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Delaware KIDS Fund Operation Warm | Campout for Coats Returns to Newport

October 30, 2018

Delaware KIDS Fund Operation Warm

In a commitment to warming up local children in need, Delaware KIDS Fund ‘Campout for Coats’ returns to Newport, Delaware November 16th & 17th. Yes, it’s cold but let the coming together of a loving community keep you warm!

Together we can reach our goal to raise $40,000 to buy coats for 1,800 local children while enjoying bonfires, music, great campout grill meals, hot chocolate and s’mores.

The Delaware KIDS Fund and Harvey Hanna Associates (HHA) invite you to join us in raising funds to buy warm coats for 1,800 local children in Newport. The Operation Warm Newport ‘Camp Out for Coats will be held Friday and Saturday, at 10 South James Street in Newport Delaware.

Seventy-four percent of Newport/Wilmington area 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 and yard games.

Can’t make it, but want to support this worthy cause? Donate Here

SIGN UP HERE!

OR Contact Ryan Kennedy to register: rkennedy@harveyhanna.com | 302-323-9300 ext. 117

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Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids In Distressed Situations’. The nonprofit helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. Thomas J. Hanna, President of Harvey Hanna & Associates, founded The Delaware KIDS Fund in 2008.




Delaware KIDS Fund Camping Out For Coats

November 10, 2017

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.

Delaware KIDS Fund Camping Out For Coats

Contact Ryan Kennedy to register: rkennedy@harveyhanna.com | 302-323-9300 ext. 117

Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids In Distressed Situations’. The nonprofit helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates, founded The Delaware KIDS Fund in 2008.

Please keep an eye out for The Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal coming this holiday season and consider giving the gift of food security by making a tax-deductible gift. Last years’ appeal raised $25,225.


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Dewey Beach Will Be “Rockin’ The Cucina” This June

May 9, 2017

The Lighthouse Cove will kick off Coastal Cuisine Restaurant Week with culinary creations by Personal Chef, Sommelier and Guitarist, Paul Cullen (former bassist for ‘Bad Company’), and nationally recognized James Beard Award Winning Chef Jeff Michaud. The pair will be serving up a night of Italian cuisine, wine and music.  The event will be at The Lighthouse Cove in Dewey Beach on June 4, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Attendees will enjoy a five course traditional Italian meal with region-specific wine pairings selected by Cullen and Michaud. “Rockin’ The Cucina” will begin with a social hour including an antipasti station in the Cove sitting right on the Rehoboth Bay in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

The duo will host cooking demonstrations including an Appetizer, Salad dish and a traditional Italian entrée crafted by Paul and Michaud. The courses will conclude with cookies from Frank & Louie’s Italian Specialties in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Guests will sit back and relax while former Bad Company bassist, Paul Cullen, performs intimate acoustic guitar sets in between courses.

Hyatt PlaceThis event is open to the public. Purchase Tickets online at www.CookingConcert.com at the price of $75.00 per person. Hyatt Place Dewey Beach is offering a special room package for $299.00, which includes two tickets to “Rockin’ The Cucina” and an overnight stay at the hotel. To make reservations for this package go to www.HyattPlaceDeweyBeach.com and use the Group Code G-CHEF or call 888-591-1234.  Lighthouse Cove is located at 1301 Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

ABOUT PAUL CULLEN

A professional musician for over 36 years, most notably as the Bassist for BAD COMPANY in the early 90’s. Paul has put down his bass to focus on his passions for Italian Wine and Cuisine along with Mediterranean style guitar.

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ABOUT JEFF MICHAUD

A nationally recognized chef and author, Jeff Michaud began his cooking career at the age of 13 at a pizza shop in his native New Hampshire. Inspired by his grandmother’s cooking and beautiful homemade wedding cakes, Michaud enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America and graduated in 1998.

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Movies on Tap Has Won 2 Awards in Past Year!

April 18, 2017

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!

2017 Blue Ribbon Award Winner (Judge’s Choice) for Community Involvement award presented by DSBC(Delaware Small Business Chamber)“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.

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Pictured left to right: Ryan Kennedy – Harvey, Hanna & Associates / Movies on Tap Event Director, Mack Wathen (Food Bank of Delaware- Board Member), Larry Haas (Food Bank of Delaware – Development Director), John Hoffman (Dew Point Brewing Co. Their Movies on Tap raised $3,150 for the Food Bank of Delaware.

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Pictured left to right: Craig Wensell – Bellefonte Brewing Co. Owner, Melissa Stansell – Autism Delaware Board Member, David Woods – Autism Delaware Development Director , Ryan Kennedy – Harvey, Hanna & Associates / Movies on Tap Event Director

Movies on Tap provides attendees an unique opportunity to hang out with a local brewer; sample and learn about their beer; and then watch a classic film of the brewer’s choosing – while supporting a good cause. Tickets are $20, includes beer samples, movie, and popcorn with proceeds benefiting brewer’s charity of choice.

May 12th there will be a 3:00 PM afternoon showing for the movie is Ferris Bueller’s Day OffSkip work – go to the movies!

