Cape Gazette

Global Delaware Fund donates to Children and Families First

Nov 11, 2012
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The Global Delaware Fund recently donated 500 copies of "Captain Peaches" books to Children & Families First Delaware.  Shown at the presentation of the books are in back (l-r) Scott Kammerer, GDF; Mike Dickinson, GDF; Matt Haley, GDF founder; Kaitlee Martell, GDF; and Andrew Dickinson, GDF.  In front are Molly King, GDF; Shannon Colburn, GDF; Marcie Urgo, development and special events coordinator for Children & Families First; and Meredith Marshall, GDF.

The Global Delaware Fund, established by Haley, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk in distressed situations. The GDF provides essential services to children and adults locally and throughout the world. Services include financial support for essential needs like clothing, shelter and food; financial support for counseling and mentoring of abused, grief-stricken or disease-afflicted children; and scholarships, fellowships and education grants for students in grades K-12, including special needs and learning-disabled children. Visit

Children and Families First Delaware is a nonprofit social service agency whose mission is to improve the lives of those in need from birth to old age through emergency assistance, education, counseling and mentoring within the settings of home and workplace.  Visit for more information.

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