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www.21childrensfund.org
Description
The 21st Century Fund for Delaware's Children is a public/private partnership to address the special needs of at-risk children in Delaware.
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www.abcfoc.org
Description
A Better Chance for Our Children's mission is to provide training and support families who are adopting children in the State of Delaware. Services include: Resource Family Preparation Training Groups, Respite for Adoptive Families and Specialized Parenting classes.
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www.adoorofhope.org
Description
A Door of Hope Pregnancy Center provides free support services and education to women facing unexpected pregnancies and youth making important relationship decisions. Services include pregnancy, abortion and adoption information, pregnancy testing, ultrasound imaging, material assistance, pre-natal and early parenting education and resource referrals.
Website
dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dssc/adoptfam.html
Description
Since 1973 Adopt-A-Family has assisted families with a variety of needs to help stabilize family situations. Programs offered include Emergency Assistance with basic essentials like shelter and utilities; Adopt-A-Mom to assist families with children under 24-months with diapers and other personal care items; and many more.
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www.alz.org/desjsepa
Description
The Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter is dedicated to helping Delawareans with Alzheimer's disease, their families and caregivers through education, support and advocacy. They offer an array of programs and services.
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www.cancer.org
Description
American Cancer Society, Inc. is the largest provider of non-governmental research. They provide services including legal advocacy for cancer patients and delivers early detection and prevention programs to youth and adults.
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www.redcross.org/de/wilmington
Description
The American National Red Cross provides relief for disaster victims, emergency preparedness and health and safety training, communications for military member, international tracing and volunteer opportunities.
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www.bepositive.org
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The B+ Foundation fights childhood cancer by providing financial assistance to families of kids with cancer in Delaware and around the country. They also fund cutting edge childhood cancer research at A.I. DuPont childrens hospital and other leading national institutions.
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www.delawarecats.petfinder.org
Description
Animal Humane Sanctuary provides low-cost rabies clinics for companion pets of the community, available each month to off-set the spread of this devastating disease.
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www.autismdelaware.org
Description
Autism Delaware creates better lives for people affected by autism and their families through education, advocacy, public awareness and direct support.
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www.believeintomorrow.org
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Believe in Tomorrow National Children's Foundation keeps families together during medical crisis. They provide exceptional hospital/respite housing to families with critically ill children, so they may find hope and comfort.
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www.bbbsde.org
Description
Big Brothers Big Sisters provide professionally supported, enduring, 1-to-1 mentoring relationships for children in Delaware who are facing adversity. These services help youth achieve: higher aspirations, educational success, better relationships and avoidance of risky behavior.
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www.bgclubs.org
Description
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware help to guide young people in making appropriate and satisfying decisions toward their physical, educational, social, emotional, vocational and personal lives.
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www.brandywineeducationfoundation.com
Description
The Brandywine Education Foundation supports the students and teachers of the Brandywine School District to ensure that student/teacher activities and scholarships are given additional funding to ensure successful teaching and learning within the Brandywine School District.
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www.certsinc.org
Description
The Adult Action Center is an active, personalized day program for adults with multiple, severe disabilities providing meaningful engagement through individually tailored activities and programs.
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www.campbarnes.net
Description
Camp Barnes provides positive exposure to law enforcement activities in a camping environment to Delaware's children between the ages of 10-13 at no cost.
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www.cancercareconnection.org
Description
Cancer Care Connection is a telephone-based counseling and informational resource center that offers individualized assistance to persons who are affected by cancer and challenged by distress, coping or navigating the health system.
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www.cancersupportdelaware.org
Description
Cancer Support Community Delaware, Inc. provides free, professionally led programs of emotional support, education and hope to Delawareans who are touched by cancer.
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www.ccwilm.org
Description
Catholic Charities provides basic needs services (food, rent, mortgage, utility help, emergency shelter and financial coaching), behavioral health counseling (outpatient; addiction and substance abuse; recovery support; domestic violence intervention; and pregnancy counseling) and immigration help.
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www.centraldelawarehabitat.org
Description
Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity provides affordable homeownership opportunities in Kent County by building and renovating simple, decent and affordable homes in partnership with low-income people through no interest mortgages, “sweat equity” and volunteer labor.
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www.changingfatesequine.org
Description
Changing Fates Equine Rescue of Delaware takes horses from local residents that can no longer afford the cost of caring for their horses. They assist animal control when they have a call for horses or livestock.
