NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Judeo-Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) today announced that PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, has donated $35,000 to support JCOC's various housing and dining hall programs which serve veterans, individuals, and families in crisis in Hampton Roads.
On August 15, PRA President and CEO Kevin Stevenson presented a check for $35,000 to JCOC. PRA volunteers were also on hand to assist JCOC staff in preparing and serving lunch to homeless residents and others in need of food assistance.
"At PRA, we believe in JCOC's mission to make life better for families and individuals who are experiencing homelessness," said Stevenson. "We are honored to partner with JCOC in breaking the cycle of homelessness in our community."
"PRA's commitment to our mission the past several years has helped hundreds of people experiencing homelessness and has provided meals to families and individuals in our community," said Todd Walker, executive director of JCOC. "We are thankful for our partnership with PRA and look forward to empowering the people we serve together."
About the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center
The Judeo-Christian Outreach Center was founded in 1986, when more than 20 faith-based organizations came together to feed the hungry. Today, JCOC's mission is to empower homeless families and individuals to recover from crisis situations and return to being self-supporting, productive, and independent members of our community. For more information, please visit www.jcoc.org.
About PRA Group
As a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, PRA Group returns capital to banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in the Americas and Europe. With more than 4,500 employees worldwide, PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt. For more information, please visit www.pragroup.com.