Agencies We Support

The giving of resources includes the allocation of funds to the following organizations in 2016, totaling $170,910. 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.

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.

The Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc.

Lucy O'Donnell - (302) 764-9740
DAPI provides a standards-based educational opportunity for pregnant and parenting teens with unique outreach, mentoring, and supportive services promoting empowerment and self-sufficiency.

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 Counseling Center of St. Paul's

Robert J. McCreary - (302) 740-6400
The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul's provides community-based, direct-care human services including mental and behavioral counseling and parenting education to impoverished children, youth, adults, and families.

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.

Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults

Cynthia Shermeyer - (302) 658-5624
Literacy Volunteers Serving Adults offers targeted instruction to adults with limited literacy and English languish skills.  They assist adult learners to realize their potential as confident, self-sufficient, and productive employees, family members, and contributors to their communities.

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.

Prestige Academy Charter School

Cordie Greenlea – (302) 762-3240
Prestige Academy prepares young men in grades 5-8 for success in high school, college, and beyond.  In a highly structured, achievement-oriented school culture, Prestige Academy students develop a strong academic foundation in the core subjects and the "real" values necessary for success:  Respect and Responsibility, Excellence in Behavior, Academic Mastery, and Leadership.

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.

St. Patrick’s Center

Danielle Gagnon – (302) 652-6219
St . Patrick’s Center provides emergency food, meals, day shelter for the homeless, clothing, activities for seniors, and transportation for residents in need on Wilmington’s East side.

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.

Trinity Alcohol and Drug Program (TRIAD)

Emily Evans - (302) 655-1153
TRIAD provides anonymous and confidential alcohol and drug addiction services, striving to address the spiritual, physical, and emotional components of the disease of addiction.

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.

West Center City Early Learning Center, Inc.

Faith Boddy - (302) 656-0485
West Center City Early Learning Center is an educational facility serving children 6 weeks through 8 years of age that provides a nurturing environment to enhance their intellectual, physical, and emotional development.

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.