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Thanks to the PORTCO volunteers for organizing a fabulous 2018 Holiday Party! The PORTCO team thanks volunteers for throwing an amazing holiday party! Watch the video of the party and learn how you can become involved.
The congregation of the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Norfolk has been faithfully collecting and distributing food to those in need in Norfolk. However, the program was strained with the cost of hiring transportation for the collection and distribution of the donated food items.
PORTCO is pleased to announce an opportunity to amplify your donations on Tuesday, November 27th. Known as Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Day is recognized as a day to highlight charitable organizations and encourage donations to non-profits. This year, Facebook and Paypal are teaming up to provide additional attention to the day and boost […]
On November 20th, PORTCO was the featured audience segment on The Hampton Roads Show. Co-host, Chris Reckling, interviewed Kate Powell, Director of Fundraising & Grants. Candace Hunter, QIDP Workforce Support Coordinator, of PORTCO also represented the organization. Several PORTCO employees participated in the segment as well. Candace Hunter discussed a new program where PORTCO team […]
While every day at PORTCO we embrace individuals with differing abilities in an effort to be the largest employment provider to people with disabilities in the United States, the month of October marks a particularly special time to shout our passion from the rooftops as it is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Here at PORTCO we seek to improve the lives of persons with disabilities. One small improvement that will make a profound difference on the level of quality employment we offer to our employees took place this week. For some time, we have wanted to replace a failing accessibility ramp that many of our employees use […]
PORTCO’s mission is no small feat. In order to achieve the mission to embrace diversity, erase barriers and bridge individuals with differing abilities to their communities through quality employment and training opportunities while providing exceptional services to our stakeholders it takes a team of dedicated employees, a group of invested corporate and individual financial donors, […]
PORTCO is pleased to announce that we will now be accepting vehicle donations! Donating your car, truck, RV or boat is a great way to support PORTCO while getting the benefit of a tax deduction. We make the process simple and the paperwork is quick and easy. Free pick-up of your donated vehicle is included, […]
On July 23rd, PORTCO was the featured audience segment on The Hampton Roads Show. Co-host, Chris Reckling, interviewed Mark Wilson, President & CEO of PORTCO, as well as Kate Powell, Director of Fundraising & Grants of PORTCO, representing the organization. Several PORTCO employees also participated in the segment. Mark Wilson highlighted the mission of […]