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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.




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.


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!




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

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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.




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.

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