6 Year-Old Suffolk Native Throws First Pitch & Learns His Wish to Go To Walt Disney World Will Be Granted
Norfolk, VA (August 1, 2018) – As the Norfolk Tides faced the Toledo Mud Hens on July 25, Chartway Federal Credit Union and its We Promise Foundation partnered with Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia to host a surprise Wish Reveal for 6 year-old Suffolk native Caleb, who battles a congenital heart condition. After throwing the first pitch to kick-off Wands & Wizards night, the three organizations held a special on-field presentation, revealing that his wish to visit Walt Disney World will be granted.
“At Chartway, we’re dedicated to making life more affordable for our members and to strengthening the communities we serve,” said Brian Schools, president & CEO of Chartway Federal Credit Union. “That’s why we were honored to serve as the Sponsor of the Night for our hometown baseball team, and through our We Promise Foundation, to have partnered with Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia to bring joy, hope, and smiles to Caleb and his family.”
Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia’s CEO, Sheri Lambert agreed, sharing “What an incredible evening. We are so grateful to have a wonderful partner in Chartway and its We Promise Foundation, and thank them for making Saturday so special for Caleb and his family.”
Chartway’s We Promise Foundation has proudly given back to the communities it serves since 1999. Altogether, the credit union’s charitable arm has raised more than $10,000,000 to provide the financial support needed to make dreams and wishes come to life for children facing medical challenges.