MoviesOnTap_DewPoint_FoodBank-21Featured brewery is Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant and the Charity of Choice is  Pink Boot’s Society, whose mission is to support women in beer industry to advance their careers through education. The premier Beer fans and movie lovers can purchase tickets through this link.

There will be a 3pm Beer Tasting in the movie theatre , 3:30 Showing of Ferris Buellers Day Off and 5:15pm Movies on Tap After-Party Happy Hour at Iron Hill Brewery.

Penn Cinema is one of a few theatres in the state to carry its own liquor license. “We realized there was a really unique opportunity to bring the brewing industry and movie industry together – while supporting the community we all work in together”, said Ryan Kennedy, Director of Marketing for Premier Wine & Spirits.

Some of featured breweries this past year include: Yards, Evil Genius, 2SP Brewing, 16 Mile, Flying Dog, Twin Lakes Brewing, and Schlafly.


About Harvey, Hanna & Associates- Established in 1997, HHA is a full service Commercial Real Estate Redevelopment Company featuring 3,000,000 square feet of prime location commercial, retail, and industrial real estate in Delaware.


Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal

Support Delaware KIDS in Need this Holiday Season

December 13, 2016

Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal 2016

The Delaware KIDS Fund and Harvey, Hanna & Associates Family invites you to help fight childhood hunger in Delaware. Half of Delaware’s food insecure population is children. We believe that every child needs food security and adequate nutrition in order to flourish and live up to his or her potential. Your gift will have an amazing impact on the front-line battle against hunger.

Established in November 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, The Delaware KIDS Fund an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. It is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.

Sadly, one in five kids in Delaware is struggling to get a consistent meal. Taking care of our next generation is paramount to providing our community with safer streets, brighter futures and a better functioning society. It all begins at the family table.

Looking to add meaning and value to your holiday season?

Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal 2016Please consider giving the gift of food security by making a tax-deductible gift to the Delaware KIDS Fund. Your gift will have an amazing impact as the demand at Delaware food banks continues to mount with demand exceeding supply!

In Delaware, over 122 thousand adults and children do not have sufficient food – each day, every day – half of whom are children at risk.

Over the last eight years, the fund has disbursed over $84,000 to worthy organizations and crisis needs in Delaware. Organizations such as ‘The Bridge of Hope Food Bank’ in Wilmington, ‘Student Backpack Program’ of NCCC, ‘Cape Henlopen Food Bank’, ‘Our Lady of Grace Orphanage’ in Newark, ‘The Delaware Food Bank’, ‘Limestone Presbyterian Church’, ‘Family Promise’ of northern NCC and the ‘Sunday Breakfast Mission’, to name a few. Founding partner Harvey, Hanna & Associates has donated over $1 Million dollars to Delaware causes since 1997.

On Behalf of the entire Harvey, Hanna & Associates team, we thank you for your kindness and generosity in this season of giving.

Please Make Checks Payable to: The Delaware KIDS Fund

The Delaware KIDS Fund
405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 1
Newport, DE 19804

Or donate online @  www.dekidsfund.org

Every $10 you give will provide 20 meals to a child in need.

Your gift of $40 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for one week.
Your gift of $160 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for a month.

For more information, please visit www.dekidsfund.org or contact us at (302) 323-9300 ext. 17 or info@dekidsfund.com.


DE KIDS 5K Race 2016

Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Runs a Great Success!

September 1, 2016

DE KIDS 5K Race 2016

Delaware KIDS Fund 5K had 234 runners and walkers of all ages participate in the Newport race that took place Saturday, August 6th. The race organizers added a second event for beach-goers this year: the inaugural Que Pasa 5K for the Delaware KIDS Fund in Dewey Beach took place the following Saturday, August 13th with 244 runners and walkers participating.  The two races raised $35,000.

For race results, Click Here – Races2Run.com

This is the seventh year for the highly anticipated Delaware KIDS Fund 5K that takes place in Newport each summer and the first year for the KIDS Fund Que Pasa 5K Race. The race was presented by Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, My Sherpa, AWE Oil, M&T Bank and Rehoboth Beach Running Co. The events were supported by 54 corporate sponsors , as well as 478 runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.

DE KIDS 5K HHADelaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ and helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. It is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate company. Proceeds from the event go directly to various youth emergency food relief programs throughout Delaware.

DE KIDS 5K Newport Race 2016Both races had many post-race activities. The Newport race had face painting for children, a moon bounce, on-site massages, race photo booth and music. There was a large variety of food and beverages including beers from the local Twin Lakes Brewery.  The Blue Rock’s mascot, Rocky Blue Winkle and University of Delaware mascot, YoUDee cheered runners as they raced towards the finish line.

DE KIDS 5K Que Pasa Race 2016The Que Pasa 5K post-race festivities took place at Que Pasa Mexican Restaurant and with a large variety of amenities for the kids and music. Again, there was plenty of food and beverages, including a Que Pasa Taco Bar and post-event beach party on The Rehoboth Bay.

