Dominion Energy Donates $600,000 to Nonprofit Partners Meeting Critical Community Needs
"The pandemic amplified the most basic human needs including food, shelter and medical care," said Hunter A. Applewhite, President of
Through the Critical Community Needs Grants, the foundation has provided more than
A few examples of this year's
Judeo-Christian Outreach Center (
Virginia Beach) to support emergency housing and daily feeding programs.
Center for Women and Children( Williamsburg) to purchase and install generators at Avalon's apartment buildings, which house survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.
St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children( Norfolk) to purchase equipment that will make it possible for children and young adults to begin interacting with others more frequently. The Tru-D disinfection machine and PPE will provide the healthiest conditions possible to keep residents safe.
La Cocina (
Alexandria) to increase their Healthy Food Assistance Programfrom 13,000 to 40,000 healthy meals annually, providing additional food security and helping individuals recover from the pandemic.
Northern Virginia Family Service( Fairfax) to sustain language-specific, trauma-informed, affordable mental health services across Northern Virginia.
Wesley Housing Development Corp.( Alexandria) to provide emergency relief supportive services to historically under-resourced persons (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color [BIPOC] and women), to achieve a more equitable society. Services include: eviction prevention, employment counseling, and material assistance.
"To say it's been a challenging time this past year would be an understatement," said
"We're proud and thankful to have been awarded a grant from
For more on charitable giving programs and a full list of recipients, visit
More than 7 million customers in 16 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from
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