Hampton Roads Writers is participating in Give Local 757 on Tuesday, May 9 (all day, from midnight to 11:59 PM). It's easy to donate to HRW during this online, tax-deductible fundraiser!
All you have to do to donate is click on the yellow DONATE button on Tuesday, May 9. Or you can visit our donation page on the Give Local 757 site. This is the first year Hampton Roads Writers has been involved with the GIVING DAY program. Our goal is to raise $3,000 in 24 hours, which will provide 15 additional full scholarships to this yearís September writerís conference. Though the minimum donation is only $10, every donation makes a big difference. Of course, you are welcome to donate more if the spirit moves you. All donations will help us win matching prizes; the nonprofit in our region with the highest number of total donations of $10 or more will win a grand prize of $5,000.
Please join our event on Facebook, share on your status, and invite your friends to do the same. We would be eternally grateful!
Special Prize to Donors: Donate on May 9 and be entered in a drawing for 1 of 2 Gift Certificates to any remaining Traveling Pen writing workshop in our 2017 series!
In case you donít already know, HRW serves hundreds of writers (from tweens to post-retirement) yearly. HRW encourages readers and writers of all ages and talents, as well as acknowledges and celebrates awareness of local and contemporary authors and their work. HRW serves as a resource to our community by creating and supporting literary events throughout Hampton Roads. HRW is excited to join the fourth annual event and we hope that you are too. Your donation will help us continue to grow and better serve the community! We need your support!
Give Local 757 is sponsored locally by the Peninsula Community Foundation, The Hampton Roads Community Foundation, and The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula.
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Hampton Roads Writers, Inc. is a nonprofit, Virginia Beach, Virginia-based group of professional and aspiring writers, friends, and supporters of the arts who have joined together to promote the craft and passion of writing and the love of reading and literature in Virginia. We aim to encourage readers and writers of all ages and talents, as well as acknowledge and celebrate awareness of local and contemporary authors and their work. We serve as a resource to our community by creating and supporting literary events throughout the Hampton Roads area.
HRW thanks TowneBank and The Muse Writing Center in Norfolk and Priority Pest Servicesfor their sponsorship of the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Writers' conferences. Thanks, too, to Kirven Orthopedic Group PC and to Mark Lumer for their generous support of the 2016 writers' conference.
As of 3-25-2013, HRW's mailing address has changed to:
Hampton Roads Writers
P.O. Box 56228
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Visitors since February 9, 2008
In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, HRW does not discriminate against persons with physical or mental disabilities and makes every effort to accommodate anyone who needs special assistance to partake of HRW sponsored activities.