The meal drive will take place April 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the West Gym at Wilmington Friends School.

Wilmington Friends: 27,500 free meals to celebrate 275th year

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington Friends School, celebrating its 275th anniversary this year, will dig into its Quaker roots with a massive meal drive Saturday.  On April 6, the culminating community service project for Wilmington Friends will play off the 275 years and aim to packaging 27,500 shelf-stable meals for families throughout Delaware. RELATED: Wilmington Friends School to mark 275th anniversary  “Food security is …

Wilmington Friends School, the oldest existing school in Delaware, will celebrate its 275th anniversary starting Sept. 5

Wilmington Friends School to mark 275th anniversary

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

For Ellie Alexander Poorman, attending Wilmington Friends School means much more than just education – it means family, and generations of it. The historic school, founded in 1748,  is older than the country. Friends will start celebrating its 275th anniversary Sept. 5 when it opens its doors for the 2023-2024 school year.  Poorman, 88, sent all four of her children …