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Delaware Today magazine special charitable giving supplement: Charities like AIDS Delaware, American Cancer Society, CASA, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Delaware Community Foundation

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AIDS Delaware
100 W. 10th St., Suite 315, Wilmington
652-6776, aidsdelaware.org
Advertiser Pride Klean is honored to support AIDS Delaware, whose mission is to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS by providing comprehensive social and support services to clients and their families, advocacy for compassionate public policy, and prevention and education programs that address unsafe sexual and drug use behaviors.

 

American Cancer Society
92 Reads Way, No. 205, New Castle
324-4227, cancer.org
The American Cancer Society is the proud sponsor of more birthdays. It educates people about cancer prevention, cancer treatment and medical research, and it links people with cancer support groups and treatment.

 

CASA Program
500 King St., Suite 901, Wilmington
255-0071, courts.delaware.gov/family/casa
The mission of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courts. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child with a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

 

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
111 W. 11th St., Suite 3, Wilmington
778-1102, debreastcancer.org
DBCC is the only organization in the state focused solely on breast health issues as they affect the women and men who live here. It offers various education, support, referral and screening programs tailored to the unique needs of different populations, including young women with breast cancer, African-American women, Latinas, lesbians, and women with disabilities. In addition, DBCC has referred thousands of uninsured adults for free and low-cost cancer screenings, and has removed barriers to cancer screenings and treatment by providing interpretation, transportation and support services.

 

Delaware Community Foundation
100 W. 10th St., Suite 115, Wilmington
571-8004, delcf.org
For 25 years, the Delaware Community Foundation has been connecting people who care with the causes they care about by helping them establish charitable funds and provide grants to the nonprofit organizations they wish to support. Visit the Web site to learn how you can help others make Delaware a better place to live and work.

 

Delaware Kids Fund
2060 Limestone Road, Suite 203
Wilmington, 323-9300, dekidsfund.org
The Delaware KIDS (Kids In Distressed Situations) Fund provides goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. Services include financial support for essential needs such as clothing, shelter and food; financial support toward counseling and mentoring for abused, grief stricken or disease-afflicted children; and scholarships, fellowships, and education grants for students in grades K-12, including support for special needs and learning-disabled students.

 

Delaware Historical Society
505 N. Market St., Wilmington
655-7161, dehistory.org
The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, nonprofit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen the community. The society serves 20,000 Delaware school children a year.

 

Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County Inc.
300 E. Lea Blvd., Wilmington
761-4640, goodwillde.org
Goodwill is the oldest nonprofit organization providing vocational services in the state of Delaware. Today, Goodwill constituents are completing sophisticated workforce development programs. Thanks to the community’s support of material donations and monetary contributions, Goodwill is able to offer programs to people with barriers to self-sufficiency, demonstrating the “Power of Work.”

 

Faithful Friends Inc.
12 Germay Drive, Wilmington
427-8514, faithfulfriends.us
The region’s premier no-kill animal sanctuary is dedicated to enriching the lives of pets and people. It works to end the neglect, abandonment and killing of pets in Delaware and enrich the lives of people by promoting and providing compassionate animal-related welfare and social services.

 

Meals on Wheels
100 W. 10th St., Suite 207, Wilmington
656-3257, mealsonwheelsde.org
Advertiser Emile Henry is proud to support Meals On Wheels Delaware, part of a nationwide program that provides hot, nutritious meals to homebound senior citizens. Last year, Meals On Wheels Delaware agencies and their volunteers delivered about 600,000 hot meals and warm smiles to seniors statewide.

 

The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
1901 Rockland Road, Wilmington
656-4847, rmhde.org
The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a warm, safe “home away from home” for families with seriously and/or chronically ill or injured children seeking medical treatments at nearby hospitals. Families are asked to contribute $15 per night; however no one is turned away due to an inability to pay.

 

Sunday Breakfast Mission
110 N. Poplar St., Wilmington
656-8542, sundaybreakfastmission.org
Sunday Breakfast Mission serves the homeless, hungry and hurting through Christ-centered programs. The Mission provides more than 900 meals to men, women, boys and girls daily, as well as shelter. In addition, Sunday Breakfast Mission also serves adults with its residential addiction programming, as well as delivering thousands of items of furniture, clothing and household goods to the poor.
 

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