SOAR announces sponsored $10,000 donation to "Martin County in Action"


Martin County, KY. – More than 200 people gathered in Martin County on Saturday morning for a county-wide cleanup.

Several organizations and groups gathered in teams to clean impacted areas collected over 200 bags of trash.

After the cleanup, people packed the Roy F. Collier Community Center gymnasium to celebrate. There, SOAR announced a $10,000 donation from multiple sponsors. This monetary donation will kickstart a new group, “Martin County in Action.”

“We’re really excited just to celebrate and talk about the future of Martin County,” Jared Arnett, CEO of Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) stated.

Saturday’s event opened the eyes of many and showed them that “Martin County Matters.”

Read the full story on WYMT’s website, here.

If you would like to join “Martin County in Action,” email Joshua Ball at