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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...

Giving back: Dogfish Head, Volunteer, Operation Warm, Beebe and poinsettia sale

Dogfish, Volunteer team up with Sierra Nevada to aid Camp Fire victims Dogfish,  Milton and  Volunteer,  Middletown, are joining with Sierra Nevada to help raise funds for victims of the devastating Camp Fire. The fire came...

Giving back – A look at nonprofits, Nov. 29, 2018

Send your nonprofit news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Five nonprofits earn four-star ratings Five nonprofits in Delaware received four-star rankings from Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is one of a number of services that rate charitable organizations. Receiving the...

‘Bowling Alone’ author sets stage for conversations on solutions to challenges facing state

Hundreds of people listened to  Robert D. Putnam speak at the Delaware Community Foundation’s  inaugural Leadership Lecture on Wednesday night, the organization reported. Last week’s  Leadership Lecture, which featured well-known sociologist and author of Our Kids: The American...

Giving Back: Bank of America, Chase, M. Davis, Comcast Mountaire, Nickle, Nobles Pond,...

Year Up gets $200,000 grant from Bank of America  Bank of America last week Year Up Wilmington, with a two -year, $200,000 grant. Year Up Wilmington strives to eliminate the opportunity divide by providing young adults...

Hertrich named Delaware Time auto  dealer of the year for Delaware

Frederick Hertrich IV, vice president of Hertrich Family Automobile Dealerships, Seaford,  is Delaware’s nominee for the 2019 Time  Dealer of the Year award. Hertrich is one of   51 dealer nominees from across the country who...