BayPort donates $150K to local organizations impacted by COVID-19

Posted at 5:47 PM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 17:47:35-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - BayPort Credit Union announced its donation of $150,000 to five local organizations that are helping the Hampton Roads community cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

BayPort has selected the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, Riverside Health System, and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare to receive the donation.

“Each of these organizations is making a tremendous impact in our community,” said BayPort President/CEO Jim Mears. “Whether it’s helping people put food on the table or all-important personal protective equipment for our doctors and nurses serving on the frontlines of this horrible virus, we are beyond grateful for all that they are doing.”

BayPort’s donation will go to the general finacial assiatance of the Foodbank and Salvation Army, the breakfast grab-and-go meal service at the Boys and Girls Club, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, and Riverside’s Make a Difference Fund.