Our Stories

Pledged $100,000+ for five years or more

  • Petters Family Foundation

Pledged $50,000+ for five years or more

  • Coming Soon

Pledged $25,000+ for five years or more

  • Bill & Karie Ermatinger
  • Ferguson
  • Provost Construction & Sons, LLC

Pledged $10,000+ for five years or more

  • Abbitt Family Foundation
  • Donna & James R. Thornton
  • Frank & Jerri Dickseski
  • Jim & Cindy Mears
  • Keith & Greta Vander Vennet
  • Peninsula Community Foundation
  • RC Miller
  • TC & Lisabeth Jones
  • TMG, Inc.

Honor Society recognizes donors for their loyalty and devotion to Peake Childhood Center. This long-term support is essential to fulfilling our mission of providing quality early childhood education at rates affordable to Hampton Roads families.

This list is updated quarterly.

Growing our Children

Pledged $5,000+ per year for 5+ years

  • Bill & Karie Ermatinger
  • Mark Turner Construction
  • Paint Supply Company, Inc

Watering with Resources

Pledged $2,500+ per year for 5+ years

  • Andre McCloud
  • Brad & Karen Williamson
  • Clarence & Connie Pearson
  • David & Suzanne Hamilton
  • Frank & Jerri Dickseski
  • Garrick Blount
  • Greg Garrett
  • Jake & Alison Foley
  • James & Evelyn Gregory
  • Jennifer Boykin
  • Kevin & Monica Smith
  • Kings Point Enterprises
  • Norbert & Maryellen Smith
  • Patrick Everett & Marc Benshetler
  • RC Miller
  • Richard Coleman
  • Rob & Lori Shuford
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church

Planting a Foundation

Pledged $1,000+ per year for 5+ years

  • Al Boone
  • Al Thomas
  • Alan & Helene Archer
  • Alexis & Darren Swann
  • Alvean Lyons
  • Anne Henry
  • Ashby Kilgore
  • Beth Moore CPA
  • Beverly James
  • Bill & Eleanor Brown
  • Bill Downey
  • Bob Harper Portraits
  • Bobby Scott
  • C.C. Carter Funeral Home
  • Calvin & Patricia Leary
  • Carl Wyche
  • Carlton Ashby
  • Carlyn Menser
  • Carolyn Pittman
  • Cary & Julia Jones
  • Charles and Jessie Hopkins Charitable Fund
  • Cheryl Griffin
  • Cleder Jones
  • Connie Arnold
  • Crystal Howser
  • Dan & Betsy Clark
  • Dana Walker
  • Dawn & Gary Smith
  • Debra Vollmer
  • Derek & Christina Jenkins
  • Dianne B. Suber
  • Doug & Suzanna Scott
  • Dwayne & Vivian Blake
  • Edwin & Frances Makamson
  • First Baptist Church of Hampton
  • First Presbyterian Church of Hampton
  • Gail Roberts-House
  • Gay LaRue
  • Gene & Sidney Jordan
  • Gerald & Connie Dillon
  • Gloria Whittico
  • Grace Industries
  • Greg & Carithia Williams
  • Heather Livingston
  • Henry Mills
  • Howard & Cinda Hoege
  • James & Dana Gray
  • Jeff & Karen Leckemby
  • Jeffery O. Smith
  • Jenna Horning
  • Jennifer Coyne
  • Jennifer Parish
  • Jeremy & April Crandall
  • Jerome Barber
  • Jim & Rose West
  • Joan Davis
  • Joe & Letia Drewry
  • John & Rose Hobart
  • Joni Ivey
  • Joycelyn Spight Roache
  • Keith McKenna
  • Kenneth & Cheree Rogers
  • Lawrence & Cindy Hyman
  • Lee & Meredith Bell
  • Leo & Leslie Bowers
  • Leslie H. Schultz
  • Lindsay Cutshaw
  • Lynda D. Burke
  • Margaret Seitz
  • Mark & Lisa Crump
  • Mary Lou Roaseau
  • McKinley & Valerie Price
  • Melody McCloud
  • Michael & Anne McHenry
  • Michael & Beverly Williams
  • Michael Y. Williams-Hickman
  • Michelle Griffin
  • Michelle Sheeler
  • Monte & Audrey Correll
  • New Beech Grove Baptist Church
  • Newport News/Hampton Area Missionary Council
  • Parker & Susan Stokes
  • Patricia J. Johnson
  • Patricia Johnson
  • Patrick’s Hardware & Glass
  • Paul Delphos
  • Philip & Isabel Hatchett
  • Queen Street Baptist Church
  • Rachel Willinger
  • Raymond & Jerome Chambers
  • Rebecca Francese
  • Rick & Karen Spaulding
  • Rob & Kristyn Damadeo
  • Robbin Ruth
  • Robbins Nest Realtor
  • Robert & Alice Little
  • Robert A. Boester
  • Robert Holmes
  • Roger Hathaway
  • Sallie Marchello & Tom Morehouse
  • Samantha Bass
  • Sandra Clements
  • Scott & Linda Curtis
  • Shawn Avery
  • Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple
  • Stephanie Mitchell
  • Sue & Les Davenport
  • Sunny Smith
  • Susan & David Gaston
  • Suzanne Beckstoffer
  • Tara & Jay Joseph
  • Ted & Pam Henifin
  • Tom Ryan
  • Towuanna Porter Brannon
  • Troy Smith, Jr.
  • Weiwei Jin & Kenneth Mopper
  • Woody Holder

