Breaking Barriers awards $40,000 to Ohio Valley employment programs

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The Community Foundation of The Ohio Valley has announced the recipients of the Breaking Barriers for A Better Community Fund.

The BBBC is a group of men trying to make a difference in the community, assisting those breaking the barriers on gaining employment.

On Monday, they awarded $40,000 to two groups — the House of Hagar’s Uplift Ohio Valley program and Goodwill Industries Youth Pre-Employment Program.

“House of Hagar and Goodwill did an amazing job,” said Chris Bucon, research committee, Breaking Barriers for a Better Community.

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