Langley Federal Credit Union Donated $1,085,000 to 106 Community Organizations in 2019

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – (January 29, 2020) - Langley Federal Credit Union announces its 2019 combined giving efforts of the credit union and the Langley for Families Foundation is $1,085,000. These funds were invested back into the Hampton Roads community to 106 organizations that provide services ranging from healthcare, housing and human services, safety and security, and financial education.

In 2019, Langley for Families Foundation celebrated a 41% increase in dollars donated - $662,500, and Langley Federal Credit Union donated $422,500. Funds were generated from generous employees, members and successful fundraising events, including the annual golf tournament and new cash raffle.

Highlights from the Foundation’s 2019 community impact include:

The first-ever $1,000,000 commitment, in partnership with Langley Federal Credit Union, to Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters for their new children’s mental health hospital, which broke ground in 2019 and plans to open in 2022. This donation will occur over a five-year period.

A 2018 survey from the Department of Education found that 94% of public school teachers report spending their own money on supplies, with an average of $479 each year.

The Langley For Families Foundation hosted five collection drives:

  • 1,100 bars of soap for Union Mission
  • More than 500 books for REACH Literacy Program
  • 1,077 supplies for students and teachers
  • 900 lbs. of food for local Foodbanks
  • Teddy bears and backpacks for children in foster care

$95,000 in Scholarships:

  • $60,000 to Local Colleges and Universities: Hampton University, Christopher Newport University, Old Dominion University, Thomas Nelson Community College
  • $20,000 Jean M. Yokum Scholarship to graduating high school seniors
  • $15,000 Teacher Mini-Grant Awards

Employee Impact:

  • Volunteer hours = 1,288 hours
  • Employee giving = $46,000

“We are so proud of the economic impact Langley delivers to the community through our engaged employees, members and charitable programs,” said Tom Ryan, president and CEO of Langley. “Our commitment to Hampton Roads is evident, and we work very hard to determine the priorities so our support can provide the needed assistance.”

The following agencies were supported in 2019:

Alzheimer's AssociationAmerican Cancer SocietyAmerican Heart Association
American Red Cross of Coastal VirginiaAn Achievable Dream, Inc.Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads
Arthritis FoundationAssociation of Fundraising Professionals - Hampton RoadsAutism Society, Tidewater Virginia
Avalon CenterBacon Street Youth and Family ServicesBig Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital FoundationBoys and Girls Clubs of Southeast VirginiaBoys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula Inc.
Center for Child & Family ServicesCenter For Sexual Assault SurvivorsChildren's Health Investment Program Inc
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Inc.Christopher Newport University Education FoundationColonial Court Appointed Special Advocate
Colonial Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaCommunities In Schools of Hampton RoadsDCU for Kids
Downtown Hampton Child Development CenterDream CatchersEDMARC Inc.
Fear 2 FreedomForKids, Inc.Giving Garden Foundation
Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc.Gloucester United Emergency Shelter TeamGoodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia
Grove Christian Outreach CenterHabitat for Humanity of South Hampton RoadsHabitat for Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg
Hampton Ecumenical Lodging And Provisions IncHampton Education FoundationHampton Roads Community Action Program Inc
Hampton Roads Economic Development AllianceHampton Roads HavenHampton Roads Pride
Hampton Roads Workforce FoundationHampton UniversityHopeU Foundation
Housing Development Corporation of Hampton RoadsHousing Partnerships IncJunior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads
Lackey ClinicLake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital FoundationLangley Civic Leaders Association
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society IncLGBT Life CenterLINK of Hampton Roads, Inc.
Literacy for LifeMake-A-Wish Foundation of Greater VirginiaMenchville House Ministries
NASA Langley ExchangeNatasha House IncNauticus Foundation
NetworkPenisulaNew Vision Youth Services, Inc.Newport News Green Foundation
Old Dominion University Educational FoundationOne Child Center for Autism, Inc.Penisula Agency on Aging, Inc.
Penisula Fine Arts CenterPenisula Metropolitian YMCAPenisula Reads
Penisula Rescue Mission IncRonald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk, VA Inc.Safe House Project
Samaritan House IncSAME - So All May EatSeton Youth Shelters
Special Olympics MinnesotaSt Mary's Home for Disabled ChildrenStarbase Victory Inc
Suffolk Education FoundationThe 31Heroes ProjectThe Compassion Advocacy Network
The DeGood FoundationThe Faison Center IncThe Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic
The Mariner's MuseumThe Union MissionThe USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
The Wes Strong FoundationThomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation IncTHRIVE Peninsula, Inc.
Tidewater Science CongressToby's Dream FoundationTransitions Family Violence Services
United Way of South Hampton RoadsUnited Way Of The Virginia PeninsulaVersAbility Resources
Virginia Beach Justice InitiativeVirginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Inc.Virginia Peninsula Crime Stoppers Inc
Virginia Peninsula FoodbankVirginia Supportive HousingW.A.T.E.R. Team Inc.
YMCA of South Hampton RoadsYouth Challenge IncYouth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads

Langley Federal Credit Union has a long history of community involvement and charitable giving dating back to the founding of the credit union in the 1930's. With a commitment to making a difference in the communities it serves, Langley for Families Foundation was launched in 2014 to support causes and charities benefiting children and families. For more information, visit www.langleyforfamilies.org.

Langley Federal Credit Union, founded in 1936, is a federally-chartered credit union, regulated and insured by the National Credit Union Administration. Langley Federal Credit Union serves more than 265,000 members and has more than $3 billion in assets, ranking the financial cooperative as one of the 100 largest credit unions in the country. Langley is a full service financial institution where everyone can save, borrow, and spend wisely. Located in Hampton Roads, Langley has 19 branches and more than 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs throughout the region.

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