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www.cheerde.com
Description
CHEER provides transportation, nutrition, and home service programs to seniors 55+. Other programs available are CHEER Mobile, home repair, volunteer respite and more.
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www.childinc.com
Description
Child, Inc. provides emergency shelters for abused children and battered women; clinical services for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, parent education, family support and foster care.
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www.cffde.org
Description
Children and Families First in Delaware is a non-profit organization in operation since 1884 that offers programs that cover the lifespan, from support to pregnant women and babies, to services for elders.
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www.cacofde.org
Description
Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware provides services to reduce the devastating effects of child abuse through coordinated, child focused service, education and advocacy.
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www.cbhinc.org
Description
The Children's Beach House helps children with special needs reach their highest potential as functioning members of their families and communities. Children's Beach House programs provide comprehensive case management, enrichment programs and summer camp experiences to children with communicative disabilities and developmental delays who are further disadvantaged by living in poverty.
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www.ccacde.org
Description
Christina Cultural Arts Center makes the study and appreciation of the arts accessible to economically distressed families by providing affordable music, dance, theatre and visual arts classes.
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www.claymontcenter.org
Description
Claymont Community Center provides individuals of all race, sex and socio-economic status (primarily low-income) with a variety of health and human services, educational opportunities and recreational activities.
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www.declasi.org
Description
CLASI provides free civil legal services to members of our community who have low incomes, who have disabilities, or who are age 60 and over.
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www.delaware4hfoundation.org
Description
The mission for the Delaware 4-H Foundation is to enhance and expand educational opportunities for Delaware's 4-H'ers through private donations.
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www.dapi.org
Description
DAPI offers an educational option for pregnant teens and mentoring services to youth. They help students finish school, deliver healthy babies and become self-sufficient.
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www.dasef.org
Description
Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation provides earth, science, mathematics, space and technology educational activities and events as the unifying themes to motivate children of all ages through applied learning.
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www.debreastcancer.org
Description
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is the only statewide organization with a sole focus on breast cancer education, outreach and awareness. DBCC offers free breast health education, support for survivors, families and caregivers and one-on-one peer mentor support, assistance with mammography screening and more.
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www.delawarecareplan.org
Description
Delaware CarePlan, Inc. allows individuals with disabilities to establish special needs trusts without jeopardizing government benefits and provide lifelong planning services and support beyond basic care.
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www.dchv.org
Description
A major goal of our program is to simultaneously create self-sufficient veterans who are active members of the community. Our efforts directly affect the veterans we serve and all Delaware residents, many of whom are directly affected by homelessness and its risks. Our program has the following impacts: safe affordable permanent housing, veterans' reintegration with the workforce for greater economic self-sufficiency and ongoing engagement with the VA and supportive services creating stability as it relates to addictions, health and employment/education.
Description
Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a statewide membership organization offering training and technical assistance, public information, prevention efforts and system advocacy for victims, domestic violence shelters, service providers and advocates.
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www.dcrac.org
Description
Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council provides advocacy for equal access to credit and capital, developing responsible consumers and helping them exercise credit, housing and tax rights.
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www.delawarecops.org
Description
Delaware COPS is dedicated to assisting survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and educating police agencies in line of duty death.
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www.deccf.org
Description
DECCF provides parent support and education services, family caregiver support and education services, volunteer care giving services, health promotion and public health education services and marriage preparation and support services.
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www.dfli.org
Description
DFLI provides free financial education, reaching diverse populations at work, schools and community organizations, giving Delawareans the knowledge and tools to take charge of their finances in today's difficult economy.
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www.dfrc.org
Description
DFRC runs the Hand-in-Hand Program, in conjunction with the Blue-Gold All*Star Football Game. Approximately 50 high schools participate each year, with senior football players, cheerleaders, band members, and student ambassadors...many of whom are paired with a child (ages 4-18) with an intellectual disABILITY. They are “Buddies” from February to June, and enjoy monthly group activities that promote acceptance, inclusion, diversity, and understanding; frequent small group activities are also encouraged, to prmote acceptance and inclusion with schools and peer groups. DFRC also raises funds to supports programs across the state that enrich the lives of Delawareans with intellectual disABILITIES.
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www.delawareguidance.org
Description
Provide statewide mental health services for young people and families. Services include individual, family, and group therapists, medication management, psychiatric & psychological evaluations.
