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Dan & Bart Riding in Rehoboth
Jun 01 2023

Celebrating PRIDE Month – 2023

Inclusivity & Opportunity For the LGBTQUIA+ Community in Delaware PRIDE Month provides a platform for celebrating visibility and acceptance. PRIDE is also about...
Bank of America provides grant for financial coaching
May 30 2023

United Way of Delaware Receives Grant from Bank of America to Provide Financial Coaching

United Way of Delaware has received a $50,000 grant from Bank of America to provide funds for personal financial coaching.
May 19 2023

May 19th, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for May 19, 2023 “Never Forget the Impact You Can have on a Person’s Life”– Dominique Dawes Yesterday, I had the distinct honor of attending the...
Guest Commentary, Raina Harper Allen, Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative
May 15 2023

Thank You, Volunteers!

Ever wonder how we can find hope in a world that seems full of problems? Well, right here in Delaware, everyday people are stepping up to dedicate their time and energy...
May 12 2023

May 12, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for May 12, 2023 Wishing You Blessings on Mother’s Day "The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom." Henry Ward Beecher(Brother of Harriet...
May 05 2023

May 05, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for May 05, 2023May Brings Spring Flowers and Two Important Awareness CampaignsFor me, April and May are the teaser months -- the weather gets...
Apr 28 2023

April 28, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for April 28, 2023Celebrating National Volunteer MonthMy favorite poet, Maya Angelou, was quoted as saying "People will forget what you said,...
Apr 26 2023

April 21, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for April 21, 2023Volunteers Give Us HopeMy heart hurts. I don’t think it’s just me. How could it be when according to ABC News and Gun Violence...
Apr 14 2023

April 14, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for April 14, 2023Spring Into ActionThe warm weather reminds us that we are officially into spring. A lot of our school districts are on spring...
Mar 31 2023

March 31, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for March 31, 2023Help Lighten the Burden for SeniorsThey are our neighbors, friends, fellow church congregants, service workers and in some...
Mar 24 2023

March 24, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for March 24, 2023A Day Filled With InspirationFor many of us at United Way of Delaware, and for many of our allies and our partners alike,...
Mar 17 2023

March 17, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for March 17, 2023Supporting the Next Generation of LeadersSomething important is happening in Delaware tomorrow, and you may not even know about...
Mar 10 2023

March 10, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for March 10, 2023Celebrating Women’s Achievements in Leading Social Change“Celebrate good times, come on! There’s a party going on right here. A...
Do More 24 Delaware 2023 - Raised over $2.375 million for nonprofits throughout the state.
Mar 06 2023

Do More 24 Delaware 2023

Over 530 Delaware-based nonprofits raised over $2.37 million during Do More 24 Delaware 2023. The 24-hour around-the-clock fundraiser took place on March 2nd and 3rd....
Mar 03 2023

March 3, 2023

DoMore24 is Delaware’s largest day of giving, which allows non-profits to raise unrestricted funding to support their communities. Non-profits can receive special...
Feb 24 2023

February 24, 2023

Discover the Racial Equity Challenge Series, a five-day initiative that sends daily e-mail challenges to participants, encouraging reflection on implicit bias in the...
Feb 17 2023

February 17, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for February 17, 2023High School Seniors Benefit from a Partnered Approach for SuccessThe following is an opinion piece co-written by Nello Paoli...
Feb 10 2023

February 10, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for February 10, 2023Every day, thousands of Delawareans struggle to find affordable childcare, access to healthcare, money to buy food and pay...
Feb 08 2023

Do You Qualify for Free Tax Prep Assistance?

Free Tax Preparation | Nehemiah Gateway Getting professional assistance with tax preparation can be costly, but for some Delawareans it's possible to get their taxes...
Feb 06 2023

Success For Our Seniors (SOS)

Nello M. Paoli Jr., chair of the Youth Committee for the Delaware Workforce Development Board, and United of Delaware CEO, Dr. Michelle A. Taylor co-authored this...
Feb 03 2023

February 3, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for February 3, 2023Celebrate or Commemorate?“Should I write Happy Black History Month or It’s Black History Month?” my...
Jan 27 2023

January 27, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for January 27, 2023The Day the Baby Comes Home from the Hospital What is the first thing that an infant does? He/she starts learning. Learning...
Jan 20 2023

January 20, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for January 20, 2023It Takes More Than 28 DaysLast week I wrote about volunteerism and suggested the Martin Luther King Day holiday as a prompt to...
Jan 13 2023

January 13, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for January 13, 2023A Heart Full of GraceIt’s nearly three weeks into the new year and for some of us, resolutions are already a distant memory....
Jan 06 2023

January 6, 2023

Read Feel Good Friday for January 6, 2023Live Today. Tomorrow Isn't PromisedI’d like to wish all of you a happy, healthy 2023. As always, the new year gives us...
Dec 16 2022

