Foundation receives VDOF Grant/Hilton volunteer event

The Virginia Department of Forestry recently awarded their Virginia Trees for Clean Water grant to the Newport News Green Foundation. The Foundation plans to use the funds to continue their restoration efforts in the Hilton Ravine. The Virginia Trees for Clean Water program was designed to improve water quality across the Commonwealth through on the ground efforts to plant trees … Read More

2018 Green Award Winners

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation is proud to announce the following businesses as the 2018 Green Award Winners: South District: Cottage Grove Apartments Central District: Mariners Green Apartments North District: Charles Barker Lexus Maintenance Awards: Christopher Newport University Drucker & Falk Ferguson Enterprises Mariners’ Museum In 2008, the Board of Directors of the Newport News Green … Read More

Car donations now being accepted

Have a junk car sitting around collecting rust? You can now help preserve a greener future for Newport News by donating it to the Newport News Green Foundation. The Foundation has partnered with the nonprofit CARS to help facilitate car donations and provide a quick and easy solution for donors wishing to do good with an old car. To make … Read More

Support the Foundation while shopping at Kroger

Now you can support the Newport News Green Foundation while you shop at Kroger through their Kroger Community Rewards Program. Simply link your Kroger Card to the Newport News Green Foundation and every time you use your card, Kroger gives back to the Green Foundation. To link your card, log in to your account or register your card at Kroger.com. … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation acquires 21st property/seeks public input

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation recently acquired its 21st property located at 5101 Huntington Ave. This .11 acre parcel is located at the corner of 51st Street and Huntington Ave. Originally a parking lot for the Newport News General and Non-Sectarian Hospital (later known as Riverside Hospital), the parcel was transferred from the city to foundation … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation celebrates 20 years/receives commendation

Newport News Green Foundation celebrates 20 years/receives commendation NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The Newport News Green Foundation held a Meet and Greet event at the Warwick Yacht and Country Club on April 20th to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Established in 1998, the foundation is a nonprofit that is dedicated to preserving, transforming, and promoting green space in the City of … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation elects Jim Erickson to board

NEWPORT NEWS, VA –  At its February 14, 2018 meeting, the Newport News Green Foundation elected Jim Erickson to its board.   Jim is an environmental engineering manager at Newport News Shipbuilding.  A Minnesota native, he holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota and a master’s in business administration from Regis University … Read More

Newport News Green Foundation elects new members/officers to board

NEWPORT NEWS, VA –  The Newport News Green Foundation elected new board members and officers at its final meeting in 2017.  Shown from left to right are special advisor Flora Chioros, board member Macon Whitson, new member Holly Kidd, property committee chair John Scruggs, IV, resource committee chair Ruth Deibler, president Sharyn Fox, secretary Alex Stern, board member Michael Poplawski, … Read More