Sunday, February 25, 2024

Donate to United Way to help provide hurricane relief to local nonprofits

NEWPORT NEWS — The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula is now accepting monetary donations to help provide relief for local nonprofits and disaster service organizations across the peninsula in response to Hurricane Florence, according to a news release.

“We have already received an outpouring of calls and emails from people asking, ‘How can we help?,” said Steven Kast, CEO of the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula. “United Ways across the region and country will rally for these communities in the months and years ahead.”

Kast said 100 percent of the donations made to United Way will support the organizations critical to both the response to the hurricane as well as the recovery period.

Donations will be accepted at United Way’s office, 11820 Fountain Way, Suite 206 in Newport News or on the organization’s website.

For more information about United Way, visit their main website.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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