Alpha Natural Resources, LLC of Abington, Va., which mines coal locally as Enterprise Coal at Premium in Letcher County and Big Branch in Knott County, has donated $7,500 to the United Way of Southeastern Kentucky.
Alpha Natural’s is the largest single gift ever received by the local United Way in its 22 years of service to Perry, Breathitt, Leslie, Letcher, Knott, Lee, Owsley and Wolfe counties. The gift will be used to benefit people living within the counties served by the local United Way and touched by the coal company.
Alpha Natural’s Virginia/Kentucky
Director of Human Resources Gary R. Duncan said, “It is with great respect for what United Ways do in their communities that we present this check as our contribution to support their efforts to improve lives in the communities where we mine coal. Alpha is pleased to be in a position to make this donation. Through community investment in human services, education, arts/culture and social development, Alpha strives to create opportunities and improve the quality of life for children and families throughout the regions where our employees live and work.”