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www.delawarehiv.org
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DHC programs provide housing assistance, emergency financial aid, transportation assistance, medical case management, education, prevention, outreach and advocacy for people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Delaware.
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www.delawarehospice.org
Description
Delaware HOSPICE will provide the highest quality hospice and health care services and serve as a trusted community partner in end-of-life education and support.
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www.dehumane.org
Description
Delaware Humane Association is a no-kill shelter that serves over 5,000 companion animals by providing temporary homes, vaccine clinics, low-cost spay/neuter services and humane education.
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The Delaware Law Enforcement Memorial Fund provides emotional and financial support to the families of police officers who were killed in the line-of-duty. The fund also supports the Memorial which represents important parts of Delaware history.
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www.delspca.org
Description
The Delaware SPCA is a private, non-profit, no-kill organization dedication to the elimination of animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing services for people and their companion animals since 1873.
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http://www.delawaretrooper.com/museum.html/
Description
Delaware State Police Museum, Inc. provides an educational experience to support an understanding of the role of law enforcement in a society governed by the rule of law.
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http://www.delawaretroopers.org/
Description
The Delaware State Troopers Association Benevolent Fund provides financial and other assistance to all law enforcement officers and their families when an officer becomes disabled by disease or otherwise in service, and/or is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty.
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www.dtcc.edu/giving/educational-foundation
Description
The foundation provides services statewide including scholarships to Delaware Tech students in need and instructional program support; providing our students access, opportunity, excellence and hope.
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www.dvfassn.com
Description
Provides competetive scholarships for higher education to members of the Delaware Fire Service and their family members.
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www.dvls.org
Description
Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Inc., is a volunteer attorney agency that provides free legal serves to indigent individuals in Delaware with meritorious civil legal matter's such as victims, the elderly and terminally ill.
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www.brandywinezoo.org
Description
Brandywine Zoo is an accredited zoo, committed to providing excellent care for animals, great experiences for visitors and a better future for all living things.
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www.diamondstateclt.org
Description
Diamond State Community Land Trust is helping families own homes at prices they can afford by “buying down” the purchase price. Homeowners gain equity and financial stability and Delaware gains homes that are affordable for generations to come.
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www.doverinterfaithmission.org
Description
Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing provides shelter, meals and assistance to homeless men in Kent County to enable them to regain self-reliant and productive lives. Their work includes the development of affordable housing for those who secure employment.
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http://dsadelaware.org
Description
The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to be a resource promoting public awarenes, education and advocacy supporting individuals with down syndrome and their families within the state.
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www.de.easterseals.com
Description
Easter Seals Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the independence of people with disabilities through therapeutic, recreational and advocacy programs.
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www.murpheyschool.com
Description
The Elizabeth W. Murphey School is a group foster home for children ages 7 to 21 who have been abused and/or neglected.
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www.efde.org
Description
The Epilepsy Foundation of Delaware, Inc. leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. They offer a variety of services to meet the needs of people with epilepsy and their families. This includes education and one-on-one support.
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www.exceptionalcare.org
Description
Exceptional Care for Children is Delaware's first and only pediatric skilled nursing facility providing a home-like environment, outside of the hospital, for medically fragile children with technology dependencies.
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www.faithfulfriends.us
Description
Faithful Friends provides Delaware residents in need with therapy through animals and help them keep their pets in good health through low cost or free spay/neuter, pet food bank, pet lifeline and other veterinary services.
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www.famedelaware.org
Description
Fame Inc. offers quality instruction from trained professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The goal is to increase the number of minorities on an educational path leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering.
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www.familypromisede.org
Description
Family Promise prevents and ends homelessness for families by engaging the faith community, volunteers and donors. We are the only short-term shelter program that keeps families together in New Castle County, serving moms, dads and kids of all ages. As such, they benefit those experiencing homelessness by transitioning over 80% back to permanent housing in less than 60 days. They also benefit the community at large by providing hands-on volunteer opportunities. For the community-at-large, Family Promise is a cost-effective model of ending homlessness: for every dollar donated, $2.50 of program impact is created via the leveraged item donations and volunteer-time.
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www.fsac-spca.org
Description
The FSAC-SPCA provides animal control services in all three counties and pet adoption services. Through animal control they work diligently so that all companion animals are updated on their rabies and other vaccines. Examples of service are: temporary housing for homeless animals; the reduction of homeless pet overpopulation through targeted spay/neuter and education programs.
