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Monday, March 11, 2019

Giving back: Movies on Tap, Dogfish, Mountaire, Dunkin’,  Main Event

(Editor’s note: Send your nonprofit news to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com The Movies on Tap team and Dogfish Head Brewery recently presented a check for $10,640 to Urban Bike Project Wilmington at Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton. As the...

Giving back: GM plant’s bricks aid food pantry, Odyssey school event raises $110K, Best...

GM plant bricks selling like hot cakes while aiding a good cause In a fund-raising effort for its Delaware Kids Fund nonprofit, Harvey, Hanna & Associates has sold 500 bricks from the former General Motors...

Giving back: M&T, Habitat for Humanity, Harvey, Hanna

M&T awards $30,000 for Veterans Watchmaker Initiative M&T Bank awarded $30,000 in funding to Sam Cannan, Chairman and Co-founder of the Veterans Watchmaker Initiative (VWI) during a visit to the Odessa campus on February 8. The...

Giving back: WSFS Foundation, Mountaire, Highmark, Independence Blue Cross,

WSFS Foundation awards $425,000 in grants The WSFS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of  WSFS Financial Corporation,   awarded a total of $425,000 to three community programs and organizations.  Vernita Dorsey, WSFS’ senior vice president and director of...

State, Home Loan Bank announce $1.2 million in grants aimed at reducing ...

Delaware State Housing Authority and Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) announced  $1.2 million in Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness. DSHA provided $500,000 toward the...

Giving back: Nonprofit news in Delaware

(Send nonprofit news items to DRainey@Delawarebusnessnow.com) FAME  gets funds from Boeing for STEM program  Wilmington-based  FAME, Inc. is once again a recipient of The Boeing Company’s global giving efforts. The grant for an undisclosed amount will support...

Joshua and Cynthia Martin receive the Marvel Cup from State Chamber

Joshua and Cynthia Martin were presented the Josiah Marvel Cup from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.  The annual award was presented at the organization's annual meeting on Monday night.  Joshua Martin is a former...

Giving Back: Leukemia Research Foundation, DuPont, Mountaire, Navient,  State of Delaware

(Send your news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Leukemia Research Foundation aids children's hospital The story began in 1998 when three-year-old Natalia Ferrara of Middletown was diagnosed with leukemia and treated successfully at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for...

Abessinio Foundation makes $16 million gift to Salesianium’s stadium, endowment fund

Salesianum School, Wilmington,  announced a  $16 million gift from the Rocco A. and Mary Abessinio Foundation to fund a new multi-use stadium complex and support the school's endowment. This gift is the third largest to...

Delaware ranks low in charitable contributions, with New Castle County the most generous of...

New Castle County residents are the most generous in a ranking of Delaware’s three counties. A separate report shows Delaware ranking  24thin the nation in generosity. Delaware ranks near the bottom in charitable giving, but...