Delaware nonprofits invited to apply for capital grants

Delaware nonprofits are invited to apply for the Delaware Community Foundation’s 2020 Capital Grants. For 2020, approximately $200,000 will be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that serve Delawareans. Grant applications will be accepted beginning Sept. 30 and must be submitted electronically. Guidelines and application are at Applications must be received no later than […]

Fundraiser helps boost work of Sussex County’s Pathways to Success

GEORGETOWN — It was a bustling lunch crowd earlier this month at The Counting House. And since the day had extra special significance, numerous dinner reservations were booked for later that night at the restaurant and pub on The Circle in Georgetown. Pathways to Success, a nonprofit that supports and guides underserved Sussex County high […]

Choosing Joy: Dover woman creates group to help fire victims in memory of daughter

DOVER — When Theresa Dawn Morris lost her daughter, Joyce Anne “Joy” Morris, to injuries sustained following a house fire on Mother’s Day weekend 2014, she knew she had a choice — be engulfed by depression for the remainder of her life or do something positive to memorialize Joy. She decided to dedicate herself to […]

Little library provides books, food for Milford’s needy

MILFORD — The Milford Public Library isn’t the only place that is lending books via curbside pickup in the COVID-19 era. On Big Stone Beach Road, there’s a much smaller library affixed to a mailbox post. Theresa Maloney’s “Little Free Library” is only a few feet tall and a couple of inches deep, but it’s […]

AL Aux. Unit 28 seeks Make a Difference Day donations

MILLSBORO — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will observe the annual National Make a Difference Day by preparing community emergency preparedness bags to be distributed to the community.The Auxiliary needs the community’s help with donations of the following items: flashlights (with batteries or solar), band aids, antibacterial cream, small wipe packs, hand sanitizers, and first […]

Masonic Charities donates to CASH program

DOVER — Masonic Charities of Delaware has contributed $5,000 to the CASH (Canines Assisting Service Heroes) program of Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America. The presentation was made by Charities Board President S. Curtis Cole at the Masonic Lodge in Dover. He was accompanied by Fred Roland, past president of the Masonic charity. […]

Harley-Davidson collecting items for foster youth

SMYRNA — In partnership with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families, Rommel Harley-Davidson is aiming to collect basic necessities and comfort items to help children in foster care.Each month will focus on a particular age group in need. Collection bins will be located at the MotorClothes counter, and donations can be […]

Proposed Sussex charter school receives anonymous $100,000 donation

GEORGETOWN – An anonymous donor has contributed six-figure support for the proposed Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence, which has a planned 2022 opening. BASSE announced this week it has received a $100,000 grant from a Sussex County graduate who wishes to remain anonymous. “BASSE is working to re-imagine societal systems by harnessing the power […]

School item donations sought

MAGNOLIA — Caring Hearts Helping Hands (CHHH), a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization serving about 125 low-income working families in Kent County since 2002 is seeking donations for its Heart & Sole (back to school) project. CHHH is collecting 1-inch single subject spiral notebooks (wide or college lined), colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, soft slider pencil […]

Stuff the Bus program collects more than 4 tons of food

DART’s “Stuff The Bus” COVID-19 Relief Efforts Food Drive collected 4.5 tons (9,097 pounds) of food, officials announced Wednesday. The week-long food drive took place from June 22-26 at the Safeway stores in Rehoboth Beach and Dover, and the ShopRite stores at First State Plaza, Brandywine Commons and Four Seasons Shopping Centers. The Food Bank […]