Giving Back

Hackworth loves to give back to the community whenever possible. Throughout the years we have supported locally based non-profit organizations as well as local chapters of national organizations. It is our belief that it is truly better to give than it is to receive!

Below are a list of organizations that Hackworth supports.

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is nation’s leading organization committed to the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases affecting more than 50 million Americans, including 300,000 children.

Arts Inclusion Company

Arts Inclusion Company is a new company where people of All Abilities are welcomed to participate in all aspects of theatrical arts. At this moment we primarily put on theater performances including but not limited to individuals diagnosed with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, hearing/vision impairments, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Atlantic Shores Christian School

Since 1985, Atlantic Shores Christian School has provided its educational programming to students from across Hampton Roads. ASCS is grounded in an unwavering commitment to Christian principles and academic excellence.



Brightcross is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization uniting the community by creating a network of churches, ministries, services and businesses to serve neighbors in need and transform culture.

The Bra-ha-ha

The Brahaha® is a one-of-a-kind fundraising experience that celebrates survivorship and artistry. With a 38-C bra as their canvas, interested community members are challenged to construct unique and over-the-top designs using breast cancer as inspiration.

Chesapeake Care Clinic

Chesapeake Care, Inc. was established in 1992. The Clinic and Hampton Roads Dental Center provide medical and dental care to adults who do not qualify for other forms of medical insurance. The volunteer staff includes physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hygienists, pharmacists, nurses and medical assistants. 

Chesapeake Jail Ministries

In cooperation with Sheriff Jim O'Sullivan, the ministry focuses on the inmates at the Chesapeake City Jail and the young residents housed with Chesapeake Juvenile Services. 

Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation

The Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation was formed in 2005. As a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, the Foundation exists to help to promote and support our students by securing alternative and non-traditional funding sources to meet the educational needs of our children.

Chesapeake Sports Club

The Chesapeake Sports Club recognizes, honors and promotes the sports accomplishments and contributions of Chesapeake citizens and organizations. The main purpose is to assist deserving Chesapeake students with recognition and scholarship opportunities while paying tribute to the legendary athletic accomplishments of Chesapeake’s citizens.

CHIP of South Hampton Roads

CHIP of South Hampton Roads

CHIP is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build a healthy community by building a healthy child. Established in 1998, CHIP is a statewide program that focuses on improvement of children’s health through ensuring that low-income children have medical homes and provision of resources and support services for their families.

Cornhole for the Cure

The LIKE Fund was formed in 2015 to honor Laura Ilene Kesser’s memory. The LIKE Fund raises money for charities in the Tidewater area with a strong commitment to support organizations that benefit the community. Cornhole for the Cure is an annual battle against breast cancer. 100% of the net proceeds are donated to Susan G. Komen Tidewater.

Craftsmen for Christ

Craftsmen for Christ is an Independent Baptist ministry dedicated to helping other Independent Baptist Ministries who are not financially or physically able to construct buildings for the use of the Lord.

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater is a Christ-centered organization with a calling to reach out to women and families involved in crisis-related pregnancies by offering real help for the present, hope for the future, and healing from the past.


CurrentFM - Positive Hit Radio

A radio station for JESUS CHRIST alone, proclaiming to the generations of Hampton Roads and beyond; be not ashamed of the Gospel “Go into the world and preach the good news to all creation.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ.

Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

Since 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America™ and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for hungry people throughout the region.

GFWC Woman's Club of South Norfolk

Founded and Federated in 1951, the Woman's Club of South Norfolk strives to serve its community by supporting scholarships and civic programs in our area. It is the aim of the Woman's Club of South Norfolk to develop a truly American and democratic spirit in fellowship and service.

Gideons International

The Gideons International is an Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments.

Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation

The Foundation is dedicated to preserving the battlefield and commemorating and promoting to the nation the strategic importance of the Battle of Great Bridge and the economic and cultural contributions made by the Albemarle & Chesapeake and Dismal Swamp Canals.

Greenbrier Christian Academy

Greenbrier Christian Academy was founded in 1983 for the purpose of training young people who desire to receive their educational training in harmony with their personal faith in Jesus Christ.

Kiwanis Club of Chesapeake

Kiwanis Club of Chesapeake, VA has been serving the community for over 90 years. Based on needs in Chesapeake, Hampton Roads, and beyond, they support other non-profit groups and events that improve people’s lives.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Greater Virginia

Make-A-Wish® Greater Virginia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been granting wishes since August 1987. Through fundraising and donor support, this chapter has been able to grant the wishes of more than 4,500 children.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is leading the fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life.

Norfolk State University Athletics

The Norfolk State Spartans are composed of 14 sports teams representing Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, tennis and track and field; women's sports include bowling, softball, and volleyball; men's-only sports include baseball and football.

Old Dominion University Athletics

The Old Dominion Monarchs and Lady Monarchs are composed of 18 teams representing Old Dominion University in intercollegiate athletics, including men's and women's basketball, golf, soccer, sailing, swimming & diving, and tennis. Men's sports include baseball, football, and wrestling. Women's sports include field hockey, lacrosse, and rowing.

Recovery for Life

Recovery for Life is an educational program with the chief goal of helping individuals work through the struggles such as drug, alocohol and other addictive behaviors as well as relationship, anger management and stress issues. Programs are both practical and affordable.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command serves south side Hampton Roads and its surrounding communities with programs and locations that serve families in need with emergency assistance, housing, substance abuse treatment, youth enrichment opportunities, spiritual care and emergency disaster services.

Something Good Radio

Something Good with Dr. Ron Jones is a nationally syndicated Bible-teaching broadcast that is heard every weekday on radio stations across America. We pray this program is a daily reminder that God is up to something good in your life no matter the struggles you face, and that every good and perfect gift comes from God above.

Southeast Virginia Community Foundation

Since 1965, the Southeast Virginia Community Foundation has helped people who share a common goal of improving life for all in our community build a legacy through meaningful philanthropic giving.

South Norfolk Parade & Picnic in the Park

A 4th of July tradition in Chesapeake. The event features a parade, entertainment, food, games, paddleboat rides, children's crafts and family fun. This event is presented by the South Norfolk Civic League and Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

South Norfolk Ruritan Club

Since 1979, the South Norfolk Ruritan Club has been helping to improve its community by supporting numerous youth, scholarship, social and environmental programs; by honoring local law enforcement and public safety officers, troops, and veterans; and most importantly by supporting and helping our local communities.

Taste of Chesapeake

Taste of Chesapeake is an evening featuring tastings from several fantastic South Hampton Roads restaurants, live music, and a silent auction. Proceeds help Chesapeake Care & Hampton Roads Dental Center improve the quality of life in the community.

Toby's Dream Foundation

Founded in 2009, Toby’s Dream Foundation is dedicated to bringing joy to children with life-threatening illnesses by granting them a Dream of a lifetime. This charitable foundation is focused on serving children who are treated and referred from Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and from Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Union Mission

Union Mission Ministries is dedicated to serving the poor and homeless people in the Hampton Roads community. An emergency shelter and life-saving rehabilitation programs provide a safe haven, hot meals, clean clothing, and a second chance to over 350 men and women.

YMCA of South Hampton Roads

The Y is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.