Agencies We Support

In April, the Outreach Committee completed their annual grant allocations process and awarded $208,969 to 30 nonprofits in our area as well as to seven 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.

Camp Arrowhead

Walter Lafontaine - (302) 945-0610
Camp Arrowhead enriches young people's relationships with one another, nature, and God.  Campers develop their sense of adventure and spirituality as they participate in the activities, outdoor life, and community of camp.

Cathedral Choir School of Delaware

Arreon Harley - (302) 543-8657
The Cathedral 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, a premier community school of the arts, makes affordable arts and education programs accessible to youth in a safe, family-centered environment.

Connecting Generations

Brian Gaerity - (302) 656-2122
As Delaware’s resource for mentoring and other intergenerational programs, Creative Mentoring seeks to help children and adults build purposeful, fulfilling, and self-directed lives.

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

Rashmu Rangan - (302) 298-3250
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.

Evette Houston - (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 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.

Friendship House, Inc.

William Perkins - (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

Mike Duffy - (302) 652-7969
Limen House helps chemically dependent people develop personal responsibility, learn the tools to maintain abstinence, and enable them to return to society as productive and contributing members of the community.

Mom's House

Mary Kay Wilson - (302) 658-3433
Mom's House provides hope-filled solutions to single parents faced with the challenge of an unplanned pregnancy.

Pathways to Wholeness

Benita Allen - (302) 388-3800
Pathways to Wholeness is dedicated to the transformation of the lives of women in transition through their educational programming and coaching support.

Reading Assist Institute

Victoria Innes – (302) 420-8711
Reading Assist Institute provides intensive reading intervention to elementary school students, grades 1-5, throughout the State of Delaware who have been identified by their school as at risk for reading failure.

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association

Kim Paymaster - (773) 607-9104
Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring provides a year-round tennis and tutoring program for at-risk youth.

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Pam Cornforth - (302) 428-5311
The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a safe, comfortable, and affordable "home away from home" for families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving medical treatment at area hospitals.

Sacred Heart Housing, Inc.

Brother Ronald Giannone - (302) 652-5523
Sacred Heart Housing provides decent, affordable housing to low- and moderate-income persons without discrimination in order to create and foster an intergenerational community and preserve the historic integrity of the City of Wilmington.

Serviam Girls Academy

Peggy Prevoznik Heins - (302) 651-9700
Serviam Girls Academy works to break the cycle of poverty, crime, and underachievement and replace it with one of challenge, structure, and success by providing a private, tuition-free, college-focused education.

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.

UrbanPromise

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

Wilmington Senior Center

Kathleen Purcell - (302) 651-3460
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.

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.