On Friday, May 14, 2021, Philanthropy West Virginia’s member the Claude Worthington Benedum has announced the appointment of a new program staff member. Melanie Claxton has been named Senior Program Officer of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. She will join the Foundation on June 3, 2021 and will oversee the Foundation’s grants programs in education. Check out the full news HERE! Philanthropy WV welcomes Ms. Claxton to our network and excited to work with her.