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Delaware’s affordable housing crisis affects middle class, too

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Getty Images Evidence continues to pile up that Delaware is struggling to provide affordable housing: Data released Thursday by Housing Alliance Delaware says the state faces a shortage of more than 18,000 affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters.  Also Thursday, Delaware State Housing Authority announced that eligible Delaware renters can now receive up to 18 months of …

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Do More 24 sets another fundraising record for Delaware nonprofits

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Shepherd’s Office/Facebook In just 24 hours, Delawareans raised nearly $2.7 million for nonprofit organizations throughout the state as part of the annual “Do More 24” fundraising effort. Sponsored by United Way of Delaware and Spur Impacts, Do More 24 is a one-day online charitable giving extravaganza designed to showcase the work of Delaware’s nonprofit organizations and ignite a culture of …

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Do More 24 Delaware fundraising drive to kick off Thursday

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Delawareans will have an opportunity Thursday and Friday to donate to their choice of more than 500 nonprofit organizations throughout the state during the annual “Do More 24” fundraising drive. One of the things that sets Do More 24 apart from other fundraisers is that it includes contests that allow nonprofits to stretch their donations by winning competitions. “What makes …

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Harlan Elementary’s Thursday night Bedtime Stories promote reading, community

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

  This screen grab from a Harlan Elementary Bedtime Stories livestream shows only a portion of those online.   A Wilmington school’s night time story program started to keep students engaged while classes were in virtual mode has grown into a cultural touchstone for students, families and teachers. Every Thursday night, as many as 70 Harlan Elementary School students and …