MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Unity Campaign is in full swing in the Eastern Panhandle.

From the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle:

· 34% of households in the Eastern Panhandle struggle to afford the essentials needed to survive.

· The Unity Campaign powered by United Way of the Eastern Panhandle is a vital funding source to reduce suffering, provide opportunity, and build a better future for our neighbors in need.

· In its third year, the annual fundraising campaign supports area nonprofits that provide health, education, basic needs, and financial stability programs to individuals and families.

· Through April 12, when you give through the Unity Campaign, 100% of your donation will go to the participating nonprofit of your choice. Plus, a portion of your gift will be matched by a sponsor.

· You can also join a team and help raise funds for any of the 37 participating nonprofits.

· To learn more about the participating agencies or to donate, visit United Way of the Eastern Panhandle’s Facebook page or text the word UNITY to 71777.

· WEPM & WCST The Panhandle News Network is a proud sponsor of the Unity Campaign.