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04/16/17 Pet adoption at The Delaware Humane Association

was discussed by its Director of Development and Marketing, Greg Munson, and its Community Relations Coordinator, Keith Hassett, they spoke abut the facilities and their care for  abandoned or surrendered cats and dogs and their new facility with dog runs and rooms for spending time with the cats.  They talked about volunteer opportunities including bottle…
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3/19/17 Volunteer Delaware

Luz Vasquez-Guzman, Senior Administrator and Executive Director of the Governor’s Commission for Volunteer Services, and Charlie Harris, Program Manager for AmeriCorps, discussed volunteer opportunities, some with stipend, in Delaware; how the state agency matches volunteer requests with volunteers; also, Federal programming including the Foster Grandparents program and AmeriCorps, which works with education, environmental and social…
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2/12/17 Community Legal Aid Society Incorporated

Executive Director Daniel Atkins, Esq, discussed the non-profit which provides civil legal help to Delaware's  most vulnerable, the and immigrants disabled, the elderly, victims of abuse and immigrants, from three county offices, they work with social service providers to help with benefits, housing, domestic abuse and elder law; they also investigate housing discrimination and have…
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2/5/17 Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs

Larence Kirby, Executive Director, discussed the state's commission for the 78,000 plus Delaware veterans, how the agency help vets receive the benefits they are entitled to get, others services including appealing a less than honorable discharge, emergency loans, job training and education, counseling for incarcerated vets, mental health programming and the state's success at ending…
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1/29/17 Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

Executive Director Eileen Filliben-Edmunds and Communications Director, Beth Krallis, discussed the non-profits coverage of the state and surrounding PA and NJ counties with survivor workshops, breast screenings, resource information and advocacy for women and men living with breast cancer, their efforts to reach under-served and under and non-insured populations with a mobile screening van and…
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1/22/17 Meals on Wheels Delaware

Marketing & Design Coordinator Jennifer Halliday discussed the program that delivers two meals daily to elderly residents unable to cook or shop for themselves, how volunteers are need to deliver the more than 664,000 meals each year and the great fundraisers coming up, the Cellar Master Wine Auction April 29th and the 20th Celebration celebrity…
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