An 8-year-old, wheelchair bound Chesapeake, Va., girl now has her own playset, specially accessible for her, thanks to a local Boy Scout troop, church and the We Promise Foundation, the foundation of the $1.9 billion Chartway Federal Credit Union in Virginia Beach.

Nadia Zaichenko was born with spina bifida and has been unable to play on most playgrounds until now. A community effort was started to help her and the final $1,500 of the $7,000 effort came from the foundation. Enough in donations came in, in fact, to also pay for the installation of wheelchair paths to give Nadia more freedom around her new playset.

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