Mourning the Losses at Upper Big Branch

We send our heart-felt condolences to the family and friends of miners lost in the Upper Big Branch mining disaster, and join our entire region and the people of West Virginia in mourning this terrible loss.

One of our favorite authors, Denise Giardina, wrote a moving op-ed in the New York times earlier this week. The Coal Tattoo has provided excellent coverage, as well.

Those interested in making donations for the families of the miners can do so through the West Virginia Council on Churches’ website.