Sunday, December 10, 2023

Nearly $80K coming to area nonprofits

Langley Federal Credit Union has approved $79,500 in 11 grants to local non-profit organizations through its charitable giving program.

The following organizations will receive funds this month:

Bon Secours Hampton Roads Foundations will receive $10,000 to support ongoing COVID-19 efforts and to purchase equipment and personal protective equipment for staff, according to a news release from Langley Federal Credit Union.

Bon Secours Health System has five Hampton Roads hospitals and/or medical centers at Southampton Memorial, DePaul, Harbour View, Mary Immaculate and Maryview.

The $10,000 grant to ForKids will support those impacted by COVID-19’s economic hardship. Its Housing Crisis Hotline received the highest number of calls in one day in April.

Hotline staff answered 512 calls and returned 165 voice messages from people in need throughout Hampton Roads. These funds will help ForKids quickly find housing for families experiencing homelessness and additional support services, according to the news release.

Langley Federal Credit Union has contributed $374,500 in grants in 2020 to date. For more information about Langley’s community impact, click here.


John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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