HR61: Commending the George M. Hampton Foundation.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 61
Commending the George M. Hampton Foundation.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 7, 2022

 

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation, a nonprofit tax-exempt affiliate of the Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., was incorporated in the Commonwealth on April 19, 2005, and granted 501(c)(3) status less than two years later; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation was named in honor of Dr. George M. Hampton, a prominent civic leader in Prince William County whose steadfast dedication to the growth and development of local youth and commitment to improving the quality of life for all inspired the foundation’s core philosophy; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation was established to broadly help those in need, with a focus on addressing the scholastic challenges that affect area youth and priming them to lead successful and fulfilling lives; and

WHEREAS, since its inception, the George M. Hampton Foundation has donated thousands of dollars in support of local youth scholarships and other programs, such as mentoring sessions, essay contests, high school talent hunts, school supply drives, and more; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation makes a meaningful impact in the community through various service activities, including health fairs, blood drives, diabetes and cancer health initiatives, and food and clothing drives; and.

WHEREAS, from 2020 through 2021, the George M. Hampton Foundation distributed grants and donations totaling over $90,000 to organizations and individuals in Prince William County and surrounding areas, awarded $47,000 in scholarships and essay contest prizes, and gave thousands of dollars more through many other programs; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation has liberally supported, often in partnership with the Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., several community and national charitable organizations whose activities further the foundation’s mission; and

WHEREAS, the accomplishments of the George M. Hampton Foundation have been made possible through the optimism and ambitions of its founders and the exceptional generosity of its members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the George M. Hampton Foundation hereby be commended for its meritorious efforts to foster youth advancement in the Prince William County community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the George M. Hampton Foundation as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s objectives and its contributions to the Commonwealth.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 61

Offered February 25, 2022
Commending the George M. Hampton Foundation.
Patron-- Mundon King

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation, a nonprofit tax-exempt affiliate of the Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., was incorporated in the Commonwealth on April 19, 2005, and granted 501(c)(3) status less than two years later; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation was named in honor of Dr. George M. Hampton, a prominent civic leader in Prince William County whose steadfast dedication to the growth and development of local youth and commitment to improving the quality of life for all inspired the foundation’s core philosophy; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation was established to broadly help those in need, with a focus on addressing the scholastic challenges that affect area youth and priming them to lead successful and fulfilling lives; and

WHEREAS, since its inception, the George M. Hampton Foundation has donated thousands of dollars in support of local youth scholarships and other programs, such as mentoring sessions, essay contests, high school talent hunts, school supply drives, and more; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation also makes a meaningful impact in the community through various service activities, including health fairs, blood drives, diabetes and cancer health initiatives, and food and clothing drives; and.

WHEREAS, from 2020 through 2021, the George M. Hampton Foundation distributed grants and donations totaling over $90,000 to organizations and individuals in Prince William County and surrounding areas, awarded $47,000 in scholarships and essay contest prizes, and gave thousands of dollars more through many other programs; and

WHEREAS, the George M. Hampton Foundation has also liberally supported, often in partnership with the Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., several community and national charitable organizations whose activities further the foundation’s mission; and

WHEREAS, the accomplishments of the George M. Hampton Foundation have been made possible through the optimism and ambitions of its founders and the exceptional generosity of its members; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That the George M. Hampton Foundation hereby be commended for its meritorious efforts to foster youth advancement in the Prince William County community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the George M. Hampton Foundation as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the organization’s objectives and its contributions to the Commonwealth.