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www.fbd.org
Description
The Food Bank of Delaware's mission is to provide nutritious food to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy. This is achieved by: providing low and no-cost food to qualified nutrition programs throughout the greater Delaware region, informing about hunger issues and food security, mobilizing support for anti-hunger efforts, training and empowering under and unemployed individuals to fill needed positions within the food service industry and developing and implementing statewide nutrition programs to assist low-income families, individuals and children.
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www.forgottencats.org
Description
The goal of Forgotten Cats, Inc. is to humanely reduce the feral cat population through Trap, Neuter, Return; give rabies vaccinations and humane education for schools and other groups.
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www.fscnews.org
Description
Provides hot meals to local seniors and also provides daily activities and programs.
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www.friendsofbellevuestatepark.org
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Friends of Bellevue State Park support park activities that encourage healthy lifestyles, positive mental health and families through exercising and recreational programs including disc gold, tennis, walking, running, fishing and biking. These many activities foster relaxation and stimulation through learning programs involving nature, history, arts, music, concerts and quality family time.
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delawareveteranstrustfund.com
Description
The fund provides emergency financial assistance to honorably discharged Delaware veterans. The assistance ranges from rental/mortgage, utilities, medical and other verifiable financial needs.
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https://sites.google.com/a/udel.edu/friendsofkillens/home
Description
The Friends of Killens Pond State Park provides support for park educational programming (summer camp scholarships and paying for Title I school students to attend nature programs) and recreational activities. They actively participate in the Park's preservation and improvement.
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www.africanunioncemetery.org
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The Friends of the African Union Church Cemetery is dedicated to restoring, protecting and educating about an abandoned cemetery that contains the remains of five members of the United States Colored Troops that fought in the civil war.
Description
Friends of the Delaware Veterans Home raises public awareness and funds to support and enhance construction, activities and programs of the Delaware Veterans Home and for the benefit of its residents.
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www.friendship-house.org
Description
Based in NCC, Friendship House is a non-profit, faith based corporation serving individuals and families that are or are at risk of becoming homeless. Welcoming to all, Friendship House strives to serve as a sanctuary and stepping stone to those in need through the traditional spiritual ministries of hospitality, education, empowerment and community. To do this, Friendship House runs the Clothing Bank of Delaware, four empowerment centers and a tranitional housing program. Their ministry programs also include a weekly Sunday community breakfast served in Wilmington, volunteer led evening meals to housing residents and a winter sanctuary program which runs from November to March to offer sanctary to their homeless clients.
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www.ghcde.org
Description
Generations is a statewide health and human service agency providing Nursing, Therapy, Personal Care, housekeeping Assistance, Adult foster Care, companion Services and Medical transportation.
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www.donors1.org
Description
Gift of Life Donor Program coordinates and educates on lifesaving organ and tissue donation/transplantation in Delaware. It provides essential outreach education on the critical need for organ and tissue donation.
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www.gscb.org
Description
Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to all girls in grades K-12 where in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place.
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www.girlsincde.org
Description
Girls Inc. of Delaware has been serving girls in our community since 1954. Each year, we provide comprehensive services to more than 530 girls from 5-18 years of age. Girls Inc exists to empower young girls and women by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills and to build self-confidence while having fun in a new environment that focuses on shared sisterhood of support. During the last year, 51 percent of the girls served were from families with household incomes below $30,000 per year with 9 percent reporting household incomes below $10,000 per year.
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www.habitatncc.org
Description
Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County benefits the welfare of Delaware residents by providing low-income residents with safe and affordable housing. The organization also completes facade improvements to owner-occupied homes in the communities it builds in through the A Brush with Kindness program.
Description
Harrington Senior Center offers transportation, meals, recreation, socialization and travel to the residents of Harrington. Many members do not have transportation to/from shopping, doctor visits and other necessary errands. They also offer information to services/benefits available to seniors.
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harvestyears.org
Description
Harvest Years Senior Center focuses on a Shopping Program and a Senior Center program. Both programs fulfill the mission: To Build, Maintain and Improve one's abilities “as a way of life”. The Senior Center program provides a friendly, supportive, family-like environment in which social, recreational, educational, outreach and daily meal activities occur on weekdays for individuals who are 50 years of age and older in Kent County.
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www.hilltoplnc.org
Description
Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center provides early childhood education and latchkey services that emphasize education. They also provide a safe haven for teenagers to enhance educational, ongoing cultural enrichment, athletic and recreational programs.
