Langley Federal Credit Union Grants $79,500 to Local Agencies In Need of Assistance During COVID-19 Pandemic
|Fred Hagerman, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer|
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – (May 7, 2020) – Langley Federal Credit Union has approved $79,500 in 11 grants to local non-profit organizations through its charitable giving program. The following organizations will receive funds this month:
- Bon Secours Hampton Roads Foundations - $10,000
- ForKids - $10,000
- Housing Partnerships - $10,000
- Make-a-Wish Greater VA - $10,000
- New Vision Youth Services - $2,500
- Peninsula YMCA - $10,000
- Peninsula Reads - $10,000
- Poquoson Museum - $1,000
- Union Mission - $10,000
- Urban League of Hampton Roads - $2,500
- VersAbility Resources - $3,500
Bon Secours Hampton Roads Foundations will receive $10,000 to support ongoing COVID-19 efforts and to purchase equipment and personal protective equipment for staff. Bon Secours Health System has five Hampton Roads hospitals and/or medical centers at Southampton Memorial, DePaul, Harbour View, Mary Immaculate and Maryview.
The $10,000 grant to ForKids will support those impacted by COVID-19’s economic hardship. Its Housing Crisis Hotline received the highest number of calls in one day in April. Hotline staff answered 512 calls and returned 165 voice messages from people in need throughout Hampton Roads. These funds will help ForKids quickly find housing for families experiencing homelessness and additional support services.
Langley Federal Credit Union has contributed $374,500 in grants in 2020 to date. For more information about Langley’s community impact, visit here.
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.