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Heart 2 Heart Hugs Spreading Love Across Delaware

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

DOVER — Valentine’s Day is not just for sweethearts. Thursday, February 14 is the day that Schools and Foster Care Programs throughout Delaware will be able to pick up all the warm winter clothes collected by GACEC in their Heart 2 Heart Hugs annual campaign. Donations can still be dropped off at the GACEC office […]




COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




“Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

The 10th Annual Heart 2 Heart Hugs Campaign for Delaware’s Homeless Children Need Coats, Hats, Sleeping Bags, Gloves and other warm new or hand made items. It’s been a decade since the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) has orchestrated the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign which provides warm winter clothes to school districts […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




It’s A Wrap!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  Who would have thought that a march of advocates from Philadelphia to DC would end up choreographed into a theatrical production? In 2003, 200 people with disabilities and their advocates marched from Philadelphia to Wilmington, through central Delaware, west to Baltimore and finally to the U.S. Capitol – to demand their rights as citizens, […]







  Category: Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens


Heart 2 Heart Hugs Spreading Love Across Delaware

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

DOVER — Valentine’s Day is not just for sweethearts. Thursday, February 14 is the day that Schools and Foster Care Programs throughout Delaware will be able to pick up all the warm winter clothes collected by GACEC in their Heart 2 Heart Hugs annual campaign. Donations can still be dropped off at the GACEC office […]




COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




“Baby It’s Cold Outside”

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

The 10th Annual Heart 2 Heart Hugs Campaign for Delaware’s Homeless Children Need Coats, Hats, Sleeping Bags, Gloves and other warm new or hand made items. It’s been a decade since the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) has orchestrated the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign which provides warm winter clothes to school districts […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




It’s A Wrap!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  Who would have thought that a march of advocates from Philadelphia to DC would end up choreographed into a theatrical production? In 2003, 200 people with disabilities and their advocates marched from Philadelphia to Wilmington, through central Delaware, west to Baltimore and finally to the U.S. Capitol – to demand their rights as citizens, […]