Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Non-profit News

Giving Hope In Hampton Roads Reorganizes To Preserve A Piece Of Local History

POQUOSON—After taking a hiatus in December 2021 due to covid, the charity group Giving Hope in Hampton Roads is back with a newly organized team. Founded in 2010 by Karen Whaley and her daughter Julie Corbin, the nonprofit has...

Two Local Businessmen Give Back To Community Through The Non-Profit Real People Educating Others

JAMES CITY-Two life-long friends and local businessmen continue to give back to the Greater Williamsburg community and beyond through the non-profit organization they’ve established, Real People Educating Others (RPEO). Reneldo Randall and Purcell “PJ” Piggott, who first met in the...

Pints And Paws Event To Benefit 4 Paws Animal Rescue

WILLIAMSBURG—What do you get when you combine canine companions, an opportunity to go for a nice walk or run, shopping, beer, and pizza? A fun day at Billsburg Brewery. Billsburg has teamed up with 4 Paws Animal Rescue to...

Giving Back Is Large Part Of Mission Of The Captain’s Den and Aromas

Aromas Coffee House and Bakery in Williamsburg and The Captain’s Den in Newport News recently announced their latest specialty drink fundraiser to help local non-profits. Each quarter, the establishments designate a drink and give a portion of the proceeds...

BayPort Foundation Inaugural Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $113,000

NEWPORT NEWS—The BayPort Inaugural Charity Golf Classic event held on April 28 at the James River Country Club in Newport News, raised $113,170. A total of 84 golfers played the award-winning course to benefit the Foundation’s $100,000 scholarship program...

Peninsula SPCA Receives Grant From Petco Love

NEWPORT NEWS—The Peninsula Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) recently received a $3,500 grant from the national non-profit Petco Love, to support the PSPCA’s lifesaving work for animals in Hampton Roads, specifically on the Virginia Peninsula. Since...

Needs High, Inventory Low At Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

Inflation is hitting almost everyone hard, but it’s delivering a 1-2 punch to food banks, including the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Karen Joyner, the group’s CEO, said visits are up this year and donations are down, making for a tough year...

Peninsula READS Searching For New Executive Director

Peninsula READS, a non-profit organization that provides essential resources to equip adult students with the knowledge and skills that are critical to successful performance in a literate society, is seeking a new executive director for the organization. Peninsula READS employs...

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports Second Quarter Results

NEWPORT NEWS—Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reported second quarter 2022 revenues of $2.7 billion, up 19.3 percent from the second quarter of 2021. The gains...

Hampton Officials To Meet To Discuss Economic Growth

HAMPTON-What is the current state of the economy for the City of Hampton and where is Hampton headed? Those questions and more will be addressed...

Hampton Roads Workforce Council Receives $11 Million In Federal Funding For Job Training

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council recently received $11 million in federal funding for job training. The news was announced during a ceremony on August 3....

Former Owner Of The Pizza Shop In York County Plans To Reopen Restaurant This Fall

YORK-Longtime residents of York County will be happy to hear that a popular pizza establishment that closed late last year will soon reopen. Brian Betts,...