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www.homeofthebravefdn.org
Description
The mission for the Home of the Brave is to reduce homelessness among our military veteran population. In addition to provided transitional housing, food and security, we assist with employment, counseling services, access to healthcare, transportation and locating affordable housing. It is our goal to help our veterans successfully transition into permenent housing and personal independence.
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www.homelesscathelpers.petfinder.org
Description
Homeless Cat Helpers, Inc. provides low-cost spay/neuter services for owned and homeless cats and kittens; adoptions of unwanted kittens and cats into private homes. They also help with medical care in hardship cases.
Description
Hope Dining Room serves a hot midday meal to anyone Monday-Friday at 300 Marrows Road in Newark. Clients coming in, sit down and are served a hot meal with dignity, no questions asked. Currently, 75-80 meals are served a day with over 200 volunteers monthly.
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www.housingforall.org
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Housing Alliance Delaware was formed in December 2016 by the merger of the Delaware Housing Coalition and the Homeless Planning Council of Delaware. This organization is committed to addressing Delaware's homeless and housing issues through coordination, data collection, research and advocacy.
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www.inglesidehomes.org
Description
Ingleside Homes, Inc. provides affordable housing, healthcare and supportive social services, including three meals per day, transportation, housekeeping and nursing care for 242 low to moderate income frail, elderly seniors.
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www.icclarts.org
Description
The Inner City Cultural League is a non-profit organization that provides arts education and programming for Dover area “at-risk” youth to enhance quality of life. They pride themselves on their ability to educate their children on the dangers of drugs and alcohol in an attempt to prevent the abuse of such drugs.
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www.jfsdelaware.org
Description
Jewish Family Services of Delaware provides: out-patient mental health services, care management for older adults and physically-challenged and work skills development for youth.
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www.jdrf.org
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JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF's vision is to create a world without T1D.
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www.ksiinc.org
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A private nonprofit organization whose mission is to maximize the employability of individuals with disabilities by providing greater access to training, employment and transportation opportunities.
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www.kindtokids.org
Description
Kind to Kids Foundation provides vital education and support services to Delaware children who are victims of child abuse, neglect, poverty, and at-risk youth. Kind to Kids helps the children through two main service lines: LifeSkills Education Program and Help-a-Kid Support Services. LifeSkills provides children with skills they need to succeed in life, and Help-a-Kid offers wraparound services that help the children through difficult times in their young lives.
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www.krysti.org
Description
The Krysti Bingham Cerebral Palsy Foundation has built two long-term residences that are home for adults with physical disabilities. These homes are an alternative to nursing homes or institutions. One hundred percent of donations go directly to funding activities for the residents.
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www.laredhealthcenter.org
Description
La Red Health Center provides bilingual, culturally appropriate, high-quality, cost-effective, primary and preventive medical care to residents of Sussex County with emphasis toward serving those who are uninsured or underinsured.
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www.thelatincenter.org
Description
To advocate for and assist the Latino Community by offering services in a continuum if care that promotes empowerment and an enhanced quality of life while celebrating our diverse cultures.
Description
Laurel Adult Daycare offers in-house nursing monitoring, daily exercise and activities, dietary meals and community inclusion.
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www.limenhouse.org
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Limen House's mission is to offer a threshold to recovery and break the cycle of addiction in service to our community. To accomplish this mission, Limen House operates two halfway houses, providing residential therapeutic treatment programs for recovering alcoholics.
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www.litvolunteers.org
Description
Literacy Delaware works with adults that have a reading or math level below the fifth grade and/or are limited English proficient. Their mission is to build their skills, empowering them to become more self-sufficient and productive workers.
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www.lupustristate.org
Description
The Lupus Foundation of America is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education and advocacy.
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www.lcsde.org
Description
Lutheran Community Services provides emergency food, financial assistance for rent, mortgage, security deposit or utilities, minor home repairs for seniors and help to quit smoking throughout the state of Delaware.
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www.merrinstitute.org
Description
We provide 24/7 emergency response to stranded marine mammals and sea turtles wherever they occur in DE. We protect the public health and welfare by eliminating direct interaction with these animals, which can carry diseases that are transmissible to humans and pets, and provide information on ocean health issues that may impact human health.
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www.marycampbellcenter.org
Description
The Mary Campbell Center provides a home-like residence for young adults and adults with developmental disabilities, offers programs for members of the community with disabilities including children, youth and their families.
