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:
$95,000 in Scholarships:
“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 Association||American Cancer Society||American Heart Association|
|American Red Cross of Coastal Virginia||An Achievable Dream, Inc.||Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads|
|Arthritis Foundation||Association of Fundraising Professionals - Hampton Roads||Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia|
|Avalon Center||Bacon Street Youth and Family Services||Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.|
|Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Foundation||Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia||Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula Inc.|
|Center for Child & Family Services||Center For Sexual Assault Survivors||Children's Health Investment Program Inc|
|Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Inc.||Christopher Newport University Education Foundation||Colonial Court Appointed Special Advocate|
|Colonial Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America||Communities In Schools of Hampton Roads||DCU for Kids|
|Downtown Hampton Child Development Center||Dream Catchers||EDMARC Inc.|
|Fear 2 Freedom||ForKids, Inc.||Giving Garden Foundation|
|Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc.||Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team||Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia|
|Grove Christian Outreach Center||Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads||Habitat for Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg|
|Hampton Ecumenical Lodging And Provisions Inc||Hampton Education Foundation||Hampton Roads Community Action Program Inc|
|Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance||Hampton Roads Haven||Hampton Roads Pride|
|Hampton Roads Workforce Foundation||Hampton University||HopeU Foundation|
|Housing Development Corporation of Hampton Roads||Housing Partnerships Inc||Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads|
|Lackey Clinic||Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Foundation||Langley Civic Leaders Association|
|Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc||LGBT Life Center||LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc.|
|Literacy for Life||Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia||Menchville House Ministries|
|NASA Langley Exchange||Natasha House Inc||Nauticus Foundation|
|NetworkPenisula||New Vision Youth Services, Inc.||Newport News Green Foundation|
|Old Dominion University Educational Foundation||One Child Center for Autism, Inc.||Penisula Agency on Aging, Inc.|
|Penisula Fine Arts Center||Penisula Metropolitian YMCA||Penisula Reads|
|Penisula Rescue Mission Inc||Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk, VA Inc.||Safe House Project|
|Samaritan House Inc||SAME - So All May Eat||Seton Youth Shelters|
|Special Olympics Minnesota||St Mary's Home for Disabled Children||Starbase Victory Inc|
|Suffolk Education Foundation||The 31Heroes Project||The Compassion Advocacy Network|
|The DeGood Foundation||The Faison Center Inc||The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic|
|The Mariner's Museum||The Union Mission||The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia|
|The Wes Strong Foundation||Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation Inc||THRIVE Peninsula, Inc.|
|Tidewater Science Congress||Toby's Dream Foundation||Transitions Family Violence Services|
|United Way of South Hampton Roads||United Way Of The Virginia Peninsula||VersAbility Resources|
|Virginia Beach Justice Initiative||Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Inc.||Virginia Peninsula Crime Stoppers Inc|
|Virginia Peninsula Foodbank||Virginia Supportive Housing||W.A.T.E.R. Team Inc.|
|YMCA of South Hampton Roads||Youth Challenge Inc||Youth 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.