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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Biden Foundation winding down operations

The  Biden Foundation announced it would suspend operations, effective immediately, including activities related to fundraising, staffing, policy, and partnership collaboration. In the coming days, the foundation’s board will carefully evaluate options and plan a pathway...

Giving back: Del. Municipal Electric, Comcast Cares, Cinnaire

Municipal Electric Corp. brings power to homes in the  Navajo Nation The Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC) sent four lineworkers (two from the Town of Smyrna and two from the City of Milford) to the...

Giving back: Rollins School of Nursing, Highmark, Community Foundation, High 5 Hospitality

$1.1 million gift to School of Nursing for faculty development Beebe Healthcare, Lewes,  announced  a gift of $1.1 million from the Ma-Ran Foundation to create an endowment for the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing...

Giving back: Christiana Care, Wells Fargo, Highmark, UDance, Community Foundation

(Send news of contributions and community activities to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Christiana Care announces  $1  million gift to REACH Riverside Christiana Care Health System made a  $1 million gift to REACH Riverside Development Corporation that will support...

Food Bank’s $15 million investment in our future

Good  afternoon, I had a chance to tour the new Food Bank of Delaware’s impressive   80,000-square-foot  warehouse on Lake Drive  in the Pencader area south of Newark. The former UPS location will allow the nonprofit organization to...

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...