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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mortgage Bankers present check to Office of Child Advocate

The Delaware Mortgage Bankers Association recently presented a check for $6,372.41,  the net proceeds of its annual fundraising event, to the state Office of Child Advocate. The agency is dedicated to ensuring that dependent, neglected and...

Wells Fargo Foundation presents $15,000 check for YMCA summer program

The Wells Fargo Foundation presented a check of $15,000 to support the YMCA of Delaware’s Take on Summer program. Established in 2015, the Take on Summer program offers teens who live in the state of Delaware,...

Annual Gridiron Dinner to honor outgoing Chamber President Heffron

 The 27th Annual First State Gridiron Dinner & Show will honor  Richard  "Rich" Heffron, with the Community Service Award.  Erik P. Williams, head  of the executive committee for the event said,  “Rich Heffron has spent more...

Ashley Blazer Biden outlines her vision for the Livelihood social enterprise

Ashley Blazer Biden is shooting for a fall rollout for the second run of hoodies for her LIvelihood social enterprise.  Biden talked about Livelihood at Monday’s Great Dames event. The enterprise came out of Biden's "love...

Louise Cummings, widow of State Police Cpl. Stephen Ballard will keynote Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

Louise Cummings will be the featured speaker at the May 3 Governor’s Prayer Breakfast with the theme “Everyday Heroes: Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” Following the death of her husband, Delaware State Police Corporal Stephen Ballard, in...

Navient Foundation makes $7,500 donation to Duffy’s Hope

Navient Foundation, the company-sponsored philanthropic fund, announced a $7,500 grant to support Duffy’s Hope annual cross-country college tour. The Wilmington nonprofit encourages Delaware’s at-risk youth to learn outside of the classroom. “Thanks to Navient’s support, we’ve...

SoDel Cares makes $10,000 donation to Harry K Foundation

SoDel Cares, the philanthropic arm of the hospitality group SoDel Concepts, recently donated $10,000 to the Harry K Foundation. The Rehoboth Beach-based nonprofit is dedicated to helping Delaware children who’re facing food insecurity, which includes...

Jewish Federation honor as Top-Rated Non-Profit

The Jewish Federation of Delaware was honored as 2018  Top-Rated Non-Profit by GreatNonprofits.org. The award is based on positive online reviews. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2018 Nonprofit,” says Seth J. Katzen,  CEO of...

UDance raises nearly $1.9 million

UDance, the largest student-run philanthropy at the University of Delaware, presented its 11th annual 12-hour dance marathon on Sunday, March 12, at the Bob Carpenter Center and raised a record amount of $1,890,337.16 for...

Wells Fargo grant to aid artistic pursuits at Brown Boys & Girls Club

Wells Fargo awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware a $25,000 grant for the H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club to renovate an existing weight room into programming space that will feature a...
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