“We are immensely grateful to our many sponsors without whom this would not be possible,” said Ryan Kennedy with Harvey, Hanna & Associates. “And we were so excited to bring this race to Dewey Beach where we had another fantastic turnout.”

Visit the Delaware KIDS Fund Facebook page to see all the pictures from the races!




Sign Up for the 7th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Run/Walk Today!

August 2, 2016

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The 7th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K is almost here! Help fight childhood hunger by supporting our Delaware KIDS in NEED this summer, a time when they need it most. Since it started, the race has raised $60,000 to help children throughout Delaware. This year there will be two Races; the ‘7th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K’ race will take place in Newport, DE on August 6th and the ‘Inaugural Que Pasa 5K’ race will happen at Que Pasa Restaurant in Dewey Beach, DE  on August 13th.

Did you know that 1 in 5 children in Delaware face hunger? According to Ryan Kennedy, the Community Outreach and Business Developer coordinator for the Delaware KIDS Fund, the issue is worse in the summer which is why the run is held in August to raise awareness.

HHA DEKIDS5KDelaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. It is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate company. Proceeds from the event are donated directly to various youth emergency food relief programs throughout Delaware.

The race is presented by M & T Bank, Rehoboth Beach Running Co., AWE Oil, MySherpa, Hyatt Place Dewey Beach and Harvey, Hanna & Associates.

As the popularity of the race grows, so does the list of corporate sponsors which helps to make the 5K possible. The Delaware KIDS Fund is thankful for the support of all of the local companies.

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Newport, DE – Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Inc. and The Delaware KIDS Fund are excited  to announce the details for the Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Series featuring races in Newport, DE (7th Annual) and Dewey Beach, DE (Inaugural). The 7th Annual event for Newport will take place on Saturday, August 6th while the Inaugural Que Pasa 5K to benefit KIDS in Dewey Beach event will take place on Saturday, August 13th.

Race Details

  • Newport – Saturday, August 6th

Registration Opens: 7:30 AM ($25 prior to event / $30 day of)

Race Starts: 8:30 AM

Register at: www.races2run.com  or www.dekidsfund.org

Registration and post-race festivities will take place in the grass lot directly across the street from James Street Tavern. The event will feature face painting for children, DJ music, moon bounce, on-site massages, race photo booth, food, beverage and ice cream including beers from Twin Lakes Brewery, Mascot appearances by Rocky Blue Winkle and YoUDee from the University of Delaware. A raffle for an iPad Air will also be available at the event benefiting the KIDS Fund.

  • Dewey Beach – Saturday, August 13th

Registration Opens: 7:00 AM ($25 prior to event / $30 day of)

Race Starts: 8:00 AM

Register at: www.races2run.com or www.dekidsfund.org

Registration and post-race festivities will take place at Que Pasa Mexican Restaurant on Van Dyke Street and the Rehoboth Bay. Event will feature DJ Music, various amenities for the kids, on-site massages, food and beverages including a Que Pasa Taco Bar and post-event beach party on The Rehoboth Bay.  A raffle for a brand new Beach Cruiser will also be available to benefit kids.

All race participants will receive an event t-shirt, micro-fiber promotional towel, refreshments and food to enjoy before and after the race. A $200 Cash Prize will be given to the overall male and female winners for the Newport race while the overall male and female will win a Hyatt Place Dewey Beach stay for the Dewey Beach race. Awards will be given to the top 3 in ten year age groups from 13 and under to 70 and over. Plenty of additional specialty prizes will be available for all winners as well, including: Orioles Tickets, Phillies Tickets, UD Football tickets, Blue Rocks Tickets, gift certificates, rounds of golf, gym memberships and more!

The Dewey Beach race will also feature individual “Beach House” categories. The largest beach house team will win a Happy Hour at Que Pasa Mexican Restaurant while the fastest team will win a Happy Hour at The Lighthouse Restaurant.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ryan Kennedy – rkennedy@harveyhanna.com – 302-323-9300 Ext. 17

Results will be posted online here and click here to see last year’s results.

The Delaware KIDS Fund is a “Harvey Hanna Charitable Fund”.

We at Harvey Hanna look forward to seeing you there!

 

Click here for last year’s race photos

For More Information Contact: rkennedy@harveyhanna.com

 

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About Harvey, Hanna & Associates- Established in 1997, HHA is a full service Commercial Real Estate Redevelopment Company featuring 3,000,000 square feet of prime location commercial, retail, and industrial real estate in Delaware.


Harvey Hanna & Associates Presented ‘Community Service’ and ‘Spirit of Business’ Awards

Harvey Hanna & Associates Presented ‘Community Service’ and ‘Spirit of Business’ Awards

July 14, 2016

Congratulations to Harvey Hanna & Associates!

 

Harvey Hanna and the DEKIDS Fund Receive 'Community Service Award'The HHA and The Delaware KIDS Fund team was extremely proud to be presented the ‘Community Service Award’ at the Delaware Business Times Family Owned Business Awards ceremony held on June 23, 2016. The Delaware KIDS fund, a nonprofit organization inspired by Thomas J. Hanna in 2008, seeks to provide goods, services and funds to distressed and at-risk children throughout the state of Delaware.

