Giving back: Sallie Mae, Dash In, Tyson


Sallie Mae, through its charitable arm, The Sallie Mae Fund, presented a $100,000 contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware at a ceremony a The Bancroft School in Wilmington.

Raymond J. Quinlan, CEO of Sallie Mae, along with Mary P. Fox, executive director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware, and Michelle Harlee, Wilmington City Council Member, 4th District were on hand for the special check presentation.

The $100,000 contribution from Sallie Mae will support the nonprofit’s school-based mentoring programs.

The Sallie Mae Fund has awarded more than $240,000 in grants to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware since 2014. Sallie Mae employees also participate in the nonprofit’s programs.

Dash In, Tyson aid Food Bank

On Monday, Dash In employees will volunteer side-by-side with Tyson Foods team members to unload and organize donated food at the Food Bank of Delaware. This event marks the first partnership between Dash In, Tyson Foods, and the Food Bank of Delaware.

Dash In continues to expand in Delaware, with a new store in Glasgow opening this fall. The store will feature a larger convenience store and an array of gas pumps like competitors Wawa and Royal Farms.

This event is designed to make clear Dash In’s commitment to community engagement, and how Dash In isworking with partner organizations to address the hunger gap in Delaware and across the Mid-Atlantic region.

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