Honor Roll

Pledged $500+ per year for 5+ years
This recognition level is closed for new membership.

  • Anderson Clary, Jr.
  • Dawn Kinard
  • Doris N. Bullock
  • Greg Bane
  • Laurine Press
  • Michael & Myra Holmes
  • Patrick McDermott
  • Paul & Shawnte London
  • Quinby Amory
  • Rick & Susan Harman
  • Ruth Simmons

Sustainers multiply their impact and provide sustainability to the school through monthly giving.

This list is updated quarterly.

  • Abra McCollum
  • Al & Francie Pearce
  • Alan & Ollie McCollum
  • Alice Capehart
  • Amanda Chou
  • Angela Reason
  • Ann Pulsifer
  • Bert Schmidt
  • Beth Ann Maddox
  • Bonnie Herncall
  • Brenda Garrett
  • Carissa Schiano
  • Carol Preston
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Christina James
  • Christine Snead
  • Cindy Parish
  • Claire Bellecci
  • Cynthia Cooper
  • Dave & Nina Ullrich
  • Deb Banton
  • Deborah Rogers
  • Delores Johnson
  • Denise Counce
  • Denise McRoberts
  • Donna Dellinger
  • Eve-Mary Dabney
  • Gary & Monique Artybridge
  • Gaylene Kanoyton
  • Gisele P. Russell
  • Greg Gecowets
  • Harvey W. Perkins
  • Iris V. Mann
  • Jack & Carol Lundy
  • Jacquelin Wade
  • James & Symadore Young
  • James Chapman & Sandie Campbell
  • Janice Mitchell
  • Janice Tanoury
  • Jesse & Tammielisa Busby
  • John & Becky Wandling
  • Judith L. Hines
  • Julia Lynch
  • Junius & Desiree’ Harris
  • Karen F. Orie
  • Katherine Glass
  • Kathryn Beach
  • Katina Ward-James
  • Kelley Jacobs
  • Kimberly A. McCaffrey
  • Kimberly Mingee
  • Kimberly Sharpe
  • Kitty Holzbach
  • Larry Brunson
  • LaTrese Martin
  • Laura Wright
  • Leola ‘Susie’ Mowry
  • Leslie Crandol
  • Linda B. Rowell
  • Linda Shields
  • Lisa Sapp
  • Lonnelle Heckstall
  • Lynn Ratliff
  • Malcolm & Kathy Brady
  • Malinda Britt
  • Mamie Locke
  • Margaret Williams
  • Marisa Porto
  • Mark Wilson
  • Martha Mugler
  • Mary Bunting
  • Maurice & Cassandra Autry
  • Melinda Myrom
  • Melvin Moore
  • Michael Taylor
  • Michelle Slabinski
  • Nana Ferdnance
  • Nancy King
  • Nita Pride
  • Orrin Gallop
  • Ozzie & Sharon Mays
  • Pat & Jane Garvey
  • Rachel Kuchta
  • Ray & Linda Smith
  • Rebecca Coleman
  • Rebecca Kleinhample
  • Richard Banks
  • Richard Blount II
  • Robert & Thomasine Williams
  • Robert Laugerman
  • Samantha Vincent-Alexander
  • Sarah & Andrew McCrea
  • Sarah Fletcher
  • Sheila Arnold
  • Sherman & Anayansi Collins
  • Sherry Thacker
  • Stacia Barreau
  • Sue Fernaays
  • Susan Criger Castle
  • Susan Dewing
  • Susan English
  • Susanna McKendree
  • Tamara Williams
  • Tamita Robinson
  • Tammy Sommer
  • Tasha Newell
  • The Custis Family
  • Thomas & Debbie Ryan
  • Thomas Burton
  • Vernona S. Reid
  • Virginia Brown
  • Vondella Gregory
  • Wallace & Vera Arnold
  • William & Nancy Beach
  • Yolanda Hinton

