400 Lee Street N • Lewisburg, WV 24901 • 304-793-6554

Gloria Martin

Gloria Martin

Gloria Martin served as the director of the Family Refuge Center from 2003 to 2008, after starting work there in 1986, and currently manages the Lewisburg Food Pantry with her husband. The Food Pantry serves about 200 families a month. She also serves on the Greenbrier County Committee on Aging with a special interest in senior’s nutrition issues and she facilitates the Greenbrier County Elder Abuse Awareness Committee, which has monthly meetings and offers trainings. One of her proudest accomplishments is participating in the United Nation’s 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing, China in 1995. She previously served as co-chair of the WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence and has received the Diane Reese “Excellence in Advocacy in the Movement” and WV State Bar Association Public Citizen Award. She is featured in a short film by B. J. Gudmundsson titled Listen to Women detailing her social justice philosophy.