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www.beachmeals.com
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Provides two meals each day to homebound senior residents of Eastern Sussex County. Our mission is to feed the homebound and to reduce the alternative of institutionalization.
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www.milfordhousing.com
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Milford Housing Development Corporation's Home Repair Project provides free, emergency-related, health and safety home repairs to very-low income Delaware homeowners. Since 1991, the Project has assisted over 3,750 families with volunteers donating over 8,500 hours of labor.
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www.kutzhome.org
Description
The Kutz Home is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center providing 24-hour care and services including counseling, recreation, therapeutic diets and religious services.
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www.ministryofcaring.org
Description
Emmanuel Dining room serves nutritious meals to the poor and homeless in three locations in New Castle County with dignity and without questions.
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www.motseniorcenter.com
Description
Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Senior Center provides transportation, outreach, supportive services, education, nutrition, recreation, socialization, and health and wellness programs. Programs are designed to help seniors maintain healthy and stay independent in the community.
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nabvetsde.org
Description
NABVETS Delaware Chapter #94's mission is to help with the housing needs of veterans that will include transition to permanent housing. NABVETS works with federal, state and local agencies that can provide the resources that will help with the housing needs of ending homelessness among veterans in Delaware.
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www.namidelaware.org
Description
NAMI Delaware's programs and services improve the quality of life for those facing the challenges that come with mental illness at no cost to participants. They serve individuals with mental illness and their family members through support groups, education programs, advocacy and housing.
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www.nationalmssociety.org/pae
Description
The National Multiple Sclerosis society, Delaware chapter supports national research and provides: education about MS, referrals, counseling, support groups, financial assistance, professional education and many additional services.
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www.ncall.org
Description
NCALL Research, Inc. offers comprehensive, affordable housing services, including: homeownership counseling, financial literacy training/coaching, foreclosure prevention, development of multi-family apartment communities and community development lending.
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www.nehmiahgateway.org
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Nehemiah Gateway provides services for low-moderate families in Delaware to help them successfully improve their economic well-being by increasing opportunities for asset building, financial management and entreprenuership.
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www.ncchs.org
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New Castle County Head Start Inc. has educational services provided to preschool children from low-income families as well as services for parents.
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www.newarkdaynursery.org
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Newark Day Nursery Association provides high-quality early childhood and school aged services that have been linked to more success in school, higher lifetime incomes and lower involvement with the justice system.
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www.newarkseniorcenter.com
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A full service agency for adults 50 and older, offering educational, wellness and fitness activities, a nutritious meal and information and referral services.
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www.nrafoundation.org
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The NRA Foundation, Inc. supports programs within the NRA, law enforcement and other community-based agencies that foster firearms safety and education, constitutional education and wildlife conservation management.
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www.operationwarm.org
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Operation Warm provides new winter coats to needy children. In 2013, they served over 6,600 Delaware children through partner schools and organizations. The coats reduce families' financial burden, increase school attendance and improve self-esteem.
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www.picofdel.org
Description
Parent Information Center is a statewide non-profit organization that aims to advance effective parent engagement in education by providing information, education and advocacy for parents and caregivers who experience barriers to meaningful engagement.
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www.delawareestuary.org
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Partnership for the Delaware Estuary works for clean water, healthy habitats and stronger communities in the Delaware River and Bay region. A healthy, thriving estuary provides clean water, recreational activities and jobs for local residents.
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www.pawsforpeople.org
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PAWS for People coordinates volunteers and their pets to provide one-on-one animal-assisted therapy and comfort for children and adults with physical, social and emotional challenges.
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www.peoplesplace2.com
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People's Place offers residential/ independent living services for children, domestic violence shelter/treatment and homeless shelter.
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www.ppdel.org
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Planned Parenthood of Delaware provides comprehensive reproductive health care and sexuality education to women, men and teens in Delaware. We also advocate to ensure Delawareans' right to access these services.
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www.kentcountyphc.org
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The Pregnancy Help Center of Kent County offers alternatives to pregnancy termination through medical, physical, spiritual and emotional support so any woman may have the opportunity to choose life.
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www.pcadelaware.org
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Leading efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect by engaging in public education, advocacy, training and prevention education services.
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www.purrfecthavencat.petfinder.org
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Purr-fect Haven Cat Rescue helps prevent the abuse of companion animals through education, adoption, medical and social rehabilitation and spay/neuter programs.
