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February 2021
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Republic Services Charitable Foundation awards 11 National Neighbourhood Promise grants for 2021

The Republic Services Charitable Foundation has unveiled its 11 National Neighbourhood Promise grants for 2021, funding neighbourhood revitalization projects across the country in communities where Republic Services customers and employees live and work. The majority of this year’s projects support neighbourhoods that have experienced disinvestment, and many of them address food insecurity and sustainability efforts.

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January 2021
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‘A home is freedom’: Habitat for Humanity home gives woman independence

More than 20 years ago, Sekea Murray was an avid volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Philadelphia while she was in high school, helping families achieve their dreams of becoming homeowners.

Now in 2021, Murray is one of those people getting her first home in Middletown.

“I did not think in a million years that I would be here,” the five-year Newark resident said.

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December 2020
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Habitat partners with Energize Delaware

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County has initiated a statewide effort to provide new, energy-efficient refrigerators to low-income Delmarva customers in Delaware.

Working in collaboration with affiliates in Sussex County and Central Delaware, Habitat is piloting a statewide refrigerator replacement program conducted through all three ReStores.

The ReStore Refrigerator Replacement Program is made possible through a $500,000 Energize Delaware Empowerment Grant.

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December 2020
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Giving back: Perdue Farms, Habitat for Humanity, Kind to Kids

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County (HFHNCC) has initiated a statewide effort to provide new, energy-efficient refrigerators to low-income Delmarva customers in Delaware. Working in collaboration with the Habitat affiliates in Sussex County and Central Delaware, HFHNCC is piloting a statewide refrigerator replacement program conducted through all three Habitat’s ReStores.

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August 2020
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$194,500 Awarded from Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund to 12 Nonprofits

$3.2 million awarded to more than 150 nonprofits since fund launched March 18

The Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation Friday awarded $194,500 to 12 nonprofit organizations providing services to communities throughout the state.

Friday’s grants will address a broad range of community needs during the pandemic.

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July 2020
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Empowerment Grant Program announces $500,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity

Energize Delaware announced this week that the Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) funded by the Exelon Merger for Delmarva Power Customers in Delaware is awarding $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of New Castle County. In its application, HFH of New Castle County proposed working with their Central Delaware and Sussex County partner Habitat agencies and their ReStore locations across the state on an innovative program to provide improved efficiency, reliability and energy savings to Delaware income-qualified residents.

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