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Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency

[Source: Delaware.gov] WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement: “For months, Delawareans and Delaware businesses have made significant sacrifices to flatten the curve, and protect the health of their family members, friends, and neighbors. We are… Keep Reading

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Catholic Charities expands emergency food assistance hours and locations in Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore

[Source: thedialog.com] Wilmington — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington is expanding its hours and locations for emergency food assistance. Added locations include the main, Dover and Georgetown offices. Expanded hours at the Thrift Center, Casa San Francisco and Seton Center now offer food availability every weekday. Casa San Francisco also offers weekend hours. Families in… Keep Reading

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Halting Habitat homes

[Source: doverpost.com] Pandemic slows construction, adds financial strain For nearly three months, Habitat for Humanity closed their ReStores statewide and turned away volunteers to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. People who would spend every week helping build homes had to be told they could no longer give back to their communities. With more than three-fourths of… Keep Reading

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Gov. Carney, AG Jennings, DSHA, Delaware Judiciary Announce Joint Effort on Foreclosure & Eviction Prevention

[Source: Delaware.gov] WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi and Justice of the Peace Court Chief Magistrate Alan Davis announced a joint effort on foreclosure and eviction prevention to support Delaware homeowners and renters financially impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown. “This is still an… Keep Reading

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Governor Carney Issues Modification to State of Emergency

[Source: Delaware.gov] WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the 23rd modification to the State of Emergency declaration, closing bars in eastern Sussex County to limit spread of COVID-19 in Delaware’s beach communities. The modification also includes consumer protections for Delawareans who may face foreclosure or eviction filings. Click here to read Governor Carney’s modified… Keep Reading

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Delaware Community Foundation Awards $240K in Focus Grants

[Source: WRDE] DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Community Foundation has awarded $240,000 in Focus Grants to programs enriching the lives of Delaware youth and Latino communities. DCF said that during the pandemic crisis, community needs have changed, and many nonprofits have changed their business models, stepped up services and cancelled events. For this reason, the Focus… Keep Reading

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City Announces Details of Summer Parks and Recreation Programs

[Source: wilmingtonde.gov] Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Parks and Recreation Director Kevin F. Kelley, Sr. today announced details of summer parks and recreation programs, which are set to begin Monday, June 29. The City will offer recreational opportunities with all necessary COVID-19 health and safety precautions in place in accordance with State of Delaware Phase 2 guidelines. The Mayor… Keep Reading

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