It is the AM790 WNIS Week of Giving and we want to give back to our community this holiday season. During the week of December 2nd we will be highlighting five charities in Hampton Roads. Join us on-air and on Facebook to learn more!
For 65 years Eggleston has provided education, training, and employment for persons with disabilities in Hampton Roads. Eggleston Services help individuals with disabilities gain independence, confidence, and increased feelings of self-worth through on-the-job training and stable, rewarding work opportunities. They have dozens of programs ranging from job coaches to case management, veterans services to brain injury services. They also support hundreds of individuals and their families through our community and group day services and numerous residential programs. By choosing to support Eggleston you ensure people in need right here in Hampton Roads are cared for, loved and provided a chance to live a full life at home – at work – and in the community.
The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America™ and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for hungry people throughout Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. In their mission to lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community, the Foodbank has distributed over 360 million pounds of food equating to over 300 million meals throughout our 4,745-square-mile service area. To help the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community by donating go to FoodbankOnline.org.
The Salvation Army is Doing the Most Good throughout Hampton Roads 24/7/365. From feeding programs, to rental and utility bill assistance, to emergency and transitional sheltering, to drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation, to low-cost health and wellness access, and so much more, The Salvation Army works year round to provide services to those in most need in our community. When you donate to a Hampton Roads area Red Kettle location or online at RedKettle757.org, your generous gift is guaranteed to remain local and help our neighbors in need. Together, we can #FightforGood in our community. To donate, please visit RedKettle757.org. To learn more about The Salvation Army’s year-round programming or how you can get involved and volunteer, please visit salvationarmyhrva.org.
We Promise strengthens the communities they serve by partnering with companion charities, sponsors and contributors to provide the financial support needed to make dreams and wishes come true for children facing medical challenges.
They promise to provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness.
Year after year, the CHKD community comes through with the critical financial support required to embrace our mission, helping us improve access to specialized pediatric care, enhancing public health, advancing knowledge and relieving government burden that serves as a medical safety net to thousands of local families who struggle to make ends meet.