘helping the helpers’ in the ongoing fight against the opioid addiction crisis. AT&T Believes in Appalachia, in Charleston, and in our first responders."
A portion of the mattresses were delivered today to CFD Station 2 at 808 Virginia Street West.