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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Giving back: News from Delaware nonprofits

Family Promise highlights hidden homelessness Family Promise of Northern  New Castle County wanted to get the word out that family homelessness is a big problem in Delaware. Ryan Catalani, director of donor relations, said the organization...

(Media Update) News Journal daily print circulation slips below 45,000

The report from the Alliance for Audited Media has changed over the years. At the top of the summary is the website activity of the News Journal’s   DelawareOnline.com  website and social media numbers. Below are...

Good morning everyone, Back in the early 1990s, a banker who had just arrived from Michigan visited the office of the Delaware Business Review. Marvin “Skip” Schoenhals came to Delaware to revive WSFS or Wilmington Savings...

Giving back: Bank of America announces $1.2 million in grants

(Send your news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Bank of America  announced more than  $1.2 million in grants to 56 Delaware nonprofits. The grants focus on needs related to workforce development and education.  Finding a well-paying job continues...

Giving back: June 28, 2018

Capital one donates $40,000 to Easterseals Capital One  recently donated $40,000 to Easterseals   Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore to support its Supported Employment program. "Through generous donations like this, Easterseals can help people with intellectual disabilities...

Former Gross Lighting Center becomes urban garden

The site of a business at 4th and Orange Streets has been turned into Wilmington’s newest urban garden. The new Downtown Community Garden has  16 plots  and replaces the original downtown urban garden which had...

Delmarva, other Exelon utilities honored for power restoration work in Puerto Rico

Delmarva Power was recognized by Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for its contributions to the unprecedented emergency power restoration mission in Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last September. Delmarva Power, along with Exelon companies...

Blood Bank declares emergency as reserves fall below 7-day level

Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD), Newark, has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across the state to donate blood to help replenish supplies. It takes at least 350 donors per day to...

Former Gore CEO and spouse make $2 million pledge to the University of Delaware

Former Gore CEO Terri and John Kelly have committed $2 million through the University of Delaware’s  Delaware First Campaign in support of the College of Engineering and the athletics program. The Class of 1983 graduates have...

Domino’s fills Milford potholes thanks to Paving for Pizza program

Milford was one of the first towns and cities to take advantage of a program for pizza giant Domino’s under its Paving for Pizza program program. In addition to Milford,  Bartonville, TX;  Athens, GA and Burbank, CA...
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