(WVVA) — Harlan County Community Action Agency is raising funds to assist the miners and their families who were affected by the BlackJewel Coal bankruptcy. The miners were last paid on June 28, but had their paychecks pulled from their bank accounts on July 1.
100% of funds donated will be used to assist miners and their families in meeting their immediate needs, such as assisting with mortgage, rent, utilities, and food.
You can donate to the GoFundMe here.
Blackjewel LLC, employs people in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.