Listed below are the names of all donors who generously gifted $250 or more from July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023. Our event sponsors are indicated with a star. We are grateful for the gifts everyone provided in support of our mission as we serve our children and families. We also want to thank our United Way givers and in-kind donors who may not be recognized in the list below.

  • 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union
  • AIA Aerospace Industries Association
  • Alan & Debbie Witt
  • Alexys Jenkins
  • Alfred & Mildred Sexton
  • Ann Bane
  • Ann Michael
  • Ann Templeman
  • Annette Monroe-Martin
  • BayPort Credit Union ⭐
  • Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation
  • Bethany Welstead
  • BetsyOS PR LLC ⭐
  • Bill & Margaret Goggins
  • Bob & Kathy McKenna
  • Bob & Patty Feely
  • Brett & Harper Bathel
  • Brian & Kimberly Deibler
  • Bridgeman Civil, Inc ⭐
  • Brown & Caldwell ⭐
  • Butch & Sally Kuchta
  • Carol Henry
  • CDM Smith, Inc. ⭐
  • Chris & Michelle Kastner
  • City of Hampton
  • Clancy & Theys Construction
  • Community Knights
  • Congressman Bobby Scott ⭐
  • Corlease Sills
  • Cox Charities
  • David & Jennifer Bishop
  • Debra Whitaker
  • Debra Whitlow
  • Diana Hunt
  • Diane T. White
  • Doctors and Staff of Sentara Careplex Hospital
  • Dominion Energy ⭐
  • Doris A. Davidson
  • Douglas & Denine Miller
  • Dwight & Joan Chadbourn
  • Edward G.S. Spencer
  • Edward L. Carpenter
  • Edward T. Maida
  • Elbert & Dory Aull
  • Elizabeth Garrett
  • Elizabeth Zimmerman
  • Elwood & Gayle Hill
  • Emily O’Connell
  • Eoghan Miller
  • Ernest Lee Williams
  • Evelyn Kay Perry
  • First Baptist Church of Hampton ⭐
  • Flora Chioros
  • Fred & Phyllis Kohlman
  • Fred Whitley
  • Frederick Holcomb
  • Garth Wallis
  • GC Commercial Inc. ⭐
  • George & Sandra Richardson
  • Gerald & Harriet Hopkins
  • Gurkamal & Baljit Gill
  • Hampton Chevrolet Mazda ⭐
  • Hampton Omega Foundation ⭐
  • Hampton Roads Educators’ Credit Union
  • HDR, Inc. ⭐
  • HPT/NN Chapter of Chums
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • ITA International ⭐
  • Ivy Baptist Church
  • Izabela Cieszynski
  • Jack & Bettyrene Pope
  • Jennifer Edwards
  • Jeremiah Jordan
  • Jerry Little
  • Jim & Cindy Mears
  • Joan McGee
  • Jody Pombrio
  • Jonathan Provost
  • Joseph Kilgore
  • Karen R. Wilds
  • Katherine Miller
  • Kathy Hutcheson
  • Kaufman & Canoles ⭐
  • Kings Point Enterprises ⭐
  • Kiwanis Club of Mercury 64 ⭐
  • Langley Federal Credit Union ⭐
  • Langley for Families Foundation
  • Larry & Vizel Townsend
  • Lawrence Cumming
  • Lewis & Minta Wood Charitable Foundation
  • Lindsey Carney Smith
  • Lisa Cipriano
  • Lisa Wornom Zahralddin
  • Lorenzo & Patsy Sheppard
  • Louis G. Morris
  • M. K. Taylor Jr. Contractors, Inc.
  • Mark Turner Construction ⭐
  • Mary Katherine Hogg
  • Mason & Associates ⭐
  • Michael & Bonnie Condrey
  • Monty Mason
  • Morghan Jenkins
  • Mount Gilead Baptist Church
