Aiming for a Better Future

The Menchville High School archery team has been operating continuously since 2007 giving opportunities to a large number of young students to learn the correct and effective technique using the bow and arrow. This program does not discriminate admitting any type of...

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The Tuff Enuff Challenge

On Saturday, October 20th, the Tuff Enuff Challenge was held for the third consecutive year at the Mariner’s Museum Park in Newport News, Virginia. But what is the Tuff Enuff Challenge? It is an encounter with challenging obstacles to test one’s physical abilities...

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Finding Food Security In The Peninsula

Located on Aluminum Ave you'll find the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank. Their mission is to help alleviate hunger in and around the peninsula area, but Grants & Direct Marketing Manager, Craig Gallaer, will tell you it's not easily done without the many...

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8 Cool Facts About Volunteerism

The dictionary definition of volunteering is simple; "to help". Here at Community Knights, we believe in the power of a community. Through the donation of time, efforts, funds, and support, passionate individuals with a desire to improve their environment have...

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Making the Peninsula THRIVE

Sometimes people need a helping hand, and THRIVE Peninsula has been successfully extending their arms to the Hampton Roads area for over forty years! Their organization provides an array of educational and economic assistance to members of the community who are in...

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Blowing Us Away At Yorktown Elementary

In Elementary school, we learn how to read, spell, write in cursive (which my younger friends have told me is not a thing anymore), etc. But at Yorktown Elementary, you also get the opportunity to learn how to track hurricanes! Ms. Kathy Lennartz leads the way in her...

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Life’s a Beach With The Mayor’s Book Club

Recently, our President and Trailblazer Jennifer Brown got the opportunity to volunteer her time at the Moton Early Childhood Center in Hampton. There, she read the book "Beachy and Me" by Bob Staake to multiple classes of early elementary schoolers. This is a special...

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Denbigh High Hosts After Prom at Rebounderz

Every school has a Parent-Teacher Association. Many people have no idea what they do for their community or their kids other than send out the occasional newsletter home. Meet the Denbigh High School PTA/PTSA, consisting of a handful of parents who saw a need in their...

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Jackpot Bash 2018 Save the Date!

It's time to grow Community Knights with our annual Jackpot Bash! Monday, October 1, 2018 5:30 - 8:00pm @ The Grey Goose 118 Old Hampton Ln Hampton, VA 23669 This event is a fundraiser for Community Knights to raise awareness about our program and to fund further out...

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Giving Back with Bingo Fundraiser

Community Knights, Inc. in the news the week! "NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Peninsula organization is working to give back to the community one bingo game at a time. Community Knights, Inc. holds bingo in Newport News two days a week.  The...

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WHY VOLUNTEER?

1. GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH  Okay, we know this sounds like we are making this one up, but in fact studies have shown that when you volunteer and put your energy into helping someone that your stress levels decrease, you get an increased sense of satisfaction, and your...

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Funding Therapeutic Support Through a Velvet-Eyed Horse

Community Knights is joining the ranks of fairy tale heroes by sponsoring a faithful horse, Macy. She is a 19-year-old Quarter horse that provides therapy services through Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center. Macy has been a crowd favorite at...

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September 2017 Grant Awards Announcement

Community Knights strive to ensure GIFT grant awardees are innovating and growing their programs. Their primary goal in fundraising efforts and grant awards are based on community collaboration. The GIFT program has a few simple, yet strict, requirements: All grants...

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Made For More hosts Youth Leadership Retreat

On January 27th through 29th, Made For More, Inc. hosted a Youth Leadership Retreat for 32 Newport News students at Watermarks Camp in Scottsville, Virginia.  The theme for the Camp was “Answering the Call” and was designed to equip youth who have demonstrated...

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Phoebus Phantom Mentalist Competed in Rumble in the Roads

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, the Phoebus Robotics Team, the Phantom Mentalists, who have been partnered with Community Knights since the introduction of the GIFT program, competed at the 3rd annual Rumble in the Roads robotics tournament at Menchvhille High School. Over the past year, the Phantom 11-5-16-3Mentalists have earned numerous awards and have achieved their greatest success

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Phoebus High FIRST Team Kicks off the 2016 Build Season!

The students and mentors of Phoebus High School’s the Phantom Mentalists, Team 2028 in FIRST Robotics, are gearing up for the 2016 competition kickoff taking place tomorrow, January 9th. At the kickoff, this seasoned group of young engineers will discover the game that they will create a robot to compete in this season. In a build cycle that lasts a mere 6 weeks, the team must design, build, and test their robot.
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Smart-One, Inc

This Non-Profit works with children and adults who have disabilities and their families. They provide recreational activities and educational opportunities. One of their recent events was a indoor soccer parent vs. kids game to finish off their season. This is just one of the many programs we support with grants from the proceeds from our bingo games.
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