Norfolk, VA (June 8, 2020) – HRV has provided grant funding of $40,000 from its COVID-19 Relief Fund to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore to support putting healthy meals on the tables of Hampton Roads’ most vulnerable neighbors – seniors, children and low-income families. HRV’s “gifts allow us to continue our mission of leading the effort to eliminate hunger in our community during this unprecedented time in history,” stated Ruth Jones Nichols, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Foodbank.
Hampton Roads Ventures, L.L.C. (HRV) is a community development investment firm that partners with for-profit businesses, governmental agencies and non-profit agencies to attract private capital to severely distressed neighborhoods. Staffed by experienced community economic development professionals, HRV is extremely sensitive to the unique opportunities, challenges and constraints these under-served communities face.