VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (1/19/16)--The fundraising efforts of Chartway FCU’s charitable arm generated nearly $1 million in 2015--funding the organization will package into grants to benefit organizations that work with children battling degenerative illnesses.
The We Promise Foundation--the Virginia Beach, Va.-based credit union’s charitable entity--announced last week that it will give 10 grants to such organizations.
Phil Richards, Chartway foundation chair, said the grants were given to those organizations that share in the foundation’s mission of giving children fighting life-threatening illnesses the gift of a dream come true.
The organizations to receive funding include:
The Chartway Family of Credit Unions and its We Promise Foundation have raised more than $8 million since 1999 to “bring smiles to the faces of thousands of children,” the foundation said.