December 16, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for December 16, 2022Heartfelt Gratitude to You!   It's hard to believe, but this is the last issue of Feel Good Friday for 2022! Looking back on...
Dec 09 2022

December 9, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for December 9, 2022To Your Health!As we’re now in the middle of the holiday season, our attention turns to those in need and how we can...
Dec 02 2022

December 2, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for December 2, 2022GratitudeI know you've heard from us a lot lately asking you for donations to the Winter Wonderland Toy and Coat Drive, Giving...
Nov 18 2022

November 18, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for November 18, 2022 'Tis the Season for Joy ... and for StressThanksgiving planning is upon us, the weather has turned colder, and the party...
Nov 11 2022

November 11, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for November 11, 2022This was an historic week for United Way of Delaware as we launched our first television series, Impact365, in partnership...
Nov 04 2022

November 4, 2022

Read Feel Good Friday for November 4, 2022Welcome to the DRJC Quarterly Update As a racial justice organization, few fights are more important to DRJC than the right...
Impact 365
Nov 04 2022

Impact 365 launch

New TV and Streaming Program Showcases Community Impact United Way of Delaware (UWDE) is set to launch Impact365, a first-of-its-kind cable TV and streaming program...
United Way of Delaware celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Sep 23 2022

Soy Latina

Read Feel Good Friday for September 23, 2022Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month “To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life”  - Pablo Neruda...
10th Annual Anti-Bullying GSA Summit
Sep 20 2022

10th Annual Anti-Bullying GSA Summit

The United Way of Delaware’s PRIDE Council is working hard to bring back our 10th Annual Anti-Bullying GSA Summit (in-person) for LGBTQ+ youth, their advisors, and...
Delaware's Racial Equity Challenge Series
Sep 16 2022

Growing Together in a Journey of Racial Learning

The Racial Equity Challenge During this month two years ago, the Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative and partners such asthe YWCA embarked on a journey of racial...
27th Annual AFL-CIO Golf Tourament - Back Creek Golf Club, Middletown, DE
Sep 14 2022

27th Annual AFL-CIO Golf Tournament

Thank You Workers! If you’ve remained friends with someone for 27 years, do they move out of the friends category and into the family category? I, for one, can count...
Stand By Me NexGen - helping families plan and pay for college
Aug 26 2022

Education & Our Future Workforce

How Do We Support the Education of Our Future Workforce? Recently, I heard about a promising young student who had everything he needed to go to college – good grades,...
August 2022 Book Bag and Resource Giveaway at Wilmington Library
Aug 19 2022

2nd Annual Back-to-School Resource Fair

Putting Smiles on Many Faces Late August can be a difficult time for families, with school looming in the next month.  Especially this year, with rising prices. Parents...
Student talking with Teacher in the hallway - Implement a consistent developmental growth structure that students experience in every aspect of their lives - United Way of Delaware
Aug 12 2022

Helping Young People Thrive in Life

This past week United Way of Delaware, President & CEO, Dr. Michelle Taylor, was part of a group that discussed how all of us across the state can implement a...
US Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester with United Way of Delaware Summer Interns
Aug 09 2022

Young Voices Debate the Issues on DETV

Summer Intern debate  United Way of Delaware summer interns were invited to participate in a televised debate on DETV. The youth were asked to express their views on...
This is the main image for United Way of Delaware's Feel Good Friday weekly newsletter
Aug 05 2022

Healthcare Equity & COVID in 2022

Let Them Eat Cake People were appalled that Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake,” when the French complained they had no bread during the French Revolution in the...
Community Careers Board
Jul 07 2022

Connecting Neighbors to Meaningful Careers: Delaware Community Careers Board

Many of Delaware’s top places to work are hiring right now. They’re looking for passionate employees who find value in what they do. Since we operate in a space where...
UWDE Annual Meeting / Celebration
Jun 09 2022

2022 United Way of Delaware Annual Celebration

Do Good Things Every year United Way of Delaware holds an annual meeting to celebrate the good that's being done inside our communities. This year's event was hosted by...
United Way of Delaware / Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative - Men of Distinction Breakfast
Jun 09 2022

Men of Distinction Breakfast

Fatherhood, Family & Mentorship On Friday, June 10th at 8 am, the United Way of Delaware and the Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative will host the first ever Men...
Delaware - we need to stand up against gun violence
May 28 2022

Gun Violence is a Public Health Issue

United Ways of New Jersey and United Way of Delaware Statement on Uvalde and Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue We join those across our two states, and the country,...
UWDE Education Career Fair Flyer
May 19 2022

