Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture is committed to reducing food insecurity within the Hampton Roads area, through urban farming, programming, and by creating a sustainable food system.
Peninsula Agency on Aging supports the independence and quality of life for Peninsula residents aged 60 and over by advocating, arranging for, or providing vital human services.
The Virginia Peninsula Crime Stoppers, Inc. was formed in 1982. Its goal is to make our neighborhoods and businesses safer places to live, work, and play. Tipsters help identify wanted criminals by using our anonymous crime line (1-888-Lock-U-Up) and are eligible for rewards of up to $1,000.
Soundscapes is a nonprofit educational and intervention program that instills transformative life skills in underserved community children through intensive music study and frequent ensemble performances.
The Newport News Education Foundation is a diverse group of citizens who support Newport News Public Schools efforts to prepare students for their future. Members bring to the Foundation their expertise in business, education and industry, as well as skills in community and military leadership. The Newport News Education Foundation seeks to faciltate, advocate, communicate, and educate the public about the outstanding opportunities available to students through the school division, and to the Superintendent and staff on perceptions and areas in need of reward/repair.
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula works to improve lives on the Virginia Peninsula. By working across various sectors and forming unique partnerships, we can create new solutions to old problems. As the community’s backbone organizations, we are working to create pathways out of poverty.
The mission of the Newport News Green Foundation is to promote the creation and preservation of green space throughout the City of Newport News through advocacy, acquisition, and assistance to others in order to make Newport News a more visually attractive place to live, work, and play.
Care Net Peninsula’s non-profit medical pregnancy center exists to inform and empower women in unplanned pregnancies so they can understand all of their choices. All services are free of charge. They offer: Crisis Pregnancy Intervention through their confidential options counseling; Medical Services like pregnancy testing & pregnancy confirmation by ultrasound; Parent Equipping in educational programs and by providing material assistance; and Support & Healing through an abortion recovery Bible study.
The mission of Hampton Roads Refugee Relief (HR3) is to support refugee families who have been granted asylum on their journey to become fully integrated, contributing members of our community in the Peninsula and Hampton Roads, Virginia area of the United States.
Menchville House is a year-round emergency family shelter that houses a maximum of 16 adults and 30 children at one time, with a focus on families in Newport News and Hampton.
The mission of Zeta Lambda Education Foundation is to ensure students excel in high school and go to college. This is done through the promotion and funding of education opportunities and initiatives such as the Megagenesis Program, mentoring programs, Project Alpha, Leadership Development Institute, as well as the awarding of scholarships to high school students on the Peninsula.
The Legacy of Hope Foundation builds communities through the legacy of hope and love. They provide families in need with clothing, food, resources, and mentorship.
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the VA Peninsula is to inspire & enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as responsible, productive & caring citizens.
Smart Beginnings serves the early childhood world by assisting all children in getting them healthy and ready for kindergarten so they have an opportunity to succeed in school and in life.
The mission of the Hampton Roads International Montessori School is to nurture the development of each child to reach his fullest potential in a culturally diverse environment that is firmly grounded in the Montessori philosophy.
Since 1968, Peninsula READS has provided literacy skills for adults to function more effectively in their lives and communities. We provide tutoring for basic literacy and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL).
Peninsula Pastoral Counseling Center guides people toward wholeness and health through professional counseling in a faith context, and assists those who seek counseling but may lack insurance or the ability to pay.
Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula is engaged in a grassroots effort to raise both money and awareness in the fight against hunger in our local communities. We do this through a once a year event held the third Friday of March. Last year, we gave $26,000 to grantees — hunger-fighting organizations that distribute food to the community.
Fear 2 Freedom (F2F) is a 501(c)(3) global non-profit with a mission of helping to restore hope and dignity to survivors of sexual assault while empowering students and communities to combat sexual violence. The number “2” in our name represents the fact that at the time we were founded, someone was sexually assaulted every two minutes in the United States. Today, this statistic has decreased to every 68 seconds.
The Mission of the Social Butterflies Foundation is to provide direct assistance, education, support services, advocacy, and encouragement to empower and uplift those living with lupus and fibromyalgia in an effort to help them, and their families, face the challenges of these debilitating illnesses.