The program is designed to provide essential services to local kids in need by offering financial support for essential needs, clothing, shelter, food, counseling and mentoring for abused, grief stricken or disease-afflicted children. One in five local children today in Delaware struggle to receive a consistent and nutritious meal. The Delaware KIDS Fund and HHA have consistently led a community-wide initiative.

The Harvey Hanna team is honored for the recognition of our commitment to the community and our mission to provide a better future for Delaware’s next generation.

“Children are 20 percent of our population and 100 percent of our future,” says Thomas J. Hanna. “It is essential that we support Delaware’s youth now, for a better tomorrow.”

A big thank you to all of those at the Delaware Business Times for this honor!

Harvey, Hanna & Associates was presented with the ‘Spirit in Business Award’ Additionally, Harvey, Hanna & Associates was presented with the ‘Spirit in Business Award’ on June 30, 2016 presented by the Newark Morning Rotary Club Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware. HHA was recognized for the company’s consistent fight against childhood hunger in Delaware.

Thank you to Robin Broomall, Kevin Thomas , Mary Konwinski, Bill Sullivan and the rest of the amazing folks at this Rotary for the honor,  support and kind words.

We are very proud. It is essential to support the community we all live, work and play in together, today – for a better tomorrow.

Since 1998, HHA and Delaware KIDS Fund have contributed over $1 Million to youth-based causes and initiatives here in Delaware. Since 2009, The Delaware KIDS Fund has donated $76,000 to food security initiatives, thereby providing more than 225,000 meals to local families, children, schools, churches, youth centers and food pantries.

 Support your community and support our next generation

The Delaware KIDS Fund (Kids In Distressed Situations), a 501c(3) non-profit organization.

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About Harvey, Hanna & Associates- Established in 1997, HHA is a full service Commercial Real Estate Redevelopment Company featuring 3,000,000 square feet of prime location commercial, retail, and industrial real estate in Delaware.


Minquas Fire Company’s 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament

Come Out Saturday to Play Some Cornhole and Support Newport’s Fire Company

April 5, 2016

Looking for a fun way to support our local fire company?

Come out to the Minquas Fire Company’s 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament this Saturday, April 9th, located at 21 North James Street in Newport, Delaware. Registration begins at 9:30 am and bags will be flying at 11 am.

1st tournament will be a double-elimination BYOP Doubles w/ a guaranteed prize of $1000 CASH for 1st Place. Additional prizes will be based on the number of participants.

Cost is $80 per team of two if registered by April 8th and $100 per team of two day off the event. Food and drinks included; Roast Beef, Meatballs, Green Beans and Mac & Cheese served from 12-2 pm, plus Beer, Wine and Sodas provided from 11 am to 3pm.

2nd tournament will be a Double-Elimination Blind Draw for anybody who is interested in hanging around. The cost will be $20 per person and payout will be participation based. 50% of proceeds will go to the cash prize pool and 50% of the proceeds will go directly to Minquas Fire Company as a donation. Anticipated Start Time is 4:00pm.

Register online with the Wilmington Cornhole Association (WCA). New to Cornhole or want to brush up on the official rules? Click Here

Come Out Saturday to Play Some Cornhole and Support Newport’s Fire Company


Harvey, Hanna & Associates has been a long-time supporter of the Minquas Fire Company here in Newport. Join HHA as we help support our emergency responders and firefighters as we raise money for their equipment fund!

 


The Delaware KIDS Fund

The Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal Breaks a Record!

February 2, 2016

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Thanks to many generous donations, the Delaware KIDS Fund’s Annual Appeal raised $34,007 during its Year End Appeal, a record and $8,000 more than their goal. The Delaware KIDS was established by Thomas J. Hanna in November 2008 and is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’.

Since 2008, the KIDS Fund and Harvey, Hanna & Associates team have collected over $132,000 from their annual appeal. Held every year during the holiday season, the program was designed to combat the food insecurity issue amongst Delaware children.

Currently, 1 in 5 kids suffer from food insecurity. At Harvey Hanna & Associates we believe that taking care of our next generation is paramount to providing our community with safer streets, brighter futures and a better functioning society. It all begins at the family table.

In addition to the annual appeal, there were 2 special raffles; ‘Star Wars Episodes 7 Package’ and ‘3 Night Stay at Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach’.  The online raffle helped to raise $1,500.

A BIG Thank you to all the local businesses, colleagues, family and friends for their generosity and for making this our highest fundraising effort ever! This raises the bar for the 2016 annual appeal. We have faith that our community champions will rally to meet the need.


About Harvey, Hanna & Associates- Established in 1997, HHA is a full service Commercial Real Estate Redevelopment Company featuring 3,000,000 square feet of prime location commercial, retail, and industrial real estate in Delaware.


Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal

Support Delaware KIDS in Need this Holiday Season

December 8, 2015

Today in Delaware, one in five kids is struggling to get a consistent meal. At Harvey Hanna and Associates we believe that taking care of our next generation is paramount to providing our community with safer streets, brighter futures and a better functioning society. It all begins at the family table.

The Delaware KIDS Fund was established by Thomas J. Hanna in November 2008 and is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. It is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.

In addition to the Delaware KIDS Fund Annual Appeal, this year  there will be 2 special raffles; ‘Star Wars Episodes 7 Package’ and ‘3 Night Stay at Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach’. Raffle tickets are only $5 each, are tax-deductible and all proceeds will go directly to the Delaware KIDS Fund. Raffle drawing is on December 15, 2015 at 7pm.

The movie package includes 2 tickets to the premier of the long anticipated Star Wars Episode VII “The Force Awakens” at Westown Movie Theatre in Middletown Delaware on December 17th  , 7:15 pm, a $100 gift certificate for concessions, limo and a Star Wars swag and comic gift package.

The team at Hyatt Place is showing its support for Delaware KIDS Fund by awarding one lucky raffle donor with a THREE NIGHT stay at the fabulous hotel – in the heart of Dewey Beach! This raffle runs through January 1, 2016 and the drawing will be on January 2nd.

Looking to add meaning and value to your holiday season?

Why not give the gift of food security by making a tax-deductible gift to the Delaware KIDS Fund. Your gift will have an amazing front-line impact as the demand at Delaware food banks continues to mount with demand exceeding supply!

122,310 adults and children in Delaware do not have sufficient food – each day, every day – half of whom are children at risk.

Over the last seven years, the fund has disbursed over $62,000 to worthy organizations and crisis needs in Delaware. Organizations such as ‘The Bridge of Hope Food Bank’ in Wilmington, ‘Student Backpack Program’ of NCCC, ‘Cape Henlopen Food Bank’, ‘Our Lady of Grace Orphanage’ in Newark, ‘The Delaware Food Bank’, ‘Limestone Presbyterian Church’, ‘Family Promise’ of northern NCC and the ‘Sunday Breakfast Mission’, to name a few. Founding partner Harvey, Hanna & Associates has donated over $1 Million dollars to Delaware causes since 1997. This article, ‘Doing What’s Best for Kids’ was recently published by Greenville & Hockessin Life magazine.

“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.

The Fund was established as a response to Delaware’s ‘food security crisis’, based on the premise that ‘no child of any age can flourish and grow without adequate nutrition’ and has grown to encompass much more since its’ conception. The Delaware KIDS Fund not only supplies nutrition for Delaware youth’s physical growth, it also helps to feed their minds through the mentoring program, counseling, scholarships and educational grants.

Your gift will allow the Delaware KIDS Fund to accelerate its efforts during the Holidays and into 2016. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift either online or by sending a check payable to ‘Delaware KIDS Fund’ to:

The Delaware KIDS Fund
405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 1
Newport, DE 19804

Your gift of $25 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for one week.
Your gift of $100 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for a month.
Every $10 you give will provide 40 meals to a child in need.

For more information, please visit www.dekidsfund.org or contact Thomas J. Hanna at (302) 323-9300 ext. 12 or info@dekidsfund.com.


Happy Hour & Tour of Twin Lakes Brewing Company's new Facility

November News at Harvey, Hanna & Associates

November 17, 2015

This fall has been a busy time for Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate agency offering prime office space, manufacturing and warehouse facilities to businesses wishing to reside in the business-friendly state of Delaware.

Young Networkers Check Out the New Twin Lakes Brewery Company Location in Newport Delaware

Young Networkers Check Out the New Twin Lakes BreweryNetworking is always a bit more fun when there is beer and food involved. Tie in a little community service by making the ‘admission ticket’ a canned good. Offer a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of the new Twin Lakes Brewery facility and you’ve got yourself a stellar event.

Two Thursdays ago, Harvey Hanna partnered up with Twin Lakes Brewery to co-host the Delaware Young Professionals Networking Group from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce (DSCC). There were a lot of canned goods collected and donated to the Sunday Breakfast Mission . Much merriment, as Twin Lakes Brewing Company offered up its Oktoberfest, Tweeds Stout and Pale Ale to the young networkers. Delicious food whipped up by Sugarfoot Fine Foods , as everyone got a taste of what Twin Lakes Brewery will soon have to offer to the community.

Twin Lakes Brewery Ingredients DisplayJack the Brew Master creatively displayed a variety malts and leaf hops, the ingredients used in the brewing process. Twin Lakes Brewing Company has been offering premium American ales and lagers to the Delaware area for the last 9 years. The company recently moved to Newport Industrial Park, located in the historic town of Newport, Delaware. It outgrew its previous location; a 25 barrel, five vessel brew house and tasting room located at a re-purposed barn on historic Twin Lakes Farm in Greenville, Delaware.

This new location will make for easy access to a growing number of visitors seeking out craft beer tastings and allow Twin Lakes to up the amount of hours that the tasting room will be open to the public. Harvey Hanna is very excited to add the brewery to its list of valued tenants.

