Chartway Federal Credit Union and its charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation, are proud to announce the kick-off of the 4th Annual Free Groceries for a Year Raffle. All proceeds from the event will benefit children in Chartway communities who are battling chronic or life-threatening illnesses.
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The We Promise Foundation continues to raise funds for children battling chronic and life-threatening illnesses through their Free Groceries For A Year Raffle
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Chartway Federal Credit Union and its charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation, are proud to announce the kick-off of the 4th Annual Free Groceries for a Year Raffle.
All proceeds from the event will benefit children in Chartway communities who are battling chronic or life-threatening illnesses.
Raising more than $24,000 last year, hopes are high to raise $30,000 this year to fulfill the dreams of these children. Tickets for the raffle are $20; with each ticket purchased, participants increase their chances of winning $5,200 worth of free groceries! Not only will the winner walk away with a fabulous prize, but they will be supporting a great cause and making a life-changing difference for a child in need.
The raffle will take place between January 3 and April 10, 2013. Only 1,500 tickets will be sold to the
public. Tickets can be purchased at all Chartway locations or online.
The drawing to select the raffle winner will be held Monday, April 15, 2013. The location of the drawing will be announced on the We Promise Foundation website (www.wepromisefoundation.org) at a later date.
The winner of the drawing need not be present to claim the prize.
About the We Promise Foundation
As the charitable arm of Chartway, the We Promise Foundation is dedicated to making dreams come true for children struggling with degenerative, life-threatening, debilitating or chronic illnesses, or those facing tremendous hardship. The foundation is a non-profit public charity that provides support to help children with a single goal: to put smiles on the faces of children by making their dreams come true. The foundation was launched in 2005 based on the enduring success of Chartway’s charitable events. Since 1999, Chartway and We Promise Foundation have raised $4.5M to lighten the burden of more than 900 children through our partnerships with numerous charitable children’s groups who share our passion and mission to make a difference.
About Chartway Federal Credit Union
Chartway FCU, a not-for-profit financial institution, has been serving members and families since 1959, building a service network that includes 60 branches in 10 states. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, the credit union’s reach extends through Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia and Utah. HeritageWest Credit Union and SouthWest Community Credit Union joined the Chartway family in 2010. Utah Central became part of the organization in 2011.
Altogether, the organization has assets of more than $1.9 billion and serves nearly 200,000 members. For more information, visit www.chartway.com; or, follow them atwww.facebook.com/chartwayfcu.