  • Nancy Porter
  • Newport News Shipbuilding ⭐
  • Olaf & Martha Elton
  • Old Point National Bank ⭐
  • Patricia Melochick
  • Patricia Moseley
  • Patrick & Carol Minter
  • Patrick & Jane Derby
  • Patrick D. Moore
  • Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein ⭐
  • Pax & Melissa Goodson
  • PMA Architecture ⭐
  • Quinn Evans
  • Raymond Haynes
  • Reggie High
  • Renee Howard
  • Richard & Cindy Bagley
  • Richard & Kellie Mason
  • Richard Goll & Cindy Carlson
  • Riverside Health Systems
  • Robert & Alicia Uzzle
  • Robert A. Dreelin & Victoria Dyer
  • Robert F. Shuford Sr.
  • Rock Solid Janitorial ⭐
  • Ron & Ruthann Kellum
  • Rosanne Walters
  • Rotary Club of Oyster Point
  • Routten & Laster Law, PLLC
  • Ruth Lowry
  • Sally J. Andrews
  • Samuel & Valerie James
  • Sentara Healthcare ⭐
  • Shannon & Andrea Sealey
  • Sheena Booth
  • Sheila McAllister
  • Shelly Simonds
  • Smith Law Center ⭐
  • St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
  • Stacey Ellis
  • Stanley & Brigid Gallaer
  • Stephen & Julie Smith
  • Stephen Kadar
  • Suzie Kilgore
  • Ted & Kristina Cors
  • Teresa Chubb
  • The Black Child Development Institute of Hampton Roads
  • The Virginia Store
  • Third Baptist Church
  • Thomas & Amy Jordan
  • Thomas & Sydana Hollins
  • Thomas J. Cosgrove
  • TMG Consultants
  • Tom O’Grady & Lisa Kersey
  • Tory Thacker
  • TowneBank ⭐
  • United Way of the Virginia Peninsula
  • Virginia Early Childhood Foundation
  • Virginia Natural Gas
  • VuBay Foundation
  • W.L. Vincent
  • Warwick Mechanical Group ⭐
  • Wayne & Melissa Gomes
  • Wendy Brown
  • William & Alicia Bowen
  • William & Emily Andrews IV
  • Wynne Ford Volvo ⭐
  • Zel Technologies, LLC

The community supporters listed below have contributed in-kind support in the last year. This could be anything from volunteer work, donated supplies, or resources for our children and their families. There are many organizations who have donated both financially and in-kind. Those organizations are acknowledged by their financial contribution under one of the other tabs. Please reach out if your organization has been accidentally excluded from this list. 

  • Beans Ice Cream
  • BetsyOS PR LLC
  • Black Child Development Institute – Hampton Roads
  • C&F Bank
  • Delta Sigma Theta, Hampton Alumnae Chapter
  • Food Lion
  • Glazed Doughnuts
  • Hampton City Schools
  • Hampton Healthy Families
  • Hampton Roads Communications Technologies
  • Hampton Sheriff’s Office
  • Hampton University, Dept. of Communicative Sciences
  • Logan the Therapy Dog
  • Multiprint, Inc.
  • New Hope Baptist Church
  • Peninsula Community Foundation
  • PEO, Chapter A
  • Priority Automotive Charities
  • Rogue Elephant Coffee Roasting Co.
  • Smart Beginnings of the VA Peninsula
  • Sweet Beans Coffee Bar
  • The Chamberlin
  • Tidewater Association for Early Childhood Education
  • Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • WHRO Public Media
  • Woman’s Club of Hampton
  • Woman’s Club of Newport News