HHA Welcomes CVA Logistics to the Family

Harvey Hanna is also pleased to welcome CEVA Logistics to their Twin Spans Business Park located in New Castle, Delaware. CEVA Logistics is one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies that specializes in the design and implementation of industry-leading solutions for freight management and contract logistics. Click Here to find out more.

 Delaware KIDS Fund Receives DonationDelaware KIDS Fund Receives Donation

The company champions many community service projects and associations throughout the state and is grateful for the Wells Fargo donation of $1000 to the Delaware KIDS Fund as part of their Annual Community Connections Giving Program. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of HHA. Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ that helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations.

As Thanksgiving approaches, those of us at Harvey Hanna asks that those of you in a position to do so, find it in your heart to make this Holiday Season a little more joyous for those in need. There are a wide variety of opportunities available to show your support to those in need in our community. If everyone does a little bit, it can make a BIG difference in the lives of others.


The Delaware KIDS Fund

Sign Up for the 6th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Run/Walk Today!

July 8, 2015

Delaware KIDS Fund 5K Race 2015

6th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K coming soon! Help support our Delaware KIDS in NEED this summer, a time when they need it most. The race takes place in Newport, DE August 1st at 8:30 am. Sign Up Today!

Delware KIDS Fund 5kRun or walk for a good cause, Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. The fund provides goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring. This non-profit organization and was founded in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates.

The race is presented by M & T Bank, MySherpa, Tile Market of Delaware and Harvey, Hanna & Associates.

Event Features: Post race refreshments, DJ, giveaways, raffle prizes, with plenty of kid friendly activities and a post-race reception!

  • Overall 1st Place Male & Female Win $200 Cash (Visa Gift Cards) plus DE KIDS Fund 1st Place Medal.
  • 1st Place Finishers in each age group win a special prize plus DE KIDS Fund Medal. Prizes include: Orioles/Red Sox Tickets, UD Football Tickets, Blue Rocks Tickets, First Pitch at a Blue Rocks Game, Hockessin Athletic Club Gym Membership, Fusion Fitness Gym Membership, Cavaliers Golf Club Round of Golf, Rehoboth Beach Running Co. Gift Certificates, Overnight Stays at Christiana Hilton and Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Restaurant Gift Certificates and much more!
  • All 2nd and 3rd Place Finishers will receive DE KIDS Fund Medals.

DEKIDS Fund 5k free tshirtSign up and join hundreds of runners to support Delaware’s 6th annual KIDS Fund 5K . The run is sponsored by over 40 local businesses, boasts a USATF Certified Course that starts at Route 141 Bridge in Newport, Delaware, goes out to Banning Park and back. Post-race festivities will be stationed across the street from James Street Tavern. Participants receive a tee shirt and a complimentary microfiber towel. Awards will be presented to overall male/female winners, 3 male female in 10 year age groups, 13 and under through 70 and over, plus 3 top male/female walkers.

Results will be posted online here and click here to see last year’s results.

There will be plenty of pre-race and post-race festivities including music, food, beverages and raffles under a large tent across the street from the James Street Tavern in Newport.

The Delaware KIDS Fund is a “Harvey Hanna Charitable Fund”.

We at Harvey Hanna look forward to seeing you there!

Sign up today!

Click here for last year’s race photos

For More Information Contact: rkennedy@harveyhanna.com 

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Delaware Anti-Hunger Conference 2015

Delaware’s Regional Anti-Hunger Conference Takes Place Next Monday, May 4th

April 27, 2015

Delaware’s Regional Anti-Hunger Conference Takes Place Next Monday, May 4th

Delaware Anti-Hunger Conference 2015Delaware’s third annual hunger conference is to take place next Monday, May4th from 7:30 am to 3 pm at ‘The Chase Center’, 815 South Justison Street. This is the region’s first anti-hunger conference for both adults and children! If you’d like to participate, you’ll need to hurry as registration closes tomorrow, April 28th at noon.  Cost is $50; you can purchase tickets at Food Bank Delaware.

The Food Bank of Delaware, Brae’s Brown Bags and the Food Research and Action Center will presenting this year’s hunger conference titled Coming Together: A Community Response to Hunger. The title is meant to symbolize that it takes all of us; children, adults, nonprofits, government entities, businesses, faith-based organizations, educational institutions and others working together to end hunger in our communities.

Featured speakers include Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden, Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Sandra Hassink, President, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Commercial Real Estate Developer teams up with Delaware KIDS FundCommercial Real Estate Developer, Harvey Hanna & Associates in partnership with The Delaware KIDS Fund is one of the many sponsors of the event. Delaware KIDs Fund is non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. More than 500 adults and children are expected to attend the full day conference that will focus on innovative ways our community can work together to improve nutrition and alleviate hunger.

Click Here to see the full agenda for the day.




1 in 5 Delaware Children are Hungry. Give the Gift of Food Security This Holiday Season!

December 16, 2014

Delaware KIDS Fund Annual AppealLooking to add meaning and value to your holiday season?

