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May 28th, 2014

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION’S WE PROMISE FOUNDATION DONATES $43,500 TO FULLY FUND EQUI-KIDS’ ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (May 26, 2014) –For the third year in a row, Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation has fully funded scholarships for 40 children with disabilities, enabling them to benefit from equine-assisted therapeutic riding lessons.  As an avid supporter of EQUI-KIDS, this generous grant from Chartway FCU’s We Promise Foundation will offer […]

May 23rd, 2014

STAFF OPENINGS

Education Coordinator EQUI-KIDS is seeking a part time Education Coordinator. CLICK HERE to see the job description. Interested candidates should include a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to kathy.chitwood@equikids.org by May 28, 2014.

May 20th, 2014

PGA PROFESSIONAL MARC LEISHMAN PRESENTS EQUI-KIDS THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM WITH A $6,000 DONATION

Australia’s Marc Leishman participated in his first ever Presidents Cup in 2013 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin-Columbus, Ohio.  In The Presidents Cup, players are not paid for their participation; instead, each competitor allocates a portion of the proceeds to the charity of their choosing. EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program was the charity of choice […]

May 17th, 2014

INCREDIBLE CROWD FOR EQUI-KIDS’ 12th ANNUAL 5K RUNS

EQUI-KIDS raises $41,800 for special needs riders May 14, 2014 EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program hosted their 12th Annual 5k Cross Country Run, 1-Mile Run with the Hounds, and ½ Mile Pony Run for the Kids on Saturday, May 10, 2014. This year’s event raised the most in its history, and with one of the only […]

April 25th, 2014

PRA PROVIDES LIFE‐CHANGING REHABILITATION FOR 30 MILITARY MEN AND WOMEN THROUGH ITS SUPPORT OF EQUI‐VETS SERVICE PROGRAM

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a financial and business services company headquartered in Norfolk, Va., has renewed its support as the largest donor and supporter of EQUI‐VETS Service Program with a gift of $30,000. These funds directly underwrite the ability for 30 wounded, ill and injured service men and women to be able to participate in the program. […]

April 22nd, 2014

CLARK NEXSEN DONATES $3,000 TO SUPPORT EQUI-KIDS 6-WEEK WINTER LESSON SESSION

EQUI-KIDS is honored to be the recipient of a $3,000.00 donation from Clark Nexsen Foundation. As the charitable arm of Clark Nexsen PC, one of the oldest and largest Architecture and Engineering firms headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia. “Walk on”, “Trot” and “Whoa” . . . these are just a few of the words spoken by […]

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