BayPort Foundation tourney raises $100k-plus

Published 7:37 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

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The BayPort Foundation raised $113,170 at its first Charity Golf Classic event at James River Country Club in Newport News.

Forty businesses sponsored the tournament, which drew 84 golfers. Gold sponsors were Haywood Floor Covering, Mastercard, North River Construction and Tommy Garner Air Conditioning and Heating.

The Charity Golf Classic benefits the BayPort Foundation’s $100,000 scholarship program and awarding of charitable grants to promote financial literacy, family health and wellness, and hardship and emergency assistance.

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The philanthropic arm of BayPort Credit Union, the foundation is an extension of the credit union’s charitable giving. BayPort Credit Union commits more than half a million dollars in annual corporate donations and pays all the foundation’s overhead to ensure that 100% of the foundation donations support its mission.