BUCKHANNON, W.Va. -- St. Joseph's Hospital employees purchased and wrapped 157 pairs of boots for the children of Upshur County Head Start. 

An annual tradition spearheaded by Mary Roessing who works in the Laboratory of St. Joseph’s Hospital, these donations help to ensure that the children have warm, dry boots for the winter season. 

Hospital staff presented the boots to Head Start employees and parents.

For more information: Lisa Wharton, St. Joseph's Hospital Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations, and Foundation, 304-473-2138