Agencies We Support

In April, the Outreach Committee completed their annual grant allocations process and awarded $219,000 to 32 nonprofits in our area as well as to eight Christ Church ministries.  To visit an agency’s website or to learn of volunteer opportunities at these organizations, click on the agency name below and consider how you might become involved with one of these partners in our community.

Best Buddies Delaware

Tom Waite - (302) 691-3187
Best Buddies Delaware offers One-to-One Friendship and Leadership Development programs that positively impact nearly 9,700 individuals with and without disabilities in Delaware.

Choir School of Delaware

Arreon Harley - (302) 543-8657
The Choir School offers students in the greater Wilmington area a unique after-school enrichment experience that gives them skills for success in life by combining academic tutoring and mentoring with a rich program of vocal and music training.

Christina Cultural Arts Center, Inc.

Raye Jones Avery - (302) 652-0101
Christina Cultural Arts Center makes affordable arts, education, workforce training, and live performances accessible to youth and adults in a welcoming environment. 

Connecting Generations

Brian Gaerity - (302) 656-2122
Connecting Generations helps children become emotionally strong, resilient, and socially competent individuals who can succeed in school and life.

ContactLifeline, Inc.

Jackie Cousin - (302) 761-9800
The mission of ContactLifeline is to keep people alive and safe, to help them through crises, and to connect them with relevant community resources.

Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council

Rashmi Rangan - (302) 298-3251
DCRAC's mission is to ensure underserved populations in Delaware with equitable treatment and equal access to credit and capital through advocacy, education, legislation, and outreach.

Delaware Futures, Inc.

Dina Melchiorre - (302) 652-8609
Delaware Futures provides academic, social, motivational support, and cultural enrichment that empowers students to recognize and fulfill their unrealized potential to become successful matriculated college students.

Family Counseling Center of St. Paul's

Robert McCreary - (302) 740-6400
The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul's provides access to compassionate, culturally responsive emotional and behavioral health services that empower individuals and families.

Family Promise of Northern New Castle County, Inc.

Carolyn Gordon - (302) 998-2222
Family Promise prevents and ends homelessness for families by engaging faith-based congregations, volunteers, and donors.

Fleece for Keeps

Sue Day - (302) 379-1499
Fleece for Keeps seeks to provide a sense of warmth and stability to children in the foster care system in Delaware through the distribution of handmade fleece blankets, with a goal of providing one to each child who enters the system.

Food Bank of Delaware

Patricia Beebe - (302) 294-0185
The Food Bank provides nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitates long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy.

Friendship House, Inc.

Kim Eppehimer - (302) 652-8133
Friendship House is a nonprofit, Christian organization committed to making a difference in the lives of homeless and impoverished people in Wilmington.

Garage Community and Youth Center

Kristin Proto - (610) 444-6464
The Garage Community and Youth Center offers opportunities for local students to reach their potential academically, socially, and spiritually.

Habitat for Humanity

Kevin Smith - (302) 652-0365
Through building houses and improving neighborhoods, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County brings people together to build homes, community, and hope.

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids

Thianda Manzara – (302) 981-0043
Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids is dedicated to designing and implementing food and garden-based educational programs for Delaware schools that support content standards and promote student health.

Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware, Inc.

Gary Pollio - (302) 652-3991
Interfaith Community Housing serves as a catalyst for revitalizing and strengthening neighborhoods by providing sustainable housing and home ownership services that support low- and moderate-income households, empowering residents for leadership and promoting individual and community asset building.

Latin American Community Center

Maria Matos - (302) 655-7338
The Latin American Community Center empowers the Latino community through education, advocacy, partnerships, and exceptional services.

Limen House

Michael Duffy - (302) 652-7969
Limen House offers a threshold to recovery and helps break the cycle of addiction, operating four sober living homes for recovering alcoholics and addicts.

Literacy Delaware

Cynthia Shermeyer - (302) 658-5624
Literacy Delaware offers targeted instruction to adults throughout Delaware with limited literacy and English language skills, assisting adult learners to realize their potential as confident, self-sufficient, and productive employees, family members, and contributors to their communities.

Lutheran Community Services

Rob Gurnee - (302) 654-8886
Lutheran Community Services shares God's blessings by helping others in need, providing emergency food, financial assistance for homelessness prevention, and other services designed to help keep people safe and secure.

Reading Assist Institute

Victoria Innes – (302) 425-4080
Reading Assist Institute is dedicated to children with significant reading challenges, teaching them the foundational skills of reading and empowering them to succeed academically.

Richardson Park Community Action Program

Lenora Webb - (302) 428-1247
Richardson Park Community Action Program is a progressive and caring community based organization that responds to the needs of distressed individuals and families located in Richardson Park and surrounding neighborhoods through the provision of high-quality, non-discriminatory support programs.

Serviam Girls Academy

Peggy Provoznik Heins - (302) 651-9700
Serviam Girls Academy is a tuition-free, independent Catholic middle school in the Ursuline tradition for young women of all faiths from low-income families, empowering students to succeed in high school and become leaders through a dynamic academic program.

St. Michael's School and Nursery, Inc.

Lucinda Ross - (302) 656-3389
St. Michael's School and Nursery is committed to the growth and support of children's development in mind, body, character, and spirit. They provide exemplary and affordable early education and child care in a nurturing atmosphere.

STEHM, Inc.

Kathy Bevans - (302) 655-5568
Supportive Transitional Emergency Housing Ministry (STEHM) provides transitional housing that fosters a goal of independent living through counseling and life skills training in a safe, supportive environment for women and children.  They also provide short-term emergency housing for needy or displaced persons.

Survivors of Abuse in Recovery, Inc. (SOAR)

Valerie Marek - (302) 655-3953
SOAR is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professional mental health services to victims of sexual trauma regardless of ability to pay.  SOAR provides advocacy, education, and professional development as well.

Tennis Rocks Tutoring & Music Association

Harry Shur - (302) 513-9994
Tennis Rocks Tutoring & Music Association provides year-round tutoring and computer access to foster the advancement of young minds, using tutoring and music to address educational needs and tennis to develop physical fitness, healthy lifestyles, and essential life skills.

TRIAD Addiction Recovery Services

Gillian Meddings - (302) 655-1153
TRIAD provides counseling, referral, and education services to individuals and their families who are affected by addiction. Their confidential recovery process restores people to freedom and health.

UrbanPromise

Robert Prestowitz - (302) 425-5502
UrbanPromise equips children and young adults through Christ with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, personal growth, and servant leadership.

Wilmington Senior Center

Kathleen Purcell - (302) 651-3400
Wilmington Senior Center provides life-sustaining and life-enriching services, opportunities, and partnerships that have a positive impact on older adults' physical, mental, and social well-being.

YoungMoms

Linda Mercner - (856) 964-6667
YoungMoms inspires and equips young moms to build thriving futures for themselves and their families, providing the support and resources necessary to help them gain control of their lives, make healthy personal decisions, attain financial stability, and improve their lives and the lives of their children.

YWCA Delaware

Stephanie Staats - (302) 655-0039
The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.