Chartway Promise Foundation Grants $62,500 to Roc Solid Foundation
Grant will help provide Ready Bags and playsets to kids fighting cancer
Virginia Beach, VA – Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation, has presented a charitable grant of $62,500 to Roc Solid Foundation, a Chesapeake-based nonprofit that builds hope for kids fighting cancer.
“As the charitable arm of Chartway Federal Credit Union, the Chartway Promise Foundation provides life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness,” said Karen Lane, executive director. “That’s why we’re so proud to present this grant to the Roc Solid Foundation. Together, we can provide the priceless gift of play to build hope for every child and family fighting pediatric cancer.”
“This grant will allow us to reach more kids fighting cancer than ever before,” says Eric Newman, Roc Solid’s founder and chief play officer. “We Promise and Chartway have been amazing supporters of ours. They are helping us make a huge impact on families during a very tough time, and we are so grateful for their support.”
About the Roc Solid Foundation
Roc Solid Foundation is a Chesapeake-based nonprofit founded by pediatric cancer survivor Eric Newman. The organization is best known for distributing Ready Bags to families when their child is first diagnosed with cancer and providing backyard playsets to kids during treatment. Roc Solid is growing both programs nationwide with the vision to build hope for every child diagnosed with cancer in the U.S.
About Chartway Federal Credit Union’s Chartway Promise Foundation
As Chartway Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, We Promise, strengthens the communities it serves by partnering with companion charities, sponsors, and contributors to provide the financial support needed to make dreams and wishes come to life for children facing medical challenges. Since 1999, the Credit Union and its We Promise Foundation have raised more than $12 million to provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness. For more information, visit chartwaypromisefoundation.org; or visit them on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
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