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NetworkPeninsula and Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation Present Entrepreneurial Thinking Cohorts 2022

NEWPORT NEWS-NetworkPeninsula and the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation joined forces in 2020 and launched the Entrepreneurial Thinking Cohorts in response to nonprofits facing a growing need for their services with limited resources to meet the demand. Their goal is...

Habitat For Humanity’s Family Services Department Provides Path To Home Ownership

Habitat for Humanity's mission is to provide local families with a springboard to secure, steady futures through affordable homeownership, financial knowledge, and neighborhood revitalization. The path to home ownership begins with Habitat for Humanity's Family Services Department. "Family Services is...

Peninsula Agency on Aging Begins Caring Neighbors Program

Peninsula Agency on Aging (PAA) has implemented a Caring Neighbors program that partners volunteers with family caregivers, older adults, and people with disabilities to foster companionship between local residents. The nonprofit began a telephone check-in to remedy feelings of loneliness...

Purrhaps It’s Serendipity Inc. Offers Local Pet Adoption Services

NEWPORT NEWS-Catherine Lanning officially opened Purrhaps It's Serendipity Inc. nonprofit animal rescue October 11, 2021. What was supposed to be a short-term summer job with Heritage Humane Society in Williamsburg several years ago ended up changing the course of...

Mayor McKinley Price To Host Annual MLK Day Of Service Food Drive

NEWPORT NEWS—On Monday, January 17, Newport News Mayor McKinley L. Price will host the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day of Service Food Drive to provide essential support to residents on the Peninsula. This year’s event is more...

Williamsburg Community Growers Offers Healthy, Sustainable Choices For Locals

WILLIAMSBURG-The Williamsburg Community Growers (WCG) nonprofit organization was formed in 2016 with the intent of cultivating Williamsburg's healthy community food ecosystem. The organization operates a teaching farm and community garden that's situated on a 10-acre parcel of land located under...

Tradition Brewing Company Features Local Nonprofits In New Monthly Series

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company will host its first session of its new monthly community-focused series, Monday Matters, on Monday, January 10. Michele Hanson, Tradition Brewing Company's taproom and events manager, said their focus for 2022 is to educate locals on...

Langley For Families Foundation Announces Annual Make A Difference Donations

NEWPORT NEWS—Langley Federal Credit Union employees nominated local non-profit agencies for their annual Make a Difference Donations. These donations are comprised of employee payroll deduction gifts and matching funds from the Langley for Families Foundation. This year, employees raised...