Why not give the gift of food security by making a tax-deductible gift to the Delaware KIDS Fund. Your gift will have an amazing front-line impact as the demand at Delaware food banks continues to mount with demand exceeding supply!

244,00 adults and children in Delaware do not have sufficient food – each day, every day – half of whom are children at risk.

The Delaware KIDS Fund was established by Thomas J. Hanna in November 2008 and is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. It is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.

Over the last six years, the fund has disbursed $47,146 to worthy organizations and crisis needs in Delaware. Organizations such as ‘The Bridge of Hope Food Bank’ in Wilmington, ‘Student Backpack Program’ of NCCC, ‘Cape Henlopen Food Bank’, ‘Our Lady of Grace Orphanage’ in Newark, ‘The Delaware Food Bank’, ‘Limestone Presbyterian Church’, ‘Family Promise’ of northern NCC and the ‘Sunday Breakfast Mission’, to name a few. Founding partner Harvey, Hanna & Associates has donated over $1 Million dollars to Delaware causes in 1997.

“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.

The Fund was established as a response to Delaware’s ‘food security crisis’, based on the premise that ‘no child of any age can flourish and grow without adequate nutrition’ and has grown to encompass much more since its’ conception. The Delaware KIDS Fund not only supplies nutrition for Delaware youth’s physical growth, it also helps to feed their minds through the mentoring program, counseling, scholarships and educational grants.

Your gift will allow the Delaware KIDS Fund to accelerate its efforts during the Holidays and into 2015. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift either online or by sending a check payable to ‘Delaware KIDS Fund’ to:

The Delaware KIDS Fund
405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 1
Newport, DE 19804

Your gift of $25 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for one week.
Your gift of $100 will feed a family of 4 with 3 meals per day for a month.
Every $10 you give will provide 40 meals to a child in need.

For more information, please visit www.dekidsfund.org or contact Thomas J. Hanna at (302) 323-9300 ext. 12 or info@dekidsfund.com.

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The NCCCC Annual Chamber Charity Challenge Benefits The Delaware KIDS Fund

October 7, 2014

beach winner

The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 8th Annual County Chamber Charity Challenge at Cavaliers Country Club on September 10th and through a raffle was able to raise $2000 for The Delaware KIDS Fund, a charitable organization which benefits kids in distressed situations and established by HHA V.P., Thomas J. Hanna.

Congratulations to Joe Panchisin, the lucky winner of the raffle grand prize! Joe won a ‘Week stay at The Residences at Lighthouse Cove in Dewey Beach‘. The 2 bedroom luxury condominium overlooks the Rehoboth Bay in Dewey Beach and is part of Dewey Beach Enterprises resort development project.

Dewey Beach Enterprises (DBE) recently announced that the company was ready to move onto the next phase of construction for the resort project, which encompasses the Hyatt Place Hotel; penthouse and bayside residential condominiums; retail stores and restaurants; a future conference center; and an array of public amenities.




Don’t Miss the Annual New Castle County Chamber Charity Challenge!

August 8, 2014

Want to get out and play a round of golf with a buddy and help a local charity at the same time?

 

nccccThe New Castle County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 8th ‘Annual County Chamber Charity Challenge & Silent Auction’ at Cavalier’s Country Club on September 10th, 2014 from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Delaware KIDS Fund, which benefits kids in distressed situations.

The Delaware KIDS Fund is a Harvey Hanna and Associates charitable foundation – started by HHA V.P., Thomas J. Hanna. For the golf outing there is a variety of sponsor and attendee options, as well as the chance to participate in the raffle to win ‘One Week at the Beach’ (The Residences at Lighthouse Cove in Dewey Beach), $200 Cash Prize or $100 Harry’s Savoy Grill Gift Card. Tickets are only $20 and there will only be 200 sold. Act fast as they are limited.

Click HERE to see event brochure and sponsorship information, and then click the red register button above or contact Heather Fisher at 294-2055 to sign up TODAY!

For questions or information regarding Silent Auction or Gift Bag donations, please contact Heather Fisher at (302) 294-2055, or e-mail: fisherh@ncccc.com.

Chamber Charity Golf Challenge

The Delaware KIDS Fund
The Delaware KIDS Fund

 




Don’t Miss Your Chance to Make a Difference in the Lives of ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’, Sign Up for Saturday’s 5K Today!

July 29, 2014

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Make a Difference in the Lives of ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’, Sign Up for Saturday’s 5K Today!

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Come out this Saturday to support Delaware KIDS Fund, an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. The race takes place in Newport, DE this Saturday, August 2nd and is the 5th year for the DE KIDS 5K.Delaware KIDS Fund Helps 'At Risk' Kids

The fund provides goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring and is a non-profit organization and was founded in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates.

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Event Features: Pre-race breakfast, music, giveaways, raffle prizes, kid friendly activities (moon bounce, mascots, face painting) appearance by the Delaware 87ers Promo Team, On-Site Massages, Coffee with Java Puppy and a post-race reception!

