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  • Dec 27, 2018

The Dragas Companies Named a 2018 Outstanding Corporation

The Dragas Companies was named a 2018 Outstanding Corporation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for its philanthropy work in 2018.
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  • Dec 27, 2018

The Dragas Companies Recognized by National Philanthropy Day Awards

More than $5.3 million worth of in-kind resources have been targeted toward life-changing social programs in the areas of education, support for children and families in crisis, and governance of educational and charitable resources.
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  • Jul 23, 2018

Book donation helps kids read the summer away

Books teach and they entertain: They take the reader to new worlds and into never-ending adventures. For the kids at the Rosemont Road Unit of the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Virginia, the summer just got much more adventurous and exciting with the donation of 50 book collections by The Dragas Companies.
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  • Jul 13, 2018

The Dragas Companies, 50 years

Founded: 1968 by George Dragas as the Dragas Mortgage Company. George was a first generation American and son of Greek immigrants who believed homeownership underpinned the American dream. Just three years later, he founded a homebuilding company and soon invited his brother, Mark, to join his efforts. Today, nearly 7,000 families in Hampton Roads live in a neighborhood designed and constructed by The Dragas Companies.
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  • Jul 04, 2018

Dragas donates 50 reading kits to the Boys and Girls Club

The Dragas Companies is donating 50 summer reading kits to the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia and 50 camping kits to kids attending summer camp hosted by ForKids Inc., a local nonprofit group fighting homelessness.
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  • May 25, 2018

About 1,700 girls run in celebration of spring youth program

Rain clouds loomed, and most festivities were moved inside the Virginia Wesleyan University student center. The Girls on the Run Family 5K event, however, lived up to its theme “Shine Bright” on May 20.