PRA Group Supports Hampton Roads in Back-to-School Season with Nearly $400,000 Contributed to Educational Nonprofits Locally
NORFOLK, VA – PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, has contributed nearly $400,000 to nonprofits supporting children’s education throughout Hampton Roads.
At the height of back-to-school season, these funds support partner organizations as they prepare for and begin the new academic year. Some of these partners locally include ACCESS College Foundation, An Achievable Dream, Arts for Learning Virginia, Chesapeake Youth Foundation’s Math Academy, Communities In Schools of Hampton Roads, Corporal Mark Goyet Memorial Foundation, EQUI-KIDS, ForKids, Girls on the Run Hampton Roads, Green Run Collegiate, Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads, Old Dominion University’s Data Science Summer Camp, Operation School Supplies, Renaissance School of the Arts, Sandler Center Foundation, United Way of South Hampton Roads‘ United For Children, Virginia Aquarium Access Aquarium, Virginia Arts Festival and West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics’ Center for Financial Literacy and ‘Finance University’ program for educators.
“The children who benefit from these wonderful programs will contribute to the future of our communities in ways we may not even be able to imagine yet,” said Alexandra Bitonti, events and community engagement manager of PRA Group. “Whether it is meeting the basic wants of students and families, helping to provide a needs-based service such as equine-assisted learning, or providing opportunities to build specific skills through arts education, entrepreneurship, financial literacy or coding, PRA Group is committed to paying it forward by giving students the tools they need to flourish.”
Since 2009, PRA Group has contributed more than $7.8 million to charitable causes dedicated to strengthening the vitality of communities.