NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Chartway Federal Credit Union's We Promise Foundation recently hosted two events in order to help children and families facing medical hardship or illness.

In total, the events raised over $700,000.

The first event, the 12th Annual Diamonds in the Sky Gala featured a silent auction, an elegant dinner and live entertainment.

The 19th Annual Charity Golf Classic proved to also be successful as over 120 golfers, guests and volunteers were in attendance to show support for the cause.

Since the charity began in 1999, the credit union and its We Promise Foundation has raised over $9 million.

For more information on the organization, click here.