A recent SALSATHON, a fundraiser uniting Salesianum, Padua and Ursuline.

SALSTHON sets $175K goal for Ronald McDonald House

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Students at  Salesianum, Ursuline and Padua will dance their hearts out from dusk to dawn in March as they attempt to raise $175,000 for children in need.  SALSTHON is an annual event inspired by Penn State University’s THON, which has become so popular that many high schools in the country have some version of the all-night dance marathon.  The student …

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Antiques Market at Silver Hill

Charlie Megginson

Featured will be antiques dealers from Delaware and Maryland selling antiques and vintage collectibles including period, country and primitive furniture and decorative items, oriental rugs, linens, porcelain, silver, glass and Delaware collectibles. Sponsored by the Milford Historical Society, proceeds from admissions will benefit the preservation of the Parson Thorne Mansion on Silver Hill. Tours of the house museum are included …

Dogfish Head beer to star in Hockessin fundraiser

Hockessin fundraiser stars Dogfish beer aging since 2014

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

A keg of unusually well-aged beer stars in a Sept. 13 fundraiser at a Hockessin restaurant supporting a program to help veterans. The beer is Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA – aging since 2014. The beneficiary is Paws Helping Heroes, which “gives a dog a home and mission to become the new battle buddy to a hero that sacrificed everything …

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Reach for the Stars Gala

Charlie Megginson

Escape the ordinary, join us! Saturday, October 22nd at 6 pm, for a special, cocktail attire evening benefitting the residents of Exceptional Care for Children (ECC). With fine dining, dancing, a large silent auction, and guest appearances from ECC residents, it will truly be a night to remember! Exceptional Care for Children (ECC) began as a vision for an improved …

UDance 2022 raises $1.8 million for childhood cancer

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

University of Delaware students raised more than $1.8 million for The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation. Submitted photo/Rob Naylor. More than $1.8 million will go toward the fight against childhood cancer after the University of Delaware’s UDance Marathon wrapped up fundraising during it’s annual event Sunday.  That brings the philanthropy’s lifetime fundraising total to $16,503,120 since its inaugural event in 2007.  …

BREW at the Brandywine Zoo Fundraiser

Jason Cevera

Brew at the Zoo, Friday eve, June 3, 5:30-8:30p.m., the zoo will play host to a gaggle of local breweries and restaurants. This is a fundraiser for the Delaware Zoological Society, the non-profit that supports the Brandywine Zoo. The Zoo will benefit from ticket purchases, a 50/50 raffle, as well as supporters’ participation in an online auction. The event ticket …