 

  • Overall 1st Place Male & Female Win $200 Cash (Visa Gift Cards) plus DE KIDS Fund 1st Place Medal.
  • 1st Place Finishers in each age group win a special prize plus DE KIDS Fund Medal. Prizes include: Orioles/Red Sox Tickets, UD Football Tickets, Blue Rocks Tickets, First Pitch at a Blue Rocks Game, Hockessin Athletic Club Gym Membership, Fusion Fitness Gym Membership, Cavaliers Golf Club Round of Golf, Rehoboth Beach Running Co. Gift Certificates, Overnight Stays at Christiana Hilton and Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Restaurant Gift Certificates and much more!
  • All 2nd and 3rd Place Finishers will receive DE KIDS Fund Medals.

Sign up and join hundreds of runners to support Delaware’s 5th annual KIDS Fund 5K . The run is sponsored by over 40 local businesses, boasts a USATF Certified Course that starts at James Street Tavern in Newport, Delaware, goes out to Banning Park and finishes back at the tavern. Participants receive a tee shirt and awards will be presented to overall male/female winners, 3 male female in 10 year age groups, 13 and under through 70 and over, plus 3 top male/female walkers.

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Results will be posted online here and click here to see last year’s results.

There will be plenty of pre-race and post-race festivities including music, food, beverages and raffles under a large tent at the James Street Tavern in Newport.

race food

We at Harvey Hanna look forward to seeing you there!
Sign up today!
Click here for last year’s race photos
For More Information Contact: bar@race2run.com




Win a week at the Residences in Dewey Beach Beach…for a good cause!

June 10, 2014

Win a week at the Residences in Dewey Beach Beach…for a good cause!

This Year’s New Castle County Chamber Charity Golf Raffle will benefit The Delaware KIDS Fund, a cause Harvey Hanna & Associates wholeheartedly supports! For $20 you have three chances to win.

  • First Prize – One Week Stay at The Residences in Dewey Beach
  • Second Prize — $200 Cash
  • Third Prize — $100 Gift Card from Harry Savoy

Tickets are limited, so call the Main Number at NCCCC 302-737-4343 or email info@ncccc.com for more information and to get your tickets.

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

June 3, 2014

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

Save the Date ~August 2nd in Newport, DE for our 5th annual 5K. The Delaware KIDS Fund
Save the Date ~August 2nd in Newport, DE for our 5th annual 5K. The Delaware KIDS Fund

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.

T.J. Hanna with Phillies pitcher, Vance Worley, and his two boys (left: Bo, right: Tommy).
T.J. Hanna with Phillies pitcher, Vance Worley, and his two boys (left: Bo, right: Tommy).

The Fund was established in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna as a response to Delaware’s ‘food security crisis’, based on the premise that ‘no child of any age can flourish and grow without adequate nutrition’. The fund has grown to encompass much more since then, as it not only supplies nutrition for Delaware youth’s physical growth. It also helps to feed their minds through the mentoring program, counseling, scholarships and educational grants.

Delaware KIDS Fund Helps 'At Risk' Kids
Delaware KIDS Fund Helps ‘At Risk’ Kids

“What motivates us at DE KIDS Fund is the staff that we see day in and day out from the food bank of Delaware. They serve over 200,000 Delawareans, half of which are children under the age of 18, which is a startling fact. That’s really what generated the Delaware KIDS Fund 5K,” shares Ryan Kennedy, ‘Director of Marketing’ at Harvey Hanna & Associates.

Hundreds of runners will hit the streets of Newport on Saturday August 2nd for the 5th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K presented by a slew of local sponsors and Harvey Hanna & Associates. There will be plenty of pre-race and post-race festivities including music, food, beverages and raffles under a large tent across the street from James Street Tavern in Newport.

The Delaware KIDS Fund
The Delaware KIDS Fund

Runners and walkers will take on what many on the 5K circuit consider one of the more challenges courses. Will YOU be there? Are YOU up for the challenge?

How to Sign Up

How to Sponsor

Delaware KIDS Fund Youtube Video
Delaware KIDS Fund Youtube Video




Harvey Hanna Associates Hit the Million Dollar Mark in Donations

May 6, 2014

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
The Delaware KIDS Fund

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. This year’s race is scheduled for August 2, 2014. Click here for details and to get involved.

The Delaware KIDS Fund (Kids In Distressed Situations) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. For more information on the cause, visit: dekidsfund.org.

E. Thomas (Thom) Harvey, III, President of HHA is well known for his commitment to “give back” to Delaware and the surrounding community. His personal and corporate contributions of time, talent, and monetary donations has benefited many in Delaware and surrounding communities.

Harvey sponsorstwo youth teams from Delaware that play in the Sunny Hill Basketball League held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The league offers children the privilege to play at Temple University. Over 70 scholarships have been attained through the children’s participation in this program (with more than 20 now graduated).

Mr. Harvey sets the tone for HHA’s community service commitment and motivates the entire leadership team and staff members to do their part in supporting local charities and other philanthropic efforts.

Get in Touch with Harvey Hanna & Associates