Delaware KIDS Fund Camping Out For Coats

The Delaware KIDS Fund and Harvey Hanna Associates (HHA) invite you to join us in raising funds to buy warm coats for 1,100 elementary school children in Newport. The Operation: Warm Newport Camp Out for Coats will be held Thursday and Friday evenings ending  Saturday afternoon, November 16, 17, & 18 at 10 South James Street in Newport Delaware.

Seventy one percent of Newport’s elementary children live at or below poverty level. The Delaware KIDS Fund Camping Out for Coats looks to inspire the next generation – Brand new coats will help self-confidence, peer acceptance, overall wellness, increased school attendance and a better future!

Bring warmth and love to these children by supporting Operation Warm. This will be a great community and family bonding experience –pitch your tent in the grass lot across from James Street Tavern in Newport and enjoy fireside chats with local community members, leaders and officials. There will be campout grill meals, Hot Chocolate and S’mores Happy Hour every evening with acoustical music and yard games.

Contact Ryan Kennedy to register: | 302-323-9300 ext.

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Movies on Tap Has Won 2 Awards in Past Year!

Premier Wine & Spirits launched a monthly interactive beer tasting series in partnership with Penn Cinema on the Wilmington Riverfront and Out & About Magazine around a year ago and the reception of Movies on Tap by the community couldn’t be more encouraging!

“Movies on Tap” features ‘meet-and-greet tasting’ opportunities with some of the area’s most beloved breweries and their brewers while providing a rare opportunity to view cult-classic films on the big screen and all for a good cause – 99% of ticket sales go to Charity of the brewer’s choice.
This unique philanthropic endeavor has not gone unnoticed, as Movies on Tap was awarded 1st Place for Public Service by The Delaware Press Association in its annual 2017 DPA Communications Contest and was a 2017 Blue Ribbon Award Winner (Judge’s Choice) for Community Involvement award presented by DSBC(Delaware Small Business Chamber). So far, Movies on Tap has raised $22,000 for local non-profits.

Pictured left to right: Ryan Kennedy – Harvey, Hanna & Associates / Movies on Tap Event Director, Mack Wathen (Food Bank of Delaware- Board Member),

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Are You UP for the Challenge? Stay Fit and Help Feed Delaware’s Youth!

Are You UP for the Challenge? Stay Fit and Help Feed Delaware’s Youth!

Don’t miss your chance to support Delaware KIDS Fund and stay fit by joining us Saturday, August 2nd in Newport, DE for our 5th annual 5K. The Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ and is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason.

The fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.

“There is a personal connection with any effort such as this. I’m a father of three kids myself and having been in out of various children’s hospitals, seeing those kids that are less fortunate than others; it hits home. A few years ago, we as a family decided to consolidate our giving and formalize it in the form of this Delaware KIDS Fund,” shares Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates and Founder of Delaware KIDS Fund.

The Fund was established in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna as a response to Delaware’s ‘food security crisis’,

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Harvey Hanna Associates Hit the Million Dollar Mark in Donations

Harvey Hanna & Associates Recently Hit the $1 Million Dollar Mark in Donations since 1997

These funds were donated to a vast variety of local non-profits, charitable causes, schools, missions, and individuals (See this Link for a more detailed listing).

The company’s commitment to Delaware and surrounding communities is evident through its support of hundreds of local non-profit organizations, such as Special Olympics of Delaware, Meals on Wheels, Food Bank and Cape Food Basket.

Each member of the executive team at HHA currently sits on multiple boards at various non-profits, such as Delaware Center for Horticulture, Goodwill Industries, NCC Head Start, Sunny Hill Basketball League, Newport Rowing Club, Habitat for Humanity, The Centreville School, and Blackfeather Academy.


The Delaware KIDS Fund is an in-house charity created in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna and the team at Harvey Hanna & Associates. The fund was designed to help at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, learning disabilities, or other distressing situations. The Delaware KIDS Fund provides support to help overcome these challenges and offers children new opportunities to succeed.

The annual holiday food drive helps to feed some 12,000 local KIDS in need while the DE Kids Fund 5k helps to raise funds to help provide 55,000 meals to local kids in need.

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