Capito, Manchin announce more than $2.5 million for Fayette County Head Start

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $2,518,080 for Head Start projects at the Fayette County Child Development Center. This funding was made available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

“As a Head Start champion, I am very pleased to see this Head Start funding coming to Fayette County,” Senator Capito said. “Head Start plays such a critical role in the educational foundation of our children, which is why I am a proud supporter of their initiatives in West Virginia. An investment into our children is a direct investment into our future, and I look forward to the positive impact this funding will create in our state.”

“As a strong supporter of Head Start programs, I am always pleased to see West Virginia receive funding for one of our programs,” Senator Manchin said. “This funding will help the Fayette County Child Development Center provide children with a strong foundation for their education, no matter where they grew up. I am proud to support our amazing Head Start programs that do so much good for children across West Virginia and will continue to fight for Head Start funding in Washington.”

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