Salvation Army of Delaware Calls for Additional Support

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The Salvation Army of Delaware is urging those who can help folks in need to support its annual Red Kettle Campaign. The organization reports that its donations are down nearly 33%, while requests for assistance have surged more than 40% over this time last year. Links for more information on how to donate as well…

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Live Nativity Returns to Circle in Georgetown Through Christmas Eve

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The Live Nativity has returned to the Georgetown Circle for the second year. Presented by the community and the Good Ole Boy Foundation – the birth of Jesus plays out nightly until Christmas from 6 to 8pm – there’s also music, hot chocolate and cookies. Remember your face covering and social distance where possible. Donations…

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Salvation Army Red Kettle Donations Are Down This Year

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The Salvation Army says the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted its famous red kettle fundraising drive. A decrease in foot traffic, more people shopping online, and fewer people carrying cash are believed to be the reasons. The Salvation Army created its Rescue Christmas campaign recognizing that these factors could diminish donations, which help keep its…

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GoFundMe Page to Help Milton Fire Victims

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The Milton Community Foundation has set up a GoFundMe account to help raise money for the businesses and their employees that were affected by last month’s fire on Federal Street. Three businesses have been impacted by the fire that occurred on September 22 as well as the homes above the shops. Employees are in need…

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Salvation Army Meal Distribution Increases in DE Region

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The Salvation Army Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware has distributed over 2-million meals since the coronavirus pandemic began in our area.  Nearly 50,000 of those meals went to Delawareans.  Salvation Army officials say that with so many joining the unemployment rolls in recent weeks, they have seen a substantial increase in new clients coming for food. …

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DRBA donates 4,000 N95 Respirator Masks, other supplies in Delaware, New Jersey

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The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) announced today that the bi-state agency has donated 4,000 N95 respirator masks and 2,000 pair of nitrile disposable gloves in an effort to help the medical community and first-responders meet its increased need for protective equipment amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Delaware and New Jersey. The Delaware…

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UPDATED: Funeral Service Set for Children Killed in Pot Nets Fire; How You Can Help

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UPDATED – 8/16/19 – A public funeral has been scheduled for three young girls killed in a fire in Pot-Nets Bayside last week. The services for 4-year-old twins Skylar and Veronica Marchuk and 1 1/2 year old Amaya Gentner be next Thursday starting at 2 p.m. at the Long Neck United Methodist Church on Long Neck Road, Millsboro. A private…

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Code Purple Sussex Opens Nightly – Volunteers Still Needed

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Night time temps are going to be very low until Dec 15th which is the beginning of Code Purple Sussex’s nightly openings without regard to temps. So with that in mind, Code Purple is now active until March 15th! We will be open every night in Seaford, Bridgeville, Delmar, Milford, and Georgetown.  (Laurel will open nightly starting Jan 1st…

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Funeral for Salisbury Officer Aaron “Bull” Hudson Set for Tuesday

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Funeral services for 46 year old Aaron “Bull” Hudson of Salisbury will be held on Tuesday, November 27 at noon at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.  There will be a visitation from 10am to noon and following the funeral service, the public is invited to the downtown plaza for a moment of silence and…

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Coolers & Butchers Ready for Deer Meat Donations During Hunting Season in Delaware

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During the deer hunting season, the Sportsmen Against Hunger Program will again help to provide for Delaware’s hungry.  Several private butcher shops statewide are taking part and will process the meat into venison at no charge to be distributed by the Division of Fish & Wildlife to charitable groups providing meals for needy Delawareans.   Deer…

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CODE PURPLE SUSSEX COUNTY

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CODE PURPLE SUSSEX COUNTY HOTLINE – Code Purple Hotline 302-519-0024 Please go to the CODE PURPLE SUSSEX COUNTY website for more information about training and volunteering. The Online calendar is up and running! You can sign up online, but don’t forget to train first! Upcoming Training dates: October 29th Laurel Training #1 – https://www.facebook.com/events/570844639998238/ November…

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DSP Collecting School Supply Donations

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School will be starting soon and the Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit is collecting supplies to help fill children’s backpacks.  Donation boxes are located in the lobby at each troop – and donations will be collected through August 31 and presented for the school year before the start of school. Backpacks No. 2 pencils…

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