Artisans’ Bank partners with Family Promise to help residents emerge from homelessness


family artisansArtisans’ Bank will partner with Family Promise of Northern New Castle County to host a “House Warming Collection” this March.

Donations of new household items such as kitchen items, bathroom items, paper products, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, towels, sheets, pillows, blankets, and toiletries are needed to help families transitioning from homelessness to independence.

Also, canned food and boxed food items will be accepted.  Eight  Artisans’ Bank branches in New Castle County and its Dover branch in Kent County will accept donations of needed items from March 3 to March 19, 2016.  Donations may be dropped off during branch business hours.

To pick up a copy of the full list of donation items needed, stop in at an Artisans’ Bank branch nearest you or email

Participating Artisans’ Bank branch locations include Downtown Wilmington, Shoppes of Graylyn, Talleyville Shopping Center, Midway (Kirkwood Highway), Pike Creek, Bear, Glasgow,  Little Falls (Centerville Rd.) and South Dover.   For specific addresses, visit our website at

Family Promise of Northern New Castle County is a registered 501 (c)(3) Delaware charity that builds communities and strengthen lives by preventing and ending homelessness for families.

The organization  engages faith-based congregations, volunteers, and donors to keep families together, while transitioning the majority of families to permanent housing.  Family Promise is located at 2104 St. James Church Rd. in Wilmington.  For more information, visit their website at

Artisans’ Bank, founded in 1861,  is a full service community bank with 12 branch office locations statewide.

For more information, visit

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