Dominion Energy is donating $550,000 to organizations that serve veterans and military families in seven states.
According to a release, the organizations will receive $50,000 each, funded through the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.
“Many of our brave servicemen and women return to civilian life only to struggle with employment, financial hardships, housing or health issues. These grants will help to strengthen programs that provide an important safety net for veterans and their families seeking employment, shelter, medical care and more,” stated Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation President Hunter Applewhite in a release.
The following are recipients of the funds in Virginia:
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Va., for assistance to veterans needing legal advice and counseling to access Department of Defense benefits;
Liberation Veteran Services, Richmond, Va., for support of chronically homeless veterans, including housing, financial training and workforce readiness;
LZ-Grace Warrior Retreat Foundation, Virginia Beach, Va., for an accessible fitness trail and retreat space for special operations forces;
Operation Renewed Hope Foundation, Alexandria, Va., for safe and affordable housing for veterans and families facing homelessness;
Tech for Troops Project, Richmond, Va., for statewide computer training workshops for military personnel transitioning from active duty