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www.readalouddelaware.org
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A statewide agency sending volunteers to childcare centers to read to children one-on-one and educating parents about the importance of reading.
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www.readingassist.org
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Reading ASSIST Institute recruits and trains volunteer tutors to provide individualized, research-based literacy interventions for children K-3 most at risk for reading failure in Delaware partner schools.
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www.rmhde.org
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Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, Inc. provides a “home away from home” for families with seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving treatment at nearby hospitals. No family is turned away due to an inability to pay.
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The Salvation Army of Delaware provides emergency food and financial assistance, case management, tutoring, summer camps, homeless shelters, disaster relief, senior residences and programs, employment services and spiritual care across Delaware. They also provide child care along with programs and services for families and children at-risk.
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www.survivorsofabuse.org
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Survivors of Abuse in Recovery provides professional mental health treatment for child, teen and adult victims of sexual assault and their families regardless of ability to pay.
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www.scchsinc.org
Description
SCCHS provides emergency housing to men, women and children for a 30 period with 3 meals per day. Transitional housing for up to 2 years for single headed parent families.
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www.sussexcountyhabitat.org
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Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is a christian housing ministry that builds affordable houses for sale to low-income families in the county and completes major and minor repairs to owner-occupied homes. Directed by a small staff, Sussex Habitat draws on the support of over 1,500 volunteers each year. Currently, we build 12 homes and repairs 30 homes each year.
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www.thearcofdelaware.org
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The Arc of Delaware serves persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout the state of Delaware. Programs include: housing, employment, advocacy, self-empowerment and case management.
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www.shepherdplace.org
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The Shepherd Place is a 30-bed emergency homeless shelter assisting families and single female adults. Case management, food, clothing, workshops and all services are provided at no cost to the client.
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www.smartdriveusa.org
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SmartDrive is saving lives and making the roads safer for all Delawareans by helping teens to become safer and more responsible drivers and passengers. SmartDrive offers five safe and defensive driving programs to 49 Delaware high schools, three universities and at community events.
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www.trappondpartners.com
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Trap Pond Partners is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Trap Pond State Park's natural and recreational resources for future generations.
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www.tristatebird.org
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Tri-State's mission is to achieve excellence in the rehabilitation of injured, orphaned and oiled native wild birds through compassionate care, humane research and education.
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www.ucpde.org
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UCP's programs promote the overall quality of life, independence, and equality of children and adults with disabilities and their families.
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www.uwde.org
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United Way of Delaware provides education, income and health programs statewide. Organizational mission is to maximize the community's resources to improve quality of life all Delawareans.
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delaware.uso.org
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USO, Inc. provides morale/welfare of military personnel in peacetime and conflict, supports all branches of the military, deploying troops and dignified transfers of our fallen heroes.
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www.westendnh.org
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West End Neighborhood House provides comprehensive services including: financial and case management, emergency assistance, GED and employment training, youth development, transitional and affordable housing as well as community revitalization. The majority of clients are low-income and include those formerly involved with the juvenile justice system. All services contribute to clients' self-sufficiency by helping them advance their education through obtaining a GED or enrolling in college, reduce debt, increasing income and savings, improving credit scores and obtaining safe, affordable and sustainable housing.
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www.westsidehealth.org/en-US
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Westside Family Healthcare in a non-profit, community health center that provides family medical, obstetrical, dental and behavioral health care throughout New Castle and Kent Counties, regardless of ability to pay or health insurance status.
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www.whiteclay.org
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White Clay Watershed works to promote and support the preservation, protection, restoration and enhancement of natural and cultural resources. In addition they encourage a balance of recreational enjoyment of the White Clay Watershed.
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www.whyy.org
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WHYY is Delaware's only public media service connecting First State residents to one another through television, radio, web, community outreach and other cultural and educational services.
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www.wilmheadstart.org
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Wilmington Head Start provides age appropriate education, developmental assessments, health services and screenings as well as providing transportation, daily nutritional meals and a safe, nurturing and positive environment to low-income pre-school children ages 3-5.
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www.wilmingtonseniorcenter.org
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Wilmington Senior Center enhances and sustains the lives of older adults through nutrition, employment, support, caregiver, financial empowerment, housing and recreational services.
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www.ywcade.org
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YWCA Delaware is dedicated to empowering women and eliminating racism. Programs include housing, economic empowerment, domestic violence counseling, racial justice and youth development.