enhancing the lives of children in Hampton Roads foster care
Connect With a Wish is pleased to honor those who have donated in honor of friends, family, and loved ones. If you would like to contribute in celebration of an important event or people in your life, please contact us.
Eldred and Catherine Caveney in honor of Bill's birthday
Marion and Douglas Willey, in loving memory of their cousin Teresa Lopez
Cathy Pierce in memory of Daniel Pierce
Charity UMC Bible Group in honor of Barbara Henley
Joan Christie in memory of Jarrett Zoby
The Frey Family, in memory of Margaret Robrecht and Lolen “Wendy” Daugherty
J Thorpe and Connie Bowden in memory of Sandra Payne
Scott Berry in memory of Sandra Payne
Pamela Ives in memory of Sandra Payne
Marry Warren in memory of Sandra Payne
Kathleen Marie Hatton in memory of Sandra Payne
Barry and Debby Mandell in memory of Sandra Payne
Don Dorey in memory of Sandra Payne
Warren and Joan Christie in memory of Sandra Payne
Harold and Deanna Lloyd in memory of Sandra Payne
Steve and Sheila Magula in memory of Sandra Payne
Barbara Zoby in memory of Sandra Payne
Marshall Eng in memory of Sandra Payne
Nancy Jorgensen, Diane Nikkel and Elaine Vollbrecht in remembrance of Nancy Noer
Calvin Albers in remembrance of Daniel Pierce
Suffolk Development Corp. in honor of Harry Davis
Cheryl and Gerald McIntosh in memory of Daniel Pierce
The Rich Family: Phil, Ruth Ann, and Eian; in memory of Lt. Samuel R. Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Payne in honor of Russell and Michelle Payne
CHKD Bayshore Circle Sisters in honor of Laura Putney
Mosley Family in honor of the Ruppert Family
Pamela and Billy Stancill in honor of John Reid on his birthday
Several coworkers in memory of Kerriel Bailey
John Hamilton in honor of Paula H. Owen
Julie and Paul Morgan in honor of Carlene & Rob Clark, and Jessica Clark Morgan
Michael Falvey in honor of Renchen Greiner on her birthday
Nicole Ordway in honor of Mya and Jakob Loringer
Ellen and Richard Moeller in remembrance of Daniel Pierce
who we are
Connect With a Wish is a Virginia Beach based, 501c3 nonprofit. We provide children in local foster care with resources and support to live well and grow. Since our beginnings in 2014, we have worked with our volunteers and partners to enhance the lives of kids and young adults in Virginia Beach foster care, and beyond.
We strive to achieve our mission through a growing list of programs and special events, and they all rely on the generosity of charitable people like you.
the latest news
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Congratulations to Cheryl Weber on receiving Volunteer of the Quarter for Spring '23! Cheryl has been a long-time supporter of CWW. One of her main roles here is she delivers our Birthday Brigade bags every month to Virginia Beach Human Services. She also has been a great help with our Santapalooza event by purchasing LOTS of stockings. Cheryl is always ready to help us at our events and we APPRECIATE her! Thank you
Thank you to Cheryl Oneyear at Face Friend for the great blanket donations!! Cheryl continually handmakes blankets for youth in foster care and we appreciate all the support you've given us! Congrats on Volunteer of the Quarter!
Please help us congratulate our Fall 2022 Volunteer of the Quarter, Terry Bowers! Terry is the President of Seven Cities Camaro Club and has coordinated the Kars4Kids Fundraising Car Show for 2 years in a row to benefit CWW! She also does collections ALL YEAR long for our Back to School event, Santapalooza, Birthday Brigade and so much more. THANK YOU Terry for your optimism, generosity, volunteer services, and support of CWW!
Thanks to India French for donating stockings, stuffers, and toys for the holidays! India is always around to help us out and we're so grateful for her! Congrats on Volunteer of the Quarter, India!!
would you consider fostering?
Connect With a Wish, your local city, and so many nonprofits are here to help, with everything from furniture to counseling. Are you ready? Get in touch with Laurie Huresky or Kaishanta Hernanadez at VB Human Services.
volunteer of the quarter
"to connect the wishes and needs of children in Virginia Beach foster care with the generosity of our community. We provide the resources and support needed to give these children the opportunity to grow into positive and productive members of our community"
We're platinum rated on Great NonProfits and Candid Guidestar! We're committed to transparency and integrity in following our mission, so you can support us with confidence. You can also view our yearly budget.