United Way of Delaware Education Career Fair

Attention teachers, tutors, paraprofessionals, and mentors. Join us on Saturday, May 21st for United Way of Delaware's Education Career Fair. We're looking for...
Register for Delaware's Black Student Summit, April 9, 2022 at the Chase Fieldhouse in Wilmington, DE
Mar 31 2022

Delaware Black Student Summit

The Black Student Summit is a half-day gathering to connect and uplift members of Black Student Unions & Associations, Advisors, School administrators and allies...
National Read Across America Day
Feb 26 2022

National Read Across America Day

March 2 is National Read Across America Day National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids...
Image of National Black Literacy Panelists
Feb 17 2022

National Black Literacy Day

National Black Literacy Day Panel Duane Davis, Executive Director, K-12 Initiatives / My Very Own Library - University of Chicago Dr. Michelle Taylor, President &...
Angela Davis
Feb 08 2022

The Living Legend Series with Angela Davis

Educator. Activist. Advocate. Educator and activist Angela Davis is a scholar and writer who advocates for the oppressed. Influenced by her segregated upbringing in...

PRESS RELEASES

United Way of Delaware Press Release

United Way of Delaware Receives Grant from Bank of America to Provide Financial Coaching to Delaware Residents

Wilmington, DE, May 22, 2023 – United Way of Delaware (UWDE), a local non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all, has...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

Update On United Way of Delaware Support for Sussex County Recovery

Delawareans Affected by the April 1 Tornado in Sussex County Face Ongoing Needs for Resources and Support as Recovery Continues Wilmington, DE (April 13, 2023) – United...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

Update On United Way of Delaware Support for Sussex County Recovery

Corporate and Individual Volunteers are Working Together to Speed Recovery Efforts. Wilmington, DE (April 25, 2023) – United Way of Delaware (UWDE) and Delaware 2-1-1...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

2nd Annual Black Student Summit Held in Middletown

Over 300 Attend the Event at St. Georges Technical High School Wilmington, DE -- (April 5, 2023) United Way of Delaware and the Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

United Way of Delaware Response to Sussex County Storms

United Way of Delaware Organizes Support for Victims of the April 1, 2023, Tornado in Sussex County Along with community organizations, United Way of Delaware (UWDE) is...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

Thomas Edison Charter Elementary School Takes Home State Reading Championship

Students read for 223,737 minutes in four weeks during READBowl Competition. Delaware Dominates the Nation.Atlanta GA & Wilmington DE - Read with Malcolm, the Youth...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

United Way of Delaware, Christiana Care and Always Best Care look to lighten the burden for seniors

Wilmington, Delaware (March 1, 2023) -- United Way of Delaware (UWDE), Christiana Care and Always Best Care recently launched A Helping Hand to support senior citizens....
United Way of Delaware Press Release

United Way of Delaware Partners with Nehemiah Gateway to Provide Free Tax Preparation for Qualified Delawareans

Wilmington Delaware (Feb 23, 2023) -- United Way of Delaware (UWDE) and Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation are offering free tax preparation services to...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

God’s Green Earthrx Takes Home A First Place Award Of $10,000 In Pitch Or Ditch Competiton To Promote Minority Small Businesses

Wilmington, Delaware (Feb 8, 2023) --- Nikita Thomas, owner of God’s Green EarthRx, a local company that markets a line of natural remedies, took first place in the...
United Way of Delaware Press Release

Coat and Toy Drive in Need of Donations

Wilmington, DE- (December 6, 2022)- United Way of Delaware (UWDE) has come together with community partners and organizations across the state for the second annual...
Dupont is honored by United Way of Delaware for 75 year partnership

United Way of Delaware Honors Dupont with Diamond Anniversary Award

Recognizing 75 Years of Strong Corporate, Community Partnership As part of celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, United Way of Delaware (UWDE) recently named...
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United Way of Delaware Press Releases

Salem County Connecting Communities

Salem County NonProfits to receive United Way of Delaware Grants

The Salem County Advisory Committee of United Way of Delaware (UWDE) today announced that it will award a total of $18,000 to six Salem County nonprofit organizations...

Todd Veale – New Executive Director of Laffey-Mchugh Foundation

Todd Veale will be the New Executive Director of Laffey-McHugh Foundation WILMINGTON, Del. – The Laffey-McHugh Foundation is pleased to announce that Todd Veale will...
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United Way of Delaware Expands Service Area To Include Salem County, NJ

Wilmington, DE (October 15, 2018) --- United Way Worldwide (UWW) has authorized the expansion of United Way of Delaware’s (UWDE) service area to include the zip codes...

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Thank You, Volunteers!

Thank You, Volunteers!

Ever wonder how we can find hope in a world that seems full of problems? Well, right here in Delaware, everyday people are stepping up to dedicate their time and energy to creating change. In this article by Raina Harper Allen, Director of the Delaware Racial Justice...

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