Princeton Rescue Squad offered $400,000 matching donation for education center

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CITY OF PRINCETON, W.Va (WVVA) The Princeton Rescue Squad has raised $1.7 million towards it’s $3 million goal, to construct an education center that will include an emergency shelter.

The squad has been offered a $400,000 matching donation from the Kendrick family, business owners located in Princeton, to go towards the construction of the education center.

Stacey Hicks, Chief Executive Officer for the Princeton Rescue Squad, says he’s grateful to the community for helping to raise money and additional donations to match the Kendrick family’s amount will help get the center open by the end of the year.

“We really need the community to get behind us one last time,” said Hicks. “We’ve been very blessed because the community has given $1.7 million and that’s a lot of money for a small community. We just need a little push to get across the finish line.”

Hicks says the education center will raise the city and Mercer County to another level with EMS services.

Donations can be mailed to:

Princeton Rescue Squad
701 Stafford Drive
Princeton, WV 24701

 

 

Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer Roberts

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