Dulles Greenway will host its ninth annual Drive For Charity event May 15, during which all the tolls collected will be used to support local scholarships and charities.
This year, money will go toward five local charities and funding scholarships for one student at each of Loudoun's 13 public high schools.
In the past eight years, the Greenway has contributed $1.7 million in scholarships and charitable giving through the Drive for Charity event.
This years supported non-profits are listed below.
-March of Dimes (National Capital Area) - A program dedicated toward research and programs regarding premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality
-Every Citizen Has Opportunities (ECHO) - A program designed to help integrate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities both professionally and socially
-Fresh Air/Full Care - A program to help low-income working parents pay for summer camp for children.
-Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter (LAWS) - A program to help serve victims of domestic and sexual violence in Loudoun
-Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy - A local environmental group dedicated to preservation of wildlife habitats in Loudoun
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