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Chartway FCU’s We Promise Foundation Gives $200,000 Charitable Grant to Toby’s Dream Foundation


 
 
We Promise Presents $200,000 Charitable Grant to Toby's Dream Foundation
We Promise Presents $200,000 Charitable Grant to Toby's Dream Foundation
PRLog - Apr. 9, 2014 - VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Virginia Beach, VA (April 8, 2014) – Toby’s Dream Foundation is honored to announce that its long-time charitable supporter, Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation, has generously given a $200,000 grant to the local children’s charity. This contribution will enable the two dream-granting organizations to work together to fulfill the wishes of approximately 50 local children who qualify for the program.

“Since the creation of Toby’s Dream Foundation in 2009, Chartway’s We Promise Foundation has been a pivotal partner by providing funding for children battling various types of cancer, rare syndromes, and even those waiting for life-giving transplants,” said Joan Steele, executive director of Toby’s Dream. “In all, We Promise has donated a total of $425,000 to bring joy to 110 children living in Greater Hampton Roads and on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. “

Toby’s Dream Foundation is grateful to We Promise Foundation for their continued support in an effort to serve the children in our community whose challenges are beyond our imagination.

WPFGrantTobysDream.JPG – Representatives from the We Promise Foundation, the charitable arm of Chartway FCU, visited Toby’s Dreams Foundation to present a check for $200,000 to fund dream experiences for 50 children battling life-threatening illnesses.Top Row (L-R): Karen Lane, We Promise’s executive director; Joan Steele, executive director of Toby’s Dream Foundation; and Beth O’Toole, Chartway’s vice president of operations.Bottom Row (L-R): Beneficiaries Sophia, Madelyn and Abbi (all age 5) and John Blum, We Promise Foundation chairman.

About Toby’s Dream Foundation
Toby's Dream Foundation is a local, nonprofit organization whose mission is to make dreams come true for local children with life-threatening illnesses. Toby's Dream Foundation ensures that children living with life-threatening illnesses in the Greater Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore of Virginia have the opportunity and resources to imagine and experience their most fantastic dream. To date, over two hundred and fifty children have been referred to Toby’s Dream Foundation by local entities including Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughter (CHKD) and Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia.

About Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation
As the charitable arm of Chartway FCU and its divisions of HeritageWest and SouthWest Community, the We Promise Foundation is dedicated to making dreams come true for children battling degenerative, life-threatening, debilitating or chronic illnesses, or those facing tremendous hardship. Since 1999, the credit union and its We Promise Foundation have raised more than $5,800,000 to bring smiles to the faces of more than 1,200 children.

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Last Updated:Apr 09, 2014
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