We Promise volunteers welcomed children like 3-year-old Zoe to the gala in a limousine and gave them high-fives as the kids traveled across a red carpet rolled out just for them at the Hampton Roads event.

A black tie event hosted by actress Marisa Ramirez and rocked out by Three Dog Night capped fundraising efforts that helped Virginia Beach, Va.-based Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation reach its goal of $750,000 this year to help children with life-threatening illnesses. A golf tournament and silent auction featuring donations from numerous celebrities and professional athletes also were part of this year’s effort by the $1.9 billion Chartway in Virginia Beach and its Heritage West, SouthWest Community and Utah Central divisions. The We Promise Foundation has raised more than $4.5 billion since 1999.

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