Our 2020 Beneficiaries

Last year we raised more than $520,701 for local children’s charities.

Ability Center of Virginia

To help individuals with disabilities lead happy, productive lives. The Ability Center of Virginia offers day and summer programs in support of those in our community with different physical and intellectual abilities. Our mission is to help bridge the gap between typically abled individuals and those with different abilities while promoting skill development and peer to peer interaction.

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Aidnow

Our Local Mission is to give 500 + homeless students enrolled in VBCPS a “JUMP START” on the new school year by providing everything they need to succeed in school and boast their self esteem

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ARDX Foundation

At the ARDX Foundation, our mission is “Shining a Light” on Mental Wellness to address the Mental Health epidemic that is affecting our communities across our country.  This issue has an even greater impact on our most vulnerable populations; including women, youth, and the elderly living in disadvantaged communities.

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Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Virginia

We are dedicated to ensuring that our community’s children and teens have greater access to quality programs, increased opportunity, and experiences that will enhance their lives and shape their futures. Our mission is, to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential, as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

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Center for Child & Family Services

The Center is a comprehensive counseling and support services offering programs and services that empower people to face life’s challenges.   We offer services that range from debt, housing, budget and financial education counseling, mental health, Trauma counseling, domestic violence intervention counseling, anger management to adults and youth, youth and young adult substance abuse counseling, job readiness to people with barriers to employment such as criminal records, parental visitation services for foster care and court services, services to youth aging out of foster care and child care provider educational training and support services to increase the quality of care .

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CHIP – Children’s Health Investment Program

Prenatal to Kindergarten, Children’s Health Investment Program (CHIP) is helping kids right from the start. CHIP provides services in Hampton Roads for children through age six and expectant mothers in the focus areas of health improvement, school readiness and self-sufficiency.

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Chesapeake Bay Academy

To educate students through academic programs individualized to address their learning differences, empowering them with the skills and confidence necessary for success in higher education, careers and life.

The Chapel Pantry

To be a welcoming refuge to people seeking food assistance.

Edmarc Hospice for Children

To ease the trauma of a child’s illness or death, and to reduce the disabling effects of pediatric illness, loss, and bereavement on families.

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Elf Patrol

Providing Christmas for at-risk individuals dealing with hospice care, shelters, or homeless.  This involves children and special needs adults.

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Eliza Hope Foundation

To provide early intervention with multidisciplinary therapies, board-certified therapist, and the equipment necessary to meet the unique learning needs of child and family. They provide educational and therapeutic support for children and families who are living with Autism Spectrum disorders in the Hampton Roads area and beyond. Service will focus on meeting developmental, language, motor and behavioral needs.

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EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program

To provide, promote and support equine-assisted activities for individuals who have mentally, physically, emotionally, socially or learning disabling conditions. The vision of the organization is to be recognized as the premier therapeutic riding program in the United States, upholding the highest standards of excellence to serve special needs individuals. Through our mission, we strive to create impactful, positive, life-changing experiences for our participants, donors, volunteers and the community at large.

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Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

To lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community.

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ForKids

Envisioning a future where no child is homeless, ForKids establishes partnerships with families to start the process of achieving self-sufficiency. ForKids provides crisis response, housing & critical services, and children’s education, all designed to achieve long-term stability for families and a lifetime of success for children.

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Hampton Roads Youth Foundation

The mission of the Hampton Roads Youth Foundation is to cultivate, develop, and manage programs which enhance and enrich the lives of at-risk youth in Hampton Roads, Virginia area by promoting academic excellence, social responsibility and community service.

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Horizons Hampton Roads

To close the achievement gap and provide low-income K-8 grade public school children with cultural, academic, and enrichment opportunities to help them reach their full potential.

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I Need A Lighthouse

To significantly reduce the loss and suffering from teen and young adult depression, suicide, and suicidal behavior through educational programs and community partnerships.

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The James C. Archbell III Foundation

To provide opportunities for children in need in Hampton Roads.

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Judeo-Christian Outreach Center

To empower homeless families and individuals recover from crisis situations, and return to being self-supporting, productive, and independent members of our community. JCOC uses a three-prong approach: Prevention, Crisis Management and Empowerment/Sustainability.

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Life Rolls On

To improve the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury through adaptive surfing and skating that can inspire infinite possibilities beyond paralysis.

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Pink Collar Cares

Promoting positive self-image in today’s youth. PCC distributes personal care kits to children in need. Each package includes hygiene essentials needed to arrive to school properly groomed.

Norfolk CASA

Norfolk CASA’s mission is to support and promote court appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child can be safe from harm, establish permanency, and have the opportunity to thrive.

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Old Dominion Athletic Foundation

To raise financial support for Old Dominion University Athletics and to ensure that our coaches and student-athletes have the resources necessary to compete for championships.

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REACH, Inc (Reading Enriches All Children)

To promote literacy for children who are at-risk and homeless throughout Coastal Virginia.

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Recovery for Kids

We rescue and empower children, teens and adults seeking freedom from addictions.

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Samaritan House, Inc.

To foster personal safety, self-sufficiency and personal growth in adults and their children through freedom domestic violence, human trafficking and homelessness.

Special Olympics Virginia – Virginia Beach Area 2

We provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

STOP Incorporated

With the assistance of community partners, reduce the effects of poverty by assisting low and moderate wage earners and economically disadvantaged residents of Eastern Virginia achieve self-sufficiency through program and service initiatives which encompass education, employment, housing and health for the improvement of their quality of life.

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Storehouse Food Pantry

To provide food for families, homeless, working poor and the needy in and around the Virginia Beach area.  To provide a reference point for additional services in the area.

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Tidewater Friends of Foster Care

Strives to ensure that all children in the foster care system have the opportunity to thrive.

The Don Carey Reech Foundation

To provide students opportunities that will lead to increase academic achievement and exposure to diverse arenas. We believe this will ultimately inspire them to reach their maximum potential and become significant contributors to society. Our primary goal is to encourage students to explore STEM but we also emphasize physical and mental wellbeing, social and moral responsibility and vocational and collegiate preparation.

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The Joy Fund Foundation

Providing toys to children and families throughout Southampton Roads in need during the holiday season since 1934.

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Toby’s Dream Foundation

Ensures that children with life-threatening illnesses, living in Hampton Roads and beyond, have the opportunity and resources to imagine and experience their most fantastic dream. These are children with cancer, brain tumors, rare syndromes and in some cases they are waiting for life-giving transplants.

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Virginia Beach CASA

Advocating for the best interests of children involved in the court process. Promotes safe, permanent homes for all children and seeks to educate the community concerning the needs of abused and neglected children.

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Young Life Multicultural and Urban

Walk along side of adolescents through the turbulent times of their lives. Also involved them in Fall and summer camping adventures . Working with youth primarily in under resource areas throughout Hampton Roads

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