Giving / We Promise

Chartway’s Community Commitment

Chartway is dedicated to strengthening the communities we serve through events, sponsorships, and other programs, including:

  • Chartway Federal Credit Union American Music Festival
  • J&A Racing’s Norfolk Harbor Chartway Half Marathon & We Promise 5K
  • Salt Lake Bees Baseball
  • Norfolk Tides Baseball
  • Old Dominion University Athletics
  • Dixie State University Athletics
  • Local Parades and Schools Events in our Communities
  • Rodeos in Texas and Utah
  • Chamber of Commerce Partnerships Across the Country
  • National Disaster Relief to American Red Cross
  • Member Assistance During National Crisis

These activities are complemented by partnerships with local chamber groups, legislative efforts, and trade associations, which allow us to advocate for issues impacting our communities.

Chartway community involvement at the run Chartway team helps in Houston after the hurricane

We Promise Foundation with Norfolk ambulance We Promise hero at a Chartway office Chartway golf celebration on the green

We Promise Foundation

We Promise Foundation the Chartway CharityAs Chartway Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, We Promise strengthens the communities we serve 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.

The foundation was launched in 2005 based on the enduring success of Chartway’s charitable events. Since 1999, Chartway and We Promise Foundation have raised over $10 million to help thousands of children through our partnerships with numerous chapters of The Make-A-Wish Foundation, St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children, Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater, Toby’s Dream Foundation, Roc Solid Foundation, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters and other charitable children’s groups who share our passion and mission to make a difference.

See how you can help us provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope, and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness.

We Promise Foundation Children's Faces

Did you know?

The We Promise Foundation raised $715,000 during its 12th Annual Diamonds in the Sky Gala and 19th Annual Charity Golf Classic (2017) to provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope, and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness.

More about the Events

CARE Team

Our Community Action Response (CARE) Team is led by credit union employees. The CARE Team supports many charitable events, including hosting the following events each year:

  • Warm the Soles
  • Toys for Tots
  • Operation Pack a Backpack
  • Clothing, School Supply, and Pet Supply Drives
  • Community Clean-Up Efforts

The CARE Team also manages the We Serve Reserve, a fund to assist co-workers during times of crisis. Each year, we host many fundraisers to raise funds to support fellow co-workers in need.

CARE Team

CARE Team school supplies donations

CARE Team participants

CARE Team toys for tots

CARE Team toy donations

Directors’ Memorial Scholarship

Chartway is proud to award $3,000 in scholarships, totaling $21,000 in academic aid, to seven student members.

For 29 years, the credit union’s Directors’ Memorial Scholarship program has annually awarded scholarships to deserving student members pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees.

2018 Recipients