On Nov. 3, Coastal Virginia Magazine honored nonprofit organizations featured in the 5th Annual Giving Back Awards during a Night of Giving, presented by Old Point National Bank, at Virginia MOCA. Guests enjoyed a wonderful assortment of Southern-inspired bites from Sweetwater Cuisine, as well as cocktails, before heading into the museum’s theater for an awards presentation honoring nonprofit organizations making a difference and businesses that give back.

At the end of the awards presentation, Beth Tamburello from Whole Foods Hampton Roads announced that both the Newport News and Virginia Beach Whole Foods locations will be dedicating Jan. 4 as their community giving day (also known as 5% day) to Horizons Hampton Roads, this year’s Giving Back Awards’ number one nonprofit. Shop at either location on Jan. 4, and Whole Foods will donate 5 percent of the day’s total profits to Horizons.

Thank you to our partners and organizations giving back and making the event a night to remember.

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