NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – (January 2020) - Langley Federal Credit Union announces its 2019 combined giving efforts of the credit union and the Langley for Families Foundation is $1,084,413. 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 - $662,563, and Langley Federal Credit Union donated $421,850. 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.
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
• 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 Association LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc.
American Cancer Society Literacy for Life
American Heart Association Make-A-Wish Foundation Of Greater Virginia
American Red Cross of Coastal Virginia Menchville House Ministries
An Achievable Dream, Inc. NASA Langley Exchange
Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads Natasha House Inc
Arthritis Foundation Nauticus Foundation
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Hampton Roads NetworkPeninsula
Autism Society, Tidewater Virginia New Vision Youth Services, Inc.
Avalon Center Newport News Green Foundation
Bacon Street Youth and Family Services Old Dominion University Educational Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc. One Child Center for Autism, Inc
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Foundation Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia Peninsula Fine Arts Center
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula Inc. Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA
Center for Child & Family Services Peninsula Reads
Center For Sexual Assault Survivors Peninsula Rescue Mission Inc
Childrens Health Investment Program Inc Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk VA Inc.
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, Inc. Safe House Project
Christopher Newport University Education Foundation Samaritan House Inc
Colonial Court Appointed Special Advocate SAME- So All May Eat
Colonial Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America Seton Youth Shelters
Communities In Schools of Hampton Roads Special Olympics Minnesota
DCU for Kids St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children
Downtown Hampton Child Development Center Starbase Victory Inc
Dream Catchers Suffolk Education Foundation
EDMARC Inc. The 31Heroes Project
Fear 2 Freedom The Compassion Advocacy Network
ForKids, inc The DeGood Foundation
Giving Garden Foundation The Faison Center Inc
Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc. The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic
Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team The Mariner's Museum
Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia The Union Mission
Grove Christian Outreach Center The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads The Wes Strong Foundation
Habitat for Humanity Peninsula & Greater Williamsburg Thomas Nelson Community College Educational Foundation Inc
Hampton Ecumenical Lodging And Provisions Inc THRIVE Peninsula, Inc.
Hampton Education Foundation Tidewater Science Congress
Hampton Roads Community Action Program Inc Toby's Dream Foundation
Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance Transitions Family Violence Services
Hampton Roads Haven United Way of South Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads Pride United Way Of The Virginia Peninsula
Hampton Roads Workforce Foundation VersAbility Resources
Hampton University Virginia Beach Justice Initiative
HopeU Foundation Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Inc.
Housing Development Corporation of Hampton Roads Virginia Peninsula Crime Stoppers Inc
Housing Partnerships Inc Virginia Peninsula Foodbank
Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads Virginia Supportive Housing
Lackey Clinic W.A.T.E.R. Team Inc.
Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Foundation YMCA of South Hampton Roads
Langley Civic Leaders Association Youth Challenge Inc
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Inc Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads
LGBT Life Center YWCA of South 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.