NEW CASTLE (March 15, 2018) – Nominations for the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, April 13, 2018. These awards recognize the important contributions Delaware’s youth volunteers, age 17 and younger, make to their communities in the areas of arts and culture, community service, education, […]
Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Categories: Department of Agriculture
Eighteen Delaware urban agriculture and community garden projects are receiving support through a second round of funding designed to strengthen communities and improve nutrition.
The partnerships that have developed at the local and state around urban agriculture and community gardening have really helped to transform Delaware communities. The grants awarded this year totaled $27,671.74, with $17,671.74 from Delaware Department of Agriculture. New Castle Conservation District pledged the additional $10,000 match for New Castle County sites.
Date Posted: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Categories: Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
This year’s DNREC-sponsored 29th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 17 drew 1,572 volunteers, who collected 6 tons of trash from 45 sites along more than 75 miles of Delaware’s waterways and coastline stretching from Wilmington to Fenwick Island. About one-quarter of that trash – mostly aluminum cans and glass and plastic beverage bottles – was recycled this year.
Governor Markell highlights various community-driven efforts to strengthen and revitalize Delaware neighborhoods.
Date Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Categories: Delaware Health and Social Services
Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Wednesday, Aug. 26.
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