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Turn Your Passion Into a Reality

Meet the Chasey family from Suffolk – mom, dad and twin daughters. They are among more than 1,000 area people benefitting each year from being part of The Hurrah Players musical theater family.

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Our community foundation donors are passionate people committed to inspiring philanthropy and transforming life in southeastern Virginia.

Since 1950, through our permanent charitable endowment we’ve invested more than $230 million on behalf of people just like you: Generous people, who live and work here and who strive every day to make Hampton Roads an even greater community.

Our donors' passions and generous spirits are helping just about every are nonprofit you can think of -- from arts groups to homeless shelters.

Can we help you turn your passion into reality?

In Memory of Col. Edward J. “Ted” Clarkson

We are saddened by the loss of Col. Edward J. “Ted” Clarkson on January 12, 2016. Ted led the Virginia Beach Foundation, one of our predecessor foundations for many years, and was a champion for philanthropy in Hampton Roads.

We appreciate his family designating memorial gifts for the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. Tax-deductible gifts may be made by check to the Hampton Roads Community Foundation in memory of Ted Clarkson and mailed to 101 W. Main Street, Suite 4500, Norfolk, Virginia 23510. Gifts also may be made online.

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Free and Helpful Information

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Read how Hampton Roads residents plan to use their wills for good in our community. Have this inspiring how-to bequest guide mailed to you today or download a copy now. Learn more about ways to give back to your community forever.