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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Brandywine Valley SPCA successful bidder for former Safe Haven shelter

The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA)  was the successful bidder in the public auction of a vacant 11,500 square foot facility on 13 acres off  Shingle Point Road in Georgetown. The  organization intends  to renovate the facility,...

Corteva makes $400,000 grant for new farm for Food Bank of Delaware

The Food Bank of Delaware officially announced the new Corteva  Agriscience Farm this morning at the organization’s future home at 222 Lake Drive in Newark. Thanks to a $400,000 donation originally from DuPont and now...

Food Bank receives $50,000 grant from Morgan Stanley Foundation

The Food Bank of Delaware  announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its Back Pack Program. Employees from the Newark branch volunteered at the Food Bank as part of Morgan...

SoDel dining group donates $15,000 to Freeman Foundation

SoDel Cares, the philanthropic arm of SoDel Concepts, recently donated $15,000 to the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, which operates The Freeman Stage, a performing arts venue in Selbyville. Established in 2007 to honor the late...

WSFS, M&T to reap benefits from Dodd-Frank rollback bill

Shares of WSFS Financial and M&T  remained in  record territory  Wednesday after the passage of a bill that rolls back some Dodd-Frank regulatory requirements. Both banks are expected to have more financial breathing room and perhaps...

Easterseals honors fund-raising teams in Volleyball Challenge

Easterseals recognizes the following top fundraising teams and individuals in the Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge  who helped raise more than  $240,000 for people with disabilities and their families. A special thanks to the 2018 Ambassador,...

Scholarship fund established in honor of reporter Molly Murray

A fund established to honor reporter Molly Murray is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Kent or Sussex County high school junior or senior who plans to study journalism or the environment. The Molly Murray...

Blood Bank to kick off summer drive on Monday

Blood Bank of Delmarva is launching its 16th annual summer blood donation awareness campaign early next week. BBD’s Summer Blood Drive kicks off on Monday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Christiana...
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(Video, photo gallery) Hollis wins top education honor from State Chamber

John Hollis, the founder and director of MERIT – Minority Educational Regional Incentive Training was presented  the John Taylor Education Leadership  Award from the  Delaware State Chamber of Commerce  and its affiliate, The Partnership.  The honor...

Nonprofit alliance holds annual conference

DANA,  the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, held their 2018 IMPACT Delaware Annual Conference last month at University of Delaware’s Clayton Hall. Participants ranged from nonprofit employees and board members to philanthropy and business leaders....
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